Brighton cocaine dealer held in prison to await sentence

A drug dealer who was caught with cocaine and cannabis in Brighton has been ordered to wait in prison until he is sentenced later this month. Eglis Hoxha admitted having drugs with intent to supply after he was arrested for trying to sell cocaine to a woman near the seafront in...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019 at 9:47 pm

Pride Village Party to stay in St James’s Street despite objections

The Pride Village Party will remain in St James’s Street despite objections from some residents, councillors decided today (Thursday 7 March). They debated the merits of moving one of the biggest public parties of the year to Madeira Drive but decided against it....

Brighton drug dealing suspect given court date

A man suspected of dealing drugs in Brighton has been charged and ordered to appear before magistrates. Three others were arrested at the same time for having cannabis and MDMA, also known as ecstasy. Sussex Police said today (Thursday 7 March): “Four people were arrested on...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019 at 9:26 pm

Changes approved to plan for 104 flats in Hove

Neighbours concerned about a proposed footpath through a new housing scheme were told that it was definitely off the cards. People living in School Road, Hove, were worried about pedestrian access from Stoneham Road through the planned housing and office scheme on the former...

Steve Mason cutting, dressing, and laying down tracks in Brighton

STEVE MASON + EDGAR JONES – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 06.03.2019 Brighton has a tendency to adopt artists and musicians that settle here as its own. Steve Mason, former lead singer with Scottish folk-tronica psych experimentalists The Beta Band, has now based himself on the...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019 at 6:33 pm

Woman’s body found at foot of Peacehaven cliffs

The body of a woman has been found at the foot of the cliffs at Peacehaven. The coastguard, lifeboat, police and ambulance crews were sent to the scene shortly after 2.30pm yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 6 March). Sussex Police said: “Police were called to a report of a body...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019 at 12:59 pm

GoGo Penguin, Brand New Heavies and Louie Vega Amongst Acts Added to Line Up at Love Supreme

The next wave of acts has been announced to headline Love Supreme Jazz Festival, Glynde Place, July 5-7. They include Grammy-award winner Louie Vega with his full Elements of Life band, iconic acid-jazz group Brand New Heavies, and Brits’ Critics Choice nominee Mahalia, as...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019 at 10:39 am

Hove scheme to build 150 flats in four blocks approved

Four blocks of flats were approved for an industrial estate in Hove, despite a campaign against them. The four blocks by developer Crest Nicholson are for 152 flats on the Peacock Industrial Estate in Lyon Close, home to Toolstation, Howdens and Graham plumbing supplies. It...

Sex Pistols founding member plays Sussex gigs

GLEN MATLOCK + MATILDA’S SCOUNDRELS + THE KIFFS + CHEAP DATES + SUNCHARMER – ‘FAT TUESDAY’ HASTINGS 05.03.19 Shrove Tuesday has lost it’s biblical meaning to many and nowadays it is quintessentially about eating pancakes, but just along the south coast away from Brighton,...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019 at 2:03 am