The Beat announce 40th anniversary tour – opening night in Brighton

Legendary 2-Tone Punk Ska Reggae Group The Beat led by vocalist Dave Wakeling celebrate their 40th Anniversary with the announcement of an 18 date UK tour. The opening night will be here in Brighton at the ever popular Concorde 2 venue. The date for your diaries is Wednesday 3rd...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019 at 4:28 pm

Homeless charity’s plans for network of eco-pods to get rough sleepers off the street

A homeless charity is planning to place eco-friendly pods around Brighton and Hove to help get rough sleepers off the streets. Sussex Homeless Support (SHS) currently runs a homeless bus which provides shelter to homeless people on Brighton seafront. Now, it wants to go a step...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019 at 3:09 pm

Rootsy blues, R&B, melodic rock ‘n’ roll guitarist Ariel Posen to play Brighton

Singer/songwriter. Internationally-renowned guitarist. Producer. Solo artist. A lifelong musician, there are few roles Ariel Posen hasn’t played. Although born in Winnipeg, Posen spent much of his childhood on the road, travelling from show to show with his musician parents. He...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019 at 3:00 pm

Soccer Mommy announces Concorde 2 Brighton gig

Soccer Mommy was last in Brighton on Wednesday 7th March 2018, when an appearance at The Hope & Ruin on Queens Road was the order of the day. Clearly this is an act moving in the right direction as now a return date has been set for Tuesday 16th June 2020. Soccer Mommy is the...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019 at 1:32 pm

Fourth i360 payment to be deferred because of ‘bad weather’

A fourth payment on the i360’s council-brokered loan is to be deferred because of bad weather – ahead of a proposed restructure of the whole repayment plan. A council report published today says that following a review of how it is operated and marketed, visitor...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019 at 1:08 pm

Police and public save woman from drowning in Brighton last night

Police officers and the public saved a woman from drowning in the sea off Brighton last night (Tuesday 26 November). Their actions won praise from a senior officer. Sussex Police said this morning: “Police officers and members of the public saved a woman from going into the sea...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019 at 12:32 pm

Martlets starts ‘Light up a Life’ appeal

The Martlets has started its annual “Light up a Life” appeal to give families and friends a chance to remember loved ones and raise money for the hospice. The charity said: “Martlets is inviting people across Brighton and Hove to join them at a series of ‘Light up a Life’ events...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019 at 11:45 am

Rockfiles announce Brighton gig at The Prince Albert

Scottish guitar legend from Rockpile and The Pretenders, Billy Bremner, is set to play live at The Prince Albert, 48 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN1 4ED on Sunday 19th January 2020 from 8pm to 11pm. He will be bringing Fat Country Ted along as the support act. Billy Bremner...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019 at 11:45 am

GURU announce headline Brighton gig

Emerging at the forefront of the city’s raucous punk scene, GURU continue to solidify their growing status; having exploded onto the scene in late 2018 with gripping debut effort ‘Consumer Helpline’, the rising four-piece have wasted little time making a name for themselves,...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019 at 11:12 am

Wood from felled Preston Twin elm used to make deadeyes for famous ship

Elm trees felled in Preston Park are making history aboard one the world’s most famous ships. The elm wood is being used to make ‘deadeyes’ to be fitted on the Golden Hinde, a replica of the 14th century galleon captained by Sir Francis Drake, as he circumnavigated the globe...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019 at 11:05 am