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

‘Interstellar’…‘Blade Runner’…’Nanocluster 5’

I was alerted to a musical event called ‘Nanocluster 5’ taking place at The Rose Hill (70 -71 Rose Hill Terrace, Brighton, BN1 4JL) on Friday 20th September, whilst walking around Patterns and also the Hope & Ruin in Brighton recently, so I guess the promoters advertising has...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019 at 11:35 pm

Councillors gagged over Brighton and Hove school transport chaos

Two councillors said this evening that they had been gagged after finding out how much the council is paying cost-cutting consultants involved in chaotic new school transport contracts. Former council leader Mary Mears and fellow Conservative councillor Lee Wares said that they...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019 at 9:45 pm

Super talented Georgia announces Brighton gig

This year, many thousands of festival goers have witnessed an uplifting live synthpop dance set from the wonderfully talented Georgia who has enthralled music lovers right across the land with her electronic one-woman shows. Chances are that you may have caught her on TV when she...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019 at 7:15 pm

Funders to decide future of controversial Brighton road layout scheme

The future of a controversial road layout scheme in the centre of Brighton is due to be decided tomorrow (Friday 13 September). A committee will decide whether to recommend £6 million funding for phase 3 of the Valley Gardens project. The scheme would see the Aquarium roundabout...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019 at 7:11 pm

Court gives detectives more time to question Brighton murder suspects

A court has given detectives more time to question two men suspected of murdering another man at a flat in Brighton yesterday morning (Wednesday 11 September). Attempted murder around Port Hall Rd area in Brighton, one suspect arrested in my neighbour’s backyard....
Posted On 12 Sep 2019 at 6:12 pm

Vegan McDonald’s protestor guilty of criminal damage

Customers at a branch of McDonald’s targeted by vegan protesters were left angry and upset, its manager told a court today. Dylan Roffey, 24, of Terminus Road, Brighton, was convicted of criminal damage caused when she chucked fake blood over the London Road restaurant on a...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019 at 5:27 pm

Leading Brighton and Hove councillors to join school children on climate strike next week

Council leader Nancy Platts and opposition leader Phélim Mac Cafferty said that they would join children missing school for a “climate strike” next week. They also agreed that Brighton and Hove City Council should work with schools to support young people who want to take part in...

Attention Heathens: Celebrate Christmas ‘Sunday’ at David Bowie night

Celebrate the ‘Sunday’ before Christmas with a trip down to the Concorde 2 in Brighton, where you will be swept away on a ‘Fantastic Voyage’ with Absolute Bowie, who were the Winners of the ‘Best Bowie Tribute’ and ‘Best Tribute Band in the UK’ at the Agents Association of Great...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019 at 4:11 pm