Brighton retailer hikes prices to highlight Black Friday consumerism

A Brighton based online retailer is putting up its prices for Black Friday in a protest against the throwaway consumerism the sale represents. Ashley Sheets of Worthwhyle says she is making the move in a bid to persuade people to stop buying goods wrapped in single use plastic...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 3:58 pm

Free entry Xmas blowout in Brighton

It seems a grand idea to head on down to the Hope & Ruin on Queens Road in Brighton on Tuesday 11th December from 8pm to 11pm as there is a free gig entitled ‘Swoon Xmas Blowout’ which will be featuring three up-and-coming Brighton musical acts. Let’s meet the bands: Swoon...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 3:50 pm

Service for learning disabled children in Portslade rated outstanding

A service for young people aged 8-18 who have learning disabilities and challenging behaviour has been judged outstanding by Ofsted. The Drove Road residential short breaks service in Portslade, run by Brighton and Hove City Council, provides a mixture of short breaks and...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 1:34 pm

Man goes missing from hospital in Hove

A man has gone missing from a mental hospital in Hove. His disappearance has prompted a public appeal for help finding him from Sussex Police. The force said: “Police are concerned for Michael Robinson who has gone missing from a mental health unit in Hove. “The...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 1:03 pm

Brighton rape suspect captured on security camera

A security camera picture has been published of a man suspected of raping a Brighton woman in her home during a music festival. Sussex Police said: “Detectives in Brighton are trying to identify this man who is suspected of raping a woman in her own home. “The 26-year-old victim...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 11:06 am

Brighton fraudsters who conned rail company of £780k ordered to repay ill gotten gains

Two men already sentenced over a £780,000 Brighton-based fraud against an international rail company have now had proceeds of their crimes confiscated by a court after an investigation by Sussex Police financial crime experts. Following an application by the Crown Prosecution...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 10:51 am

Certainly no ‘Screaming Senile’ at UK Subs gig

UK SUBS + 40 SHILLINGS ON THE DRUM + THE DINZ – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 11.11.18 On realising that I would be writing a review of the UK Subs gig at The Con Club in Lewes, I decided to rummage through my vinyl collection to give them a listen again. I was aghast to find that I...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 1:50 am

Chilled out Sunday evening at The Rialto with Haley

HALEY + KACEY JOHANSING + TIGER LION – THE RIALTO, BRIGHTON 11.11.18 God I love Brighton. It’s a privilege having been born here and lived in and around the City all of my life. Yes I know that every city and town has its issues from time to time, but in the main Brighton...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 12:05 am
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