Bank staff save dozens of elderly Brighton and Hove customers from fraudsters

Bank staff have saved dozens of people in Brighton and Hove – mostly elderly – from becoming the victims of fraud. Staff in local branches called the police 59 times last year, averting suspicious withdrawals and potentially saving vulnerable customers hundreds of...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019 at 6:34 pm

Punk legends set to return to Brighton

The 1976 Punk Rock legends, The Vibrators, are set to return to Brighton with 43 years on the case! They will be appearing on Friday 12th April at the Prince Albert, which is located near to Brighton’s main railway station. Their first gig was supporting The Stranglers at Hornsey...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019 at 5:17 pm

Builder jailed over Hangleton Co-op rampage

A glazier who stabbed another man in the neck with a broken bottle has been spared jail – but his victim is now behind bars for his part in the brawl which left a trail of destruction in a Hangleton supermarket. Matthew White, 35, smashed the glass bottle over John...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019 at 4:13 pm

Student charged with racist abuse of Albion player Gaeten Bong at the Amex

A student from Burnley has been charged with threatening behaviour after racist abuse was allegedly thrown at Albion player Gaeten Bong at the Amex on Saturday. Police said today that two individuals were thrown out of the stadium by club stewards following reports of racist...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019 at 3:57 pm

Bass legend Jah Wobble plays diverse 2 hour set

JAH WOBBLE & THE INVADERS OF THE HEART – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 10.02.19 Thankfully tonight we grabbed the last parking space located a short distance away from The Con Club in Lewes High Street, as we were running a tad late. We need not had worried as on our walk to the...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019 at 1:31 pm

Phoenix Gallery set to get go ahead to open bar

More special events are planned at the Phoenix art gallery, with a bar being the icing on the cake. The charity which runs the artists studios, gallery and workshop space in Waterloo Place, Brighton, is setting up a café operating during the day with plans to sell alcohol. It...

Saltdean Lido asks council for £1.6m towards restoration of art deco building

The next stage of the restoration of Saltdean Lido has hit a stumbling block as £1.6million is needed. Saltdean Lido Community Interest Company is asking the council to underwrite the amount so it can get a £4.2million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Without the £1.6million...

Motorbike thief escapes helicopter search

A thief who stole a motorbike from Brighton yesterday afternoon managed to escape despite being pursued by the police helicopter for two hours. The bike was reported stolen from Baker Street off London Road at 1.35pm on Monday. NPAS Redhill was scrambled in pursuit of the thief,...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019 at 10:58 am

Commuters brace themselves nine-day closure of Brighton mainline

The half-term closure of the Brighton mainline from Saturday for nine days for work on a £67million upgrade is looming. The closure was originally meant to take place last October, but was postponed after commuters still feeling the pain from the May timetable changes chaos...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019 at 10:13 am

The Latest Music Bar was buzzing to the sounds of Surfbort

SURFBORT + DITZ – THE LATEST MUSIC BAR, BRIGHTON 09.02.19 The Latest Music Bar in Manchester Street, Brighton was buzzing tonight as the Brooklyn, New York four-piece punk band Surfbort were in attendance. The Brighton & Hove News music team certainly didn’t want to...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019 at 10:07 am