Funk-Tastic Retro Night for grown-ups launches in Brighton & Hove

Why should the kids have all the fun? Funk-Tastic Retro Night for grown-ups launches in Brighton & Hove on Saturday 6th October at the King Alfred Ballroom, Hove. After sell-out events in London and Croydon, ‘Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet’ – as featured on BBC Radio 4,...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018 at 11:33 pm

Something out of the ordinary is happening at Brighton Electric

LibraLibra, from Brighton, UK, are a force to be reckoned with. Exotic melodies and frenetic, lyrical flows meet tribal beats and broken guitars. There is an unease in every song that leaves you hanging on to vocalist Beth Cannon’s every inflection; each new chorus cementing the...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018 at 9:55 pm
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Sophie Hunger announces Brighton concert date

Sophie Hunger has released her new album ‘Molecules’ on Caroline International. Watch her latest video for single ‘Tricks’ HERE. Sophie Hunger has long been synonymous with a minimalist folk-jazz hybrid that put her in step with fellow travellers like Laura Marling and Feist. But...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018 at 9:05 pm

Nothing like a bit of forward planning

Right then have you got your 2019 diaries ready? Go to Saturday 30th March and write in under that day “Pat Fish, Asbo Derek, Helen McCookerybook Latest Music Bar, 14 – 17 Manchester Street, Brighton, 8pm”. Jolly good! The Latest Music Bar is located a stones throw away...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018 at 8:33 pm

Freshly selected Labour candidate accused of antisemitism over letter which dubbed Israel racist

A newly selected Labour candidate will no longer be standing in next year’s council elections after the leader of the council condemned an “anti-semitic” letter he wrote to fellow members. Council leader Daniel Yates asked the local Labour party to reconsider...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018 at 8:11 pm

Tourism masterplan aimed at boosting jobs and income in Brighton and Hove

A five-year plan to improve the economic value of tourism to Brighton and Hove goes before councillors this week. The Visitor Economy Strategy, going before the Brighton and Hove City Council Tourism, Development and Culture Committee on Thursday (27 September), is aimed at...

Brighton primary school head leaves after ‘serious accusations’

The head teacher of a Brighton primary school has left her post after serious accusations were made about the way that the school was being run. Suzanne Morgan has left Saltdean Primary School, having been “signed off work due to ill health early in the summer term”. She earned...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018 at 6:44 pm

Mink spotted at Brighton Marina

A mischevous mink has been spotted at the Marina this week – but although it’s charmed some of the fishermen there, others have warned not to be fooled by its cute appearance. Fisherman Ted Gillam took this picture of the mink after spotting it there on Sunday, and...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018 at 5:41 pm

Knifeman jumps over counter to rob Hove shop

A man threatened a shop assistant with a knife in Hove before escaping with cash. The man entered the One Stop shop in Nevill Road around 9.30pm on Sunday (23 September). He jumped over the counter, threatened the assistant and took money from three tills, using one of the...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018 at 4:17 pm

Vulnerable people less likely to accept social housing, new report reveals

Concerns have been raised about the low numbers of vulnerable people being housed by Brighton and Hove City Council. Since January last year, 40 per cent of newly available social rent homes managed by the city council have been offered to homeless people, 30 per cent to those...
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