Exclusive interview with punk rock legend Rat Scabies – ahead of his Sussex appearance

The legendary drummer and founding member of The Damned, Rat Scabies, has announced a special Q & A session about the 1977 punk wars, which is set to take place at The Con Club in Lewes on Monday 21st May. Ahead of this interesting evening, the Brighton & Hove Music...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 11:55 pm

Three held after ‘county lines’ drugs bust in Brighton

Three people were arrested in Brighton and five “county lines” – or phone lines – were taken out of use as detectives sought to target drug supplies and dealers. Sussex Police said: “Police have carried out raids in Brighton and made further arrests...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 3:45 pm

Neighbour tells of relief at closure of dodgy offy which sold smuggled booze and fags

Residents who live near one of Brighton’s shadiest off licences are relieved after the owners finally shut up shop following the loss of its licence. International Food and Wine’s licence was originally revoked in December after BRighton and Hove City Council’s...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 2:56 pm

Astoria comes down as new scheme approved

The demolition of the much-loved Art Deco Astoria Cinema has begun in earnest as work begins on replacing it with a scheme for 70 high end flats. The Brighton Rox scheme was approved by planning officers a few weeks ago as a variation of a former scheme which was approved on...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 2:36 pm

Hangleton and East Brighton residents celebrate Random Acts of Neighbourliness

Residents of Hangleton and East Brighton are being asked to share their experiences of where they live to create a visual map of their neighbourhoods as part of a new Brighton Festival initiative. Two weekends of free arts and cultural activities are being held as part of a new...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 12:41 pm

Those nutty boys Madness are coming to Brighton

“The hills are alive with the sound of Madness!”. Britain’s favourite pop band Madness will be embarking on a major UK arena tour this December and will be joined by special guests The Fratellis. ‘The Sound of Madness’ is a combination of people from North London that got...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 9:36 am
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