Wilko Johnson Band and Glenn Tilbrook set to play Sussex gig in March

Attention lovers of Wilko Johnson of Dr Feelgood fame and Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze fans, this one’s definitely for you! The Wilko Johnson Band have announced a UK tour and they will be appearing right by the sea in Sussex on Saturday 2nd March. Wilko will be bringing his band...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019 at 9:00 pm

Anti-tower block campaigners invite residents to share vision for Hove

Campaigners fighting high-rise flats in Hove are inviting people to have their say on a neighbourhood plan. Neighbours in the Davigdor Road area fighting tall buildings on the former Hyde Housing Association site and in Lyon Close have set up Hove Gold through the Hove Housing...

Rottingdean farm cordoned off after suspected bomb found

Farmland in Rottingdean was cordoned off after a suspected WWII bomb was discovered yesterday morning. The army’s bomb squad was called to the field off Norton Drive but concluded it was empty and removed it. A police spokesman said: “At about 9.06am on Tuesday (12...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019 at 6:22 pm

Werks gets green light to sell alcohol for evening events

Alcoholic drinks will go on sale at a Brighton co-working space after strict limits were agreed. Central Werks in Middle Street can now sell alcohol from its café during pre-booked events only, with a time limit from 6-10pm. The co-working space and café is in Brighton and...

Brighton Celebrates Iconic Album – ‘The Crack’

RUTS DC + THE PROFESSIONALS – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 12.02.19 I have been looking forward to this gig since the day it was announced and literally had my ticket secured in minutes. There was absolutely no way I was going to miss this. In 1978/79 I became a big Ruts fan and...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019 at 5:55 pm

Hospital chiefs deny ‘snatching’ strike threat medics’ milk

Claims that medics who are currently voting on whether or not to strike over changes to on-call working have been told they must now buy their own milk for tea and coffee have been strongly denied by hospital bosses. Staff at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital are...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019 at 5:47 pm

Health chiefs plan for more GP closures

A spate of GP closures in Brighton and Hove has prompted health chiefs to formulate an action plan if any more close. No plan was in place when health care in the city became the responsibility of the clinical commissioning group (CCG) in April 2017. Since then, the CCG has dealt...

Youths on stolen moped threaten Brighton women

Three women who were threatened by a pair of yobs armed with a hammer and riding a stolen moped are being urged to come forward by police. At 3pm a woman walking in Regent Hill, Brighton, had her path blocked by two youths on a black-and-white moped, one of whom produced a...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019 at 1:53 pm

Snow and roadworks blamed for dip in bus journeys last year

The number of bus journeys dipped slightly in 2017/18 thanks to disruption from snow and roadworks – but the city’s biggest bus company says passenger numbers are on the rise again. In 2017/18, there were 49.2 million passenger journeys made in Brighton and Hove, down...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019 at 12:50 pm

Hove hunt monitor accuses police of taking hunters’ side

A hunt monitor from Hove accused police of treating monitors with ‘disrespect’ and taking the hunters’ word they were not breaking the law. The claim was put to Katy Bourne, Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, during a meeting at Worthing town hall on Thursday, where she...