Brighton’s Pavilion launch new single

PAVILION was born in Brighton 2019 and 6 months later, they’ve twice been named BBC Introducing The South’s ‘Track of the Day’ and are emerging as ‘one to watch’ in the UK . From an early age singer/songwriter Benji Lamb was fascinated with ‘capturing’ experiences, exploring “the...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020 at 11:47 pm

Brighton concert venues close

As anticipated, Brighton concert venues are announcing their immediate closures in the light of the Coronavirus outbreak. The Concorde 2 have posted: Brighton Dome have announced: The Old Market have announced: The Pipeline has also posted: Many other concerts at other venues In...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020 at 10:13 pm

Coronavirus crisis latest – Hove school send two year groups home

A Hove school has sent two whole year groups home for the rest of the month because of the coronavirus crisis. King’s School said: “Regrettably we are closed to all year 8 and year 9 students for two weeks due to staff shortages arising from recent government guidance. “Year 7,...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020 at 10:07 pm

Council’s coronavirus advice clashes with government’s

The coronavirus advice issued by Brighton and Hove City Council this evening (Monday 16 March) has been dismissed as inaccurate by some of those receiving it. The council said that the government had not banned large gatherings – which one recipient said was at odds with official...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020 at 8:58 pm

Brighton shop may have drinks licence suspended

A shop may be banned from selling alcohol after it was caught selling drinks to under-age teenagers twice in a matter of months. Police asked councillors to consider suspending the licence for the Nisa store, in The Highway, Moulsecoomb, for eight weeks. Sussex Police applied to...

University of Brighton also moves to suspend teaching

The University of Brighton will suspend teaching from the end of Friday and move to remote learning, it announced this afternoon. The University of Sussex said this morning all learning was being suspended with immediate effect. Both universities will keep their campuses and...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020 at 2:04 pm

Andy Shauf Brighton concert date moved to 3rd September

Few artists are storytellers as deft and disarmingly observational as Andy Shauf. The Toronto-based, Saskatchewan-raised musician’s songs unfold like short fiction: they’re densely layered with colourful characters and a rich emotional depth. On his new album ‘The...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020 at 1:36 pm

Budget provides strong response to coronavirus – and vital investment for beyond

The Conservative government’s budget last week was the first of this decade, the first outside the EU in 50 years and the first of this government. It was delivered in challenging times by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak. It prepares the way for security today and lays the...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020 at 1:07 pm

Record Store Day UK postponed until Saturday 20 June

Record Store Day was due to take place on Saturday 18 April this year, but now has been moved to Saturday 20 June instead, as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Read their official statement below. Record Store Day is the one day of the year when over 200 independent record...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020 at 1:02 pm

Supermarket chain to open big new store in Hove

A leading supermarket chain plans to open a big new store in Hove in premises previously occupied by Toys R Us. Lidl, which already has a store in Arundel Road, Brighton, has applied for planning permission to make changes to the premises at the Goldstone Retail Park, in Old...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020 at 12:19 pm
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