Brighton singer picks up Rising Star award at Brits

A singer and songwriter from Brighton has picked up the Rising Star award at the Brits, the annual celebration of British pop music. Celeste Celeste Waite, known just as Celeste, performed her song Strange at the awards ceremony at the O2 in London this evening (Tuesday 18...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020 at 9:55 pm

Punk Rock returning to Sussex concert venue

For those punks with gig withdrawal symptoms, the cure is well on the way. Punk is returning to a popular East Sussex concert venue this year! The Con Club has over the past few years been a mecca for decent punk rock bands and the faithful have turned up in all weather whatever...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020 at 8:27 pm

Sea Lanes owner plans pop up yoga studio on Brighton beach

A “yoga dome” is planned for the Sea Lanes site on Brighton beach until the full project goes ahead. Sea Lanes has applied to extend its temporary planning permission for the “endless pool”, horsebox sauna and bar from its 2019 “pop up” on the...

Man cleared of drug driving after failures in disclosure of evidence

A man has had a drug driving charge dismissed because of a failure by the prosecution to disclose evidence to the defendant. A court was told that the Crown Prosecution Service appeared to have been sending information to the wrong email address. Robert Stephens, also known as...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020 at 2:22 pm

Taxi business quits Brighton and Hove

A taxi business has pulled out of Brighton and Hove before it even took its first booking. Ola – a “ride-hailing app” considered a rival to Uber – was granted an operator’s licence for one year in May last year by Brighton and Hove City Council. But the Indian firm, which already...