Inquest opens after Brighton woman found hanged at Hove hospital

An inquest has opened into the death of a 26-year-old Brighton woman who was found hanged at a hospital in Hove. Bethany Tenquist, widely known as Beth, was found in her room on Caburn Ward at Mill View Hospital, in Hangleton, four days after Christmas last year. Staff from...
Posted On 11 Nov 2019 at 10:52 pm

Four Brighton and Hove schools to cut places as birth rates fall

Four schools face cutting the number of places and classes that they offer as a result of falling birth rates. Brighton and Hove City Council expects parents and carers to apply for 2,518 places for children starting at infant and primary schools in September 2021, down from...

Home to school transport review to start next month

An independent review of home to school to transport problems in Brighton and Hove is to start next month. The external reviewer – yet to be chosen – will be given 18 days to investigate the problems and prepare a draft report. The final report is due to be finalised just 17 days...
Posted On 11 Nov 2019 at 5:25 pm

Four people arrested after Hove burglary and car chase

Four people were arrested last night after a burglary in Hove during which car keys were stolen and a subsequent car chase. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Monday 11 November): “Four people have been arrested after police pursued a stolen vehicle in Worthing. “Around 11pm on...
Posted On 11 Nov 2019 at 2:43 pm

The Woodentops cut the strings and play ‘Well Well Well’

THE WOODENTOPS + WEST WICKHAMS – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 10.11.19 I’d like to imagine The Woodentops all live together in a little house in the country with the very biggest spotty dog you ever did see, but I’m probably getting my long term memories muddled up there. I never...
Posted On 11 Nov 2019 at 1:13 pm

Hawkwind 50th anniversary tour kicks off in Brighton

HAWKWIND + THE BLACKHEART ORCHESTRA – THEATRE ROYAL, BRIGHTON 10.11.19 Famed space rockers Hawkwind landed in Brighton tonight at the Theatre Royal in New Road on the opening date of their 50th anniversary tour. Thankfully Brighton was added to the 15-date tour of the UK...
Posted On 11 Nov 2019 at 11:48 am

Police reassure Jewish community that ‘red paint’ thrown on synagogue was just a drink

Suspected red paint thrown at the Middle Street Synagogue was actually just a red drink, police say. Concerns were raised by the city’s Jewish community after pictures of what was thought to be a hate crime circulated on Facebook and were reported by local media. The Sussex...
Posted On 11 Nov 2019 at 9:43 am

Deafened in Brighton by Guitar Wolf

GUITAR WOLF + YOUNG FRANCIS HI-FI + GOLDIE DAWN – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 08.11.19 When I put together the preview for tonight’s gig, I titled it “Loud raw energy band Guitar Wolf set to deafen Brighton” and boy was I accurate with that, as my ears were seriously...
Posted On 11 Nov 2019 at 12:49 am