itoldyouiwouldeatyou organise LGBTQ charity event

Math/indie-pop collective itoldyouiwouldeatyou are pleased to announce they will host The Queer Escape Party at the same weekend as this year’s The Great Escape Festival in Brighton, with the unofficial event scheduled to take place on Friday 18th May 2018 at Brighton Electric....
Posted On 10 May 2018 at 11:56 pm

Amaya Laucirica releases dreamy vocal ‘Rituals’ album

‘Rituals’ is the ambitious new album from Australian musician Amaya Laucirica, which was released on 2 March 2018 via Opposite Number. Amaya’s work blends the swirling contours of the Cocteau Twins with the wistful melodies of The Go-Betweens and the sonic depth of Yo La Tengo....
Posted On 10 May 2018 at 10:25 pm

Hove MP makes the case for votes at 16 as his bill goes before Parliament tomorrow

A strange tone surrounds the debate about giving 16 and 17 year olds the vote. It’s pretty incongruous to a middle-aged bloke like me so God knows what it’s like through the eyes of young people’s themselves. Whenever you mention the idea, politicians who spend most of their time...
Posted On 10 May 2018 at 9:32 pm

Plan to add extra floor to Hove block of flats cut down to size

Plans to add an extra floor to a block of flats in Hove have been cut down to size. The proposals went against the spirit of the original scheme, according to a veteran councillor. Carol Theobald criticised the proposal to add a fourth storey to the block at 9 The Upper Drive,...

Southern Water to axe 150 jobs and cut customers’ bills

Southern Water plans to axe about 150 jobs, cut customers’ bills and close an offshore offshoot as new chief executive Ian McAulay looks to modernise the business. Mr McAulay, 53, who took the top job last year, has been behind moves to boost customer satisfaction, in part by...
Posted On 10 May 2018 at 7:33 pm

Wire frontman and wife go total Immersion in Brighton Nanocluster event

Immersion is an electronic music project of duo Malka Spigel of Minimal Compact and her husband Wire frontman Colin Newman. The couple have announced details of their new album, entitled ‘Sleepless’. ‘Sleepless’ follows on from the duo’s last album ‘Analogue Creatures...
Posted On 10 May 2018 at 6:23 pm

Painter’s teenage son alerts him to devastating studio fire

A painter has lost hundreds of pounds worth of art after his home-made wooden studio went up in flames – but thanks to his 14-year-old son, he was able to stop it spreading further. Landscape painter Grant Dejonge, who now lives in Plumpton but once lived in Hove and had a...
Posted On 10 May 2018 at 3:21 pm

Fringe Review: Last Orders At The Dog & Dumplings

Last Orders At The Dog & Dumplings, Bosco Theatre, Brighton Spiegeltent, Tuesday, 8 May Definitely the dog’s dumplings Boogaloo Stu and Flick Ferdinando’s dark comedy takes aim at the gentrification of boozers, a sinister site regularly seen in The Smoke these days. I walked...
Posted On 10 May 2018 at 2:23 pm

Seven months on, partner of missing Brighton woman still holds out hope of her return

The partner of a Brighton woman who left home more than seven months ago and never returned says she still hopes she will be found safe and well. Gillian Affleck, 50, went missing from her home in Patcham on 24 August last year, with no money and has not accessed her bank account...
Posted On 10 May 2018 at 12:38 pm

Missing Brighton student found safe and well

A university student who had been missing for almost a fortnight has been found safe and well in Brighton, Sussex Police said. The force said: “Missing student Josh Addo, from Brighton, has been found safe and well in the city on Wednesday (9 May). “Josh, 22, had been...
Posted On 10 May 2018 at 11:43 am
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