Former Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy suffers heart attack

It has been announced that yesterday (Tuesday 13th August) Peter Murphy, formerly of post-punk outfit Bauhaus (with Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and David J) – who have performed in Brighton a number of times and had UK Top 40 hit singles with ‘Ziggy Stardust’ and ‘She’s In...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019 at 11:51 pm

Punk band lead singer glassed in the side of the head!

It’s with sad heart that we have to report a near fatal incident involving the Anti Nowhere League’s lead singer known as Animal (real name Nick Culmer). The band’s official Facebook page has tonight released the following statement and we wish him a s...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019 at 10:25 pm

P. P. Arnold announces intimate Brighton concert

London’s first lady of soul P.P Arnold returns to the UK this October for eleven unmissable nights of stunning vocals steeped in rich musical history. She will be appearing Patterns, Brighton on Saturday 12th October 2019 – purchase your tickets HERE. P.P Arnold is the rare...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019 at 7:59 pm

Holiday lunch club feeds growing appetite for help and support

Plates are cleaned of shepherd’s pie and broccoli at a school holiday lunch club that has seen more children through its doors than expected this summer. Chomp provides a meal for children, most of whom have free school meals, and their parents during their school holidays...

Petition pleads for safety measures in Brighton road where police crashed

Concerns about safety on a busy Brighton road have prompted a petition to councillors. Kev Minney started the petition calling for a safety audit of Bear Road after a crash in July. It was the last in a series of incidents that prompted him to set up the petition to go before...

Suspected drug dealer from Brighton held after police chase

A suspected drug dealer from Brighton was arrested after a police chase. Alexander Griffin, 32, of Queen’s Road, Brighton, has since been brought to court and told that he will be held in prison until he appears before a judge next month. Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 14...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019 at 6:14 pm

Brighton and Hove schools suspend or expel children on almost 1,700 occasions

Children behaved so badly that they were excluded from state schools in Brighton and Hove on almost 1,700 occasions in a single year. Almost all were fixed-period exclusions – formerly known as suspensions – with the number falling to 1,685 in 2017-18 from 1,769 the year before....

Exclusive interview with The Adverts iconic bass player Gaye Advert

Gaye Advert was the bass player of The Adverts from 1976 until 1979 and she spoke exclusively with the Brighton & Hove News on 8th August 2019 about her career and life. Gaye is rightly considered one of the first female rock stars of the punk rock movement, whom ‘The Virgin...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019 at 5:45 pm

Vox Pops day – Brighton and Sussex hospitals memories collection day

As part of the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) heritage project, Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage will be at Jubilee Library (alongside the Nimbus exhibition about BSUH history) to collect oral histories of experiences of the hospital. We are seeking...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019 at 4:41 pm

Missing Hove 12-year-old found in Brighton

A missing 12-year-old boy from Hove has been found in Brighton, Sussex Police said. George Maynard was missing for 10 days and police had issued public appeals for help tracing him. The force said: “Missing 12-year-old George Maynard has been found in Brighton. “There was concern...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019 at 12:14 pm
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