At last! A socially distanced concert to go to!

There has been a giant hole left in local gig goers calendars since the spring, but thankfully there is now an intimate concert that you can attend! The event will be taking place from 7:30pm to 11:00pm at The Con Club in Lewes on Saturday 17th October 2020. This is a fabulous...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020 at 9:53 pm

Coronavirus test fiasco slated as ‘a disgrace of epic proportions’

It’s almost unimaginable that government can screw covid testing up so badly. The greatest weakness of Britain’s strategy from the start has been testing and we’ve always known that autumn would hail a new set of covid challenges which would require a functional testing regime...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020 at 8:04 pm

Coronavirus cases reach record high in Brighton and Hove despite test shortages

The highest daily number of new coronavirus cases has been recorded in Brighton and Hove since the start of the pandemic. The record number of cases came despite a shortage of local test booking slots, prompting Peter Kyle, the Labour MP for Hove, to criticise the lack of...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020 at 7:49 pm

Fifth student at Hove sixth form tests positive for coronavirus

More students at a Hove sixth form are being told to self-isolate after a fifth student tested positive today. Cardinal Newman had the misfortune of being the first Brighton and Hove school to be hit with coronavirus after the summer holidays. Two year seven classes were told to...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020 at 4:41 pm

Teenager charged after filched car driven into garden wall

A Brighton teenager has been charged with a string of offences after a car was taken without the owner’s consent and driven into a garden wall. Jack Winstanley, 18, appeared in court yesterday following the crash in Widdicombe Way, Bevendean, last Friday. Officers on patrol...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020 at 2:03 pm

Convenience store robbed by knifeman wearing surgical mask

A knifeman wearing a blue surgical face mask held up two city centre convenience stores. Police have released CCTV as they launch an appeal for information about the terrifying robbery last Tuesday. At 6.15pm the man entered the Your Friendly Shop in Upper North Street at the...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020 at 12:53 pm

Soaring demand to move home in Brighton credited to coronavirus lockdown

A big rise in demand to move home in Brighton and Hove may have been fuelled by pent up demand created by the coronavirus lockdown, according to a Brighton estate agent. Syd Wilson, of Coapt, in Lewes Road, said that the stamp duty holiday had also helped the bounce-back since...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020 at 11:26 am

Roy Grace dramas start filming in Brighton

Filming on the long-awaited Roy Grace TV adaptation begins this week in Brighton. John Simm is starring at detective Roy Grace, who features in Peter James’s bestselling series of crime novels all set in and around the city. Many of the fictional colleagues have now been...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020 at 9:59 am

Cuts on the cards at nine Brighton and Hove schools

Nine state schools across Brighton and Hove look likely to have to cut the number of classes that they offer – and between them shed more than a dozen jobs. The reduction is expected to lead to a loss of 360 spaces in eight primary schools and one secondary school. Education...