The Darkness announce ‘Easter Is Cancelled’

THE DARKNESS + REWS – BRIGHTON DOME 10.12.19 This evening the Brighton Dome sees the return of The Darkness, who last took this venue hostage back on the 11th December 2017 and they’re here again with their ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ tour. The band have already performed...
Posted On 12 Dec 2019 at 7:18 pm

Penelope Isles – their 100th gig of the year report

PENELOPE ISLES + ITCHY KID + CIEL – CHALK, BRIGHTON 11.12.19 Well what can we say about Lily Wolter, Becky Redford, Jack Sowton and Jack Wolter aka Penelope Isles that we haven’t said before? We have witnessed the Brighton based Isle Of Man imports grow and grow over the...
Posted On 12 Dec 2019 at 5:12 pm

Nature’s Marvels chosen as next year’s Children’s Parade theme

Brighton city centre will be filled with a sea of colour and creativity next May as thousands of children, parents and teachers celebrate the natural world at the annual Brighton Festival Children’s Parade. Next year’s theme, Nature’s Marvels, will celebrate the wonders of flora...
Posted On 12 Dec 2019 at 12:19 pm

Hove shop loses alcohol licence after serving intoxicated street drinkers

A shop accused of selling alcohol to street drinkers has lost its licence. The Border Store, in Western Road, Hove, has had its drinks licence revoked by Brighton and Hove City Council. The decision was made by a council licensing panel after a request by Sussex Police. In one...

Candle caused Hove blaze

A blaze at flats in Hove which four people were rescued from on Tuesday was caused by a candle. Fifty firefighters from across Sussex were called to Leicester Villas in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Three adults and a child were resued from the fire, which badly damaged two...
Posted On 12 Dec 2019 at 9:58 am

Vegan activist loses appeal against conviction for spitting at woman wearing fur trimmed coat

A vegan activist who was found guilty of spitting at a woman wearing a fur trimmed coat has lost her appeal against the conviction. Dylan Roffey, 24, was found guilty in September of spitting at Rhiannon Boyle at Brighton Station on 5 January. Later that month, she was also...
Posted On 12 Dec 2019 at 9:47 am

Find out who’s on the ballot paper in Brighton and Hove today

Polling stations have opened in Brighton and Hove with the first trickle of voters turning out early. For a full list of candidates see below. The wet and windy weather will present challenges to the political parties trying to encourage people to vote in the first December...
Posted On 12 Dec 2019 at 8:08 am

Tenants too scared to report drug dealing at Brighton flats

Tenant reps said that people on two estates were too afraid to report drug dealing and anti-social behaviour to police and housing officials despite having raised concerns at community meetings. At Robert Lodge, in Whitehawk Road, neighbours were concerned about rumours of...