Former Kraftwerk member performs rare concert

MICHAEL ROTHER + THURSTON MOORE – UNDER THE BRIDGE, LONDON 05.04.19 Kraftwerk and NEU! affiliate Michael Rother is a bit of a hero and he was back in London on Friday night to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his groove fest second solo record ‘Sterntaler’. A member of...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019 at 11:34 pm

Another bin strike looms in Brighton and Hove

Another bin strike looks increasingly likely in Brighton and Hove with a series of meetings scheduled next week which could lead to a ballot of union members. The meetings have been arranged by the GMB union for workers at the Cityclean depot run by Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019 at 9:12 pm

Former council leader bids to stand for Change UK in European elections

Former council leader Warren Morgan says he hopes to stand as a candidate for Change UK in next month’s European elections. Cllr Morgan, who left the Labour party in February citing bullying, Brexit and antisemitism, joined fellow independent councillor Michael...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019 at 4:21 pm

Brighton date not to be sniffed at!

AMYL AND THE SNIFFERS + TRUMAN DINOSAUR – THE HAUNT, BRIGHTON 07.04.19 Melbourne based four piece Amyl And The Sniffers deliver short sharp bursts of brash punky pop. Along with The Chats they are spearheading a mullet-wearing, beer-fuelled punk revival which seems to be...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019 at 3:38 pm

Dogs welcome at Foodie Festival

Dog owners are being encouraged to bring their pooches along with them to this year’s Foodies Festival. The festival, which runs on Hove Lawns over the May bank holiday weekend, will feature a dog area for the first time. Competitions will include a lookalike contest...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019 at 2:51 pm

Chainsaw artist creates playground bench

Chainsaw artist Daniel Cordell has created a nature-inspired bench out of a fallen tree in Hollingdean Park. The Friends of Hollingdean Park and the council have worked with the artist to inspire the creation of the natural play feature. Inspired by the fruits and leaves found...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019 at 2:46 pm

Hands Off Gretel magic up a fairytale set

HANDS OFF GRETEL + MY-HI + PREACHER + RAGWEED – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 06.04.19 Tonight Brighton seemed to be a little quieter than normal, one would hazard a guess that 34,000 of the locals had gone missing Wembley way in order to support their heroes. So that left the...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019 at 2:34 pm

Builder dies after collapsing at Brighton college

A Brighton college closed last week after a builder collapsed and died on site. The contractor was working at DV8 College in Queen Square on Wednesday morning when he collapsed. Paramedics were called to the scene but could not revive the man. DV8 later tweeted: “Due to a...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019 at 2:31 pm

CCTV released in bid to catch serial car thieves

Police are seeking to identify two youths in connection with a spate of vehicle crime in Brighton. Between Monday 25 March and Sunday 7 April a total of six incidents, believed to be linked, have been reported in the Patcham area. Offenders are reported to have interfered with...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019 at 1:48 pm

Licensing panel rejects petrol station bosses’ request to sell alcohol round the clock

Petrol station bosses have been told that they cannot sell alcohol 24 hours a day at a Woodingdean garage. Park and Shop, in Falmer Road, already has a drinks licence until 11pm but the premises are open round the clock. The company applied to Brighton and Hove City Council to...
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