Court clears two Extinction Rebellion protesters from Brighton over London protests

A court has cleared two Extinction Rebellion protesters from Brighton over a protest in London last October. The pair were among five people arrested for glueing themselves to the concourse between a Docklands Light Railway station in east London and City Airport. Claudia Fisher,...
Posted On 28 Jan 2020 at 9:40 pm

Popular Record Store to close!

This evening (28th January) it has been announced that the popular Pebble Records will be closing its doors. Pebble Records is a leading independent record shop, which is located not far from the mainline railway station in Eastbourne at 14 Gildredge Road. They sell vinyl, CDs,...
Posted On 28 Jan 2020 at 9:19 pm

Foo fighters fraudster invited friends to parties and stole card details to fund lavish lifestyle

A Hove fraudster who invited friends over to parties where he would secretly write down their card details to use in online spending sprees has been jailed for a year. Diego Grand, 38, of Coniston Court, used the stolen card details for a year-long splurge, starting small with...
Posted On 28 Jan 2020 at 7:04 pm

Peggy Sue to show Brighton their ‘Vices’

London-based duo Peggy Sue, made up of Katy Young and Rosa Slade, are back with their new album ‘Vices’, which is set for release 21st February via French Exit. They will be heading out on tour in support of the new platter and will be dropping into Brighton on Wednesday 25th...
Posted On 28 Jan 2020 at 6:35 pm

Brighton seafront chippie wins licence to sell alcohol

A compromise between the licensing authorities and a seafront fish and chip shop means that the chippie will be able to sell alcoholic drinks. The owner of Captain’s on the Lower Promenade, in Madeira Drive, Brighton, have agreed “café” licensing rules to sell beers, wine and...

The Great Escape 2020 – 100 artists announced!

The Great Escape has today announced a mammoth 100 more acts to play this year’s internationally renowned new music festival, including hotly tipped break-out artists such as Dorian Electra, Arlo Parks, Nayana Iz, Kokoko! and Bessie Turner, as well as Mercury Award-nominated...
Posted On 28 Jan 2020 at 4:00 pm

Five arrests after men seen with knives

Four men and a woman have been arrested after a brawl in Moulsecoomb. The fight broke out at about 9pm last night in Chailey Road when police were called a verbal spat at a house. Two men were also seen walking with knives. Police attended and swiftly arrested five people –...
Posted On 28 Jan 2020 at 2:35 pm

Brighton man ordered to repay £1k over Facebook festival ticket scam

A Brighton man who sold Reading Festival tickets which didn’t exist on Facebook has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in compensation. Daniel Fitzgerald, 22, of Blackman Street, Brighton, scammed a string of unwilling customers who handed over money for tickets before he...
Posted On 28 Jan 2020 at 2:06 pm

A band certainly not up for Ridicule

RISKEE & THE RIDICULE – THE UNDERWORLD, CAMDEN, LONDON 25.01.20 It’s a special night for both the tightly packed crowd and the band here this evening, as for one, Riskee & The Ridicule are playing last year’s essential release ‘Body Bag Your...
Posted On 28 Jan 2020 at 1:32 pm

Bus crashes into university building

A passer by was left with minor injuries from falling glass after a bus crashed into a building on Falmer campus. The 5B smashed into the side of Pevensey I at about 1.30pm yesterday. The bus was not carrying any passengers and the driver was unhurt, but a pedestrian suffered a...
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