Brighton misses out on Channel 4 HQ

Channel 4 today confirmed that Brighton and Hove has not reached the final shortlist as a potential home for one of its new creative hubs. The broadcaster praised the city council and its local partners for a strong collaborative effort and for the amount of work that went into...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018 at 3:45 pm

Two jailed and two on the run over drugs ring bust

Police have renewed their appeal for public help in finding two men who are wanted for alleged firearms and drugs offences in Brighton and Hove, as two other men are sentenced for their roles in the case. Orges Dema and Olsi Fizzlaj, both 20, were arrested in the city in December...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018 at 1:33 pm

Town hall wedding interrupted after blaze in nearby car park

A wedding at Brighton Town Hall was interrupted yesterday when it was evacuated due to a fire at The Lanes car park nearby. Several roads and buildings around the multi-storey car park in Black Lion Street were closed and evacuated after the car caught fire at about 2.20pm. Six...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018 at 11:32 am

Voting for the Momentum slate will destroy Labour in Brighton and Hove

Recent days have seen the news emerge that Momentum is attempting to deselect all existing Labour councillors in Brighton and Hove, with the exception of one. Of course this comes as little surprise, following, as it does, the vicious attacks against the previous council leader...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018 at 8:42 am

Motorbike crash closes A27 Brighton bypass

The A27 Brighton bypass is closed eastbound between the A23 at Patcham and the A270 at Coldean. The closure follows “a single vehicle collision involving a motorcycle”, according to the Highways Agency. Reports of the accident emerged late this evening (Sunday 22 July). The...
Posted On 22 Jul 2018 at 11:50 pm

Greens pick candidate to challenge Labour in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean

The Greens have picked a local activist and campaigner to challenge Labour in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean. Mitchie Alexander will stand for election to Brighton and Hove City Council next May in a ward that is regarded as safe Labour territory. At the last local elections in May...
Posted On 22 Jul 2018 at 6:48 pm

Gabba Gabba Hey……it’s The Ramonas back in Brighton

The Ramones are absolute legends. There’s just no denying it and here we are more than two decades since their sad demise and interest in all things Ramones are higher than ever – enter The Ramonas. The Ramonas are an all-girl Ramones tribute act. Some of ye olde faithful...
Posted On 22 Jul 2018 at 2:19 am

The saucy SoapGirls are set to play in Brighton and Hastings this August

The SoapGirls energy, rawness and authenticity live, has earned them a formidable reputation. Performing continuously throughout 2017, these fearless French born sisters Millie and Mie, have slayed critics and earned a dedicated group of followers known as the ‘The SoapSuds’, who...
Posted On 22 Jul 2018 at 12:58 am
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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