Business leaders remain unconvinced by Valley Gardens road revamp

Business leaders and taxi drivers questioned the benefits of the third phase of the Valley Gardens project in the centre of Brighton. Members of the Valley Gardens Forum, which represents residents and businesses in the Old Steine area, also spoke about their fears to councillors...

Event organisers slate consultation over Valley Gardens

Representatives of event organisers and businesses in central Brighton were outraged when told that they had been consulted about changes to the layout of the Valley Gardens area. One of them told councillors that they were being kept in the dark with less than two months before...

The Who tribute band offer no ‘substitute’ for ‘my generation’

WHO ARE YOU – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 16.03.19 One might think that being of a musically punk/psychobilly leaning, that a band that was the cornerstone of any self-respecting MOD in concert would not be the place to spend an evening, but with age comes wisdom, or so I am told,...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 3:33 pm

Upside Down House attraction set for Brighton seafront

An upside down house in which people can take pictures of themselves lying on the “ceiling” is set to be built on Brighton seafront. Plans have been submitted to Brighton and Hove City Council to build the Upside Down House in the event space between the i360 and...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 2:40 pm

Bayonne wows Brighton with mesmerising concert

BAYONNE + VIKTOR MAGICK – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 18.03.19 It’s been quite a while since we have seen a performance by Bayonne, who is namely Roger Sellers who hails from Austin Texas. Last time he graced us with his presence was a brief thirty minute set at the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 2:32 pm

Kemp Town Carnival faces opposition to street bars proposal

Street bars could turn a family-friendly festival into a “drunken filthy orgy”, neighbours fear. Neighbours and Sussex Police are opposing a licence bid by Kemp Town Carnival for six or seven bars outside pubs between Upper Rock Gardens and Eaton Place during the...

Foodies Festival set to return to Hove Lawns

The tenth annual Foodies Festival on Hove Lawns will be raising money for the homeless. Organisers are once again teaming up with Musicians Against Homelessness (MAH) to raise vital funds to support the increasing number of people who find themselves living on the streets. The...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 2:08 pm

Only our compromise can break the Brexit impasse because the people deserve a final say on any deal

When we go back to our constituencies, it’s sometimes hard to explain to people what happens in Westminster because, in all honesty, it doesn’t always make sense. Try telling someone how Steven Barclay, the Brexit Secretary, could speak in favour of a motion on Thursday night...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 10:24 am

Neighbours call fault on tennis club’s plans to serve alcohol

People living opposite Queen’s Park Tennis Club are concerned about plans to set up a bar. The club in East Drive, has applied for a licence to sell alcohol from noon to 11pm for gatherings, private parties, internal functions and community events. Noise and anti-social...

A beer with your bender? New Portslade Wimpy applies for booze licence

Wimpy is returning to Portslade and the burger bar’s boss wants to be able to sell beer to diners. The owner Kanagasabai Thirukkumaran has applied to sell alcohol from 10am to 10pm daily at the burger bar in Station Road. It is currently being refurbished. Wimpy plans to...
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