Brighton and Hove councillor asks whether ‘homeless bill of rights’ could jeopardise children’s safety

A councillor has questioned whether adopting a “homeless bill of rights” might put children at risk. Newly elected Samer Bagaeen asked whether potential safeguarding issues had been assessed if, for example, homeless people were able to pitch tents in parks where children played...

Wanted sex offender arrested in Brighton

A wanted sex offender has been arrested in Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 24 July). The force said: “Police in Brighton, who have been are searching for registered sex offender Kenny Knight, arrested him in the city last night (Tuesday 23 July) “Knight, 38, of no...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019 at 7:24 pm

‘This Feeling’ announce new guitar bands tour

Tickets have gone on sale today (Wednesday 24th July) for the brand new ‘This Feeling’ 2019 8-date UK ‘Alive Tour’. Thankfully once again for the third year Brighton is included on the list with an action-packed gig set to take place on Saturday 5th October at the Hope & Ruin...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019 at 5:58 pm

More Brighton and Hove cancer patients face delays

Fewer than 13 out of 20 patients suspected of having cancer are being seen within the 62-day national target in Brighton and Hove. And the proportion of local patients seen promptly has slipped slightly since last year, hospital bosses were told today (Wednesday 24 July). Dozens...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019 at 5:33 pm

11th GP surgery closure prompts calls for report

The closure of the eleventh GP surgery in Brighton and Hove since 2015 has prompted fresh debate about how it impacts on vulnerable people reaching a doctor. Councillors requested a report into what is causing behind the spate of closures and mergers, the latest of which will see...

Hollywood film star performs music concert in Brighton

KIEFER SUTHERLAND – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 23.07.19 What do you get if you cross a rodeo cowboy with a Hollywood actor and singer/songwriter? The answer is Kiefer Sutherland, and he is very talented at all three, having won awards for both his acting and his roping skills at...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019 at 2:27 pm

More thunder could be on the way tomorrow

Following last night’s spectacular lightshow, more thunderstorms could be on the way to Brighton and Hove tomorrow night as the heatwave continues. Now, the Met Office has just issued a warning which starts at 3pm tomorrow until 4am on Friday, saying scattered electrical...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019 at 1:03 pm

Pixies announce exclusive Sussex concert

Before beginning their European tour, Pixies will play a very special show at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea on Thursday 12th September, giving fans a first taste of their new album, ‘Beneath The Eyrie’ out the following day 13th September. While Pixies have been...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019 at 12:53 pm

Depressed by the election of Boris Johnson? Don’t despair, organise

At noon yesterday, MP Dawn Butler, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities asked her Facebook followers, “is it too early to have a stiff drink?” Her question poignantly captures how depressed I felt about a piece of news I had heard only a few minutes before...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019 at 12:30 pm