Brighton and Hove Albion to take on Villa in League Cup third round

The Albion will host Aston Villa at the Amex in the League Cup third round in the week commencing Monday 23 September. It will be the first time that the two clubs have met in the 59-year history of the competition. The Seagulls will face Newcastle at St James’ Park on Saturday...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 11:21 pm

Skunk Anansie take Brighton by storm

SKUNK ANANSIE + NOVA TWINS – BRIGHTON DOME 26.08.19 Tonight sees us in the elegant surroundings of one of my favourite Brighton venues, the opulent Brighton Dome in the heart of the city, and this night the stage belongs to 90’s Brit alt-rockers (or...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 8:32 pm

Brighton bakery to host Facebook pop-up café for free privacy checks

Facebook is to set up a pop-up café in premises run by a Brighton bakery – to offer free “privacy checks”. The social media business will offer Facebook users a chance to learn how to personalise their privacy settings at the Flour Pot Kitchen on Brighton seafront. The move by...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 8:17 pm

Man charged with having a machete in Brighton

A man has been charged with having a machete in a public place after police were called to a Brighton street last Friday (23 August). Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 28 August): “A man has been charged with possessing a bladed article in public after police were called to...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 7:20 pm

Union slates private ambulance firm for walking away from staff and contract

A trade union has criticised a private ambulance firm for leaving staff in the lurch by walking away from a contract serving patients in Brighton and Hove. The GMB called on health chiefs to protect jobs and prevent Thames Ambulance form being allowed to bid for further “patient...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 6:46 pm

Former Brighton and Hove Albion striker jailed over breath test after defence fails to save him

Former Brighton and Hove Albion striker Dean Saunders has been jailed for refusing to take a breath test after his defence failed to save him.
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 6:11 pm

Fatboy Slim to open LagoonFest on Hove seafront

Fatboy Slim is on cue to open LagoonFest as the Hove seafront festival returns for a second year. DJ Norman Cook played a set there last year as the Friends of Hove Lagoon showed off the area, gave a platform to local firms and traders and raised money for improvements. This year...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 5:24 pm

The music of Cream 50th anniversary tour

October is going to be a mighty fine month for Cream fans as there’s going to be an 18-date tour of the UK in celebration of their work, including a stop off at CHALK LIVE (formally known as The Haunt) in Brighton on the 10th. Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns will be...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 4:38 pm

Shoreham Airport taken over by new owners

Shoreham Airport has a new owner, with specialist consultancy Cyrrus buying a 25-year lease for the aviation operations. The company said that it was business as usual at the airport – also known as Brighton City Airport – although a new top team will be running the airside...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 3:22 pm

The triumphant return of the Eels

EELS – EVENTIM APOLLO, HAMMERSMITH 21.08.19 Tonight sees the triumphant return of Eels. At least, that’s what the slogan on their tour T-shirts says. Before we can judge whether that statement is correct or not, we have a support act in the shape of Robert Ellis to...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 3:16 pm