5 things we don’t want to see happen next – as we reflect on Brighton & Hove Albion’s loss at Manchester City

1) A media  and message board frenzy, stirring up Albion’s next match at home to Burnley as a must win fixture – although to be frank (and we are very much here at Brighton and Hove News) it pretty much is. 2) The Amex faithful getting on Graham Potter’s back if the...
Posted On 31 Aug 2019 at 11:44 pm

Travellers pitch up on Hove Lawns

Dozens of travellers’ vans have pitched up on Hove Lawns despite the site having special protection in law from “unauthorised encampments”. The arrival of so many vehicles comes shortly after a member of Brighton and Hove City Council said recently that there...
Posted On 31 Aug 2019 at 10:23 pm

Watch out! There’s a new supergroup heading to Brighton

L’Épée is a name that you will not yet be aware of, however by Monday 9th December this year, many people in Brighton and surrounding areas will be saying the word. L’Épée is for want of a better expression is ‘a supergroup’ that will be performing at the Concorde 2...
Posted On 31 Aug 2019 at 10:20 pm

Albion learn another harsh lesson at hands of Manchester City

Manchester City 4 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion fell behind within two minutes at the Etihad as Belgium star Kevin De Bruyne capitalised on an error by Davy Propper. Albion had chances but were wasteful. Dan Burn made it into good positions and fired a ball across the City...
Posted On 31 Aug 2019 at 5:55 pm

From Walla Walla to Seattle – Chastity Belt are now heading our way

Acclaimed Seattle band Chastity Belt have returned with their first new music since 2017’s ‘I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone’. This heartfelt new ten track record, simply titled ‘Chastity Belt’, is due out on Friday, September 20th on LP, CD, digital, and cassette from...
Posted On 31 Aug 2019 at 3:45 pm

Sussex clash with Gloucestershire goes down to final ball

Graeme van Buuren hit the final ball of the match for six as Gloucestershire squeezed past Sussex by three wickets to secure a home tie in the quarter-finals of the Vitality Blast. His side needed six off the final over but were restricted to four runs off the first five balls by...

The Beths mobbed by fans and seagulls

THE BETHS + PEANESS – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 29.08.19 It’s hats off yet again to Love Thy Neighbour promoters (and label) for putting on another fab evening’s entertainment here in Brighton. This time around it was a night of pleasure at Patterns with my fave Kiwi high energy...
Posted On 30 Aug 2019 at 5:47 pm

James Blunt to play Brighton date next year

Following the news that his sixth studio album, ‘Once Upon A Mind’, will be released on 25th October via Atlantic Records, James Blunt today announces a major 2020 UK and European tour including a must see show at the Brighton Centre on Saturday 22nd February 2020 – Grab...
Posted On 30 Aug 2019 at 3:40 pm

Snow Patrol announces Brighton Centre concert and Reworked album

Today, Snow Patrol confirm their ‘Reworked’ tour of the UK and Ireland in cities including Brighton, London, Oxford, Dublin, and Belfast (full dates below). On this tour, Snow Patrol will play re-imagined versions of tracks from their catalogue, as well as new songs...
Posted On 30 Aug 2019 at 3:36 pm

First residents move into new Brighton council homes in former ‘graffiti alley’

The first residents have moved into new council houses built in a street in the centre of Brighton. Councillors and officials welcomed the first residents to the properties in Kensington Street, formerly known for its graffiti murals. Among the welcoming committee were Councillor...
Posted On 30 Aug 2019 at 1:45 pm