Band of the moment Estrons are going to be playing Green Door Store in November

The hotly-tipped Welsh searing alt-rock outfit Estrons have announced their much-anticipated debut album ‘You Say I’m Too Much, I Say You’re Not Enough’. Coming October 5th, the record is the culmination of over two years hard touring and honing of a sound that has...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 11:25 pm

Suzi Quatro, David Essex, Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers & Showaddywaddy – Brighton Centre gig

Wow! These guys have over 50 Top 30 hits and in excess of 100 million record sales between them and they will all be performing at the Brighton Centre on Sunday 7th April 2019. Following the success of last year’s Legends Live concerts, Tony Denton Promotions has announced a new...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 9:59 pm

The Stranglers & Dr Feelgood both to play Brighton Dome

Get your diaries out as The Stranglers are returning to Brighton Tuesday 26th March 2019 and they will be bringing Dr Feelgood along with them. The Stranglers ‘Back on the Tracks’ 19-date UK Tour kicks off in Belfast on 28th February culminating in what is bound to be another...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 9:00 pm

Brighton Wetherspoon workers to stage company’s first strike next month

Workers at two Wetherspoon pubs in Brighton are to strike next month – the first walkout in the national chain’s history. Staff from the Bright Helm and Post & Telegraph will join workers from branches of McDonalds and TGI Fridays in a walkout on October 4. They...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 2:07 pm

Inquest jury criticises Brighton hospital bosses over death of patient who drank cleaning fluid

An inquest jury has criticised bosses at a Brighton hospital over the death of a patient who drank cleaning fluid. Joan Blaber, 85, drank Flash cleaning fluid left in a jug by her bedside at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in September last year. She died six days later from...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 12:29 pm

Brighton and Hove plunged into darkness after power cut hits streetlights and thousands of homes and businesses

A power cut in Brighton and Hove last night plunged large parts of the city into darkness, with thousands of homes and businesses affected. Power cut in Hove. @UKPowerNetworks pic.twitter.com/WO6JVdXr1y — James Payne (@James_Payne_) September 19, 2018 Street lights went out, a...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 10:33 am

Westminster Bridge attacker’s last supper at Brighton chippy

Staff at a Brighton chippy have told of their shock at learning the Westminster Bridge attacker bought his last supper from them the night before he ploughed into pedestrians and stabbed a police officer. Khalid Masood at a chip shop in Brighton on the night before the...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018 at 8:48 pm

Boy, 16, arrested over moped hit-and-run

A teenager has been arrested in connection with the collision in Brighton that left a young boy seriously injured in hospital. Nine-year-old Logan Dore was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital following the collision with a moped, which failed to stop at the scene. He has since...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018 at 8:17 pm

Bella Union Brighton collective Lost Horizons give superb performance

LOST HORIZONS + PENELOPE ISLES + CRAYOLA LECTERN – KOMEDIA, BRIGHTON 17.9.18 Ten months ago, the Brighton & Hove News reviewed the wonderful Lost Horizons ‘Ojalá’ album launch gig at The Rialto in Brighton – read our report HERE. In the meantime, Lost Horizons...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018 at 6:12 pm

Neighbours object to office canteen’s plans to sell alcohol

A North Laine office canteen’s plans to sell alcohol has sparked objections from concerned neighbours. Caterer NSK Foods Limited operates Soul Deli Brighton on the ground and sixth floors of  Mocatta House in Trafalgar Place, Brighton, an office building which is open 24...