Heartbreak as brother identifies body of missing former Brighton student Amelia Bambridge

The body of missing former Brighton student Amelia Bambridge has been formally identified by her heartbroken brother Harry Bambridge. Amelia’s body was found 30 miles out to sea after the former BHASVIC student went missing in Cambodia just over a week ago. Mr Bambridge, a former...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019 at 11:27 pm

Prolific Brighton graffiti tagger let off with a caution and a day’s unpaid work

A prolific graffiti tagger who was caught red-handed in Brighton has been let off with a caution and a day’s unpaid work. Sussex Police said: “A man has admitted daubing his graffiti tag more than 80 times across Brighton city centre. “The 22-year-old was arrested after a...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019 at 11:25 pm

Plans for shared house in Brighton attract opposition

Neighbours have the support of their area’s councillors in opposing plans for a shared house. St Peter’s and North Laine councillors Pete West and Lizzie Deane sent a joint letter against plans to turn a four-bedroom house into a five-bedroom shared house or HMO...

Neighbours fight plans for Brighton flats

Neighbours are fighting plans to replace low-rise commercial buildings with a three-storey block of flats and offices. But officials have given their support to the proposed scheme, in York Place, Brighton, submitted by developer John Bacon. It has been recommended for approval...

Brighton man bailed on knife charge

A Brighton man has been bailed by a court charged with attempted burglary, theft and having a knife in public. Sussex Police said: “A man has appeared at court charged with attempted burglary at a hair salon, three counts of theft and possession of a knife in Brighton. “Matthew...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019 at 3:38 pm

Fancy some early Weekend Recovery in Brighton?

Raucous Leeds garage-grunge outfit Weekend Recovery who are Lorin (vocals/guitar), Josh (bass) and Marcus (drums), are set to land in Brighton on Thursday 7th November as the opening date of their much anticipated UK tour. With extensive support from the likes of Kerrang!, Planet...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019 at 1:45 pm

The Style Councillors celebrate “Café Bleu”, the seminal debut album by The Style Council

The Style Councillors are the world’s one and only tribute to The Style Council. They have just announced 26 UK concert dates for 2020 and the Brighton concert date will be Saturday 25th April 2020 at the Concorde 2. Formed in 2013 by Darren Fletcher (Paul Weller) and Steve...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019 at 12:54 pm

Concern grows for missing teenage girl from Brighton

Concerns are growing for a missing teenage girl from Brighton, Sussex Police said. The force said: “Police are growing increasingly concerned for Miryshka Rodgers, who is missing from her home in Brighton and has not been seen since Monday 28 October. “The 16-year-old is white,...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019 at 12:12 pm

Ahoy! Dreadzone are heading back to Brighton

It seems that 2020 is shaping up nicely on the Brighton gig front with many acts already booked to appear right across the city. You can now add the wonderful Dreadzone reggae stars to the list, as they are again going to be filling up the Concorde 2 with their ‘Music Army’ on...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019 at 11:59 am

Police seek help tracing graffiti suspect

Police have issued a public plead for help to trace a man suspected of spraying graffiti around Hove over the past few weeks. Sussex Police said: “Police want to trace this man in the image in connection with reports of graffiti tags being spray painted in Hove in the past two...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019 at 11:11 am