The heavens open as Doves fly into Brighton

DOVES + FEEDER + THE CORAL + THE TWANG – BRIGHTON RACECOURSE 26.07.19 My first thought on arriving at Brighton’s lovely Racecourse, was with regards to ‘Brighton Rock’, the film (the original one, with Dickie Attenborough in it). I wonder what Graham Green would have...
Posted On 27 Jul 2019 at 6:50 pm

Albion stick four past Stockdale – impressive away win for Potter

Birmingham City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 4 Albion comprehensively beat Birmingham at St Andrew’s, with goals from Glenn Murray, Jurgen Locadia and two for defender Shane Duffy. The Sesgulls faced former goalkeeper David Stockdale for the first time since he left the club in...
Posted On 27 Jul 2019 at 6:00 pm

1-2-3-4 …The Ramonas to return to Brighton

The seminal US punk band the Ramones are absolute legends. From the moment of their inception in Forest Hills, New York, in 1974, until their final concert, (which was number 2,263), in Los Angeles on 6th August 1996, they were seriously on the case! They were prolific –...
Posted On 27 Jul 2019 at 5:28 pm

Shonen Knife cut slices of delicious patisserie pop

SHONEN KNIFE + BEACH RIOT + LC PUMPKIN – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 26.07.19 Even the gloomiest of us need to take a day off sometimes. I’ve dragged myself from my introspective reverie on the chaise longue and I’m heading for Brighton, to spend some time in the shiny...
Posted On 27 Jul 2019 at 2:46 pm

Crofts original – former Seagulls captain returns as under 23s player coach

The first player to be selected as Albion captain by former manager Gus Poyet is returning to the club for a third spell – this time as under 23 player coach. Andrew Crofts has signed a two-year playing contract, solely to play in Simon Rusk’s under-23 side, as one of three...
Posted On 27 Jul 2019 at 12:12 pm

Brighton and Hove council housing boss resigns

One of Brighton and Hove’s most senior council officials has resigned. Larissa Reed is to leave her post as executive director of neighbourhoods, communities and housing at Brighton and Hove City Council. Mrs Reed, 45, joined the council’s executive leadership team in late 2016...
Posted On 27 Jul 2019 at 1:25 am

It’s great that young people care about climate change but we cannot back strikes in school time

We fully support the young people’s concerns about climate change and their wish to demonstrate. But we can, in no way, endorse their actions in leaving school without permission to strike. As a council we would be failing in our duty of care if we endorsed this action. Parents...
Posted On 27 Jul 2019 at 12:40 am