China Crisis announce rescheduled Sussex concert

China Crisis have today announced that their forthcoming Sussex concert on Friday 4th June 2021, will now be taking place on Friday 17th September 2021 instead. Grab your tickets HERE. The band last appeared in Sussex on 12th January 2019 and the Brighton & Hove News Music...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021 at 5:10 pm

The Undertones playing earlier Sussex concert

Yesterday (25th March 2021) we announced that The Undertones will be playing live at CHALK in Pool Valley, Brighton on Thursday 17th March 2022 along with former Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell. This is certainly not a gig to be missed and you can read our article regarding...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021 at 4:03 pm

Labour selects former radical left activist to fight by-election

Labour has selected a community activist who previously stood against them for a hard-left party as their candidate in the upcoming Hollingdean and Stanmer by-election. Leila Erin-Jenkins has led several campaigns around Brighton and Hove, starting with opposition to cuts to...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021 at 3:56 pm

Police staffer investigated over theft of cash handed into Brighton police station

An exhibits officer is under investigation after cash handed into Brighton police station as lost property went missing. The theft allegedly happened at the John Street station when someone handed in a large amount of cash to the front office early this year. However, the cash...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021 at 1:57 pm

Mother who left 20-month-old daughter alone for six days admits manslaughter

A young mother has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after leaving her one-year-old daughter alone for six days. Verphy Kudi was caught on CCTV leaving her flat in Islingword Road, Brighton, on December 5, 2019 – her 18th birthday. She was living in supported housing for young...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021 at 10:23 am

Council urged to come clean as secret meeting reviews school transport failings

Failings in the home to school transport service for vulnerable children are to be discussed at a secret meeting today (Friday 26 March) by members of Brighton and Hove City Council. Councillors are due to discuss a report that the council promised would be “publicly published”...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021 at 12:05 am

School places petition fails to budge councillors on bulge classes

Campaigners fighting for secondary school places near their homes made sure councillors heard messages from school children who will have to travel miles without their friends. One parent, Anna Cole, spoke for the “Misplaced 62” – families whose children were not given a place at...

The fight for women’s rights goes on

Issues affecting women have been under a lot of focus this Women’s History Month, with the celebration of International Women’s Day on Monday 8 March quickly turning to collective grief over the tragic killing of Sarah Everard, which combined with fury over the anti-democratic...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021 at 12:01 am