Police object to online supermarket delivery service’s drinks licence applications

New online supermarket delivery service Weezy has applied for an alcohol licence as it sets up at two sites in Brighton and Hove. But the company faces opposition to its plans to sell alcohol as part of its fast groceries delivery service. Weezy aims to operate out of Lower Goods...

Police oppose Brighton takeaway’s plan to close at 5am

A Brighton chip shop owner wants to stay open until 5am at weekends and 3am on weekdays. But Abbanoub Salama, who wants to offer takeaways and deliveries after midnight, faces opposition from Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council. Currently, Mr Salama has a late-night...

Ropetackle to re-start the party on Thursday 20th May 2021

For those who have been missing the buzz and excitement of live music, the wait is almost over! Shoreham’s much loved Ropetackle Arts Centre, is delighted to announce it will be reopening its doors on 17th May, with Alfonso The Magnificent kicking off the summer shows for a live...
Posted On 15 Apr 2021 at 10:01 pm

Brighton Dome launches new online music courses

Having already inspired hundreds of children and young people to participate in music activities during lockdown through their Virtual Music Centre, Brighton Dome’s music education service have launched a new series of online music courses, accessible for all ages and abilities....
Posted On 15 Apr 2021 at 9:31 pm

Brighton man among five people arrested after stabbing in Eastbourne

A man from Brighton is among five people who have been arrested by police after a boy was stabbed in the stomach in Eastbourne. The 27-year-old was held on suspicion of affray and assault causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent. Sussex Police said that he had been released...
Posted On 15 Apr 2021 at 7:58 pm

Fancy an evening in Brighton with the ‘Rebel Dread’ Don Letts

True living legend Don Letts is heading to the CHALK venue in Brighton for a socially distanced event on Friday 21st May 2021 as part of his ‘There and Black Again’ tour! The Rebel Dread will be looking back on his extraordinary life and career, tracing a line from the Black...
Posted On 15 Apr 2021 at 5:21 pm

Another drop in coronavirus in Brighton and Hove takes cases to seven-month low

The number of coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove is fallen again and is now at the lowest level for seven months. In the seven days up to last Friday (9 April), there were 37 confirmed new covid-19 cases in Brighton and Hove. This was a 14 per cent decrease on the previous...
Posted On 15 Apr 2021 at 4:32 pm

Brighton woman on trial for perjury admits she lied at Babes in the Wood murder trial, jury told

A woman who is on trial for perjury admits that she lied on oath at a trial when her boyfriend was cleared of the Babes in the Wood murders. Jennie Johnson, also known as Jennifer Robinson, now accepts that she lied in a witness statement and when she gave evidence on oath,...
Posted On 15 Apr 2021 at 4:19 pm

Jury sworn in for Babes in the Wood perjury trial

A jury has been sworn in for the perjury trial of a Brighton woman who gave evidence in the Babes in the Wood murder trial. The jury of seven men and five women are being asked to decide whether Jennie Johnson is guilty of perjury over her evidence in the 1987 trial at Lewes...
Posted On 15 Apr 2021 at 3:58 pm

Saint Agnes announce Brighton gig

Saint Agnes are in their own words “a disgusting rock band from London”. They formed in 2014 after Jon Tufnell saw Kitty Arabella Austen playing with her other band (Lola Colt) and proceeded to “tell everyone around me that I wanted to be in a band with her”. At first not keen,...
Posted On 15 Apr 2021 at 3:40 pm
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