‘Oi Oi’ – the Cockney Rejects are heading back to Sussex

Rarely in the long history of British rock’n’roll has there been a story of such depth, magnitude and sheer turbulence as that of the Cockney Rejects, who have announced a welcome return to Sussex at the same venue (The Con Club, Lewes) they appeared at back on 16th December 2018...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 11:51 pm

Green councillor accuses Labour MP of ‘whipping up’ campaign against cycle lanes

An MP was accused of “whipping up a media campaign” against active travel, cycle lanes and changes to road layouts. The accusations against Peter Kyle, the Labour MP for Hove, came as councillors debated bringing in low-traffic neighbourhoods. As the plan was debated, Green...

Could a ketchup ban catch on? Greens would relish scrapping wasteful sauce sachets

Single-use ketchup sachets should be banned, according to a Brighton Green councillor. Jamie Lloyd made an impassioned plea to scrap the wasteful slivers of sauce as he and his colleagues discussed ways to raise recycling rates. Councillor Lloyd said: “Forgive me if this sounds a...

Brighton band Squid announce new single, album and UK tour

Squid formed in Brighton a few years back and comprises of Louis Borlase (guitar and vocals), Ollie Judge (drums and lead vocals), Arthur Leadbetter (keyboards, strings and percussion), Laurie Nankivell (bass and brass) and Anton Pearson (guitars and vocals). The quintet have...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 10:25 pm

Court remands man charged with two sex attacks in Brighton

A court has remanded a man who was charged with exposing himself and carrying out two sex attacks in Brighton. Abdullah Rahman, 36, was alleged to have committed the offences on Monday and was brought before the bench today. Sussex Police said: “A man has appeared in court on sex...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 9:26 pm

Lucy May Walker announces Hove concert

Lucy May Walker is a folk-pop Singer/Songwriter originally from Worcestershire, now living in London. She has enjoyed numerous spotlights on national radio including plays on BBC Radio 2. Lucy has announced that she will be playing live at The Brunswick, which is located at 1-3...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 8:00 pm

Former Brighton University students, Dream Wife, announce 2022 tour

Former Brighton University students and now London-based trio Dream Wife consisting of vocalist Rakel Mjöll, guitarist Alice Go, bassist Bella Podpadec, have today announced their re-scheduled UK tour dates, which includes a show in Brighton at CHALK. Originally scheduled for...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 6:44 pm

Judge releases Brighton activist Tony Greenstein on bail

A judge has released Brighton anti-zionist Tony Greenstein on bail after he was held in prison on a charge of having “an article with intent to destroy property”. Anthony Nathan Greenstein, also known as Nathan Green, 67, of Little Crescent, Rottingdean, was granted conditional...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 5:53 pm

Work starts on 42 council homes in Portslade

Work has started on preparing a site in Portslade for 42 new council flats with the demolition of a bowls club building. And the bowls club’s membership has doubled because they have been given a new base across the road from the site in Victoria Park. Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 5:00 pm

FourFace Productions and Concorde 2 supporting local music

The Brighton & Hove News gets the rundown on this exciting new venture…… How did this Brighton project start? We at FourFace Productions started looking at live streaming as a way to support local up and coming bands, solo artists and producers back in the summer of...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021 at 4:59 pm
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