US garage punks The Coathangers set to play Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar in Brighton

You might just want to head on down to Sticky Mike’s in Brighton on Sunday night (21st October) if you are a fan of US garage punk as The Coathangers are performing with support from Ditz as part of their European tour. In their thirteen years of existence, Atlanta’s tireless...
Posted On 18 Oct 2018 at 11:57 pm

Woman caught on film stealing purse from Brighton flat

A woman has been caught on film stealing a purse from a Brighton flat, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 18 October). The force said: “Sussex Police would like to identify this woman in connection with a Brighton purse theft. “A purse with £200 in cash and bank cards...
Posted On 18 Oct 2018 at 10:35 pm

Big rail changes planned at Croydon – but they may not help Brighton commuters

A vision to have more trains run through East Croydon from the south coast to London may not necessarily benefit Brighton and Hove. Network Rail’s strategic planning director for the south, Rupert Walker, spoke about the issue at the Greater Brighton Economic Board on the...

BBC2 ‘Coast’ presenter Neil Oliver tells ‘The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places’ at Theatre Royal Brighton

Neil Oliver, archaeologist, historian, author and presenter of the TV series ‘Coast’, will be sharing his love of Great Britain with audiences in Brighton later this month. ‘The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places’, which is also the title of his forthcoming...
Posted On 18 Oct 2018 at 8:41 pm

Health chiefs restrict a growing number of operations

Patients are having to wait longer and be in greater pain before being eligible for a growing number of NHS treatments, councillors were told. And claims of rationing led those councillors to call on health chiefs to explain why some procedures will no longer be as readily...

Woman ordered to keep her dangerous Rottweilers under control

A Brighton woman has been ordered to keep her two Rottweilers under control after a catalogue of complaints from her neighbours. Donna Riddell, 53, was taken to court by Brighton and Hove City Council after one of the dogs, Peaches, twice bit other dogs, a lurcher and a shih tzu....
Posted On 18 Oct 2018 at 2:25 pm

Brighton double murder trial jury visit scene of two girls’ deaths

Jurors in the trial of a man accused of murdering two nine-year-old girls have walked past a poignant memorial near the spot where they died 32 years ago. A hawthorn tree decked in pink flowers, beads and crystals lies yards from the woodland den on the South Downs where Karen...

Hove MP calls for Parliament to investigate Patisserie Valerie

Hove MP Peter Kyle has called for Parliament to investigate the problems at Patisserie Valerie, the cake shop chain with branches in Brighton and Hove. A £40 million black hole has been found in the company’s finances, trading in its shares have been suspended and its finance...
Posted On 18 Oct 2018 at 9:55 am