Immersive sci-fi live show happening in historic, atmospheric Brighton Church

Fasten your seatbelts. Lemon Jelly producer Fred Deakin is back and will be taking audiences into the new decade on a very different kind of trip. Marking his return to the live stage with a series of UK dates in 2020, ‘Fred Deakin proudly presents… The Lasters’. ‘The Lasters’ is...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019 at 11:27 pm

Brighton and Hove heads wrangle with council over back pay liability

A wrangle over who funds back pay owed to dozens of school support staff across Brighton and Hove has been put on hold for 18 months. The time will be used by head teachers and Brighton and Hove City Council to try to reach an agreement on the sum which could total £3.8 million....

Hey Brighton! – It’s time to celebrate some Afro-Latin psychedelic music!

The Mauskovic Dance Band was assembled by Amsterdam-based producer and multi-instrumentalist, Nicola Mauskovic, who recruited long time friends and collaborators. Like any self-respecting band of musical brothers they took the name, Mauskovic, as their group cognomen: Marnix...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019 at 6:05 pm

Brighton man wanted by police

Police in Brighton are searching for 39-year-old Simon Hart, who is wanted for recall to prison. Officers also want to interview him over a common assault on a woman and criminal damage, at an address in the city on 15 October. He is wanted for recall to prison at the request of...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019 at 2:59 pm

Opposing views deserve to be heard before they’re shot down

“Demonise the enemy” tactics impress no one – let’s restore some faith in democracy It was ironic that the discussion at the “People’s Parliament” event was on “unity after Brexit”. But given the accusation levelled at a Brexit Party candidate – mid debate – that he’d threaten...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019 at 1:19 pm

Moulsecoomb Primary’s would-be sponsor gave up previous school after disastrous takeover

The sponsor chosen by the government to turn Moulsecoomb Primary into an academy had to give up a previous school after more than half the teaching staff quit within a year of it taking charge. New Horizons Academy Trust currently runs one school – Seaside Primary in...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019 at 12:39 pm

Academy sponsor for Moulsecoomb Primary announced

The sponsor set to take on Moulsecoomb Primary as an academy has been announced as New Horizons Academy Trust. Brighton and Hove City Council has expressed anger and disappointment that the government’s Regional Schools Commissioner has chosen a sponsor which it says has a poor...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019 at 10:39 am

Two teens arrested after tourists attacked and seriously injured in Brighton

Two teenagers have been arrested after a couple of tourists were attacked and seriously injured in Brighton at the weekend. One of the victims, who were visiting from Iceland, suffered broken bones in his face and both had been sprayed in the face with what Sussex Police said was...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019 at 9:19 am

Brighton hospital to run virtual fracture clinic for children with broken bones

Children and young people with broken bones will no longer need to come back to hospital as often in Brighton after the start of a new virtual fracture clinic. The clinic, at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, will reduce the need for follow-up appointments at outpatient...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019 at 8:53 am

Rocky pop-folkers Bear’s Towers are heading to town

Offering up nothing but absolute power with a pop-folk mix with rocky edges, accompanied with a sprinkling of electronic orchestrations, Bear’s Towers are an interesting act that have suddenly come up on our radar. The quartet hail from south-eastern France and are made up o...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019 at 12:12 am
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