‘New Music Festival’ coming to Brighton – 12 artists, 2 stages, no clashes!

Concert promoters Hidden Herd have announced details of their exciting ‘Hidden Herd Festival 2020’. Once again, it will take place at Brighton’s Patterns on Saturday 21st March, with doors opening at 12:30pm and curfew at 10pm. This massive one-day new music event will...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019 at 4:26 pm

Brighton murder case ends with jury unable to reach verdict – new trial ordered

The jury in the Abdul Deghayes murder trial has been discharged this afternoon (Friday 13 December) after being unable to agree a verdict. A new trial before a new jury has been scheduled to start on Tuesday 2 June. Deghayes, 22, of Chadborn Close, Brighton, died after he was...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019 at 3:21 pm

Commuters donate thousands of socks and coats

Commuters have helped two charity campaigns by donating coats and socks this winter. Volunteers for the city’s first Wrap Up Brighton and Hove coat collection campaign last month collected 2,126 coats and 820 warm items from the station as well as community centres and churches....
Posted On 13 Dec 2019 at 3:10 pm

New Model Army march into Brighton

NEW MODEL ARMY + SEAN MCGOWAN – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 12.12.19 Tonight, we took a break from all of the political shenanigans and headed on down to the ever popular Concorde 2, which is located on Brighton seafront, in order to catch a much anticipated set from New Model...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019 at 1:09 pm

Cannabis restaurant files passed to the CPS

An investigation into whether the UK’s first cannabis restaurant broke the law by selling food with cannabis extracts has been passed to prosecutors to decide whether to bring charges. Meanwhile, the owners are attempting to sell the Duke Street unit, with another...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019 at 12:12 pm

Vegans hold funeral for turkeys in Brighton supermarket

The group of vegan activists who have demonstrated at chain restaurants in Brighton this week held a funeral for turkeys in Sainsbury’s. The demonstration followed a farm investigation by the national group of Direct Action Everywhere in which activists broke into a...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019 at 11:14 am

A night at the Brighton and Hove election count in pictures

Here’s a flavour of the count at the Brighton Centre where the votes were totted up for all three parliamentary seats in Brighton and Hove …
Posted On 13 Dec 2019 at 5:13 am

Hove general election result 2019

Labour has held Hove at the general election as Peter Kyle’s majority held up despite a bad night nationally for his party. Peter Kyle won the seat with 32,876 votes – a 17,044 majority – with Conservative candidate Robert Nemeth coming second. Last time 36,942 people voted...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019 at 4:35 am

Brighton Pavilion general election result 2019

Green MP Caroline Lucas has held Brighton Pavilion at the general election with an increased majority. She won the seat for a fourth time in less than 10 years with a majority up to 19,940 from 14,699 in 2017. She said that she was proud to have achieved an increased majority but...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019 at 4:19 am

Brighton Kemptown general election result 2019

Labour has held Brighton Kemptown at the general election but with a slightly reduced majority. Lloyd Russell-Moyle won the seat with 25,033 votes – a majority of 8,061 over Conservative candidate Joe Miller who came second with 16,972 votes. At the previous election 28,703...
Posted On 13 Dec 2019 at 3:40 am
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