Brighton’s Lacuna Bloome – biggest headline show

LACUNA BLOOME + ROMA PALACE + THE KEEP CATS – THE KOMEDIA STUDIO, BRIGHTON 24.02.20 Brighton based indie-pop quartet Lacuna Bloome are a youthful bunch of lads who are certainly no strangers to the Brighton & Hove News Music Team. We have had the joy of witnessing them...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020 at 11:13 pm

Hove man jailed for armed robbery

A man from Hove has been jailed for carrying out an armed robbery at knifepoint. James Creaghan, 29, of Marlborough Court, The Drive, Hove, was sentenced to 40 months in prison for holding up Connaught Leisure, in George Street, Hove. Creaghan admitted robbery and having a knife...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020 at 10:25 pm

Reigning Women

It’s really great to see a programme promoting women in Brighton and Hove, not just one event but a whole season! More of this please, and thank you to The Old Market in Hove for pushing the boat out with an amazing array of events and activities about, for and by women in...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020 at 10:24 pm

Coach driver blames dope-smoking Newcastle fans for getting him high

A stoned driver blamed “a coachload of Geordies” for getting him high on cannabis as he prepared to take about 50 Newcastle United football fans home to the north east. Michael Saunderson, 49, who was arrested outside the Amex Stadium in Falmer, said that the strong smell of...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020 at 5:35 pm

Frosty morning expected after freezing night

A weather warning for ice has been issued overnight as temperatures are set to plunge below freezing leading to icy stretches tomorrow morning. The Met Office issued the yellow be aware warning this morning, and it is in place from midnight until 10am tomorrow. The chief...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020 at 3:39 pm

Zuzu’s Brighton debut is ‘All Good’

I first saw Zuzu supporting SWMRS in Camden in March 2019. Since then, I’ve been raving about her to anyone who’ll listen, single handedly she was the best support act I saw at any concert last year. Afterwards I had the pleasure of speaking to her and she’s so lovely and...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020 at 3:34 pm

Brighton and Hove to receive £100k to help victims of domestic abuse

The government has allocated almost £100,000 to Brighton and Hove City Council to help victims of domestic abuse. The money will be used to fund refuges to help keep victims of domestic abuse and their children safe, recover from the trauma and be rehoused where needed. The...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020 at 11:28 am

New checks for smouldering bbqs in litter bins to be implemented next month in light of Hollingdean blaze

New protocols for checking seafront litter bins for smouldering bbq embers are being drawn up in response to the blaze at the Hollingdean tip last year. A report published this week says the fire started in waste collected from standard litter bins along the beach from Madeira...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020 at 11:25 am