Hove bar owner hands back his licence after machete attack outside premises

A Hove bar owner has surrendered his licence after a security guard was injured in a machete attack outside his premises. Afshin Kianifard, 50, owner of the Mixologist, in Church Road, handed back the licence after Sussex Police called for a licence review by Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 10 Mar 2020 at 10:21 pm

Punk legends returning to play Brighton concert

44 years on the case and still going! The 1976 Punk Rock legends, The Vibrators, are set to make a welcome annual return to Brighton in April. They will once again be appearing at The Prince Albert which is located very near to Brighton’s main railway station. The all important...
Posted On 10 Mar 2020 at 10:15 pm

Hagar The Womb to head up a night of punk at The Prince Albert

The Prince Albert at the top of Trafalgar Street in Brighton will have its windows booming and walls shaking on Saturday 11th April as there is to be a night of punk revelry headed up by Hagar The Womb. Hagar The Womb are a female fronted punk band, who were part of the U.K....
Posted On 10 Mar 2020 at 8:57 pm

Diverted lorry hits house

A lorry on diversion from roadworks has hit a house in Hanover this evening. Firefighters are on the scene and at 8.40pm both Southover Street and Belgrave Street were closed to traffic. The damaged house is on Billam Terrace, part of Belgrave Street. Resident Sue Avery has been...
Posted On 10 Mar 2020 at 8:48 pm

Toots And The Maytals announce final Brighton concert

Toots And The Maytals were huge in the ’60s and are still huge in 2020. Known as one of the pioneers of Jamaican music, whether it be Ska, Rocksteady, or Reggae, Fredrick “Toots” Hibbert and company have made major contributions to the culture. His 1968 hit ‘Do The...
Posted On 10 Mar 2020 at 7:41 pm

Brighton school to close subsidiary

A Brighton school is to close a subsidiary school at the end of the summer term. Roedean, the independent girls’ school on Brighton seafront, is to shut Roedean Moira House, in Eastbourne, where financial losses were said to have become unsustainable. Moira House, founded in...
Posted On 10 Mar 2020 at 7:02 pm

The Hope & Ruin is rocked by PENGSHUi

PENGSHUI + KID BOOKIE + PARA FICTION – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 09.03.20 Joy. and The Hope and Ruin host the ‘Kerrang Radio Fresh Blood Tour’. The tour Introduces PENGSHUi, a raw new live band from London. Comprised of Illaman on vocals (Foreign Beggars, Goldie,...
Posted On 10 Mar 2020 at 4:30 pm

Punk Rock bonanza

SUBHUMANS + WERECATS + BUTANE REGULATORS – CROWLEY’S BAR, HASTINGS 07.03.20 This time around, punk stalwarts the Subhumans were not performing live in Brighton, but along the coast in Hastings, so we decided to have a little Friday night jaunt along the coast to see them....
Posted On 10 Mar 2020 at 2:40 pm

Blind Veterans suspends visits amid coronavirus fears

Routine visits and stays at Blind Veterans UK’s Brighton centre are being suspended for four weeks to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus. All permanent residents will remain at the centre, formally known as St Dunstan’s in Ovingdean but large-group community...
Posted On 10 Mar 2020 at 1:48 pm

Flasher jailed after shouting at judge from the dock

A flasher who masturbated in front of passers by at Churchill Square has been jailed after being aggressive to the judge. Bogdan Stelea, 34, exposed himself shortly after midnight on 3 November last year. Police were called and he was arrested on suspicion of outraging public...
Posted On 10 Mar 2020 at 1:09 pm