Hidden Herd Festival in Brighton – 14 acts, 2 stages

Local concert promoters Hidden Herd have announced details of their Hidden Herd Festival 2019 – a massive one-day new music event with 14 acts, two stages and no clashes at Brighton’s Patterns on Saturday 13th July, with doors opening at 1:30pm. Some of the UK’s...
Posted On 12 Mar 2019 at 9:40 pm

Brighton Open Air Theatre (BOAT) celebrates 5th birthday with its biggest and best season yet

Brighton Open Air Theatre (BOAT) is preparing to set sail into a summer of theatre, comedy, music and family shows as it celebrates its fifth birthday. Since opening in 2015 the theatre has grown its summer programme and audience numbers exponentially. The 2019 season has an...
Posted On 12 Mar 2019 at 6:56 pm

Row rumbles on over method of counting Brighton and Hove’s rough sleepers

The row over rough sleeper numbers drew fire from Brighton and Hove council leader Daniel Yates at a meeting this afternoon (Tuesday 12 March). The Labour leader criticised a Conservative opponent, Councillor Robert Nemeth, for wasting council officers’ time to try to make a...

She Drew The Gun – brand new Brighton gig announced

Having last week completed a sold-out UK tour, which included a sold out show at Patterns on Friday 8th March, She Drew The Gun have today announced their ‘Trouble Everyday’ tour for October & November. The Wirral band’s biggest UK tour yet will include an appearance at the...
Posted On 12 Mar 2019 at 6:20 pm

Brighton and Hove youngsters in first relationships are experiencing domestic violence

Teenagers as young as 14 are experiencing domestic violence in their first relationships, according to a local expert. Domestic violence charity Rise’s chief executive Jo Gough told members of Brighton and Hove City Council how two thirds of 14 to 16-year-olds taking part in the...

Brighton bar seeks relaxed licence terms after being caught breaking the rules

Cocktail bar Twisted Lemon has asked to have its drinks licence relaxed after it was caught breaking the rules. The Middle Street venue received a warning from Brighton and Hove City Council in December after a routine inspection found staff selling alcohol without food. Similar...

Scores oppose ‘monstrous’ luxury flat plans

An 18-storey tower block of rented homes and offices has been recommended for approval next week. The block planned for the Longley Industrial Estate, currently home to Master Tiles and Dice Saloon, at the corner of Elder Place and New England Street, Brighton. The development by...

Dido confirms Brighton Centre date

Ahead of her first album in five years, the stunning ‘Still On My Mind’, which came out March 8th on BMG, Dido has announced her 2019 November/December six date tour that includes an appearance at the Brighton Centre on Wednesday 4th December. The announcement marks Dido’s first...
Posted On 12 Mar 2019 at 2:29 pm

Decision due on plans for new Hove synagogue

More than 1,000 people have written for and against controversial plans to redevelop one of Hove’s orthodox synagogues. Currently there are 723 objections and 440 letters of support for the scheme which is recommended for approval by Brighton and Hove City Council planners....

Missing Brighton teen returns home

A missing teenage girl from Brighton has returned home, Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 12 March). Her return follows a public appeal by the police for help finding Eya El Ghoul. The force said: “Eya El Ghoul has returned home. “The 16-year-old has been missing...
Posted On 12 Mar 2019 at 12:49 pm
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