Love Tom Petty’s music? Then check out Vetiver prior to Brighton concert

Vetiver aka Andy Cabic’s musical being is, like many curious 21st century musicians, shaped and sustained by divergent tangents. If he’s not crafting a melancholy folk rock diamond in his Northern California studio, he’s moving a dance floor with bossa nova and house DJ sets, or...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 8:10 pm

Two men convicted of Brighton coffee shop burglary

Two men have been convicted of burgling a Brighton coffee and stealing a till and a charity collection pot in the early hours of yesterday (Thursday 10 October). Stephen Fidler, 43, and Mark Kaid, 39, admitted breaking in to the Trading Post Coffee Roasters in Kensington Gardens,...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 6:36 pm

The Script announce new album and Brighton date as part of tour

After 6 billion streams, 30 million single sales, 10.8 million album sales, over 12 million monthly Spotify listeners and 1.8 million ticket sales, Irish alt-pop trio The Script embark upon a new chapter with the November 8th release of their new album ‘Sunsets & Full Moons’....
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 5:57 pm

Brighton IT consultant amongst hundreds arrested in climate change protests

A Brighton climate change protester was one of more than a thousand arrested during the Extinction Rebellion protests this week. Joshua Froimovici, an IT consultant from Preston Park, was arrested under a section 14 order on Tuesday afternoon while blockading a part of Whitehall...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 3:57 pm

The ‘Music Of Cream’ 50th anniversary tour rolls into Brighton

‘THE MUSIC OF CREAM’ – CHALK LIVE, BRIGHTON 10.10.19 We arrived at “The Chalk” Brighton (formerly known as The Haunt) to see “The Music Of Cream” and to be honest we were not quite sure of what the mood was going to be like, considering the recent sad departure of drummer...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 3:51 pm

Local people are the real losers from the council’s King Alfred abdication

Even though the dust needs to settle and I need to reflect on the last five years (not wasted) I think people in the city should understand what Brighton and Hoe City Council – officers and members – have done. They have denied the city a new leisure centre to replace the one...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 2:55 pm

The public deserve facts on police numbers

This week the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner announced that Sussex Police will get funding for 379 police officers in our region. This is part of a government programme to recruit 20,000 more police officers. I welcome any efforts to make communities safer. However, digging...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 2:33 pm

Feed bellies not bins

Tim Holtam’s number popped up on my mobile the other day. He runs Brighton Table Tennis Club and, as I answered, I was thinking I’d be having to get my trainers on and pop down for another rally with table tennis champion Wen Wei Xu. But Tim was calling to invite me to join him...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 2:12 pm

Thyla kick of their UK headline tour at the Green Door Store with ferocious energy!

THYLA + CIRCE – THE GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 07.10.19 Brighton’s’ most promising band ‘Thyla’ head off on their headline tour with a hometown date at the ever popular Green Door Store in support of their newly released catchy guitar driven single ‘Two Sense‘! Being...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 1:53 pm

Youths caught scratching Portslade cars

Police have released a video of two youths sought in connection with a spate of criminal damage in Portslade. The suspects, captured on CCTV cameras, appear to try several car doors in Southdown Avenue between 10pm on 18 September and 4am on 19 September. Following this, police...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 12:53 pm
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