‘Funk Is Back’ in town with The Brand New Heavies

The Brand New Heavies release their brand new double vinyl (single CD) album ‘TNBH’ (out on Acid Jazz) on Friday 6th September, which features guest appearances from Beverley Knight, N’Dea Davenport, Angie Stone, Siedah Garret, Laville, Angel Ricci and more. The lead single...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 7:55 pm

Bruce on the Boundary – Slam can bring people back to cricket

Luke Wright has praised Sussex’s initiative in setting up as new midweek T20 tournament which aims to get more people playing cricket. The Sussex Slam will start next summer and is designed for players who struggle to commit to longer games at the weekend but still wants to play...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 7:32 pm

Former Brighton striker freed from prison pending appeal against breath test sentence

Former Brighton and Hove Albion striker Dean Saunders has been freed from prison after one day pending an appeal against his sentence for refusing to take a breath test. Saunders, 55, formerly of Hangleton Road, Hove, was jailed for 10 weeks at Chester Magistrates’ Court...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 6:28 pm

Police arrest wanted man from Brighton

Police have arrested a wanted man from Brighton after he was reported to have broken the conditions of his licence on being released from prison. Sussex Police said today (Thursday 29 August) that Kevin Gerrish, 46, was arrested in Brighton and Hove on Tuesday afternoon (27...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 5:49 pm

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release – ‘Bones’ by Skinny Milk (Selected Video) Not an album this week...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 4:30 pm

‘Setting Sons’ album 40th anniversary – Brighton gigs announced

The Jam are one of the most iconic bands in British history. Continuing to keep the legacy of this illustrious band alive is legendary former member Bruce Foxton as From The Jam. Since forming in 2007, From The Jam have been an unstoppable force, spreading their infectious,...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 3:30 pm

Woman robs Brighton man in wheelchair at knifepoint

A woman armed with a knife threatened a man in a wheelchair before robbing him in Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Monday 26 August). The force issued an appeal for help tracing the woman who robbed the man in his home on Bank Holiday Monday (26 August). Sussex Police sai...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 3:28 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion’s flying Dutchman joins Bundesliga side on loan

Brighton and Hove Albion have loaned Jurgen Locadia to the Bundesliga side Hoffenheim for the rest of the season. The club said today (Thursday 29 August) that the Dutch attacker would move to Germany for an undisclosed fee. Brighton’s head coach Graham Potter said: “Since I...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 1:50 pm

Brighton and Hove police to take to the water to help charity stay afloat

Police officers and staff from Brighton and Hove are due to be among the crews taking to the water next month to ensure that a local charity stays afloat. Sussex Police Charitable Trust has entered a team who will take part in the Bewl Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday 7...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 12:58 pm