Campaigners accuse council of turning its back on unique Brighton nature reserve

Campaigners trying to protect one of Brighton’s most important wildlife havens from housing plans have accused the council of trying to “wash its hands” of key decisions. A deputation to the council led by one of the campaigners said that officials seemed to want to palm off...

False Advertising brings ‘Brainfreeze’ to town

FALSE ADVERTISING + HIGH PRAISE + HARKER – PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 19.11.19 False Advertising….It’s back to the Prince Albert tonight for the return of Manchester’s ‘False Advertising’. They previously played Brighton during this year’s...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019 at 5:44 pm

Orla Gartland makes CHALK ‘Go Crazy’

ORLA GARTLAND + VIOLET SKIES – CHALK, BRIGHTON 19.11.2019 I’ve almost seen Orla Gartland once before supporting Dodie at the Roundhouse in Camden. Unfortunately, it took over an hour to get into the venue and I only caught the last half of ‘I Go Crazy’; it was nice to actually...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019 at 4:02 pm

Five Brighton sex attacks no longer being linked by police

Police say they no longer believe one man is behind a string of sex attacks in Brighton as they release more CCTV images of potential suspects. It was thought that five attacks carried out around the city in October could be the work of one man. But further detailed enquiries,...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019 at 3:00 pm

Old Amex site developers seek community liaison

McLaren Construction is seeking a community liaison coordinator for the Edward Street Quarter development. Ideally based locally, the successful applicant will act as the key point of contact for all community engagement relating to the development between residents, the...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019 at 2:51 pm

Accused sex strangler tells jury bruising round girl’s neck was just lovebites

A man accused of strangling two sexual partners during sex told a jury that extensive bruising around a girl’s neck was caused by lovebites, not choking. Neil Scott-O’Connor, 24, is accused of choking both his 29-year-old ex-girlfriend and a 17-year-old girl he had a...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019 at 2:46 pm

Björk captivates audience with unique show

BJÖRK – LONDON O2 ARENA 19.11.19 Back in the 1970’s Charles Shaar Murray writing for the NME (New Musical Express) gave the then new album from Yes a one word review, that word being “No”. I was very tempted to give tonight’s gig a one word review, and that word would...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019 at 1:32 pm

Staff walkout at Moulsecoomb Primary in protest at academy plans

Dozens of school teachers and staff at Moulsecoomb Primary School have walked out this morning in protest at plans to turn it into an academy. The government ordered that the school be handed over to an academy trust in June, after it was rated inadequate by Ofsted in May....
Posted On 21 Nov 2019 at 11:13 am