Los Angeles synth punks set to return to Brighton

Following the release of their second album ‘Albeit Living’ in July 2017 and the ‘Current Affair’ single in January 2018 on Felte Records, L.A. punk/EBM band Sextile have announced another European tour for September. This includes an appearance at the Hope & Ruin in Brighton...
Posted On 31 May 2018 at 10:36 pm

Hove rapist sentenced to seven years in youth custody

A rapist from Hove was sentenced to seven years in a young offender institution by a judge at Brighton Crown Court today (Thursday 31 May). Karam Majdi, 19, of Seafield Road, Hove, denied raping a 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl in separate attacks. He was convicted by a...
Posted On 31 May 2018 at 12:21 pm

Brighton man found unconscious with serious head injuries

A Brighton man who was found unconscious in the centre of town was suffering from serious head injuries. Police believe that he may have been attacked from behind as he was walking near The Level. Sussex Police said: “A man who was found unconscious in Brighton on Saturday...
Posted On 31 May 2018 at 2:34 am

Brighton hospital trust board praises staff for tackling serious infections

Staff at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals have been praised for doing a good job of ridding the trust of superbugs. During April the trust, which runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital, was free from MRSA, clostridium difficile, known as c.diff, norovirus and flu, the...

Brighton shortlisted by Channel 4 as potential creative hub

Brighton has been shortlisted by Channel 4 as a potential location for one of its “creative hubs” when the broadcaster moves 300 staff out of London. The shortlist announced today (Wednesday 30 May) sees Brighton up against the likes of Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff,...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 11:52 pm

Brighton Fringe Review: Guru Dudu’s Silent Disco Walking Tours *****

https://www.brightonfringe.org/whats-on/guru-dudus-silent-disco-walking-tours-125379/ “There’s a special device in your silent disco headsets that auto-tunes your voice so it sounds exactly like the original; so when you’re singing out loud just go for it, it’ll...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 10:41 pm

Brighton police appeal for help to find wanted man

Police in Brighton have issued a public appeal for help finding a wanted man known by various names. Sussex Police said: “Police want to speak to this man in connection with a number of incidents in Brighton. “The man, known variously as Coffin Syrus, Kofey Cyrus and Koffey...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 10:18 pm

Neighbours fight plans for eight-storey block of flats on Hove seafront

Neighbours have banded together to fight plans for an eight-storey block of flats on Hove seafront. So far Brighton and Hove City Council has received 72 letters of objection to the proposals to demolish three homes at 239-243 Kingsway to build the block of 37 flats. One of them,...

Brighton Festival Young Poets’ Winning Words

Peacock Poetry Prize winners announced The winners of the Peacock Poetry Prize 2018 – an annual creative writing competition produced by Brighton Festival and Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College (BHASVIC) and supported by Lulu.com – have been announced. The...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 4:31 pm

Brighton Festival Review: Poets and Illustrators***

Poets and Illustrators Sat 26 May 8pm St George’s Church With Hollie McNish, Bridget Minamore, Toby Campion & Theresa Lola Illustrations by Jess Wilson & Cressida Djambov This one-off show brought together five renowned young poets exploring the theme of “hard...
Posted On 30 May 2018 at 4:12 pm