Hands Off Gretel won’t be a Grimm evening

We are certainly not expecting any Brothers Grimm when we head off to The Hope & Ruin, Brighton on Saturday 6th April. In fact we are anticipating a sold out event for the welcome return of the charismatic Hands Off Gretel. The band were formed in South Yorkshire in 2015 when...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019 at 10:37 pm

Greens hold balance of power after Brighton Labour councillor defects to Conservatives

The Green Party has been left with the crucial balance of power on Brighton and Hove City Council after the defection today of Councillor Anne Meadows from Labour to the Conservatives. Labour remains in administration – or in political charge of the council – for the...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019 at 6:49 pm

Sleaford Mods to perform Sussex concert

Sleaford Mods are Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn, who are one of the most important, politically charged and thought provoking duos currently making their mark on the UK music scene and beyond. They are now poised to release their fifth studio album entitled ‘Eton Alive’ on...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019 at 6:42 pm

Brighton MP asks Prime Minister to meet local head teachers to discuss special needs funding

Green MP Caroline Lucas asked the Prime Minister today to meet head teachers from her Brighton Pavilion constituency to discuss funding for children with special educational needs. Heads were having sleepless nights over the issue, the Green MP said at Prime Minister’s Questions...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019 at 4:57 pm

Third arrest in Deghayes murder investigation

Police investigating the murder of Brighton man Abdul Deghayes in the city on Saturday night have arrested a third man. The 36-year-old man, from London, was arrested on suspicion of murder at an address in Crawley in the early hours of Wednesday morning (February 20). A...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019 at 4:57 pm

Homecoming gig for Brighton girl duo ARXX

It seems the sensible place to be in Brighton on Thursday 28th March will be the Prince Albert as arguably Brighton’s finest garage rock girl duo ARXX are performing a hometown headline gig. ARXX broke on to the scene in early 2014 are two women with one big sound, namely Hannah...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019 at 4:55 pm

Portslade volunteers given £10k to help share secrets of Domesday manor house

A group of Portslade history buffs have been given £10,000 of Heritage Lottery money to help preserve Portslade Old Manor House and bring its story to life. The Fresh Start Portslade group will use the cash to train a team of 15 people to research the history of the Grade II...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019 at 4:02 pm

Rottingdean family’s plans to extend their bungalow upwards approved on appeal

A family whose plans for an Art Deco style roof extension were deemed out of keeping have won their planning appeal. Mark Knight applied three times to extend his bungalow in The Park in Rottingdean to accommodate his growing family. The first application was rejected by a...

‘Blacked up’ beggars arrested for assault and racist taunts outside Waitrose

Two beggars who had blacked up outside Waitrose were arrested after assaulting a black man who objected to their racist taunts yesterday. The pair had smeared what appeared to be boot polish on their faces and were gesturing at passers-by at about 11am outside the supermarket in...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019 at 3:24 pm

Skinny Lister to start European tour with Brighton date

London six-piece Skinny Lister who are Lorna Thomas, Daniel Heptinstall, Maxwell Thomas, Scott Milsom, Thom Mills and Sam Brace have announced a full 28 date European tour with the opening night to be at the Concorde 2 in Brighton on Thursday 28th February. The band have also...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019 at 2:57 pm
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