Sex offender who went awol arrested

Wanted man Dean Jackson has been arrested in Hove following a tip off. Officers acting on intelligence arrested him in Hove on Friday 15 November. The 32-year-old, of no fixed address, has since been charged with failing to comply with the requirements of his sexual offences...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 12:38 pm

Brighton man denies Reading Festival ticket Facebook scam

A Brighton man has denied trying to scam people out of hundreds of pounds by selling Reading Festival tickets which didn’t exist on Facebook. Daniel Fitzgerald, 22, of Blackman Street, Brighton, is charged with a string of fraud offences, all of which he denies. The first...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 12:25 pm

Brighton i360 gives £90m boost to local economy

The Brighton i360 has given a £90 million boost to the economy of the local area, according to a report published this morning (Wednesday 20 November). The independent report found that the seafront attraction employed more than 120 people directly and supported almost 450 jobs...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 11:16 am

Toy-themed bar plans to open in Brighton

A toyshop-themed bar is planning to open in Brighton in the former Jamie’s Italian restaurant in The Lanes. The Toy Shop Bar has applied for a licence to sell alcohol, stage live performances and play music until 3am on Fridays and Saturdays, until 2am on Thursdays and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 10:25 am

Council refuses to rule out building homes on Whitehawk Hill

Conservation campaigners have hit out at the council for refusing to take part of a nature reserve off a list of housing development sites. The Friends of Whitehawk Hill successfully fought Brighton and Hove City Council’s plans to build hundreds of low cost homes on...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 10:09 am

Witness a Psychedelic Festival in a Chapel

Lewes Psychedelic Festival returns with visuals and music for the senses in the ancient setting of Lewes, with two events featuring an array of artists on the psych spectrum on the weekend of the 17th and 18th January 2020. Melting Vinyl and Innerstrings are co-promoters of the...
Posted On 19 Nov 2019 at 10:59 pm

We had ‘Patience’ at The Prince Albert

MANNEQUIN PUSSY + DOG OF MAN – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 18.11.19 It was a bitterly chilly night as I headed out to The Prince Albert. This must truly be winter coming in to hang around for a while. As I arrived and warmed up whilst waiting for the show to begin, I grabbed...
Posted On 19 Nov 2019 at 8:36 pm

!!! (Chk Chk Chk) to play Concorde 2

!!! – ‘Wallop’ the album landed on 30th August. Surely one of the most unusually named bands out there !!! (pronounced Chk Chk Chk) will begin their ‘Wallop’ UK and Europe tour tomorrow, in support of their latest album of the same name. They kick off at Cardiff with their...
Posted On 19 Nov 2019 at 4:28 pm

Komedia Brighton hosts Wildwood Kin concert

WILDWOOD KIN + MEGAN LARA MAE + THE LUCK – KOMEDIA, BRIGHTON 18.11.19 Wildwood Kin are an alt folk band consisting of two sisters, Beth & Emillie Key, and their cousin, Meghann Loney. From a young age the three girls would sing harmonies to everything, from jingles to...
Posted On 19 Nov 2019 at 4:25 pm

Why Brighton and Hove’s new bin lorries look like being diesel-powered rather than electric

Old rubbish trucks in Brighton and Hove are likely to be replaced with diesel rather than electric vehicles. The ageing fleet of 53 bin lorries is overdue to be replaced, according to a report going before a Brighton and Hove City Council committee next Tuesday (26 November)....