Arsenal football match in Brighton postponed after manager goes down with coronavirus

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has been confirmed as having the coronavirus days before the north London club was due to play Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex stadium. The Arsenal first team squad has gone into isolation and the game has become the first Premier League match to be...
Posted On 12 Mar 2020 at 10:43 pm

Search for permanent homeless night shelter in Brighton continues

The search for a suitable emergency homeless night shelter is continuing, councillors were told after some complained about problems at the present location. The problems included drug use and drug dealing in the area around the current night shelter at Brighton Town Hall. The...

Controversial Hove bar to close for good

A panel of councillors has told a Hove bar owner that he can no longer run his premises after a machete attack outside last month. The panel called for a “clean break with the past” after a number of other “incidents of concern” at the Mixologist, in Church Road, Hove. The bar,...

Hands Off Gretel Brighton concert postponed until 12th May

To coincide with their recently announced headline tour for Spring 2020, Barnsley’s ferocious four piece Hands Off Gretel have revealed details of ‘The Angry’ EP set for release on their own Puke Pop Records on 9th March 2020. The three tracks – ‘She Thinks She’s Punk Rock...
Posted On 12 Mar 2020 at 4:54 pm

Survivors’ Network charity concert a resounding success!

WIFE SWAP USA + FRANK & BEANS + DE LA CHAMBRE + ANNIE DORRET – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 11.03.20 We were in Brighton this evening in order to attend a special fund raising concert, where all proceeds will be donated to charity. The registered charity being the...
Posted On 12 Mar 2020 at 3:43 pm

Portslade man charged with attempted rape after woman found unconscious

Police investigating an incident in Portslade have charged a man with attempted rape. Peraslingam Nanthvavaraman, 40, of Sheppard Way, Portslade, has been charged with attempted rape and committing an act with the intention of committing a sexual offence. Police were called to...
Posted On 12 Mar 2020 at 2:45 pm

Brighton medics shave beards as part of coronavirus prep

Brighton medics have been shaving their beards off as part of preparations for dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. Doctors elsewhere in the country have been advised to get rid of any facial hair which could stop a mask fitting properly. Today, medics including some from...
Posted On 12 Mar 2020 at 1:55 pm

Brighton family tested for coronavirus

A Brighton family is being tested for coronavirus and is self isolating after feeling unwell. Parents at Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) were informed that one of the family, a sixth former, was off school yesterday. It said they had asked the students close friends to...
Posted On 12 Mar 2020 at 9:09 am