Greenpeace builds underwater boulder barrier to protect Offshore Brighton from bottom trawlers

Activists from Greenpeace have built an underwater boulder barrier to protect the Offshore Brighton Marine Conservation Zone from bottom dredging by trawlers. The environmental charity said that it was dropping boulders in the area – which is eight times the size of Brighton and...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 7:32 pm

Car parking charges go live at Stanmer

New car parking charges have been brought in for Stanmer Park by Brighton and Hove City Council. The charges came into force yesterday (Thursday 1 April) although a ticket machine failure left some people saying that they were unable to pay. The council said: “The changes are...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 6:21 pm

Brighton Fringe awarded £143k as part of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund package

Brighton Fringe, England’s largest arts festival, has been awarded £143,891 from the latest round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. The festival is among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund....
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 4:05 pm

Attila The Stockbroker finally publishes his Collected Works

It’s all set to happen at 8pm on Monday 5th April 2021…. At last – The official publication by the ‘Finest Punk Poet in Sussex’ – Attila The Stockbroker’s ‘Heart On My Sleeve – Collected Works 1980-2020’ book has finally been unleashed on an...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 3:32 pm

LoneLady is heading to Brighton

LoneLady (real name Julie Campbell) is a solo singer, songwriter and producer from Manchester, whose influences include post-punk, electronic and pop. She first started making recordings in the early-mid 2000s on a 4-track cassette recorder in her tower block flat in Manchester...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 2:48 pm

A year of coronavirus lessons, thanks and a plea

Being a year on from the first lockdown gives pause for reflection and I want to start by offering my condolences to those who have lost loved ones to Covid. As council leader at the time, I vividly recall the various stages of the pandemic. As a council we shifted into emergency...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 2:24 pm

Low Island announce new single, album and Brighton concert

This week, Oxford quartet Low Island released their new single ‘Who’s Having The Greatest Time?’ ahead of their highly anticipated debut album ‘If You Could Have It All Again’, which is out on 16th April via Emotional Interference – Purchase HERE. Low Island are Carlos...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 12:40 pm

Two suspected kidnappers face court after arrests in Brighton and Hove

Two men who were arrested in the Brighton and Hove area have been brought before a court and remanded in custody. Lavdrim Ismaili, 27, and Arben Lleshi, 30, were arrested by police investigating an aggravated break in where axe-wielding burglars kidnapped a man, having forced...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 9:33 am

Missing man found safe and well

A missing man who police feared may have wandered into Brighton has been found safe and well. Yesterday (Thursday 1 April) Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding Keith Corbett. The 80-year-old, from Newhaven, went missing late yesterday morning. Sussex Police said:...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021 at 6:32 am