Man attacked with broken bottle in Brighton street

A man needed hospital treatment after he was attacked with a broken bottle in a Brighton street in the early hours of yesterday morning. Sussex Police said today: “At about 1am on Saturday 31 July the 44-year-old man had been walking with a friend along St James’s...
Posted On 01 Aug 2021 at 1:17 pm

Number of new covid cases plummets in Brighton and Hove

The number of new covid cases in Brighton and Hove has plummeted from more than 1,600 in a week to below 1,000. The latest figures from Public Health England show that 965 new cases were recorded in the seven days to Monday 26 July. This was a drop from 1,648 in the previous...
Posted On 01 Aug 2021 at 12:25 am

Hove bar owner waits to hear whether he will have to close

A business owner said that changing his restaurant into a bar was a “mistake” because of problems since then with drugs and anti-social behaviour. Said Pascal Madjoudj, 51, known as Pascal, told a licensing panel that he wanted to turn his business, Pascal’s Bistro Bar, ...

Brighton & Hove Albion beat the Hatters

Luton Town 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Albion beat Nathan Jones’s Luton Town at Kenilworth Road, with goals from Aaron Connolly, Enock Mwepu and Percy Tau. Albion gave a run out to most squad members although both Lewis Dunk and Danny Welbeck missed the match. The Seagulls...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021 at 5:28 pm

Pip Blom to make welcome return to Brighton

Dutch Indie-Rockers Pip Blom are set to return to Brighton on Tuesday 15th February 2022, when they rock on up at the Concorde 2. They have previously performed buzzing sets in town at The Hideout as part of The Great Escape new music festival, as well as headlining an amazing...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021 at 4:00 pm

Officials object to prospect of online drinks delivery 24 hours a day

Police and council officials have lodged objections to a licence application by the online grocery delivery service Getir. It wants to be licensed to deliver alcoholic drinks 24 hours a day from its new Hove distribution centre. The app-based food and drink delivery service has...

Toyah shouts ‘Be Proud Be Loud Be Heard’

TOYAH + PHUN CITY – THE FACTORY LIVE, WORTHING 29.7.21 Toyah had only recently announced that she was to put on a concert back on the South Coast with her full live electric band. The venue was announced as The Factory Live, located at Unit 9A, Ivy Arch Road in Worthing....
Posted On 31 Jul 2021 at 10:54 am

Transmission The Sound Of Joy Division – ‘Closer’ than ever before

TRANSMISSION THE SOUND OF JOY DIVISION – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 30.7.21 Tonight, it was finally happening! We had waited 692 days (that’s 1 year, 10 months and 23 days) since we first found out that Transmission The Sound Of Joy Division were to play live in Brighton for...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021 at 1:57 am

Brighton pub may be forced to close

Sussex Police have asked for a review of Molly Malone’s alcohol licence after a “serious” incident at the West Street pub. On Tuesday 6 July a Sussex Police superintendent, whose name has not been revealed, asked Brighton and Hove City Council to review the...

Brighton stalker made firebomb threats

A Brighton man who stalked a woman and made threats to firebomb her home has been handed a suspended prison sentence. Jason Harris, 48, of Hadlow Close, Brighton, turned up uninvited at the victim’s home and threatened to hurt and kill her, putting her in genuine fear of...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021 at 12:01 am