Angel of Brighton artist chosen to create new giant mural

A Brighton artist has been selected to paint a huge mural on an exterior wall at Edward Street Quarter, the mixed-use development coming to the former Amex site. Project developers First Base and the city council have commissioned classically trained painter Cosmo Sarson to...
Posted On 27 Sep 2019 at 11:17 am

Missing man may be in Brighton

A man who went missing in Worthing could be in Brighton, Sussex Police believe. The force said: “Police are concerned for the welfare of Andrew Jones, 38, who has not been seen since been he discharged himself from Worthing Hospital on Thursday morning (26 September) where he had...
Posted On 27 Sep 2019 at 10:43 am

Hot tub party house warned to keep the noise down

A noise abatement notice is to be served on an Airbnb party house in a Brighton suburb. The move was announced at a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting at Hove Town Hall yesterday (Thursday 26 September). And the meeting was told that Airbnb – which is not the only online...

Student campaign to end unpaid trial shifts prompts public consultation

A student campaign to end unpaid trial shifts has led to a public consultation. People asked to work a shift for nothing as part of a job interview process are being asked by Brighton and Hove City Council to fill in a survey. The council is trying to assess the scale of the...

Driving theory test cheats caught using bluetooth headsets

Two Brighton men have been convicted of using bluetooth headsets to cheat on their driving theory tests. Zirak Ali, 18, and Chnar Bibas both pleaded guilty at Brighton Magistrates Court to having a bluetooth communication device in order to commit fraud. The pair were caught on...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 4:31 pm

Buzz band Miss June – heading to Brighton

Wednesday 9th October is going to be an exciting day in Brighton as the wonderful New Zealand band Miss June will be hot footing it down to The Latest Music Bar. Raised in the embers of punk rock and described as “some unholy union between Sonic Youth and Le Tigre,” the Auckland...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 4:13 pm

Owner of flat where Airbnb guests plunged from collapsed balcony ordered to make repairs

The owner of a flat from which Airbnb guests plunged two storeys when a balcony collapsed has been ordered to replace it more than three years on. Harry Dee from Brighton, Alexander Browning from London, Jessica Paterson and Claire Corfield were toasting their friend Tom on the...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 3:56 pm

Rare rockabilly night out with The Polecats

The Polecats shall be rocking on up with a few mates at The Con Club in Lewes on Sunday 20th October. The night of rockabilly sounds will have the added bonus of support from from Vince Ray, The Wampus Cats and DJ Sunny Rocket. Grab your tickets HERE. The Polecats formed in 1977....
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 2:38 pm

Moulsecoomb parents protest potential sponsors visit to school

Parents protesting plans to turn Moulsecoomb Primary School into an academy waved banners and signs when a potential sponsor came to visit yesterday. Step Academy Trust chief executive Mark Ducker and director of teaching Tim Mills were stopped at the school gates and handed...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 2:25 pm

10cc live at Nordoff Robbins charity concert in Brighton

10cc – THE KOMEDIA, BRIGHTON 25.09.19 10cc were back in Sussex just four months after playing to a sold out 1,689 crowd at the Congress Theatre in Eastbourne, where they performed an outstanding 19 song set – read our review HERE. This time around it was a much more...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 11:23 am