Former Kraftwerk member Wolfgang Flür set to bring his unique show to Brighton this September

Saturday 29th September will be a great day for electronic music lovers in and around Brighton as one of the four members from the heyday line-up of the godfathers of modern electronic music, Kraftwerk, is bringing his ‘Musik Soldat’ show to the City. He will be at The Haunt in...
Posted On 21 Jun 2018 at 10:16 pm

Thief swipes bag and cash from Peacehaven café

A bag containing hundreds of pounds in cash was stolen from a coffee shop in Peacehaven, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 21 June). The force published a photograph of a woman suspected of having stolen the bag in the hope that she will come forward or that someone will help...
Posted On 21 Jun 2018 at 6:25 pm

Here’s one way to watch Saturday’s Lionel Richie gig – but it will cost you £750k

A cricket fan’s perfect house with a balcony overlooking the County Cricket Ground in Hove is up for grabs. The newly built one-bedroom detached house, named The Coach House, is tucked away at the end of a lane leading off Cromwell Road – and the back of the house is...
Posted On 21 Jun 2018 at 4:56 pm

Duke of Edinburgh award project faces closure

A project to help young people get involved in education is in jeopardy because its funding has been pulled. Brighton and Hove City Council’s Youth Participation Team currently supports 48 young people working towards Duke of Edinburgh Awards, and another 81 to achieve Arts...

Burglars distract cafe owners to steal safe containing £4k

A burglar managed to steal a safe from a Brighton cafe and art gallery while two accomplices distracted the manager by asking about picture frames. The trio came into the Laughing Dog Cafe and Art Gallery at Waterfront last Monday afternoon, shortly after two of the men were...
Posted On 21 Jun 2018 at 2:49 pm

Brighton hotel puts up Christmas party banner in June

The sun may be shining and the beaches packed, but one Brighton hotel is already urging people to book their Christmas parties there with a large banner on the seafront. The Mercure Hotel in Kings Road put the banner up this week – almost 200 days before Christmas. The...
Posted On 21 Jun 2018 at 1:19 pm

Brighton Palace Pier signage goes back up

The Palace was put back on Brighton Pier this week as new signage went up above the entrance, restoring the much-loved attraction’s original name. Brighton Palace Pier (full name Brighton Marine Palace and Pier) was renamed simply Brighton Pier in 2000 by then management...
Posted On 21 Jun 2018 at 11:05 am

Dynamic octet Ska band set to liven up Brighton this November

are pleased to announce they will be heading out on a UK tour in November. The band will be visiting some of their favourite cities and bringing their trademark good time vibes with them. You will be able to see them perform live in Brighton on Wednesday 7th November at the Hope...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 11:59 pm

Plans to scrap Aquarium roundabout back on the table

Plans to replace the Aquarium roundabout with traffic lights are back on the table as the council looks again at how to extend the Valley Gardens scheme right down to the seafront. The reworking of the A23 from St Peter’s Church to Edward Street, dubbed Valley Gardens Phase...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 4:05 pm

Next Level: Interview with Mark King of Level 42

Our reporter (and fellow bass aficionado) Chris Shelley caught up with the legendary bass-player and Level 42 front-man Mark King ahead of his performance at Love Supreme next weekend. Chris: When did you first take up the bass guitar as the instrument of choice as an alternative...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018 at 2:34 pm