The fabulous Calva Louise announce debut album and Brighton gig date

London punksters Calva Louise (Jess Allanic – vocals/guitar, Alizon Taho – bass/backing vox, Ben Parker – drums/backing vox) share gripping new single ‘Tug Of War’, the third track taken from their debut album ‘Rhinoceros’ out 1st February. Watch the vide...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018 at 11:53 pm

Brighton and Hove to receive extra £3m for schools

Brighton and Hove will receive an increase of £2.5 million in its grant from the government towards the cost of running local schools in the next financial year. The rise includes an extra £540,000 to help “high needs” pupils – making an overall increase of between 1 per cent and...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018 at 10:23 pm

Planning inspector to decide whether Hove house can be turned into flats

Neighbours have vowed to fight on as plans for a block of flats in Hove go to appeal. More than 200 objections were sent to Brighton and Hove City Council, opposing plans to replace a house on the corner of Shirley Drive and The Droveway with a block of ten flats. At the July...

Brighton doctors share post-merger building plans

Plans for a new doctor’s surgery building in Brighton were put on show for patients and visitors. St Peter’s and North Laine medical centres merged at the end of November, with all doctors working out of the Oxford Street surgery in Brighton. If the new surgery is...

Censure over King Alfred delays

Green and Conservative councillors joined forces to lay the blame for delays to the King Alfred redevelopment at the Labour administration’s door. A motion put forward by Conservative councillor Robert Nemeth formally censured the Labour team running Brighton and Hove City...

The Irons, The Hammers and the Cockney Rejects

COCKNEY REJECTS + SKURVI + JAY VEE & THE CARDINAL SINS – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 16.12.18 Kappow! First band of the night were Jay Vee & The Cardinal Sins – new to me, but they completely blew me away, with their furious garage punk style. And what a powerful...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018 at 2:52 pm

Former Brighton MP tells of tragic day his wife drowned on holiday

Former Brighton MP Des Turner told how the death of wife Lynn when they were on holiday in France was like a “very nasty bolt from the blue” today. Mrs Turner, 74, drowned while swimming in Bouzigues near Montpelier on a hot August afternoon after the couple had...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018 at 12:59 pm

War Of The Worlds spectacular captivates packed Brighton crowd

JEFF WAYNE’S MUSICAL VERSION OF THE WAR OF THE WORLDS – ALIVE ON STAGE – BRIGHTON CENTRE 16.12.18 “No one would have believed, in the last years of the 19th century, that human affairs were being watched from the timeless worlds of space. No one could have dreamed...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018 at 12:32 pm

Police name motorcyclist who died in Rottingdean crash

Police have named a motorcyclist who died in a crash in Rottingdean 11 days ago. Sussex Police also issued a fresh appeal for information, including any dash-cam footage of the crash or the vehicles involved in the moments leading up to the crash. The force said: “Ross Kirk, 29,...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018 at 9:35 am