Brighton club’s licence lapsing was ‘financially catastrophic’

The cost of a Brighton night club’s licence lapsing had been “financially catastrophic”, councillors were told today (Monday 23 September). As a result, No 32, formerly Havana, in Duke Street, Brighton, had relied on temporary event notices (TENs) or operated as “dry” premises....

‘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) Saw these Guys the...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019 at 4:53 pm

Prinny’s Pavilion treasures return to Brighton

Spectacular items of art and furniture owned by George IV have been unveiled for the first time in 170 years in the Royal Pavilion this month. Items lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection include majestic 15-foot high porcelain pagodas, exquisite Chinese nodding...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019 at 3:02 pm

New lease of life for former public loos

More of the city’s former conveniences are getting a new lease of life, with one set of public loos in Hove set to become an electrician’s office while another on the edge of a Brighton park is up for let. A Portslade-based electrician, George Martin of Emtech, has...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019 at 2:24 pm

Brighton heart surgeon cleared of misconduct

A Brighton heart surgeon has been cleared of misconduct by a medical practitioners tribunal. David Hildick-Smith, 55, had been accused by his ex-girlfriend of causing her skin cancer by prescribing so many zolpidem sleeping pills that she kept dozing for long periods in the sun....
Posted On 23 Sep 2019 at 2:18 pm

Rotten Foxes bow out in one giant mosh!

ROTTEN FOXES + SKINNY MILK + HUMAN LEATHER + BASTAD RATS + BLACK CAT AND THE BOY – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 21.09.19 The punk fraternity is out in force tonight to bid a final farewell to Brighton’s local death-punk heroes and the outside of the Prince Albert is...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019 at 2:14 pm

Residents who lost their home in shock but overwhelmed by community response

Residents of the flats destroyed when fire ripped through it on Friday night say they are in shock – but overwhelmed by the community’s response. A fundraiser started as the block in Pankhurst Road was still ablaze has so far raised more than £5,000 – and...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019 at 10:26 am

Mermaids make a splash in Brighton

PLASTIC MERMAIDS – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 21.09.19 Hailing from the Isle of Wight, Plastic Mermaids are unlike any other band currently on the UK music scene. Their music is a quirky fusion of styles which comprises electronica, psychedelia, dance, folk, prog rock, classical...
Posted On 22 Sep 2019 at 10:33 pm

Slade pack out Concorde 2 in Brighton

SLADE + DIRTY SHOES – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 21.09.19 Former Glam Rockers Slade were back in Brighton tonight after a gap of nearly three years. This particular Concorde 2 show had to be rescheduled from Saturday 29th December 2018 as drummer Don Powell had collapsed in...
Posted On 22 Sep 2019 at 5:58 pm

Man stabbed and run over in Brighton street

A man was stabbed and run over in a Brighton street yesterday (Saturday 21 September). Detectives are investigating the attack which happened at 3.30am in Norwich Drive, Bevendean. The 31-year-old victim was stabbed several times and run over by a car which was then driven off....
Posted On 22 Sep 2019 at 1:59 pm