Zombies clear up Brighton beach

People dressed up as zombies to take part in a Halloween silent disco beach clean to the strains of Monster Mash and the Time Warp last weekend. The three-hour beach clean saw 354kg of rubbish cleared from the pebbles on Sunday, led by local community group Pier 2 Pier Beach...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 2:48 pm

Victims of 2016 celebrity death curse join Prince Albert mural

The famous mural commemorating late, great rock stars on the Prince Albert pub in Trafalgar Street has been updated to include victims of last year’s celebrity death curse. A clutch of recently departed rock and pop stars, including George Michael, Leonard Cohen, Lemmy and...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017 at 9:29 am

Snails to trail in Snowdog footsteps this winter 

A trail of snails will be following in the footsteps of last year’s Snowdogs to raise money for Martlets Hospice. Fatboy Slim unveiled three giant snails, two uniquely decorated by artists, before an invited audience of businesses, artists and community groups at the...
Posted On 12 Oct 2017 at 4:16 pm

Dogs take the plunge at Saltdean Lido

Unless you’re lucky enough to own your own swimming pool the chances to take the plunge with your dog are few and far between – but last weekend, hundreds of local dog owners got that chance this weekend. Saltdean Lido held a Dog Swim on Saturday and Sunday, and an...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 11:58 am

Cock-rockers The Darkness pen sweary song about Southern Rail’s ‘journey into pure despair’

Old fashioned rockers The Darkness have just released a new song which lambasts Southern Rail. Southern Trains is to be the fourth track on the Lowestoft band’s fifth album, and yesterday a video which makes liberal use of Snapchat filters was released at the same time it...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017 at 11:48 am

Brighton Pavilion mistaken for a mosque – again

Angry Twitter users last night slammed the Labour Party for using a picture of a mosque at its annual conference yesterday – when they saw an image of Brighton Pavilion used as a backdrop. Several people, many with Union Jacks in their profile pictures or a string of...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017 at 10:04 am

Fancy eyeballing a stranger in the park tomorrow?

Scores of people are expected to come to Pavilion Gardens tomorrow to take part in the world’s biggest eye contact experiment. Thousands of people across the world are expected to take part in the event, organised by Australian “viral social movement” The...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017 at 4:50 pm

Just what was the loud bang heard over central Brighton?

A loud explosion was  heard in central Brighton just after midnight – but its source is still a mystery. Residents as far afield as Preston Park and Elm Grove have taken to social media to voice their concerns. The Sussex Police helicopter patrolled the sky over Fiveways...
Posted On 26 Jun 2017 at 2:02 am

Curiosity wedges the cat

A Hove tabby had to be rescued in a three-hour operation after becoming stuck firmly wedged between two walls so tightly he struggled to breathe. Albums, the three year old tabby cat, had become tightly stuck between an office building and an external wall in Coleridge Road,...
Posted On 12 Jun 2017 at 12:15 pm

Brighton tennis club praises homeless man’s service

A homeless man who’s been sleeping in a tent in Queen’s Park has spread love to his new neighbours by clearing up the tennis club grounds. Sadly, tents in the Brighton park have become a regular sight over the past few years as the homelessness crisis in the city has...
Posted On 04 Apr 2017 at 3:55 pm