Brighton Labour councillor stands down

A Brighton Labour councillor has stood down after taking a new job. Caroline Penn, who represents Hollingdean and Stanmer ward on Brighton and Hove City Council, had already announced that she would stand down at the local elections next May. Councillor Penn served as the Labour...
Posted On 13 Dec 2018 at 11:58 pm

The Brighton crowd had come to Swoon

SWOON + KAI KHAN + KID IVY – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 11.12.18 These days it seems much better that plenty of delicate subjects are no longer swept under the carpet so to speak and that they are brought out into the public domain to raise awareness for that given cause....
Posted On 13 Dec 2018 at 11:38 pm

Brighton mother spared prison after furious attack on daughter

A mother from Brighton has been spared prison by a judge after a furious physical and verbal attack on her 12-year-old daughter. District Judge Tessa Szagun said that the assault was so serious that it merited an immediate prison sentence. But given the mother’s previous good...
Posted On 13 Dec 2018 at 9:42 pm

More concerns raised about changes to Madeira Drive and the Aquarium roundabout

Members of the public have raised concerns at a council meeting about proposed road layout changes on and near the seafront, including to the Aquarium roundabout. They were also concerned about the effects on popular events in Madeira Drive such as the annual speed trials and the...

Shoegaze supremos Slowdive woo Brighton audience

SLOWDIVE + TOOTHPASTE – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 12.12.18 After an absence of a massive 22 years, the 5th May 2017 was a groundbreaking day for arguably the UK’s leading shoegaze outfit, Slowdive, as what seemed as right out of the blue, they dropped their self-titled fourth...
Posted On 13 Dec 2018 at 4:51 pm

Health chiefs offer backing for merged Brighton doctors’ surgery

Two doctors’ surgeries in Brighton, which have merged, have been assured that health chiefs will support their new building. St Peter’s Medical Centre, in Oxford Street, and North Laine Medical Centre, in Gloucester Street, Brighton, merged on Friday 30 November. They...