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

Firefighters from across Sussex called to Palace Pier ‘blaze’ find nothing but jet wash spray

Seven fire engines from across Sussex raced to the Palace Pier last night after reports of smoke at its entrance – but when they arrived, they found nothing but jet wash spray. Engines from Brighton, Hove, Roedean, Lewes and Shoreham attended the call when it came in at...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017 at 9:43 am

‘Real Gone Kids’ Deacon Blue celebrate 30 years with tour including Brighton gig

Deacon Blue are delighted to announce their 2018 Tour, ‘To Be Here Someday’, a celebration of 30 years of Deacon Blue. The last 5 years have been something of a renaissance for the band, and a prolific surge of creativity that has spawned three new albums released in quick...
Posted On 25 Sep 2017 at 10:15 pm

Uber’s Brighton licence to come under further scrutiny following London decision

Uber will have to satisfy city councillors it is working to resolve the issues highlighted by London authorities when they refused to renew its licence in the capital – if it applies to renew its Brighton licence. The beleaguered US app has yet to apply to renew its...
Posted On 25 Sep 2017 at 5:17 pm

Man trampled by cow at Devil’s Dyke

A man was airlifted to hospital with head injuries yesterday morning after being tramped by a cow at the Devil’s Dyke. The road up to the National Trust beauty spot was closed for about an hour from the Dyke Road roundabout after the incident, which happened shortly after...
Posted On 25 Sep 2017 at 3:24 pm

Three Brighton and Hove sites identified for hundreds of new low-cost homes

The first three sites have been identified for hundreds of new low-cost homes as part of a joint venture between Brighton and Hove City Council and housing association Hyde. The sites are in Clarendon Place, Portslade, north of Varley Hall in Coldean Lane, Brighton, and just west...
Posted On 25 Sep 2017 at 11:45 am

Police watchdog issues fresh appeal for witnesses to fatal Edward Street crash

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is issuing a fresh appeal for witnesses one month after a car crash in Brighton which resulted in the death of 79-year-old David Ormesher. Mr Ormesher, from Poole, Dorset, was struck by a police car at about 1am on Friday 25 August...
Posted On 25 Sep 2017 at 11:43 am

Tyne for revenge? Enthralling encounter as Brighton & Hove Albion beat Newcastle

Brighton and Hove Albion 1 Newcastle United 0 Tomer Hemed acrobatically scored his second goal of the season as a resoulute Albion beat last season’s tormentors Newcastle in a quite brilliant Amex encounter. The Geordies almost went in front in the first couple o...
Posted On 24 Sep 2017 at 9:27 pm

Brighton and Hove council leader sets out post-Brexit vision at Labour conference fringe meeting

Brighton and Hove City Council leader Warren Morgan is setting out his post-Brexit vision for the area at a Labour Party conference fringe meeting this evening (Sunday 24 September). Councillor Morgan is announcing a Leaders Business Summit at the invitation-only event at the...
Posted On 24 Sep 2017 at 7:00 pm