Planners approve Sea Lanes 50m outdoor heated swimming pool on Brighton beach

A 50-metre open air swimming pool can be built on Brighton seafront after councillors granted planning permission this afternoon (Wednesday 10 March). Sea Lanes Brighton already had permission for a 25-metre pool on the beach but said that it would build a heated 50m National...

Hove tip allowed to open early so lorries can beat cycle lane traffic jams

Hove tip has been given permission to admit lorries from 7am – an hour earlier than at present – to beat the traffic on up to three days a week. The proposal by Veolia, which operates the rubbish and recycling centre on behalf of Brighton and Hove City Council, was approved by...

More types of plastic could be collected for recycling

Thousands of tonnes of plastic left in recycling bins in Brighton and Hove ends up being burnt, according to a Brighton and Hove City Council report. Much of the low-grade plastic contaminates lorry loads of recyclable plastic and the whole lot is then usually sent to the...

The Beat announce rescheduled 40th anniversary tour – Brighton date included

Legendary 2-Tone Punk Ska Reggae Group The Beat led by vocalist Dave Wakeling celebrate their 40th Anniversary with the announcement of an 21 date UK tour. They will be here in Brighton at the ever popular Concorde 2 venue on Wednesday 7th July 2021. The Beat formed in 1979 and...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021 at 5:56 pm

Nancy & The Dolls fka The Sex P*ssed Dolls announce rescheduled Brighton gig

Everyone’s favourite ‘Daughters Of Anarchy’ – Nancy & The Dolls will be back in Brighton this summer. You might not recognise the new name, but this is indeed the next stage on the musical journey of the former Sex P*ssed Dolls. Brighton will be taken by storm as the...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021 at 5:30 pm

Nine Below Zero ‘Don’t Point Your Finger’ 40th anniversary tour coming to Sussex

One of the UK’s finest Rhythm & Blues Bands, Nine Below Zero, were last in Sussex on 17th November 2019, when they played an enthralling set at the Concorde 2 – read our review HERE. They formed in 1979 and named themselves after the famous Sonny Boy Williamson...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021 at 5:25 pm

The original ‘Peacehaven Wild Kids’ are set to ride again!

Local punk legends Peter And The Test Tube Babies have announced a local concert date at The Con Club in Lewes on Friday 3rd September 2021 – Grab your tickets HERE. Peter And The Test Tube Babies (or Test Tubes for short!) need little or no introduction to the punk...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021 at 5:20 pm

Hardcore punks Discharge announce Sussex concert date

Hardcore punks Discharge have announced a welcome return to The Con Club in Lewes on Sunday 29th August 2021 – Grab your tickets HERE. This will be their second ever appearance at the venue having first played live there on 6th July 2019 – read our gig report HERE....
Posted On 10 Mar 2021 at 5:15 pm

Police investigating offensive seafront graffiti

Sussex Police is appealing for witnesses to graffiti in Brighton to come forward. Officers have launched an investigation following incidents of graffiti on the seafront at the ‘Upside down House’ and beach café. The graffiti is believed to have happened between 11pm on Friday (5...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021 at 3:49 pm

Train testing centre opens on Brighton Station’s platform 8

A new testing centre for railway staff has opened on a train sat at Brighton Station’s platform 8. Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), operator of Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express, has set up the Southern train so staff can get twice-weekly lateral flow...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021 at 3:35 pm
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