“London Calling” 40th anniversary concerts

The UK’s premier Clash tribute act London Calling have announced not one but two Sussex dates as part of their special tour, where they will be performing a track by track rendition of The Clash’s famous 1979 ‘London Calling’ double album. The Clash – Joe Strummer (vocals,...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 5:43 pm
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Wanted man who taunted police arrested in Brighton

A wanted man who taunted Sussex Police on Facebook has been arrested in Whitehawk, along with a teenage girl. Sussex Police said: “A man who taunted police on social media that they couldn’t catch him has been arrested. “Harry Avis, 20, who was wanted on recall...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 5:30 pm

Man snatches pensioner’s purse in Brighton

A man snatched a pensioner’s purse in one of Brighton’s busiest shopping streets. And today (Thursday 6 December) Sussex Police issued an appeal for any witnesses to come forward. The force said: “Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman had her purse stolen in...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 5:25 pm

Brighton man jailed for sexually abusing six boys

A Brighton man is expected to die in prison after being jailed for 32 years for sexually abusing six boys when he ran a children’s home. John Michael Webber, 78, of Clifton Hill, Brighton, was convicted of 26 sexual offences involving boys as young as five – and up to 15. A jury...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 5:12 pm

Don’t ‘Dilly-Dally’ on the way to the Hope & Ruin

Canadian alt-rockers Dilly Dally will be on their way to Brighton’s Hope & Ruin on 31st January 2019. Signed to Partisan Records (IDLES/Fontaines D.C.), the Toronto-based band fronted by the striking Katie Monks will be touring with ‘Heaven’, their “thrilling second...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 4:38 pm
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Babes in the Wood double murder trial – Jury urged to reject flawed case

The jury in the Babes in the Wood double murder trial have been urged to reject the flawed case against former Brighton roofer Russell Bishop. Bishop, 52, is accused of murdering two nine-year-old girls – Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway – in Wild Park, Moulsecoomb, in October...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 3:58 pm

Driver arrested after Brighton motorcyclist dies in crash this morning

A motorcyclist from Brighton died in a crash in Rottingdean this morning (Thursday 6 December). A driver from Peacehaven was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody this afternoon. Sussex Police issued an appeal for witnesses The...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 3:14 pm

Komedia Brighton boasts one of the largest programmes for Independent Venue Week 2019

As a venue that has been involved in Independent Venue Week since its inception in 2014, Komedia Brighton are excited to announce that they boast one of the largest programmes of events during the seven-day celebration of small music venues around the country, which runs from...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 3:00 pm

They’ve surely found a ‘Hidden Herd’ of musical talent

PIZZAGIRL + HONEY MOON + JUMANJI + SUZI ISLAND – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 5.12.18 It’s wet and soggy mid-week December night in Brighton and everything appears to be a tad meh! However, this is not the case up at the Hope & Ruin on Queen Road, as those nice people from...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 12:28 pm