Brighton & Hove Albion prepare for first ever live terrestrial TV league game

The Seagulls take on Southampton at St Mary’s tomorrow (Sunday 14 March) in their first ever league match to be screened live on the BBC. Albion’s first ever live match on terrestrial TV was the FA Cup final in 1983 which was screened on both BBC and ITV simultaneously. It was...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 10:03 pm

Prison absconder may have fled to Brighton

Sussex Police issued an appeal for help to find a prison absconder with links to Brighton today (Saturday 13 March). The force said: “Police are searching for Anthony Kingwell, who is wanted for absconding from Ford Prison. “Kingwell, 39, was last seen by staff at the open prison...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 7:14 pm

Fun Lovin’ Criminals announce Brighton concert

As always, the multi-platinum New York trio, the Fun Lovin’ Criminals have plenty to celebrate but the opportunity to escape the lockdown gloom of the past year and party with fans across the UK this coming October is bringing a huge smile to the trio. “With the world in...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 6:43 pm

Steve Ignorant ‘Crass songs’ – Brighton gig given new date

Clearly there’s a buzz going around certain quarters of the punk fraternity on the announcement that Steve Ignorant will actually be performing a set of Crass songs that he and the band recorded back in the heady anarchic days of punk. So much of a buzz in fact, that this time...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 5:40 pm

The Quireboys announce ‘A Bit Of What You Fancy’ 30th anniversary tour

The Quireboys have announced a split 13-date UK tour. They will initially be kicking off on 14th October 2021 in Glasgow, before eventually heading onto Brighton at the ever-popular Concorde 2 on 21st January 2022. The last remaining four concerts will then take place in June...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 4:53 pm

Date change for Richard Hawley East Sussex concert

Richard Hawley has announced that his only 2021 Sussex concert has been moved back from Friday 30th July to Friday 3rd September 2021. The concert will this year be taking place at the wonderful De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea. This is a venue that Hawley has performed at...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 3:57 pm

Vigil warning from police

Police are urging people planning to organise or attend a vigil after the murder of Sarah Everard to stick to the coronavirus restrictions. Sussex Police said: “We are making this statement following information received nationally that a number of vigils are being planned this...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 2:44 pm

Synthpop legends Blancmange announce rescheduled Brighton concert date

Synthpop legends Blancmange are certainly planning ahead this time around, as they have announced a large 22-date UK tour which takes in a return back to the Concorde 2 – they last performed there on 5th October 2017 (Read our review HERE). The date announced for Brighton...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 2:38 pm

Hundreds of pupils turn up for extra lessons at Saturday school in Hove

Sixty staff at a Hove secondary welcomed 360 pupils for “catch up” lessons at a Saturday school today (Saturday 13 March). Cardinal Newman Catholic School has opened its doors over the weekend to exam students in years 10, 11, and 12 who have been learning from home during the...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 2:14 pm

Missing Hove pensioner found safe and well

Sussex Police said that a missing pensioner from Hove had been found safe and well this afternoon (Saturday 13 March). The force issued a public appeal for help this morning to find Samir Hirani, 68. Officers had been growing concerned for his welfare. But this afternoon, police...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021 at 1:56 pm
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