Hove graveyard rape suspect arrested

Detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of raping a woman in the graveyard of a church in Hove. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 7 November): “A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in Hove following an intensive police investigation. “Detectives...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019 at 7:57 pm

Child death toll doubles in Brighton and Hove

The number of children who died almost doubled in Brighton and Hove in the past year, according to an official report. Fifteen deaths were reported in the year to the end of March, up from eight the year before. The report, by the Brighton and Hove Local Safeguarding Children...

Yak milk the high life and leave the herd behind

YAK + THE ROVES + DEMONSTRATIONS – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 06.11.19 A yak is a pretty cool animal to name a psychedelic band after, being rather hairy and freaky looking, and living very high. I don’t know much about the lifestyle of Yak the band, but the London based trio have...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019 at 5:59 pm

Jack Savoretti was Singing to New Friends

JACK SAVORETTI + VIOLETTA ZIRONI – BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL 06.11.19 A packed Brighton Dome on a damp November evening, and the audience’s buzz was loud; from the moment Jack Savoretti started his set with ‘Candlelight’ he had them eating out of his hand. His lovely...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019 at 3:31 pm

Brighton Pavilion Lib Dem candidate stands down for second election running

The Liberal Democrat candidate for Brighton Pavilion has stood down for the second general election in a row. Paul Chandler, who stood down in Brighton Pavilion before the 2017 election, announced to day (Thursday 7 November) that he was standing aside again. Then, it was as part...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019 at 2:54 pm

Key Brighton and Hove road to close for urgent gas repair work

One of Brighton’s busiest crossroads is to close for urgent gas repair works this afternoon (Thursday 7 November). Drivers are being urged to avoid the area, diversions are being put in place and bus bosses have been alerted. Schools have also been contacted, with the...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019 at 2:16 pm

Brighton man convicted of fraud after admitting his heroin is actually mud

A Brighton man who tried to avoid drugs charges by admitting the wraps of “heroin” found on him were actually mud has instead been convicted of fraud. Kierron White, 20, told officers he had put the soil into wraps with a view to selling it to “junkies”...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019 at 12:27 pm

Neighbours upset about risk to children as homeless hotel granted planning permission

A proposal to convert two neighbouring buildings into a homeless hostel was granted planning permission yesterday (Wednesday 6 November). Dozens of neighbours were disappointed by the decision after listening to councillors debate the scheme at Hove Town Hall. Many of them were...

‘The Sun Always Shines On a-ha’ – Brighton concert report

A-HA – BRIGHTON CENTRE 06.11.19 Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Pål Waaktaar-Savoy were in town tonight and that can only mean one thing! It’s the welcome return of a-ha. They were performing at a packed out Brighton Centre as a live sextet, with the addition of who I...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019 at 2:54 am