Brighton bank robber flees empty-handed

A bank robber fled empty-handed after demanding cash a branch of TSB in Brighton at lunchtime today (Thursday 22 November). Sussex Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace in relation to the unsuccessful robbery. The force said: “A man went into the TSB bank...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018 at 7:29 pm

King Alfred deal imminent

A crucial deal on the King Alfred Leisure Centre site on Hove seafront is expected to be signed next month. The deal – known as a development agreement – will mean that Crest Nicholson can move forward with plans to build a new swimming pool, leisure centre and...

Saying farewell to Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar in fine fashion – Blood Red Shoes

Brighton duo Blood Red Shoes have announced a handful of intimate UK dates in support of the release of their fifth album ‘Get Tragic’, out 25th January. Get a taster HERE with ‘Mexican Dress’ which is on the album. It kicks off in support of legendary local institution, Sticky...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018 at 5:50 pm

‘Vicious’ love-contract stalker jailed for four years

Lewes Crown Court heard that Lina Tantash’s deluded behaviour had left Jarlath Rice fearing for his and his family and friends’ safety as she “bombarded” them with a deluge of thousands of phonecalls, texts and emails. And  Sarah Bolland, his colleague at...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018 at 4:03 pm

FREE Brighton gig as Hanya launch EP at Rialto

Well this is jolly nice to find out about a free concert in a venue that we absolutely love. This Sunday 25th November, Hanya will be playing a set for the launch of their debut EP entitled ‘I Used To Love You, Now I Don’t’ released on Leisure Records tomorrow (Friday 23rd...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018 at 2:46 pm

Moped rider injured in crash

A moped rider suffered serious leg injuries in a crash with a car this morning. The collision, which happened at about 6.20am, closed Elm Grove at the junction of Queen’s Park Road for about two hours. A police spokeswoman said: “Emergency services were called to a report...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018 at 7:53 am

Seven Dials Brighton, errrrr actually there’s four of them!

The Dials have been familiar faces on the Brighton music scene since 2002, playing their own peculiar blend of psychedelia, surf, folk and jazz garage. Dermot Watson, Andy Taylor, Rich Parrish and Joe Allenby-Byrne sound like The Zombies, Funkadelic, Caravan and Miles Davis...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018 at 1:33 am

It’s getting cold, so get cosy at The Western in Brighton

The weathers on the turn and we have been spoilt so far with the higher than normal temperatures for this time of year, but December is on the horizon and it’s going to get a tad colder. One of the best plans of action is to head to The Western pub near Churchill Square in...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018 at 12:21 am