Park and ride plan to be looked at next year

A “park and ride” scheme could be coming to Brighton and Hove if it becomes part of the council’s official transport plan. The issue came up when independent councillor Bridget Fishleigh asked about it on behalf of resident Derek Wright. Mr Wright said that both...

DITZ drop new video and announce UK tour

Fast-rising Brighton noise-rock band DITZ are pleased to reveal the video for their new single ‘Total 90’, which is out now on all good digital service providers. Watch the video HERE. The band are also delighted to announce that they will hit the road on a run of February 2020...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019 at 5:44 pm

Impressive Jazz-Funk concert coming to Concorde 2

Roy Ayers Ubiquity celebrate the 45th anniversary of their seminal 1975 album ‘Mystic Voyage’, with a date at Brighton’s Concorde 2 on Thursday 9th April 2020. Recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York, ‘Mystic Voyage’ has been sampled countless times...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019 at 4:55 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion extend Graham Potter’s contract

Brighton and Hove Albion have extended head coach Graham Potter’s contract to 2025. Potter has steered Albion to victories over Tottenham and Everton already this season. Potter, along with assistant Billy Reid, first-team coach Bjorn Hamberg and assistant head of recruitment...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019 at 4:06 pm

Campaigners help scores of homeless people to register to vote

Members of the community union Acorn have been taking to the streets to register homeless people, temporarily housed and private renters to vote in the upcoming general election. Members have been all across Brighton to register voters at soup kitchens, housing advice and...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019 at 2:45 pm

Drug dealer says that he stabbed Brighton man to death in self-defence

A drug dealer said that he stabbed a Brighton man to death in self-defence while selling him a bag of cocaine. Daniel Macleod, 37, told a jury at Hove Crown Court that Abdul Deghayes had tried to rob him at knifepoint. Macleod, of Gipsy Road, south London, said that Deghayes h...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019 at 2:36 pm

Lewes gigs cancelled – railway line closures

It is with great regret that I have to inform Lewes concert goers that two concerts that were taking place this weekend at the popular Con Club have been cancelled! The events affected are King Kurt on Saturday 30th November and Spizzenergi on Sunday 1st December. At this moment...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019 at 2:02 pm

Father of the bride takes Coach House to court over cancelled wedding reception

A father of the bride who lost his wedding reception deposit when The Coach House closed is taking ex-director Nikola Beric to court to try and get his money back. Simon Wharne’s daughter Abbie and his now son-in-law Ollie were among about 20 couples due to have their...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019 at 1:02 pm

Parents to quiz council on plans to cut classes at Hove schools

Parents will be given the chance to question council officers on plan to cut the number of children at four primary schools in Hove and Portslade. Falling birthrates and families moving away mean there is now less demand for places at schools across the city, with places at other...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019 at 10:34 am

Nine licensed premises caught selling drink to children in Brighton and Hove

Nine businesses sold alcohol to under-age teenagers in test sales in Brighton and Hove over the past year, according to an official report. Seven off-licences failed test purchases organised by Sussex Police and the Brighton and Hove City Council trading standards team from May...
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