More ambulance staff report mental health problems

Ambulance staff made 993 reports of ill mental health last year, a “freedom of information” request has revealed. South East Coast Ambulance Service (Secamb), which has more than 4,000 staff and operates ambulances across a wide area including Brighton and Hove, reported an...

Soaring covid test numbers highlight cases without symptoms

Four thousand people a day in Brighton and Hove are now taking coronavirus tests that give rapid results and which are identifying cases where there were no signs of covid. Alistair Hill, the director of public health in Brighton and Hove, said that this was good because those...

Shana Grice TV documentary spurs Sussex Police to reiterate drive to tackle stalking

Sussex Police reiterated its determination to tackle stalking after a television documentary screened by Sky at the weekend shone a spotlight on the Shana Grice case. Miss Grice, 19, was murdered in her bedroom at her Portslade home by a former work colleague Michael Lane, who...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 8:07 pm

Japanese Television announce rescheduled Brighton gig

Japanese Television have announced the rescheduled dates for their 9 gig UK tour, which includes an appearance at Patterns. From the ashes of three psychedelic rock bands, rose Japanese Television – who formed with a shared vision of creating a modern psychedelic...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 6:10 pm

Ofsted praises Brighton school as staff strike in academy row

Education watchdog Ofsted said that those running Moulsecoomb Primary School had taken effective action to educate pupils during the pandemic. The praise followed a monitoring “visit” and was published as staff at the school, in The Highway, Brighton, went on strike. They walked...

Thomas Truax ‘New Music Machines’ tour to hit Brighton

Merging a fevered imagination and solid songwriting with a mad scientist’s brain for weird gadgets, true one-off American singer Thomas Truax has confirmed that his ‘New Music Machines’ tour will be rolling into Brighton at The Prince Albert on Saturday 8th May 2021....
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 4:49 pm

Laura Marling announces Brighton concert in support of her Grammy & Mercury nominated album ‘Song For Our Daughter’

Laura Marling has today shared details of her forthcoming twelve date UK tour for this Autumn. Having emphatically set the bar for what can be achieved with a superlative livestream performance back in the early Summer of 2020 from London’s Union Chapel, Laura is thrilled to...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 4:14 pm

Georgia announces rescheduled Brighton gig

Many thousands of festival goers have witnessed an uplifting live synthpop dance set from the wonderfully talented Georgia who has enthralled music lovers right across the land with her electronic one-woman shows. Chances are that you may have caught her on TV when she performed...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 3:11 pm

IDLES announce rescheduled Brighton concert date

Bristol based 5-piece IDLES have today announced that their ‘Ultra Mono’ Record Store Tour has been rescheduled to this August and September. All dates including their Brighton Concorde 2 show have sold out, with the exception of Portsmouth Guildhall on Sunday 12th September. But...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 1:59 pm

The Great Escape Online 2021 – First 68 acts announced

The Great Escape, the festival for new music, has today announced the first raft of exciting acts and break-out artists lined up for the festival’s debut digital edition, set to take place from 13-14 May via The Great Escape website. The Great Escape Online will feature an...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021 at 11:00 am
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