High Rise Supersize – Glam Punk at its best

THE DERELLAS + SCARE TAXI + YOUNG FRANCIS – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 27.07.19 We were off to the second gig of the day having just left ‘The Rock House’ Festival which was taking place across the road at the Green Door Store – read the review HERE. I had been...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019 at 8:36 pm

The Rock House Festival – Green Door Store, Brighton

COCKWOMBLE + MEGGIE BROWN – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 27.07.19 Saturday was certainly a busy day in Brighton for gigs with a real choice across all of the different venues. Our first stop of the day was the Green Door Store. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to get to the venue...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019 at 4:50 pm

Residents fear noise from rock star neighbour

Neighbours are worried about the noise that they say will come from a rock star’s new seafront home in Hove. But the sound from the air conditioning units planned for Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour’s five-bedroom house will be nothing like the decibel levels at one of the...

Portslade murder victim’s family slam ‘sham’ police disciplinary hearing

The family of 19-year-old murder victim Shana Grice have slammed the police disciplinary hearing held this week as a “sham”. Miss Grice’s parents, Sharon Grice and Richard Green, spoke out after former Brighton police officer Trevor Godfrey was cleared of gross misconduct. He was...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019 at 12:30 am

Pride club night in Hove cancelled after police object

A long-established and well-respected event organiser has scrapped plans to hold a club night in Hove during Pride after Sussex Police objected. The organisers of the Duckie club night said: “Duckie at Brighton Pride next Saturday has been cancelled. “We are really sorry to bring...

These bands are certainly not up for Ridicule

RISKEE & THE RIDICULE + LUNA ROSA + SKIRT – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 28.07.19 Sundays don’t just have to be about lazy lunches and country walks. Thanks to our friends at Angel Promotions this Sunday is gonna be a little more lively! Tonight’s...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019 at 7:57 pm

Former Brighton police officer found guilty of misconduct in Shana Grice case

A former Brighton police officer has been found guilty of misconduct for his part in the Shana Grice case. But PC Trevor Godfrey was cleared of gross misconduct at the end of a two-day disciplinary hearing in Lewes today (Tuesday 30 July). The retired officer had denied...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019 at 5:55 pm

Brighton coffee shop owner applies to sell booze during Pride

A coffee shop owner has applied for a temporary licence to sell cocktails during Brighton Pride. Greg Ackerley, wants permission to sell alcoholic drinks from Altitude, in Clifton Hill, Brighton, from noon to 8pm. His application will be decided by a Brighton and Hove City...

Former Brighton PC accused of gross misconduct in Shana Grice case awaits disciplinary panel’s verdict

A former Brighton police officer who has been accused of gross misconduct over his role in the Shana Grice case is waiting to hear the verdict of a disciplinary panel. PC Trevor Godfrey had denied wrongdoing when he investigated a claim that Michael Lane had assaulted Miss Grice...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019 at 1:41 pm

Gravel Roads paved with gold as Lucinda Williams comes to Brighton

LUCINDA WILLIAMS + BESS ATWELL – BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL 29.07.19 Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams is celebrating last year’s 20th anniversary of her seminal album, ‘Car Wheels On A Gravel Road’, a blend of roots, blues, rock, and folk, an album which signalled the...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019 at 1:33 pm