Chastity Belt preserve their faithfulness to their Brighton fans

CHASTITY BELT + GANG + SAD GIRLS CLUB – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 21.10.19 Acclaimed Seattle quartet Chastity Belt were back in Brighton tonight, in order to promote their latest ‘self titled’ album, which dropped on September 20th via Hardly Art – order it HERE. It is their...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019 at 8:43 pm

The BellRays & Los Pepes head to Brighton

The BellRays have confirmed an eleven date UK tour for January 2020, with special guests Los Pepes. Kicking off in Portsmouth on 15th January, the run includes stops in Bristol, Scotland, Newcastle before concluding at London’s Oslo on 26th January, with a show the day before...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019 at 6:16 pm

Teen thug jailed over shocking attack on Korean student

Two teenage thugs who smashed a champagne bottle into a Korean student’s face in a Brighton street have been sentenced. One of the teenagers, Louis Barrett, 19, has been jailed for 21 months by Judge Stephen Mooney at Lewes Crown Court. The other, 18-year-old Bradley...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019 at 4:43 pm

The legendary WIRE announce Brighton gig & new album

Today WIRE have announced details of a new album, ‘Mind Hive’, set for release on 24th January 2020 via the band’s own label pinkflag. The band’s seventeenth studio album sees the definitive post-punk group continue a run of stellar releases, showcasing a band on peak form 40...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019 at 2:56 pm

Neighbours fear newsagent’s plan to sell booze will attract ‘riff raff’

More than 90 people are against a convenience store’s bid to sell booze. Along with neighbours, Sussex Police has opposed Martin McColl Ltd’s bid to sell alcohol at Martin’s in Richardson Road, Hove, from 6am until 11pm daily. A panel of three city councillors,...

Hollywood film star Kiefer Sutherland returning to Brighton

Kiefer Sutherland has announced that he will be returning to the UK early in 2020 for a string of UK dates which includes a welcome return to Brighton with an appearance at CHALK. Sutherland was last in town when he performed live with his band at the Concorde 2 on 23rd July this...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019 at 12:35 pm

Revised plan for controversial Brighton road layout scheme to be shared with councillors

Alternative plans for a controversial road layout scheme in the centre of Brighton are to be shared with councillors this week. The Valley Gardens Forum, a group of residents and businesses, is due to present its vision for the project known as “Valley Gardens phase 3” to...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019 at 12:23 pm

Work to restart on Corn Exchange next month

Work on the restoration and redevelopment of the Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre is set to restart next month with the appointment of Westridge Construction Ltd as the preferred interim contractor. The contractor was identified following a procurement process after the previous...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019 at 11:55 am

Brighton entrepreneur wins award for her truthpaste business

A Brighton entrepreneur has won award for her home made alternative toothpaste business, aka truthpaste. Marisa Battrick decided to make her own toothpaste when she started to get toothache, and a trip to the dentist didn’t stop it. She researched alternative ways to manage...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019 at 11:44 am

Fire control set to move to Surrey after new communication system scrapped

East Sussex Fire Authority is to hold an extraordinary meeting this week to discuss multi-million pound plans to outsource its control room to Surrey. On Friday (October 25), ESFA members are set to decide on whether to pursue plans to outsource its emergency control room and...
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