Olympia enchants Patterns in Brighton with enlightening witty song writing

OLYMPIA + CIARIAN LAVERY – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 11.09.19 After Olympia’s last visit to Brighton supporting Julia Jacklin at The Haunt on 26th March this year, she finally heads out on a solo European tour with Brighton being one of only two UK tour dates. Support tonight at...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019 at 10:46 pm

Man suffers serious head injuries after being attacked with hammer in Brighton

A man suffered serious injuries after being attacked with a hammer in Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Friday 13 September). He has since been released from hospital and two people have been arrested over the incident which happened last month. Sussex Police said: “Two people...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019 at 6:45 pm

Original three train turret clock takes pride of place at Hanningtons

A 154-year-old mechanism which once powered the original Hanningtons clock has been returned close to its former home. The three train turret clock, designed by Victorian clockmaker Edward Funnell, was discovered by an employee of the Hanningtons Lane developers Redevco, in a...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019 at 3:51 pm

Call for ideas to help save community space from being downgraded to a ‘broom cupboard’

Neighbours of a new student housing development are being asked how they would use a promised community hall there in a bid to stop the developer downgrading the space to a broom cupboard. The former Lectern site was sold to Student Castle after planning permission was granted...

Mysterious Pixies enchant Sussex seaside town

PIXIES – DE LA WARR PAVILION, BEXHILL-ON-SEA 12.09.19 If you were into the alternative music scene in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, you’ll probably already know about The Pixies. Formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986, their distinctive sound with surf tinged guitar...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019 at 1:35 pm

Police ask for help to find missing Brighton woman

A woman has gone missing from her home in Brighton and this morning Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding her. The force said: “Police are extremely concerned for the welfare of 49-year-old Sibylla Childs. “Sibylla went missing in the early hours of this morning...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019 at 8:45 am

Council says sorry for school transport chaos and vows to fix it in four weeks

Brighton and Hove City Council has said sorry for the “distressing” school transport chaos and has promised to fix the problems within four weeks. The council said: “We are committed to investigating – urgently and forensically – what has happened and how it has happened. “We...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019 at 8:18 am

Assurances over Valley Gardens have been given by the council

There have been numerous letters in recent days and weeks in local papers about the Valley Gardens Phase 3 scheme. I have been reported as saying that reassurances needed to be given in writing on five key areas. These areas were 1) egress from Madeira Drive 2) additional tree...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019 at 12:20 am

A blue plaque for suffragist Clementina Black

Next time you’re in Ship Street, look above the FatFace shop and you’ll see a commemorative blue plaque dedicated to Clementina Black. Clementina was a suffragist, writer, trade unionist and social reformer. She was born at 45 Ship Street in 1853. In 1886, Clementina became...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019 at 12:01 am