Blancmange get planning ahead with new Brighton concert date

Synthpop legends Blancmange are certainly planning ahead this time around, as they have announced a large 21-date UK tour which takes in a return back to the Concorde 2 – they last performed there on 5th October 2017 (Read our review HERE). The date announced for Brighton...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019 at 10:50 pm

Latest rough sleeper count suggests fewer on streets of Brighton and Hove

The number of rough sleepers on the streets of Brighton and Hove has halved, according to the latest figures. An unofficial count in May found 43 people sleeping on the streets, compared with 91 in May last year. The figure compares with 66 in March which was up on the 54 people...

Uriah Heep announce Sussex concert

The British classic rock icons Uriah Heep who formed in London in 1969, are set to hit the road to celebrate their current release, the ‘Living The Dream’ album. They will be appearing at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea on Friday 6th December – tickets HERE. Prior...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019 at 6:53 pm

Brighton shopping parade vanishes as last business owner pulls out

The last shop in a parade of five looks likely to be turned into a house. Over the past 30 years the shops in Clermont Road, Brighton, by Preston Park station, have closed down one by one. There used to be a cobblers, a florist and the Brighton Clockworks. Now the final shop...

Two held for dangerous cycling after rampage through Asda at Brighton Marina

Two people have been arrested by police investigating a rampage through the Asda supermarket at Brighton Marina by a gang of cyclists. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 16 August): “Brighton and Hove police have made two arrests in their investigation into anti-social...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019 at 5:00 pm

Neighbours set out their fears as Brighton vegan shop seeks drinks licence

Neighbours fear that if a drinks licence is granted for a vegan store in Brighton, the current product mix could easily shift more towards alcohol. They were also worried that the business might fail and that the premises could end up in the hands of someone keener to exploit the...

The KLF’s Bill Drummond heading to Brighton

I never saw this one coming in a million years! I was and still am a massive fan of The KLF. My mate and I still go on about the antics of Messrs Drummond and Cauty to this day. In fact we even met Cauty on wasteland on the outskirts of Hastings a few years back, where he had...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019 at 4:22 pm

Two Brighton officers treated in hospital after being attacked

Two Brighton and Hove police officers were being treated in hospital after being attacked as new figures laid bare the extent of daily violence faced in the line of duty. Three Sussex Police officers are attacked every day on average, with a growing number of assaults being...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019 at 1:23 pm

Brighton University students take on staff for BBC quiz show

Brighton University students took on a team of academics for a BBC quiz show which is due to be broadcast on Monday (19 August). The contest is the latest episode in The 3rd Degree, hosted by writer, comedian and actor Steve Punt on BBC Radio 4. The students are represented by...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019 at 12:45 pm

Brighton student flats firm under fire for ‘middle finger to community’

A public meeting has been called to discuss a revised planning application after one resident described it as “a middle finger to the local community”. The meeting is expected to discuss proposals by developer SC Pelham Terrace to reduce the amount of space given over for...
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