Labour picks candidate for Patcham by-election

Labour has selected a university lecturer as the party’s candidate for the Patcham by-election next month. Psychology lecturer Bruno De Oliveira is due to contest the seat left vacant with the resignation of Conservative councillor Lee Wares, who has moved to be closer to his...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 11:28 pm

Housing associations rebuff council’s affordable rented homes policy again

More than half a dozen housing associations have once again rebuffed a council planning policy on rented affordable homes. The latest setback comes as councillors are asked to vary the planning permission granted to a block of flats on Hove seafront on the site of the old...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 7:01 pm

Brighton charity takes over council’s street outreach service for rough sleepers

A Brighton charity – Change Grow Live – has taken over running the council’s street outreach service for rough sleepers from St Mungo’s which is based in London. Change Grow Live, formerly known as Crime Reduction Initiatives (CRI), took over the service on Thursday (1 April) the...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 6:20 pm

GUN to close UK tour with Sussex concert

Glasgow’s unstoppable force of hard rock, GUN, have just unleashed their brand new single ‘Whiskey And A Prayer’ and have now confirmed an extensive run of UK tour dates for November and December 2021, which closes here in Sussex on Sunday 19th December at the Mid Sussex Music...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 5:38 pm

Police investigating assault search for Brighton man

Police investigating an assault are searching for a man from Brighton. Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 6 April): “Police are searching for Chad McKay, from Brighton, who they would like to speak to in relation to an assault. “McKay, 35, is described as 6ft, of large build. “He...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 5:14 pm

‘Life in the Park’ launches in Brighton featuring Orbital, Jamie Jones, Maceo Plex, Denis Sulta, Nightmares On Wax, Crazy P, Cinthie, Sally C, Cassy and more

Light at the end of the tunnel as ‘Life in the Park‘ launches in Brighton… The Arch will host their first UK event series since lockdown at a stunning, purpose-built, mini-festival site with marquee, fairground rides and food stalls… Summer’s here. To...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 4:23 pm

Police appeal for witnesses to car crash in Brighton

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses to a car crash in Brighton as officers try to establish exactly what happened. The crash happened by the Downs Hotel crossroads, in Woodingdean, about half an hour after Sussex Police received a call about someone driving dangerously....
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 4:18 pm

Brighton and Hove leisure centres awarded £630k government funding for covid-safe reopening

Leisure centres in Brighton and Hove have been awarded £630,000 government funding to support a phased reopening from next Monday (12 April). They were closed as part of the lockdown in response to the coronavirus and have lost millions of pounds of revenue since the start of the...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 4:06 pm

Texas announce new album and rescheduled Brighton concert date

Texas have announced that they will now be performing live at the Brighton Centre on Friday 11th March 2022. The band are also making a very welcome return with their exhilarating new album titled ‘Hi’, which will be released on BMG on 28th May 2021. Pre-order your copy HERE. On...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 2:44 pm

Brighton man jailed for child sex offences

A Brighton man has been jailed for almost four years for sexually abusing three girls. Anthony Calway, 49, was jailed for abusing the girls – who were 12 to 18 years old at the time – in Brighton about four years ago. He denied the charges but a jury convicted him at the end of a...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021 at 11:51 am
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