No Womb at the Prince Albert as Hagar play (almost) sold out gig

HAGAR THE WOMB + COMBAT SHOCK + POG + THE BONE RECORDS – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 18.01.19 I would never have thought that on a freezing cold night by the seaside in 2019 I’d have the opportunity to reflect on years gone by and to see if much has changed but when I was...
Posted On 19 Jan 2019 at 6:45 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion score first goal at Old Trafford for over 36 years but narrowly use to United

Manchester United 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Pascal Gross scored Albion’s first goal at Old Trafford since March 1983 but Albion lost to in-form United. Paul Pogba put United in front from the penalty spot after a foul by Gaetan Bong. Before United added a second, Glenn...
Posted On 19 Jan 2019 at 5:31 pm

Dr Feelgood play fab Brighton gig

DR FEELGOOD – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 18.01.2019 My first memory of hearing Dr Feelgood was when I was skiving off school aged 14. I heard ‘Milk and Alcohol’ on the Jukebox in a cafe in Newhaven. My choice to of what record to spend my weekly pocket money on was between Dr...
Posted On 19 Jan 2019 at 4:07 pm

Half time with Hodges – Manchester United 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion trail in-form Manchester United at half time through a Paul Pogba penalty – and a second goal added by Marcus Rashford. Albion’s top scorer Glenn Murray missed a glorious chance to equalise before Rashford found the net. The first real chance of the game fell...
Posted On 19 Jan 2019 at 3:53 pm

Dodgy offy’s new incarnation unlikely to get 3am licence, manager told

A new manager who wants to reopen a late night off licence which neighbours said was a magnet for antisocial behaviour has been told it’s unlikely to be allowed to open until 3am. International Food and Wine closed in April last year after its licence was revoked for...

Clock Tower ‘gunman’ released under investigation

A teenager who was arrested by armed police after reports of a gunman in the city centre has been released while investigations continue. The man was swooped on by armed officers yesterday morning by the Clock Tower in Queen’s Road while police vehicles closed the road....
Posted On 18 Jan 2019 at 6:15 pm

New site for tenants to report dodgy landlords online coming soon

A new online reporting system is being developed to make it easier for people to report problems with poorly managed and maintained private rented housing in Brighton & Hove. The move comes after the council successfully bid for £34,820 of Government money to pay for the...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019 at 6:03 pm

A new way of looking at local democracy

Spending hours on end in council meetings may not seem like fun for many people, but it is something I enjoy. When adverts started appearing for the local democracy reporter service more than I year ago I thought “I fancy that”. At the time I was teaching on the...

Brighton flasher held in prison while awaiting sentence

A flasher from Brighton must stay in prison to await his sentence after he admitted exposing himself to teenage girls. Sussex Police said: “A man charged with carrying out 16 counts of indecent exposure in Brighton over more than two years has pleaded guilty at court. Edward...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019 at 11:08 am

Pride drug dealer shouted homophobic abuse at fellow train passengers

A man who hurled racist and homophobic abuse at revellers heading to Brighton Pride has been jailed for more than four years. Ryan Brown was heading to Pride himself when he threatened to ‘knock a woman out’ and shouted racist and homophobic terms at train passengers. The...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019 at 10:04 am