WIRE – Brighton gig review

WIRE + GRAHAM DUFF – CHALK, BRIGHTON 01.02.20 OK I hold my hands up, tonight will be my first ever Wire live gig! I know, “What was I thinking!”, right? I mean, the two people that I was standing with (photographer Guy and friend Helen) at the very front of the CHALK venue...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020 at 10:01 pm

Hopes raised as Ofsted checks in on academy order school

Ofsted is to carry out a monitoring inspection of a school which the government says should be turned into an academy after it was rated inadequate. Moulsecoomb Primary School was given the lowest rating last May, and the academy order followed in June. Since then, two possible...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020 at 7:13 pm

Hundreds of families go hungry in Brighton and Hove, according to councillors

Hundreds of families face food poverty in Brighton and Hove, according to councillors. In a debate at Hove Town Hall they called for a commitment from the government to end hunger. Labour councillor Tracey Hill asked Brighton and Hove City Council chief executive Geoff Raw to...

Lauren Eva Ward to play Brighton Acoustic Club

Lauren Eva Ward is due to headline at the Brighton Acoustic Club tonight (Monday 3 February). The monthly acoustic is scheduled to start at 8pm at the Lord Nelson, in Trafalgar Street, Brighton. The club said: “Lauren Eva Ward is a flautist from Devon, now based in London. “From...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020 at 4:28 pm

Surge in retirements could worsen shortage of doctors in Brighton and Hove

A significant percentage of the family doctors in Brighton and Hove are expected to retire in the next five to ten years, health chiefs were warned. The forecast comes after the number of doctors’ surgeries in Brighton and Hove dropped from 45 to 35 over the past five years. Some...

Southern scraps off-peak Brighton to Victoria trains

Southern is to scrap off-peak trains from Brighton to Victoria as part of a raft of changes on the Brighton mainline this summer. GTR, which operates Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express services, says it needs to make the changes while major works to lengthen the platforms...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020 at 3:04 pm

Thug jailed for vicious attack on strip club toilet attendant

A Brighton thug who was the first person in the UK to be given a “booze Asbo” has been jailed for more than three years for repeatedly punching a strip club toilet attendant. Robert Sansford, now 66, was banned from every pub in the UK for six years after a vicious...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020 at 12:48 pm

Busy night at Brighton’s Hope & Ruin

ĠENN + HOURGLVSS + RUN INTO THE NIGHT + YUR MUM + TOKYO TABOO – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 31.01.20 The Beating Hearts Agency must have certainly been dead chuffed with themselves tonight at The Hope & Ruin in Brighton, having pulled off no less than a handful of...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020 at 12:30 pm

Council plans tighter planning restrictions for Queen’s Park neighbourhood

Tighter planning controls in the Queen’s Park area are being considered after concerns over HMO conversions leading to the loss of original features. Brighton and Hove City Council is launching a consultation on preventing the loss of sash windows, original doors and...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020 at 11:28 am

Glenn Murray extends Albion contract as he closes in on Tommy Cook’s record.

Glenn Murray who first signed for Brighton & Hove Albion in 2008 has extended his stay at the club until July 2021. It is exactly twelve years and one day since Murray made his  Albion debut against Crewe Alexandra at Withdean, in which he scored twice. He has since taken his...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020 at 11:23 am
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