Stone the Crows – why did it take me so long to see Idles live?

IDLES + CROWS – BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL 29.03.19 Thursday 12 April 2018 is a date which will forever be in my annals of musical regret as the day I could and really should have seen IDLES play live at the 100 person capacity Ramsgate Music Hall. But instead I had...
Posted On 31 Mar 2019 at 8:11 pm

Punk legend Jordan gives her take on the Idles in Brighton

IDLES + CROWS – BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL 29.03.19 The Brighton & Hove News are very pleased to bring you the IDLES concert thoughts by the legendary Queen of Punk, Jordan, who is a massive fan of the band. Jordan is famed as being the highly visible style icon of the...
Posted On 31 Mar 2019 at 3:39 am
, By

Despite Brexit, let’s stay friends

Every cloud has a silver lining. Brexit may well have been postponed and the forecast is still looking gloomy as uncertainty prevails. However, people tend to come together and reach out to one another when times are tough and this is exactly what is happening at the moment on...
Posted On 30 Mar 2019 at 8:33 pm

Parallels with ’83? Albion lose big league game the week before FA Cup semi-final

Brighton and Hove Albion 0 Southampton 1 A largely lacklustre Albion lost to resurgent Southampton as Pierre Emile Hojbjerg scored the winner after 53 minutes. The first half was a non-event with the only real sight of goal falling to Saints striker Danny Ings which he flashed...
Posted On 30 Mar 2019 at 7:42 pm

More fans idolise the IDLES – ‘Richie’s Report’

IDLES + CROWS – BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL 29.03.19 IDLES are a band in the middle of a dramatic rise to prominence. The Bristol based five-piece have played Brighton on a number of occasions and have very quickly graduated from headlining the Prince Albert, to the Concorde...
Posted On 30 Mar 2019 at 3:50 pm

Brighton firm faces questions over £237m collapse of investment business

A Brighton internet marketing firm is facing questions over the £237 million collapse of an investment business. Surge Group PLC, of Portland Street, Brighton, has also been asked to return the £58 million that it made from the failure of London Capital and Finance (LCF). The LCF...
Posted On 29 Mar 2019 at 4:53 pm

The Great Escape puts on early sampler gig in Brighton

COUNTY LINE RUNNER + MYSTIC PEACH – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 28.03.19 Things have seemed to have kicked off mighty early this year for The Great Escape New Music Festival as they opened up this years account with a teaser gig tonight up at the Hope & Ruin on Queens...
Posted On 29 Mar 2019 at 3:54 pm

Music venues call for more help from council

Music venues have asked for more help from the council in supporting the city’s multimillion-pound industry. Grassroots Brighton and Hove is a new organisation made up of representatives of the city’s smaller and mid-sized music venues set up to promote the music...

Two charged with drug and knife offences after stop and search

Two men have appeared in court accused of dealing hard drugs after police found crack, heroin and a knife in a car they stopped in Cheapside. Lloyd Earle, 24, a painter of Steele Road, Tottenham, London and Tavari Cabey, 19, unemployed of Cromwell Street, Birmingham, have both...
Posted On 29 Mar 2019 at 1:54 pm

Petition urges council to pause work on Old Steine revamp

More people signed a petition asking the council to pause work on a revamp of the Old Steine area of Brighton than took part in the consultation process. The petition objecting to the proposed road layout favoured by the council – known as Valley Gardens phase three –...