Slaughter & The Dogs set for 2019 return

Now this is jolly good news for those that are rather partial to very early punk as the legendary Slaughter & The Dogs are set to return to Sussex next year. On their last outing in the county at the Con Club in Lewes on 12th August, it was an event worthy of missing out on...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018 at 11:46 pm

Folk duo Gilmore and Roberts set to play Komedia, Brighton

‘A Problem Of Our Kind’ is the fifth studio album from award-winning folk/roots duo Gilmore & Roberts – their first release since 2016’s live album ‘In Our History’, which celebrated a decade of performing together and they will be performing in Brighton next month. Katriona...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018 at 11:05 pm
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Absorbing evening at the Theatre Royal as Neil Oliver tells ‘The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places’

It’s been such a long time since I last ventured inside the 200 year old Theatre Royal located on New Road, Brighton. My last visit was an all encompassing affair, as we were lucky to have secured ourselves on one of the backstage tours of this historic grade II listed building....
Posted On 29 Oct 2018 at 9:01 pm

Fracking row reverberates in Brighton and Hove

Moves to relax the rules around a controversial process known as fracking have met with opposition from councillors in Brighton and Hove. Their opposition comes as fracking – hydraulic fracturing of rocks to extract gas – has been suspended in Lancashire after earth...

Neighbours fight plan to replace bungalow with two houses

Neighbours are fighting plans to replace a bungalow with two five-bedroomed houses. Days after the planning application for 70 Greenways, in Ovingdean, was made public by Brighton and Hove City Council, the first objection was lodged on the council’s website. The anonymous...

Coffee shop chain aims to open branch in former Brighton off-licence premises

A former off-licence could become a branch of Costa Coffee. Planning permission is being sought to convert the former Hartley’s store at 225 Preston Road on the corner of Lauriston Road. In the supporting statement, the owner’s agent Architecture Design Limited...

It dozen get any better than The Lovely Eggs

THE LOVELY EGGS + ROB AUTON + MUSH – THE HAUNT, BRIGHTON 27.10.18 Saturday night in Brighton could have provided a musical dilemma for those of a Punk Rock persuasion as the much vaunted IDLES were in town, but as usual I was committed to going to see the wacky and...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018 at 2:22 pm

Hundreds of Brighton and Hove men skip screening tests for common fatal health condition

Hundreds of men in Brighton and Hove are missing appointments for potentially life-saving health screening tests for a common killer condition. The tests target men aged 65 and over who are most likely to be at risk of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. About 5,000 people, most of...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018 at 1:24 pm

A plea for a genuine end to austerity

Last week a petition was handed in at 10 Downing Street for the Prime Minister. This of course is hardly news as many groups hand in petitions to both this city council and the government over many issues each year. However, this #breakingpoint petition came from over 5,000...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018 at 7:59 am