#SaveOurVenues campaign sees 140 UK music venues removed from ‘Critical’ list – but Brighton still has 9 on the list!

The Music Venue Trust (MVT) has announced that the #saveourvenues, campaign launched three weeks ago has now resulted in 140 grassroots music venues being removed from its ‘critical’ list. But we STILL need to save our Brighton & Hove music venues. And we need to do it now!...
Posted On 20 May 2020 at 10:59 pm

Make Music And Change Lives

Musicians support #444 campaign for charity and raise awareness of the health benefits of making music Throughout COVID-19 isolation, everyone has become aware of the supportive and stimulating power of music. Although many people want to learn, they have no access to musical...
Posted On 20 May 2020 at 10:22 pm

Police and crime commissioner speaks out after surprise drop in lockdown reports of domestic abuse

The Sussex police and crime commissioner has spoken out after a surprise drop in the number of people reporting domestic violence and abuse during the coronavirus lockdown. Katy Bourne said: “While we are all deeply affected by this ongoing pandemic, those who have or are still...
Posted On 20 May 2020 at 7:01 pm

Planners approve university’s £200m scheme to build almost 2,000 student bedsits

A £200 million scheme to build almost 2,000 student rooms on the Sussex University campus at Falmer has been granted planning permission. The four-year scheme involves demolishing existing buildings and will result in double the number of student rooms on the West Slope site....

Coronavirus lockdown blows £50m hole in Brighton and Hove City Council’s finances

The coronavirus lockdown has blown an estimated £50 million hole in Brighton and Hove City Council’s finances. And despite a cash injection of more than £18 million from the government, the council is plunging into the red, according to an official report. The financial costs are...