17 arrested in Circus Street raids

Seventeen men were arrested during today’s raids on the £130million Circus Street development building site in Brighton. The Home Office, assisted by Sussex Police, raided the site at 10am this morning after being tipped off about illegal working there. Officers on the...
Posted On 07 May 2019 at 9:38 pm

Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – play early Pink Floyd

NICK MASON’S SAUCERFUL OF SECRETS – ROUNDHOUSE, CHALK FARM, LONDON 03.05.19 Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets started as an idea that Mason had after he’d finished compiling the Pink Floyd box set ‘The Early Years 1965-1972’. The box featured live versions of many songs...
Posted On 07 May 2019 at 8:27 pm

More student housing planned on Moulsecoomb skip hire plant

Plans to demolish a skip hire plant, homes and a church to build a seven storey student halls of residence have been revealed. McLaren (Moulsecoomb Way) has submitted the plans for the KSD Environmental Services site, as well as two railway cottages and the St Francis of Assisi...
Posted On 07 May 2019 at 2:30 pm

Brighton’s Dog Of Man on art and gigs!

Brighton’s psych punks Dog of Man recently returned from a DIY tour of Europe where they played shows in a Berlin squat and an abandoned steel factory in Luxembourg. Now they’re putting on an art exhibition in an optometrist’s eyewear boutique in Brighton. Ollie Quinn on Bond...
Posted On 07 May 2019 at 2:14 pm

Albion’s training grounds plans set for approval

Plans to expand Brighton and Hove Albion’s training grounds are expected to be approved next week. An application for the grounds, in Mash Barn Lane, Lancing, will be considered by Adur District Council’s planning committee on Monday (May 13). If approved, the grounds would take...

Shakespears Sister reunite and are heading to Brighton

Shakespears Sister have today announced their official reunion as a band, twenty-six years after they originally disbanded. Shakespears Sister will release a Singles Collection, ‘Singles Party’ on 19th July. The album features two new tracks ‘All The Queen’s Horses’ and ‘C U Next...
Posted On 07 May 2019 at 1:37 pm

Huge public support for work to remove Brighton mainline’s ‘Croydon bottleneck’

Passengers, businesses and residents from across Sussex, South London and further afield have overwhelmingly come out in support for Network Rail’s proposals to unblock the railway bottleneck at Croydon. The proposals would remove the most challenging bottleneck on the country’s...
Posted On 07 May 2019 at 1:37 pm

Immigration raids at Circus Street building site

Immigration enforcement officers have raided the building site in Circus Street this morning (Tuesday 7 May) in what is reportedly an attempt to break up an Albanian trafficking ring. Anti-immigration raid protesters clashed with police as the Home Office worked to round up...
Posted On 07 May 2019 at 12:29 pm

Binmen vote overwhelmingly to consider strike action

Brighton binmen have voted overwhelmingly in favour of any strike action following a row between the GMB union and management over alleged “anti-trade union behaviour”. The GMB has spoken out in recent weeks over concerns about how the senior management at Brighton...
Posted On 07 May 2019 at 12:26 pm

Two candidates called Alexandra Phillips stand in European elections

Two political parties have picked candidates called Alexandra Phillips for the forthcoming European elections. They may have the same name but politically they’re poles apart. One of them is second on the Brexit Party list for the South East England constituency (which...
Posted On 07 May 2019 at 11:09 am
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