The Coathangers announce new album today, but the coloured vinyl editions are nearly sold out already!

Last October, the Brighton & Hove News Music Team had a weekend of punk rock performances that included Atlanta’s three-woman riot band The Coathangers performance on Sunday 21st at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar – You can read our report HERE. Today The Coathangers...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019 at 11:19 pm

Private funding would be considered for Madeira Terraces if council fails to win lottery cash

More sources of funding are being considered to revive Brighton’s rundown Madeira Terraces. Brighton and Hove City Council’s executive director for economy, environment and culture Nick Hibberd said that the council would even consider private investors. But first it...

Drop in rough sleeper numbers in Brighton and Hove to be investigated

A big drop in the number of rough sleepers in Brighton and Hove is to be investigated after a request by three opposition councillors. They said that the number of rough sleepers had been misrepresented after a change to the way that they were counted. Conservative councillors...

Furious complaint over car towed for unpaid parking tickets dismissed

An enraged man who bombarded council officers with insults and paranoid accusations after his car was impounded for failure to pay parking fines has had his final complaint dismissed. The man – known only as Mr C in an ombudsman report published last month – ignored...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019 at 1:25 pm

Police officer stabbed by teen in frenzied attack thought he was going to die

A police officer thought he was going to die after a teenage boy went into a frenzy and started stabbing him, a court heard today. PC Joshua Johnson had been called with a colleague to the 16-year-old boy’s home in Hove after his family dialled 999 to say he had a knife and...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019 at 8:50 am

Brighton hospital trust taken out of ‘special measures’

The NHS trust that runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital has been taken out of special measures. Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) has been rated good after a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent health and care watchdog. The trust, which...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019 at 12:01 am