Woman charged with attacking 60-year-old man in Brighton

A woman has been charged with attacking a 60-year-old man in the street in Brighton at the weekend. Two other people have been arrested and released under investigation after the attack in Duke Street on Sunday evening (13 October). Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 17...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019 at 11:10 pm

Problems with home to school transport under the spotlight again

Problems with home to school transport for children with special educational needs should be looked into by councillors, according to Brighton and Hove Conservatives. Councillors Mary Mears and Dee Simson plan to make the case at a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council next...

Expect an evening of total mayhem at The Latest Music Bar

After annihilating a packed out Haunt (now CHALK Live) at The Great Escape Festival this year, the raging Cocaine P*ss return for more chaos, when they rock on up at the Latest Music Bar in Brighton on Friday 15th November. You can’t start a band called Cocaine P*ss and be...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019 at 9:18 pm

Brighton and Hove councillors quiz care chief about rehab beds

Councillors spelt out their concerns about changes to rehabilitation services in Brighton and Hove as they quizzed health and care chiefs. They were concerned that elderly people needing rehab would end up in nursing homes where staff would have a different focus. And they were...

‘Weirdo guitar popster’ Orla Gartland to play Brighton

Born in Dublin, 24 year old Orla Gartland describes herself as a “music makin’ ginger weirdo” and she defines her material as “weirdo guitar pop”. Clearly there’s something intriguing going on here, and you can find out more by reading this article and snapping up some of...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019 at 8:11 pm

Body found in search for missing woman from Hove

A body has been found in the search for a missing woman from Hove, police said this afternoon (Thursday 17 October). Sussex Police said that the family of Joanne Bennett, 38, had been informed. The force said: “A body has been found at Seaford Head, Seaford, which is believed to...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019 at 7:53 pm

Cost of major council schemes set to go up following government interest rate hike

The cost of future major council projects will rise following a decision by the government to hike the cost of new loans. The Public Works Loan Board (PWLB) has been a valuable source of funding for a variety of projects up and down the country. In Brighton, the council borrowe...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019 at 3:06 pm

Conservation society clashes with leading street artist

A row has broken out between Brighton’s most well-known street artist and long-established city-conservation group over a North Laine mural. At issue is Aroe MSK’s mural on the side of Gelato Gusto in Church Street, which until recently advertised Bombay Sapphire gin....
Posted On 17 Oct 2019 at 3:03 pm

Twin Atlantic make their fierce return

Twin Atlantic return with aplomb on new album ‘Power’ – their scorching, charged-up fourth LP and their first release on Virgin EMI – out 24th January 2020. The record’s first taste arrives in the shape of the addictive ‘Novocaine’ – a racing, adrenalised...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019 at 1:07 pm

Police helicopter scrambled in search for missing OAP

The police helicopter was up over Brighton last night to help in the search for a missing Brighton OAP. Police say they are increasingly concerned for the welfare of 80-year-old Raja Mohammad Yaqub Khan. He was last seen in the city’s London Road area at 5.30pm on Tuesday...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019 at 10:56 am
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