Brighton biker arrested after A27 chase

A biker from Brighton has been arrested after a police chase along the A27. A police helicopter tracked the motorcycle from about 4.15pm on Friday (28 June) until officers on the ground used a tyre puncturing “stop stick” close to Shoreham airport. Sussex Police said on Friday...
Posted On 30 Jun 2019 at 8:56 pm

‘Glastonbury 2019’ – more photos on our Music Facebook Page

Our team at Glastonbury 2019 are certainly delivering some truly spectacular photos of the musical acts appearing at the world famous music festival, as well as eye-catching pictures of the fans who are lapping up the sunshine.   Team members Sara and John have been based at...
Posted On 30 Jun 2019 at 4:16 pm

Brighton MP defends record as he seeks party members’ backing

The Labour MP for Brighton Kemptown has defended his record since being elected and asked party members whether they have confidence in him as he considers standing for reselection. Lloyd Russell-Moyle won the constituency two years ago, having been picked as a candidate by...
Posted On 30 Jun 2019 at 2:17 pm

‘Glastonbury 2019’ – IDLES concert photos

Glastonbury 2019 is certainly turning into a real scorcher and I’m not just referring to the weather. Our photographers Sara and John are based at Worthy Farm, Pilton for the whole duration of the festival. Just imagine them running around the massive site in this heat whilst...
Posted On 30 Jun 2019 at 12:38 am

‘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 – ‘Ultra Sonic’ by The Eliminators (Selected Video)...
Posted On 29 Jun 2019 at 6:06 pm

Hove MP’s vow to stand at next election throws down the gauntlet

Hove MP Peter Kyle has told Labour bosses that “I will be a candidate at the next election”. His declaration was in reply to a tick-box form sent to the party’s sitting MPs and hints that were he to be deselected by Labour he would run as an Independent. The form gave MPs two...
Posted On 29 Jun 2019 at 9:40 am

Two Damned good Brighton gigs

THE DAMNED + THE PIRANHAS 4+ – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 26 & 27.06.19 I have been following The Damned for over 40 years now and I must report that this week’s two concerts by them at the ever popular Concorde 2 in Brighton were the very best that I have witnessed from the...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019 at 7:30 pm

‘Glastonbury 2019’ – View the photos!

Glastonbury Festival has certainly kicked off in some style this year. It’s certainly turned into a  scorcher weatherwise with temperatures reported by the Met Office as going as high as 28° and it’s quite safe to convey no mud baths this year!  The many thousand colourful...

Council ‘to put charity sector jobs and services at risk’ across Brighton and Hove

The council has been accused of putting jobs and services at risk among dozens of charities and community groups across Brighton and Hove. The services currently support some of the most vulnerable people in the area but may lose vital funding. The claims follow a proposal to...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019 at 3:06 pm

Brighton officer to face disciplinary hearing over seafront crash

A former Brighton police officer is to face a disciplinary hearing for knocking down a pedestrian while en route to a seafront brawl. PC Russell Kyle admitted careless driving when he appeared at Hove Crown Court in January and was given a 12-month conditional discharge. He told...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019 at 2:00 pm