BBC Radio have picked up on The KVB – have you?

THE KVB + AUTUMNS – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 30.10.18 The KVB – not yet heard of them? Well, hopefully you will now have discovered one the the very best musical acts that are around at present. The BBC are in on the act, as last week on 23rd October, The KVB’s...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018 at 10:39 pm

David Byrne dazzles Brighton with uber-slick show

DAVID BYRNE + BENJAMIN CLEMENTINE – BRIGHTON CENTRE 30.10.18 On a cold, autumn Tuesday night, a star shone brightly on the Brighton Centre stage, Talking Heads legend David Byrne was in town and boy, did he put on a show! It’s testament to the charismatic...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018 at 8:41 pm

Neighbours claim Hove terrace breaches planning rules

Neighbours are angry because they say that a new housing scheme has gone ahead without following the conditions set by a planning inspector. A terrace of four houses in Marmion Road, Hove, have been built with deviations from the original plans which were approved on appeal in...

Planners back 169 homes on site of council’s former Hove seafront HQ

A 10-storey block of flats could be built next to King’s House, the former seafront headquarters of Brighton and Hove City Council. The proposed block – almost twice as high as King’s House – is part of a scheme to create 169 homes. The scheme, which has...

The Damned set to start UK tour in Brighton

The Damned (David Vanian – vocals, Captain Sensible – guitar, Monty Oxymoron – keyboard, Pinch – drums and Paul Gray – bass) recently celebrated the first ever Top 10 hit record of their illustrious 41-year career with latest album ‘Evil Spirits’ (out now...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018 at 1:26 pm

Dream Wife return to their roots

DREAM WIFE – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 30.10.18 Although now resident in London, tonight at Concorde 2 was a homecoming gig for Dream Wife and so the crowd was full of old friends. The band formed in 2016 while studying visual arts at Brighton University, with roommates Rakel...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018 at 11:55 am

Brighton off-licence makes case for extended hours

A high-end wine and beer merchant looks likely to get a new licence after positive noises from councillors. Louise Oliver, owner of the Seven Cellars off-licence, in Dyke Road, Brighton, near the Seven Dials, presented her case to sell single cans of craft beer and stay open for...

Noise patrol ends as ‘field officers’ take on troubleshooting role

Late-night noise patrols are coming to an end in December in Brighton and Hove. People complaining about noisy parties will have to wait until the next day before one of the city’s new field officers comes to deal with the problem. Hearing this left Leila Erin Jenkins, who...

Public will pay if we banish private-sector efficiency

Take a quick look at your surroundings and you will see that almost everything you own, and services you use, are provided by dynamic private companies. Who would ever suggest that the government, and especially the local council, could provide these goods and services? There are...
Posted On 30 Oct 2018 at 6:31 pm

Brighton double murder trial – victim’s mother tells of pornographic claim

The mother of one of two nine-year-old girls murdered in Brighton told a jury that she was aware of allegations that her daughter Nicola Fellows had been the subject of a pornographic film. Susan Eismann, formerly Fellows, said that she had heard about the claim made by the...
Posted On 30 Oct 2018 at 4:52 pm