External review of home to school transport problems in Brighton and Hove to start next week

An independent review into what went wrong with home to school transport for children with special education needs is due to start next week. The Local Government Association (LGA) has won the contract to review what went wrong when a new system was introduced across Brighton and...

Charity looks to set up £6.5m ‘youth zone’ in Brighton

A charity has proposed setting up a £6.5 million youth hub for young people in Brighton and Hove. Onside has approached Brighton and Hove City Council to set up its proposed “youth zone” in the centre of Brighton. In other parts of the country Onside has worked with councils on...

…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead to play Brighton gig

Five years on from the release of their previous record, Austin’s art-rock punk mothertruckers …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead return with their tenth album – ‘X: The Godless Void And Other Stories’ – set for release on 17th January 2020 via InsideOutMusic in...
Posted On 06 Jan 2020 at 6:28 pm

Kerrang! Radio competition winners PENGSHUi announce Brighton concert

PENGSHUi have announced a Brighton gig as part of their forthcoming 13 date UK tour this March. The exciting new act will be livening up The Hope & Ruin (located at 11-12 Queens Road, Brighton, BN13) on Monday 9th March 2020 from 8pm to 11pm. Al Horner fills us in on the...
Posted On 06 Jan 2020 at 5:26 pm

Simple Minds singer’s brother jailed over death threats and online stalking campaign

The brother of Simple Minds lead singer Jim Kerr has been jailed for nine years after threatening to murder and rape two “super fans” of the band during a long-running stalking campaign. Paul Kerr, 56, of Warwick Mount, Montague Street, Brighton, was behind a long-running...
Posted On 06 Jan 2020 at 3:11 pm