Review: Love Supreme 2019 – The Highs and the Lowdown

Arriving somewhat delayed on the Saturday, I rushed to catch Cinematic Orchestra – the byword for quality and eclecticism – on the main stage. Let me attempt to describe: drum’n’bass rhythms, then ambience and soulful vocals. Looping layering saxophones reach a noise threshold,...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 6:29 pm

Hundreds demand return of Brighton suffragette banner

More than 500 people have signed a petition calling for the return of an historic banner to Brighton. The Brighton and Hove Women’s History Group want the return of the banner which dates from when women were campaigning for the vote in the early 20th century. The banner, which...

Squeeze autumn UK tour will benefit the Trussell Trust food bank network

Squeeze announce that ‘The Difford And Tilbrook Songbook Tour’ will aim to raise food, funds and awareness for the Trussell Trust network of food banks. The 27-date tour will see the South London legends play their extensive list of hits as a band as well as rare gems from their...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 5:19 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 – ‘Contrabendo’ by Calvin Russell (Selected Video) My choice...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 4:30 pm

Love for Lauren Reigns Supreme – Sunday at Love Supreme 2019

Despite the slow start to Sunday at Love Supreme, mostly due to the chillier weather and occasional drizzle, the day soon picked up and for me was really kicked off by Mahalia, with her light and cheerful set and friendly chatter. As the weather took a turn for the better, so did...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 3:44 pm

Bin strikes look likely before, during and after Brighton Pride

A series of bin strikes look increasingly likely before, during and after Brighton Pride as relations between the council and union chiefs teeter on the edge of a breakdown. Leading councillors met with senior officers at Hove Town Hall this morning (Thursday 11 July) for an...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 3:33 pm

Second resident given compensation for missed bin collections as council reveals it received hundreds of complaints

A second resident has been awarded council compensation for missed bin collections by the local ombudsman. Since January 2017, 572 have complained about missed refuse and recycling collections, with most being upheld. Of those, just two have progressed to the ombudsman and been...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 3:07 pm

OMG! Blondie’s drummer to bring The Tearaways to 100 capacity venue in Brighton

I really couldn’t believe it when I caught wind of this. I just had to get verification that this wasn’t a hoax. What? Blondie’s legendary drummer since 1975, the actual Clem Burke is going to be playing drums live at The Prince Albert at 48 Trafalgar Street in Brighton? Turns...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 3:06 pm

Owner of Brighton’s ‘most important home’ launches costs claim against council over dropped planning enforcement

The owner of Brighton’s “most important residential building” is applying for thousands of pounds in court costs after the council dropped its planning prosecution against him. Mr Antoniades was taken to court by Brighton and Hove City Council over two...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 2:26 pm

Brighton and Hove Labour members form group to battle anti-Semitism

Local Labour members including MPs and councillors past and present have formed a group to fight anti-Semitism in the Brighton and Hove Labour party. Hove MP Peter Kyle and city councillors Dan Yates, Tracey Hill, Carmen Appich and Chris Henry are among those signing up to the...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019 at 11:57 am
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