Tories push for proper environmental assessment of controversial road layout changes in Brighton

Concerns about the environmental impact of a new road layout in central Brighton are due to be debated by councillors. Conservative councillor Joe Miller, the party’s parliamentary candidate in Brighton Kemptown, plans to ask for a full environmental impact assessment of...

Lewis to play Lewes

Nashville, USA’s Sam Lewis has announced a 19-date UK tour next February and is set to perform live in Sussex on Friday 21st February 2020 at The Con Club, Lewes (139 High Street, Lewes, BN7 1XS) from 7:30pm until 11:00pm. With rich soulful vocals, well-crafted songs, roots...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019 at 5:38 pm

Mongolian throat-singing and heavy rock band The HU are heading to Brighton

The Mongolian Hunnu-Rock phenomenon, The HU, who combine traditional Mongolian instrumentation and throat-singing with modern heavy rock, have announced tour-dates throughout the UK and Ireland for early next year, February 2020. This year the band made their UK live debut as...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019 at 4:20 pm

David Essex announces return to Brighton

Internationally renowned singer, composer and actor David Essex OBE has announced his first major tour in over four years. The 18 date UK tour taking place in October 2020 will see him call in at the Brighton Centre on Saturday 17th October 2020, where he will perform many much...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019 at 3:11 pm

CCTV released in bid to find man who raped student

Detectives in Brighton want to interview him about the rape of a 17-year-old student. The girl was sitting on a bench in Steine Gardens in the city centre on the morning of Monday 22 July when sometime shortly before 11.30am, this man approached and engaged her in conversation He...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019 at 2:04 pm

Pregnant women urged to protect themselves and their children with flu jab

Health chiefs are urging pregnant women in Brighton and Hove to protect themselves and their children by having a free flu jab. Those who don’t have the vaccine increase the risk of their unborn baby becoming ill, according to Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)....
Posted On 21 Oct 2019 at 2:02 pm

‘Best Of Brighton 2 mini fest’ announcement

After the great success of the inaugural ‘Best Of Brighton mini fest’ back in July at the Concorde 2 in Brighton, which celebrated Brighton’s favourite bands + Food & Drink + Art (read our review HERE), the organisers (Black Rabbit Productions) are delighted to announce...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019 at 12:31 pm

Traffic jams hurt local firms, Greater Brighton survey finds

Traffic jams and parking problems are causing problems for local firms, according to a business survey carried out for the Greater Brighton Economic Board. The board said: “More than 80 per cent of businesses in Greater Brighton are concerned about the state of local transport...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019 at 12:15 pm

Brighton and Hove taxi drivers could be made to take cards

Brighton and Hove based taxi drivers could be made to take card payments as part of their licensing conditions. The council is currently asking the trade for feedback on plans to impose the condition for drivers to have card readers. Andrew Peters from GMB Brighton and Hove Taxi...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019 at 9:43 am