The Hot Rods & Department S announce tour in memory of Barrie Masters with 2 Sussex dates!

Eddie & The Hot Rods are out on the road in 2020 in memory of their legendary lead singer, Barrie Masters, who sadly passed away in October 2019. There will be no less than 18 concerts taking place in England and two of those will be in Sussex. Playing as The HotRods as a...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 11:42 pm

Wilko Johnson and John Otway to play concert in Sussex this spring

Following a remarkable recovery from a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Wilko Johnson the original Dr Feelgood guitarist, actor (Game of Thrones character Ser ilyn Payne) and all round national treasure has enjoyed a rousing return to the live arena, including a number 1 album with...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 9:44 pm

Celebrate Alternative Wonky Indie Electronic pop with APRE

APRE have today released brand new single ‘Your Heart’s Like A Jungle’, which is available now on Polydor Records. Following a series of acclaimed introductory EP’s, the London-based band have cut their teeth touring with the likes of Sam Fender, Friendly Fires, Inhaler and Lany....
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 8:47 pm

Hove burglaries suspect arrested

A man wanted by detectives after a spate of burglaries in Hove has been arrested, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 23 January). The force said: “A man wanted in connection with a series of burglaries in the Hangleton area of Hove has been arrested. “The force’s...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 6:32 pm

Forerunners of the psychobilly scene book Brighton gig

Insanity alert, insanity alert! Demented Are Go, are set to rip up The Prince Albert in Brighton on Friday 7th February – beware you have been warned! What is there to say about Demented Are Go that hasn’t already been said or invented? Formed way back in 1982, they are a...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 5:32 pm

Fake heroin dealer fined

A thug who was charged with fraud when police found wraps of mud disguised as heroin on him has been fined. Officers found the wraps on Kierron White when they arrested him for assaulting his girlfriend. He told them he had put the soil into wraps with a view to selling it ...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 3:04 pm

Safety concerns remain over home to school transport for vulnerable children

Some of Brighton and Hove’s most vulnerable children are still being taken to school without vital safety information being shared with drivers and escorts. Separately, Brighton and Hove City Council told a taxi firm to take some children to and from school using escorts who had...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 2:26 pm

Dipping platform finally opens almost a year late after health and safety delays

A jetty over Queen’s Park pond is set to open in March – almost a year late following health and safety delays. The jetty was built in 2019 after park visitors were asked to choose how to spend money contributed by local developers – either to rework its quiet...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 2:18 pm

Australian blues rock Teskey Brothers fans ‘Run Home Slow’

THE TESKEY BROTHERS + WILSN – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 22.01.20 A grey January in Brighton and I had been really looking forward to my second Teskey Brothers gig at Concorde 2, (I had seen them first in September at The Jazz Café in Camden) an exciting start to my 2020 musical...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 1:53 pm

Brighton security guard denies cat stabbings

A Brighton security guard has denied a spate of cat killings and injuries around Brighton this morning. Steve Bouquet, 52, of Rose Hill Terrace, Brighton, appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court accused of 16 charges of criminal damage, all against cats. The attacks, which mostly...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 8:39 am