Don’t ‘bust a blood vessel’ as you ‘Can Can’ buy your Bad Manners tickets!

It’s official – Buster Bloodvessel and his band Bad Manners will make a welcome return to the Con Club in Lewes this summer. The date is all booked in and you’ll be ‘Walking In The Sunshine’ to learn that it is on Sunday 14th July. So ‘Wooly Bully’ to you, as...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019 at 10:52 pm

Gary Numan announces East Sussex and West Sussex concerts

Synth legend Gary Numan has been in the limelight for 40 years now and shows no sign of waning as he has announced a 23-date UK tour with two of them to take place in Sussex. As far as I can recall, this is the very first time that he is to perform two gigs on the same tour...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019 at 9:12 pm

Hedgehog dies after being stabbed in Portslade

A hedgehog was stabbed and left to die in a Portslade street late at night. The callous incident is one of a number of acts of anti-social behaviour prompting a Portslade councillor to call for more of a police presence. Peter Atkinson, who represents North Portslade ward on...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019 at 8:37 pm

Lack of parking spurs neighbours to oppose plans for flats in Portslade

Neighbours are fighting plans for low-cost flats in Portslade because the scheme includes too few parking spaces. They are objecting to 111 flats on the site of the former Belgrave Day Centre, in Clarendon Place, off North Street, Portslade. The scheme has been drawn up by Homes...

Bosnian-German DJ Solomun in da house!

SOLOMUN AT PRINTWORKS, LONDON 05.04.19 I love Solomun, he is a rare type of DJ who plays what he wants to play but also listens to the crowd. His track selection is wide and varied, mainly centred around house music, but with influences from deep to vocal, to Balearic. He has a...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019 at 6:30 pm

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release – ‘Highway 61 Revisited’ album by Bob Dylan (Selected Video)...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019 at 4:30 pm

Brighton nursery requires improvement, according to official watchdog

A Brighton nursery “requires improvement”, according to a report by the official independent watchdog Ofsted. The rating is the second worst out of four although in December after the previous inspection Ofsted said that Bright Start Nursery was inadequate – the worst grade....
Posted On 11 Apr 2019 at 12:32 pm

Brighton’s Carnival Collective Sweeps to Victory!

In an epic battle of the bands that saw 10,000 people cast votes for their choice to play the main stage at the Soundcrash Funk and Soul Weekender, Brighton’s favourite Big Band won the day. Carnival Collective, the unique genre-blending percussion brass and bass band which...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019 at 12:03 pm

There’s certainly no skimming with The Slow Readers Club

THE SLOW READERS CLUB + BRIDGES + GREENNESS – THE HAUNT, BRIGHTON 09.04.19 The Brighton & Hove News music team were back at The Haunt in Brighton this evening to check out The Slow Readers Club at the end of their 32 date UK tour. Brighton was initially to be the final...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019 at 10:52 am

Brighton Centre hosts 70’s Rock’n’Roll nostalgia evening

SUZI QUATRO + DAVID ESSEX + LES MCKEOWN’S BAY CITY ROLLERS + SHOWADDYWADDY – BRIGHTON CENTRE 07.04.19 So Sazza and I rocked up to the Brighton Centre for an evening of 70’s Rock’n’Roll nostalgia…and we weren’t disappointed! Nor indeed were the assembled masses who had...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019 at 12:44 am