The sun sets on an incredible digital edition of The Great Escape 2021

BRINGING THE BEST NEW MUSIC FROM ACROSS THE WORLD, AN IMMENSE 150+ ACTS PLAYED ACROSS 42 SHOWCASES ON SEVEN STAGES DURING THE TWO DAY FESTIVAL The Great Escape, the festival for new music, today completed its debut online edition, which took place 13-14 May 2021, with an...
Posted On 14 May 2021 at 11:36 pm

Don’t take us for a ride on petitions – council chiefs to tighten up rules

New rules will require people signing petitions to the council to provide their postcode as evidence that they live, work or study in Brighton and Hove. The proposal to tighten up the rules follows claims in the past year that some petitions have been hijacked by campaigners from...

Police seek help finding Brighton man who went missing two months ago

Police have issued a public appeal for help finding a Brighton man who went missing two months ago. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 14 May): “Police are growing concerned for the welfare of missing 37-year-old David Gibson. “David, also known as ‘Kiwi’, has not been...
Posted On 14 May 2021 at 5:51 pm

Demonstrations plus Congratulations to play live at The Rossi Bar

On Saturday 26th June 2021, The Rossi Bar, located at 8 Queens Road, Brighton, will play host to live music sets from Demonstrations, Congratulations and one further act to be confirmed. The Brighton & Hove News Music Team were fortunate to have witnessed Demonstrations...
Posted On 14 May 2021 at 4:47 pm

Bar threatened with closure over cocaine wins licence back on appeal

A bar which had its licence revoked after high levels of cocaine were found in its toilets has won it back on appeal. The Gin Tub in Church Road, Hove, lost its alcohol licence in December 2019 after failing three drug swab tests carried out by police over three months. However,...
Posted On 14 May 2021 at 3:48 pm

The Great Escape kicks off its debut online edition

A MAMMOTH 150+ ACTS SET TO PLAY ON SEVEN STAGES ACROSS THE TWO DAY FESTIVAL The Great Escape, the festival for new music, yesterday kicked off its debut online edition, taking place 13-14 May 2021, with an unrivalled line-up of some of the most exciting new talent and breakout...
Posted On 14 May 2021 at 3:32 pm

Cyclists warned not to use ‘slippery’ new Madeira Drive lane until it’s finished

Cyclists have been warned not to use the nearly-finished new cycle lane on Madeira Drive after reports its green surface is slippery. The new lane, which will replace the pavement cycle lane to give pedestrians more room, has been installed along the seafront road over the last...
Posted On 14 May 2021 at 2:54 pm

No brand sale for Choccywoccydoodah as it concludes liquidation

Choccywoccydoodah has failed to secure a buyer for its brand, two years after going bust. The high end chocolatier blamed increased costs and declining margins for the failure of its business, which went into liquidation owing almost £600,000 to customers, staff, suppliers,...
Posted On 14 May 2021 at 1:40 pm

Prince Regent to stay closed until end of June

The Prince Regent swimming pool will not be able to reopen as planned on Monday after work to repair its electrics after a significant flood have taken longer than expected. A large scale flood over the Easter weekend meant the leisure centre was not able to reopen alongside the...
Posted On 14 May 2021 at 12:34 pm

Academy chief’s car blocked in and plastered with flyers during out of hours visit

An academy chief who is set to take over a Brighton primary school had his car blocked in and covered with anti-academy flyers during an out of hours visit last night. Chief executive Lee Mason-Ellis and other representatives of The Pioneer Academy went to the school yesterday...
Posted On 14 May 2021 at 11:03 am
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