Choccywoccydoodah went bust owing £600k

Choccywoccydoodah went bust owing almost £600,000 to staff, customers, landlords and the taxman, new documents show. A total of 44 customers have now come forward to say they are owed almost £20,000 in lost deposits – and its 24 staff are even more out of pocket.  The...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019 at 7:41 pm

Crime up in Brighton and Hove, according to latest annual figures

Crime has gone up in Brighton and Hove over the past year, with violent crime accounting for almost half of all the cases reported to Sussex Police. More than a third of all reported crimes were burglaries or thefts while just over one in ten were criminal damage. A Brighton and...

St Bartholomew’s Church in Brighton will host Moon Duo gig

Today Moon Duo have announced details of a new album ‘Stars Are The Light’, set for release on September 27th via Sacred Bones. The album’s title track is streaming online now and the band have also announced North American and European touring plans for this Autumn. The follow...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019 at 3:04 pm

Owner of Brighton’s second-finest Regency building plans to turn it into a wine bar

The owner of one of Brighton’s finest Regency buildings says he wants to turn it into a wine bar. Brighton businessman Tony Antoniades bought Marlborough House in the Old Steine in 1999 from the council, which was using it as offices, in 2005 and ten years later he got...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019 at 2:52 pm

The Wildhearts set to start UK tour in Brighton

The Wildhearts will hit the road again this October for ‘The Renaissance Men Tour Part II’. On 20th August last year they played the ever-popular Concorde 2 venue in Brighton and enjoyed it so much that they have decided to open their forthcoming tour at the same venue. They will...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019 at 2:12 pm

Bruno joins Brighton and Hove Albion coaching staff

Former Brighton and Hove Albion captain Bruno Saltor has joined the club’s coaching staff. The club said: “Fans’ favourite Bruno has joined the club as a senior player development coach ahead of the 2019-20 season. “The former defender becomes part of Graham Potter’s new backroom...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019 at 2:00 pm

Brighton thug wanted by police

Police want to trace Ashley Peter Wallace, 28, who is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of a licence for his early release. Wallace, whose last known address was in York Place, Brighton, was jailed for three years in February 2017 after being convicted of an...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019 at 1:26 pm

Leaking water main caused Lewes Road sinkhole

A sinkhole which stopped traffic in Lewes Road last weekend was caused by a leaking water main. The hole appeared at around 3.30pm on the busy road, just south of the Vogue Gyratory. It was first coned off by a member of the public before Brighton and Hove City Council officers...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019 at 12:48 pm

‘Reason To Be Cheerful’ – The Blockheads

THE BLOCKHEADS + JUNKYARD SONS – THE OLD MARKET, HOVE 14.06.19 Over forty years after their founding, and nineteen after their original frontman’s death, The Blockheads are embarking on their 41st-anniversary tour and doing it with style, swagger and verve. Combining...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019 at 12:46 pm

St James’s Street area residents and traders share concerns with Brighton police chief

About a hundred traders and residents from the St James’s Street area of Brighton shared their concerns with Brighton and Hove’s police chief and council officials this morning (Thursday 27 June). They spoke about crime, open drug dealing and drug taking and the level of rough...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019 at 12:03 pm
12