There’s no-one quite like the Plastic Mermaids

PLASTIC MERMAIDS + YOUTH SECTOR – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 14.03.19 Tonight the Prince Albert in Brighton was once again hosting yet another sold out musical event. This is becoming quite a regular occurrence these days, as they seem to be booking acts that draw in the...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019 at 11:11 pm

Man suspected of dealing drugs in Brighton faces crown court trial

A suspected drug dealer is being held in prison to await a crown court trial after being arrested in Brighton. Ibrahim Adegbite, 22, was remanded in custody by Brighton magistrates charged with having crack cocaine and heroin with intent to supply and having cannabis. Adegbite...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019 at 6:11 pm

Hundreds of Brighton and Hove youngsters join second climate change ‘strike’

Hundreds of schoolchildren from Brighton and Hove “went on strike” for a second time today (Friday 15 March). They held a march through the centre of Brighton, supported by parents and political activists, before a rally at The Level. The children chanted “What do we want?...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019 at 6:00 pm

Brighton cocktail bar may close unless licence conditions are relaxed, say owners

The owners of a popular cocktail bar said that it may have to close unless a change to its licence could be agreed. Mark Friel and Todd Williams run Twisted Lemon in Middle Street, Brighton, which is licensed as a restaurant. But they want the requirement to sell “substantial...

Man who stabbed new year partygoer in row over noise jailed for nine years

A man has been jailed for more than nine years for stabbing a partygoer in Brighton early on New Year’s Day. Alex Besmir attacked two 18-year-olds in Temple Street, Brighton, at about 3.30am on Tuesday 1 January. The pair – Arthur Baylis and Arman Patel – had been making their...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019 at 3:23 pm

Preston Park schoolgirl flasher spared jail

A Brighton man who flashed dozens of young girls in Preston Park has been spared jail. Edward Kent, 27, of The Drove, pleaded guilty in January to exposing himself to 38 schoolgirls in the park and the surrounding area on 16 occasions over a two year period. In most cases, the...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019 at 3:15 pm

Let the battle of manifesto ideas begin

As council leader my focus is on delivering on the promises the Labour candidates made at the last city council elections in 2015. The promises that candidates make on the doorstep, or in the press, are something that most politicians I know, and of all party allegiances, take...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019 at 12:05 am