Labourer charged with Brighton murder

A labourer from London has been charged with murdering 22-year-old Abdul Deghayes last weekend. The suspect is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Friday 22 February). Sussex Police said: “Daniel Macleod, 36, of Lambeth, south London, has been...
Posted On 21 Feb 2019 at 10:12 pm

Council tax to rise 4 per cent and 70 jobs to go as Brighton and Hove budget published

Seventy jobs are expected to go as Brighton and Hove City Council makes savings to its budget. Moving people into vacant positions, not filling vacancies and asking people to volunteer for redundancy are the first options listed in the budget. This year the council has made...

Soundcrash Funk and Soul Weekender 2019 – On Brighton Beach!

As if May in our fair city wasn’t full enough already – The Soundcrash Funk and Soul Weekender will be exploding onto Brighton beach this spring. After two sold-out years, the festival has moved sites to the seaside. The line-up includes Alice Russell, Gilles...
Posted On 21 Feb 2019 at 3:34 pm

“Call The Cops” – Happy Mondays confirm Brighton concert

Well would you believe it, the Happy Mondays have announced a 30 date ‘Greatest Hits Tour’. Fans should really “Step On” it by grabbing their concert tickets before they all sell out…….. Anyone of a ‘certain age’ in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s will remember just...
Posted On 21 Feb 2019 at 3:18 pm

Labour is on course to lose local election, Brighton MP warns

Labour is on course to lose the local election in May, with seats going to the Tories and Greens, Brighton Kemptown MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle said today (Thursday 21 February). Mr Russell-Moyle, who was a member of Brighton and Hove City Council before his election to Parliament,...
Posted On 21 Feb 2019 at 1:49 pm

Rise in flu cases prompts Brighton and Hove health chiefs to issue advice

A rise in the number of people diagnosed with flu by Brighton and Hove doctors has prompted health chiefs to issue advice to patients about how to take care of themselves. About 60 people with flu are believed to have gone to their GP (general practitioner) in the week to last...
Posted On 21 Feb 2019 at 8:59 am

FIGHTBACK BRIGHTON: 150+ shows, 19 venues, 2 weeks of live music

Grassroots Music Venues across Brighton unite to create fortnight festival of music – Fightback Brighton. 19 participating venues confirmed – over 150 shows! Music Venue Trust are delighted to announce Fightback Brighton, a two-week celebration of Brighton’s vital...
Posted On 21 Feb 2019 at 12:47 am