‘Life’s A Bitch’ for Sheep On Drugs

SHEEP ON DRUGS + NOISFERATU + DIGITALIS – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 08.03.20 Tonight, we hot footed it to The Prince Albert in Brighton from The Hope & Ruin, as we had just witnessed a thrilling half hour set from exciting new band Monakis – read the review...
Posted On 09 Mar 2020 at 11:56 pm

Brighton hospital staff self-isolate after close contact with latest coronavirus patient

An unspecified “small number” of Brighton hospital staff are in self-isolation after coming into “close contact” with the latest confirmed coronavirus patient. George Findlay, the chief medical officer at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Royal...
Posted On 09 Mar 2020 at 9:51 pm

Cabbies face drive to take cashless payments

Cabbies may be told to allow customers to pay by card or app if new rules are approved by councillors. The rules are up for debate after the taxi and provate trade was asked about the increased demand for cashless payments. Brighton and Hove City Council Licensing Committee is...

Monakis liven up Brighton’s Hope & Ruin

MONAKIS – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 08.03.20 We were heading off out into Brighton again tonight in order to see Sheep On Drugs performing live at The Prince Albert. But prior to that, we had caught wind of the fact that Monakis were performing beforehand down the road...
Posted On 09 Mar 2020 at 6:09 pm

Rape suspect arrested after woman found unconscious in Portslade

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after a woman was found unconscious in Portslade late last night (Sunday 8 March). Sussex Police said that officers were called to a property in Station Road, Portslade, at 11.15pm where they found the woman who was said to be in her...
Posted On 09 Mar 2020 at 5:51 pm

Patient on isolation ward at Royal Sussex after testing positive for coronavirus

A patient who tested positive for coronavirus while being treated at the Royal Sussex is now in the hospital’s isolation ward. The patient came to the hospital for a different reason and was tested on Sunday. Patients and staff are being told to attend the hospital as...
Posted On 09 Mar 2020 at 3:58 pm

THUMPER – Brighton concert of the year?

THUMPER + HEIRLOOM + BAD LAWS – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 07.03.20 THUMPER are a band that deserves to be as big as IDLES and Fontaines DC. It seems they are currently under the radar of many folk at present, but surely it’s only a matter of time before they break through…or...
Posted On 09 Mar 2020 at 3:39 pm

Rules set to change despite trader protests at Brighton’s only street market

New rules bringing a market into line with other street traders are likely to be approved this week. At the moment Upper Gardner Street Market in Brighton’s North Laine has slightly different restrictions to the street traders in other parts of the city. Members of Brighton...

Unions urge government to scrap academy plan for Moulsecoomb Primary School

Unions representing staff at Moulsecoomb Primary have joined forces to urge the government to drop its plan to turn the school into an academy. They spoke out after an encouraging letter from a schools inspector from the official education watchdog Ofsted. The unions said:...
Posted On 09 Mar 2020 at 1:53 pm

Second coronarivus case confirmed at University of Sussex

Another person at the University of Sussex has now been confirmed as having coronavirus and is self-isolating off campus. Staff at the university were emailed this morning to tell them no special measures are considered necessary, but staff are encouraged to familiarise...
Posted On 09 Mar 2020 at 1:21 pm
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