Two people sought over assaults during Brighton vegan protest

Police are trying to trace two people suspected of hitting others during protests by vegans at two Brighton restaurants. Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 29 October): “Police would like to trace two people in connection with two assaults which happened during vegan protests at...
Posted On 29 Oct 2019 at 9:48 pm

Brighton takeaway owners plead for late-night licence

Business partners who sank their life savings into a takeaway in Brighton pleaded with councillors for later opening hours. When the owners of Pizza and Grill Junction – Usman Mubashar and Muhammad Waseem – opened their business in Preston Street, they did not know that they...

YAK to make welcome return to Brighton

It’s amazing how sometimes time just flies by! Surely it can’t be a whole year since YAK played in Brighton at The Haunt on Friday 2nd November 2018 with support from Sons of Raphael. Many things can happen in a year! For instance The Haunt can be impressively jazzed up and...
Posted On 29 Oct 2019 at 8:33 pm

Blues-rock artist Joanne Shaw Taylor announces Hove concert

Following the release of her acclaimed seventh album, ‘Reckless Heart’ and a sold-out European tour of the same name in early 2019, Joanne Shaw Taylor, one of Britain’s most celebrated and exciting blues-rock artists, has announced that she will be touring through the UK again in...
Posted On 29 Oct 2019 at 4:32 pm

Gentleman’s Dub Club coming to Brighton on their headline tour

Since their formation in early 2006, Gentleman’s Dub Club have made a name for themselves as one of the most respected names in dub/reggae music. GDC have been on tour for nearly 13 years, are festival favourites across the UK and Europe, and have found themselves regularly...
Posted On 29 Oct 2019 at 2:02 pm

Robber wielding broken bottle holds up Brighton branch of fast food chain

A robber wielding a broken bottle escaped with cash after holding up a Brighton branch of fast food chain Subway. Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 29 October): “Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at Subway in Queen’s Road, Brighton. “Around 7.25pm on Monday...
Posted On 29 Oct 2019 at 1:33 pm

Judge bans persistent criminal from centre of Brighton for two years

A judge handed a persistent criminal a suspended prison sentence and banned him from the centre of Brighton from two years. District Judge Tessa Szagun gave Tobias Denyer, also known as Toby Denyer, a 12-week jail sentence, suspended for two years for two offences. She said that...
Posted On 29 Oct 2019 at 1:28 pm

Police look for missing boy, 12, in Brighton

Police are looking for a missing 12-year-old boy who was spotted in Brighton. Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 29 October): “Police are looking for missing 12-year-old George Maynard who has been sighted in Brighton. “George, who is white, slim and has blond hair, has been...
Posted On 29 Oct 2019 at 1:22 pm

I’m dyslexic with a doctorate. If you’re going to hurl those insults, it’s Dr Thick to you!

This is an edited version of a Twitter thread by Peter Kyle @PeterKyle … I want to say something about living with acute dyslexia because Twitter can be a pretty unforgiving place for people with unseen challenges. Every day I get picked up on something I write. Mostly it’s...
Posted On 29 Oct 2019 at 12:22 am