A Halloween horror made better by our NHS

This year I am celebrating Halloween without make up. I tumbled on our front steps putting the bins out and took a header into the uncompromising 200-year-old Sussex flint garden wall. I bled like a pig taking blood-thinning tablets. After my wife and son had mopped me up, with...
Posted On 28 Oct 2019 at 5:27 pm

Brighton council tenants push for action against drug dealers

Concerns about drug dealing around flats in Whitehawk has spurred council tenants to ask for action. Tenant representatives for Robert Lodge, in Whitehawk Road, raised concerns about anti-social behaviour at a Brighton and Hove City Council housing panel. They feared that one...

John Lydon announces THREE Sussex dates on forthcoming tour

Legend and icon John Lydon has announced a 54-date ‘I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right’ spoken word tour, which will talk about how he sees life, along with his unique and extraordinary career. The shows in autumn 2020 will coincide with the publication of his new book, ‘I Could...
Posted On 28 Oct 2019 at 4:46 pm

BlackWaters announce headline UK tour

This morning the rather wonderful up and coming BlackWaters have not only announced a 15 date headline tour which will be kicking off in Glasgow and heading to The Hope & Ruin, at 11 & 12 Queens Road, Brighton on 10th February 2020, but also the announcement of their next...
Posted On 28 Oct 2019 at 3:01 pm

5G health concerns spur 2,000 people to petition Brighton and Hove councillors

Campaigners calling for a more rigorous look at 5G (fifth generation) mobile technology have asked Brighton and Hove City Council to look after people not profit. They presented a petition with more than 2,200 signatures at a meeting of the full council at Hove Town Hall on...

Sputnik’s Brighton ‘Halloween Extravaganza’ a resounding success

SIGUE SIGUE SPUTNIK ELECTRONIC + DIGITALIS – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 26.10.19 Martin Degville and his Sigue Sigue Sputnik Electronic rocked into town on Saturday night and everyone had a ball. In fact the great man himself posted: “We All Had FIRKIN GREAT ROCK N ROLL...
Posted On 28 Oct 2019 at 11:54 am

She Drew The Gun…and we had it covered!

SHE DREW THE GUN + BUGEYE – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 24.10.19 She Drew The Gun …and we most certainly had it covered! The Brighton & Hove News Music Team were out in force tonight at the Concorde 2 in Brighton in order to witness another highly entertaining concert...
Posted On 27 Oct 2019 at 7:57 pm

Brand New Festival of Solo Theatre hits Lewes

Lewes Festival of Solo Theatre 2019 Nov 8-10, Lewes New School They say everyone’s got at least one novel in them. But for actors it’s closer to being a Solo Show. Lewes is home to award-winning Something Underground Theatre co. Jonathan Brown, its artistic director...
Posted On 27 Oct 2019 at 2:49 pm

Squeeze show why they’re still ‘Cool For Cats’

SQUEEZE + HEAVEN 17 – BRIGHTON CENTRE 26.10.19 In 1973, Chris Difford, one of the two founding members of Squeeze stole 50p from his mother’s purse and placed an advertisement in a sweet shop window for a guitarist. That advert was answered by only one applicant, a...

Greens are on the side of the city

Last week, Greens met community campaigners, academics and councillors of all parties to discuss our city’s response to the climate crisis. We are demanding bold action on climate change now. From tackling toxic air pollution to ending fuel poverty and boosting renewable energy,...
Posted On 27 Oct 2019 at 10:47 am