FREE music concert in Brighton at The Hope & Ruin

China Bears have announced that they will be playing live at The Hope & Ruin, on Queens Road, Brighton on Monday 25th October 2021, along with an as yet unnamed support act. You can get free guaranteed entry tickets to this concert from HERE and HERE. Originally formed in...
Posted On 17 May 2021 at 10:21 pm

We never gave up the fight for justice, says Babes in the Wood girl’s cousin

The cousin of Nicola Fellows – one of the Babes in the Wood murdered in 1986 – said today that the families had never given up the fight for justice. Lorna Heffron spoke after Jennifer Johnson was convicted of perjury for the lies that she told at Russell Bishop’s trial in 1987 –...
Posted On 17 May 2021 at 10:04 pm

Plastic glasses stay on the menu at Brighton seafront venue

Plastic glasses will have to stay on the menu at Brighton’s newest seafront venue, the Shelter Hall. The operators asked to vary the conditions of their licence so that they could use real glass instead of polycarbonates in the outdoor seating areas. But Sessions Market, which...

These were terrible crimes and her lies mattered – Brighton police chief’s verdict on Babes in the Wood perjurer

The lies told by a perverted killer’s ex-girlfriend “undermined” the prosecution when Russell Bishop was acquitted of the Babes in the Woods murders in 1987, Brighton and Hove’s police chief said today. Chief Superintendent Nick May spoke out this afternoon (Monday 17 May) after...
Posted On 17 May 2021 at 9:24 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion’s top scorer sidelined for rest of season

Brighton and Hove Albion’s top scorer Neal Maupay will miss the rest of the season through suspension. The 24-year-old French striker has been banned for three games after his sending off after the final whistle in the match against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday 9 May....
Posted On 17 May 2021 at 8:50 pm

Portslade shop granted drinks licence after former owner investigated over ‘modern slavery’ claims

The new owner of a shop in Portslade has been granted an alcohol licence provided that the former owners are banned from the premises when it’s open for business. The former owners of Portslade News, in Station Road, Portslade, were under investigation after claims that people...

Victorious Festival – the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival

It seems that quite a few Brighton & Hove and Sussex music concert goers are yearning for a decent festival to attend this year, as a result of The Great Escape having only been online and the cancellation of both Pride and Love Supreme. One perfect remedy would be to attend...
Posted On 17 May 2021 at 8:04 pm

Babes in the Wood perjury trial: Johnson’s lies caused real pain and undermined justice itself

Anyone listening to Jennifer Johnson’s account of her torrid life at the hands of double child murderer Russell Bishop could not have been untouched by an existence few endure. By any account, he was a monster in the home as well as when he attacked and murdered Nicola Fellows...
Posted On 17 May 2021 at 2:24 pm

Babes in the Wood murderer’s ex-girlfriend found guilty of perjury

The former girlfriend of Babes in the Wood murderer Russell Bishop has been convicted of perjury and perverting justice by a jury at Lewes Crown Court today (Monday 17 May). Jennie Johnson, 55, of Saunders Park View, Brighton, was found guilty of both charges on a majority...
Posted On 17 May 2021 at 1:07 pm

Drunk in court for trying to get past Kemp Town shooting cordon

A drunk who tried to get past a cordon put in place after a shooting in Kemp Town found himself in court. Thomas Kelman, 35, admitted being drunk and disorderly and trying to get past the cordon in St James’s Street when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates Court. The cordon...
Posted On 17 May 2021 at 12:16 pm
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