Seaside Homes housing deal is financially unsustainable, Brighton and Hove councillors are warned

A closer look is to be taken into a business agreement with a not-for-profit housing organisation as it may not be financially sound in the long term. Brighton and Hove City Council set up Seaside Community Homes in 2011 as a way to fund the refurbishment of hundreds of...

Yeehaw! Brighton Americana Week concerts and more!

If Americana music is your thang, then boy you in for a real treat! Not only is there a trio of concerts happening at the Prince Albert in Brighton this month (January 2019), but there are several other hoedowns across town from February onwards! First up is Sam Morrow Band +...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019 at 7:28 pm

Brighton quintet White Room set to play The Haunt

White Room are a Brighton based 5-piece psych rock/experimental band who explore a sonically tangled reverie, filled with sharp, groove laden sounds, majestic melodies and evocative lyrics. They are made up of Jake Smallwood (vocals), Jacob Newman (guitar), Tristan Sava...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019 at 3:35 pm

Thousands protest plans for national pubco takeover of quirky Brighton pubs

Almost 5,000 people have signed a petition again a national pubco taking over some of Brighton’s best known and unique pubs. The Great Eastern in Trafalgar Street is one of a small handful of pubs run by Brighton-based Pleisure, all of which showcase a different spirit....
Posted On 10 Jan 2019 at 3:10 pm

Driver who crashed car after losing temper during row with girlfriend jailed for two years

A driver who crashed his car into a tree during a row with his girlfriend has been jailed for two years. Christopher Delacy, 29, was rowing with Antonia Bradshaw-Milner as he drove along Old Shoreham Road in Portslade at 2.45pm on November 16, 2016, when he started veering his...

Like your music loud? Then head on down to The Komedia on 29th January

New York State’s own melodic punks, Such Gold and Brooklyn resident, KOJI return to the UK next week, kicking off an extensive tour that hits every corner of the isle throughout January, including a date at The Komedia in Brighton on Tuesday 29th January. Support on all...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019 at 12:42 pm

A second sixth form may close – but only for two years

A second sixth form in Brighton and Hove looks likely to close – but only for two years, bosses said. The Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) is holding a consultation on whether to close its sixth firm from September next year until September 2022. It follows the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019 at 9:20 am

Palace Pier bosses blame poor train service for fall in profits

The owner of the Palace Pier has blamed the poor train service from London to Brighton for a drop in profits in the current financial year. The Brighton Pier Group, which owns leisure attractions around the country, said that it expected an 18 per cent shortfall in forecast...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019 at 8:14 am