Valley Gardens audit report under fire

An internal audit failed to address key issues including concerns about a lack of transparency in the council decision-making process, according to the councillor who called for the report. Conservative councillor Lee Wares asked for auditors to look into the way decisions were...

Police called after campaigners interrupt Valley Social Club meeting

Police were called after campaigners attempted to shut down a meeting needed to sell the Valley Social Club for council housing. The Whitehawk and Manor Farm Community Association, which owns the Whitehawk Way community centre, called a meeting to vote on its dissolution ahead of...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020 at 3:54 pm

Teenage knifeman tasered and shot with rubber bullets

A teenager who ran towards members of the public armed with a knife was tasered and shot with rubber bullets yesterday afternoon. The 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and has now been detained under the mental health act. Police were...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020 at 12:08 pm

Hands Off Gretel announce Brighton gig in support of forthcoming EP

To coincide with their recently announced headline tour for Spring 2020, Barnsley’s ferocious four piece Hands Off Gretel have revealed details of ‘The Angry’ EP set for release on their own Puke Pop Records on 9th March 2020. The three tracks – ‘She Thinks She’s Punk Rock...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020 at 12:03 am