Teenager dies after being hit by train in Brighton

A teenager died after being hit by a train in Brighton two days before Christmas. Details of the death emerged this afternoon (Monday 31 December). The victim was named by friends as Carl Klimaytys. The British Transport Police (BTP) said: “Officers were called to Preston Park...
Posted On 31 Dec 2018 at 6:53 pm

Brighton manslaughter case detectives hunt pair seen by security camera

Detectives investigating the death of a 47-year-old man three weeks after he was attacked in Brighton have appealed to the public to help them identify two people. Sussex Police said that the pair, pictured in security camera footage, “could hold vital clues” to what...
Posted On 31 Dec 2018 at 5:57 pm

Brighton & Hove News – 2018, A Year in Music

We already knew that we’ve had an extremely hectic year at the Brighton & Hove News bringing you the very latest news, previews and reviews from the local music scene, but it wasn’t until we sat down and analysed all our statistics that we realised we’d had...

Start the New Year with a refugee education project charity gig

Amazingly exactly a year to the day that we witnessed decent local band grasshopper perform a fab gig at Brighton’s Green Door Store on 3rd January 2018 and lo and behold they are back. You can read the 2018 gig review HERE. A year on and grasshopper (spelt with a lowercase ‘g’)...
Posted On 31 Dec 2018 at 3:04 am

Brighton’s annual Christmas punk bash (Day 2)

PETER & THE TEST TUBE BABIES + VIKI VORTEX & THE C**SHOTS + PENNY BLOOD – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 29.12.18 Well day two of the Christmas bash arrived after a fabulous day one. Remembering the journey home was a trifle difficult, but looking forward to another...
Posted On 31 Dec 2018 at 12:42 am

Legendary punk band set to return to Sussex in 2019

Well here’s something to really look forward to next summer! Saturday 13th July 2019, will be a fab one for the local punk fraternity as the legendary Pauline Murray will be bringing her chums Penetration back to Sussex. They will be appearing at the ever popular Con Club in...
Posted On 30 Dec 2018 at 5:07 pm

Man dies after being attacked in Brighton

A man has died just over three weeks after being attacked in Brighton. Sussex Police said today: “A man has sadly died after being admitted to hospital two weeks after he was assaulted in Western Road, Brighton, on Sunday 2 December. “It is believed that the...
Posted On 30 Dec 2018 at 3:15 pm

Queen honours men and women from Brighton and Hove

A number of men and women from Brighton and Hove have been recognised by the Queen in the New Year’s Honours List. They include Brighton hospitals boss Marianne Griffiths, who becomes a dame, for her service to the NHS. And former Longhill schoolboy John Volanthen, who has...
Posted On 30 Dec 2018 at 12:53 pm

Brighton’s annual Christmas punk bash (Day 1)

PETER & THE TEST TUBE BABIES + PUSSYLIQUOR + HESH – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 28.12.18 First band up tonight are local lads HESH. The band reliably inform me that HESH is skater slang for ‘I don’t give a F***’. Playing Psychedelic garage punk, the band had the crowd...
Posted On 29 Dec 2018 at 6:06 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion score sweet victory against The Toffees

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Everton 0 A magnificent Albion performance saw them defeat Everton for the first time since February 1982, with Jurgen Locadia’s second goal in as many games. The Seagulls were brilliant to a man and in every area of the pitch. Albion had plenty...
Posted On 29 Dec 2018 at 5:11 pm