Zion Train celebrate 30 years with Sussex gig announcement

Zion Train are one of the most unique and enjoyable live dub acts on the planet, their use of dynamic onstage dub mixing whilst performing alongside acoustic instruments and exceptional vocalists, make them one of a kind. Zion Train are celebrating 30 years in 2018 and so have...
Posted On 21 Jul 2018 at 11:38 pm

“2-4-6-8 ain’t never too late”…. to see Tom Robinson live

Tom Robinson has announced a 19 date UK and Eire tour and Brighton’s on the list! He will be appearing with his band in Brighton on Saturday 6th October 2018 at the Brighthelm Centre, which is located at the very top of North Road adjoining Queens Road. They will be performing...
Posted On 21 Jul 2018 at 10:17 pm

Balloon and sky lantern releases in Brighton and Hove may face clampdown

Calls to end mass balloon releases in Brighton and Hove received a positive response from councillors. Local Labour Party member Theresa Fowler presented a deputation to Brighton and Hove City Council calling for a ban on the release of balloons and sky lanterns. She said:...

Synth legend Gary Numan returns to Sussex

GARY NUMAN + NIGHTMARE AIR – ASSEMBLY HALL, WORTHING 19.7.18 Gary Numan has been in the limelight for 40 years now and shows no sign of waning. Amazingly in all of that time, he has never played a concert in Worthing. He has regularly visited Brighton, but on this mi...
Posted On 21 Jul 2018 at 3:10 pm

Police ask for help finding missing Brighton man with distinctive tattoo

Police have asked for help finding a missing Brighton man who has a distinctive tattoo. Sussex Police published a picture of 44-year-old Mark Mantell who, they said, has a grim reaper tattoo on his upper left arm. The force said: “Police are concerned for missing man Mark Mantell...
Posted On 21 Jul 2018 at 2:08 pm

Greater Brighton seeks funds for cultural, creative and digital sector

A funding boost for the creative and digital sector could be on the cards in Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area. The government is offering £20 million to encourage places like Brighton to do more with its cultural capital to boost economic growth. Ministers want more...

Call to end unpaid trial shifts in Brighton and Hove

Hundreds of people are working unpaid trial work shifts in Brighton and Hove without a job at the end. Today (Saturday 21 July) a day of action is taking place to highlight and oppose the practice. Labour councillor Nancy Platts spoke about the issue at a meeting of Brighton and...

Nuisance 999 caller from Brighton sent to prison

A nuisance 999 caller from Brighton has been sent to prison for 16 months four years after he started to plague police and the ambulance service. Michael Gibson, 50, unemployed, of North Road, Brighton, breached a criminal behaviour order (CBO) 30 times. Sussex Police said that...
Posted On 21 Jul 2018 at 1:25 am

Failing train service sparks new political signals

Like many regular Brighton to London commuters, the rail breakdown on Monday 2 July will live long in my memory. I was angry at the time and I am almost as grumpy now having asked a series of written questions of the government and had platitudes and zero information in response....
Posted On 21 Jul 2018 at 12:10 am