Chief constable defends policing of Sarah Everard vigil in Brighton

The chief constable of Sussex has defended the policing of the vigil in Brighton for murdered Sarah Everard. Jo Shiner said that Sussex Police could have handled the event “more sensitively” during a virtual “performance and accountability meeting” with police and crime...
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 11:29 pm

Police arrest wanted Brighton man

Police have arrested a wanted man from Brighton the day after making a public appeal for help finding him. Valerijus Serebriakovas, 42, formerly of Hurstwood, Findon Road, Whitehawk, has been charged with two assaults and is due to be brought before a court tomorrow (Monday 22...
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 8:13 pm

Toyah announces Sussex concert

From punk princess to cult stage actress high priestess of TV, Toyah Willcox is a uniquely gifted performer and an inextinguishable flame. Charismatic, outspoken and impossible to categorise, she is one of Britain’s iconic household names – an award-winning rock legend as well as...
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 5:30 pm

The Chats announce rescheduled Brighton concert date

The Chats who took the Concorde 2 by storm on 30th November 2019, (read our review HERE) and launched their debut album titled ‘High Risk Behaviour’ last March on Bargain Bin Records/Cooking Vinyl Australia (Order it HERE), have released the dates of their Spring 2022 UK &...
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 5:22 pm

Big Country announce ‘Wonderland’ tour dates which includes Brighton gig

Scottish rock band Big Country formed in Dunfermline, Fife, in 1981 with Bruce Watson and the sadly departed Stuart Adamson at the helm, having left the Skids in order to form his vision. The height of Big Country’s popularity was in the early to mid 1980’s, although they have...
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 5:17 pm

Missing woman found dead near West Hove Sainsbury’s

A missing woman has been found dead today in woodland close to the West Hove Sainsbury’s. Sussex Police said: “Police searching for 20-year-old Amy Springer, who had been missing from her address in Hove since Friday evening (19 March), have found a body on Sunday morning (21...
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 1:46 pm

Former Brighton footballer speaks out after racist claim blights European fixture

The former Brighton and Hove Albion footballer Connor Goldson has spoken out after a row over racism blighted a Europa League tie. Goldson, 28, who captained Glasgow Rangers as the Scottish champions lost to Slavia Prague at Ibrox on Thursday (18 March), was racially abused...
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 11:51 am

Homeless Bill of Rights would place council in conflict with police

Labour and the Greens’ proposal for a city-wide Homeless Bill of Rights would do little to help the homeless and instead put the council in direct conflict with Sussex Police. This policy would provide a right to beg across every geographical part of Brighton and Hove while also...
Posted On 21 Mar 2021 at 12:10 am