Moon Duo: mind bending experience

The Haunt, Brighton April 6 Tonight, myself and the whole audience were totally transfixed by an American psychedelic space rock outfit called Moon Duo. The band is essentially the couple of Ripley Johnson (who is also a member of Wooden Shjips) on guitar and vocals and Sanae...
Posted On 22 Apr 2017 at 9:04 pm

False gun alarm shuts Brighton road

A report of a man waving a gun around sparked a police search and road closure tonight. The incident started when someone called police at 8.21pm, saying a man had been seen armed with a handgun off Manor Road in Whitehawk. Witnesses reported seeing several police cars and vans...
Posted On 20 Apr 2017 at 11:33 pm

Do you recognise any items in suspected Brighton burglar’s treasure trove?

Officers have recovered items they believed to have been stolen during a number of burglaries across Sussex. The haul, which includes various items of jewellery and antiques, was discovered by police when they stopped three men back in March. Investigating Officer Ellie Mannan...
Posted On 20 Apr 2017 at 3:35 pm

Albion promotion parade along seafront confirmed

A parade along the seafront to mark Brighton and Hove Albion’s promotion to the Premier League has been confirmed this afternoon. Council leader Warren Morgan has invited the Brighton and Hove Albion FC players, coaching staff, chairman and board of directors to a civic...
Posted On 20 Apr 2017 at 1:13 pm

Woman raped on Hove beach

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a rape which took place on the beach by Bath Court in Hove. A woman reported to police at around 4.14am she had been raped on the beach at King’s Esplanade between 1am and 3am in the early hours of Wednesday (April 5). The woman, a...
Posted On 20 Apr 2017 at 10:42 am

Hove teenager missing from home for a week

Police are concerned about the welfare of 17-year-old Ella Sears, who was reported missing from her home in Hove. Ella was last seen in Hove on Wednesday, April 12 when she returned home briefly and left. She is known to have contacts in both the Croydon area and in Brighton and...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017 at 2:41 pm

Former Labour candidate announces she won’t be standing this June

A high profile local Labour member who has twice stood for election in Brighton has announced she won’t be contesting Brighton Kemptown in June’s General Election. Nancy Platts stood for Labour in Brighton Pavilion against Caroline Lucas in 2010, and in Brighton...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017 at 12:45 pm

Cyclist ‘snatched keys from car ignition’ after row with driver

Police in Brighton and Hove are appealing for a cyclist to come forward following a row with another road user on Monday, 3 April. The driver of a Mercedes called police shortly before 12.45pm near to the junction of Cromwell Road and The Drive in Hove following an exchange of...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017 at 11:20 am

West Hove to vote on parking restrictions

Fine details of a residents’ parking scheme for West Hove are being put to local people for their comments. During the winter, residents voted strongly in favour of a light touch scheme – with restrictions in force for two periods each day. This latest consultation asks for views...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017 at 3:16 pm

Ponies taken off Southwick Hill over welfare concerns

A herd of grazing Exmoor ponies has had to be moved from Southwick Hill after complaints from dog walkers and concerns over children getting too close. The herd, which is managed by the Sussex Pony and Grazing Conservation Trust, had been at the National Trust owned fields next...
Posted On 07 Apr 2017 at 10:21 am