Kid Kapichi take Brighton by storm

With a truly Herculean tour schedule ahead of them – including the support slot with Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes as they thunder across Europe – Kid Kapichi look set to make 2020 THEIR year. Jack, Ben, George, and Eddie are four friends from Hastings who have lit the blue...

Gscene editor James Ledward dies after short illness

The owner, editor and publisher of Gscene, James Ledward, has died, according to the Brighton magazine’s website. Mr Ledward, who recently turned 65, was said to have died this morning (Thursday 3 October) after a short illness. He set up the publication 27 years ago and played a...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019 at 9:05 pm

Big Yellow plans to convert car dealership into storage depot

The Big Yellow Self Storage Company plans to convert a car dealership in Hove into a new depot and offices. The self-store business wants to demolish the existing buildings and create new premises on the one-acre site occupied by Harwoods Jaguar dealership in Old Shoreham Road....

Extraordinary council meeting debates effects of Brexit on Brighton and Hove

Labour and Green councillors sat in a partly empty council chamber to discuss the impact of Brexit on Brighton and Hove. But the Conservatives boycotted the meeting called by the Greens. The “extraordinary council meeting” was held after the opposition Greens on...

Tories boycott council Brexit debate

Conservative councillors are boycotting an “extraordinary council meeting” about Brexit preparations at Hove Town Hall this afternoon (Thursday 3 October). The one-item meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council was called by the Greens. They said that they wanted answers to a...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019 at 4:33 pm

Planners recommend approval for new Brighton GP surgery

A new building to house two merged doctor’s surgeries and a pharmacy is going before planners. The proposed four-storey building in Oxford Street, Brighton, would serve patients at St Peter’s and North Laine medical centres which merged almost a year ago. Brighton and Hove...

Corn Exchange restoration could restart within weeks

Restoration work could restart on the Royal Pavilion estate within weeks if councillors back plans to appoint a new contractor. Work on the £28 million project stopped in July when the main contractor R Durtnell and Sons – one of Britain’s oldest businesses – ceased trading after...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019 at 2:09 pm

Hove MP pushes ministers on bill to protect domestic abuse victims

Yesterday, Hove MP Peter Kyle urged the government to finally outlaw the cross-examination of abuse victims in family courts by perpetrators. In a House of Commons debate Mr Kyle urged ministers to make sure that the long-awaited Domestic Abuse Bill was carried over to the next...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019 at 2:06 pm

Gosh! ‘Take My Breath Away’ – Berlin announce Brighton concert

Yes it’s that Berlin, as in the makers of the mega-smash ‘Love Theme From Top Gun’ that will be closing their nine date 40th Anniversary UK tour in Brighton. The show will be taking place at the all-new, all-singing, all-dancing CHALK Live (formerly known as The Haunt) at 11 Pool...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019 at 12:30 pm

Brighton chosen as 1 of only 4 UK CHAI gigs

CHAI is quite possibly a name in the bright world of pop that you might not be aware of yet, but…..‘This Is CHAI’. CHAI played live on Brighton Beach in May at this year’s Great Escape new music festival and it’s fair to say that this is a quartet who live off Haribo and the blue...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019 at 11:00 am
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