Unique Norwegian band Pom Poko are heading south to Brighton

Norway’s finest punk-pop anti-conformists Pom Poko have announced that they will be performing live in Brighton at CHALK, (which is located at 13 Pool Valley, Brighton, BN1 1NJ) on 16th September 2021. The last time they played Brighton, they sold out two shows at The Hope &...
Posted On 22 May 2021 at 5:14 pm

Indian variant shows little effect on coronavirus numbers in Brighton and Hove

The Indian variant appears to have had little effect so far on the number of new coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove. The latest figures from Public Health England record 50 new cases in the week to Monday 17 May – or a rate of 17.2 for every 100,000 people. A day earlier the...
Posted On 22 May 2021 at 3:13 pm

Liz Lawrence to open UK tour with Brighton concert

British indie pop singer/songwriter and guitarist, Liz Lawrence last performed live in Brighton on 18th February 2020. The sold out performance was the very first with her new band and it took place at The Prince Albert. The Brighton & Hove News Music Team were in attendance...
Posted On 22 May 2021 at 2:46 pm

Average Sex to kick off UK tour at Brighton’s Green Door Store

Londoners, Average Sex whose songs are gorgeous and their gigs are hectic, have announced that they will be kicking off their UK tour this coming September with an appearance at The Green Door Store in Brighton on Thursday 2nd September. With Average Sex it’s love at first sight...
Posted On 22 May 2021 at 1:27 pm

Brighton hospital bosses redact safety report

Bosses at the NHS trust than runs Brighton’s main hospitals have defended their decision to redact a report from the Royal College of Surgeons. It was one of a number of safety reports highlighted by the BBC television programme Panorama this week. The BBC said that University...
Posted On 22 May 2021 at 12:37 pm

Our communities deserve better than a ‘wait and see’ approach on new variants

As many venues and businesses in Brighton and Hove reopen again after a terribly difficult year, my thanks go to the many of you working hard to ensure reopening can happen in a covid-safe way. Preparations to welcome visitors are ongoing and council teams and community...
Posted On 22 May 2021 at 12:20 am

What would you save from a fire? Brighton Fringe show offers revealing insights

If your home was on fire, what one thing would you save? A Brighton Fringe virtual exhibition offers some revealing insights. The exhibition – called Treasure – reveals the surprising and often touching stories that people have about the one thing that they would hate to lose. It...
Posted On 22 May 2021 at 12:15 am

New opposition leaders spell out their aims

We are privileged to be leading the official opposition on Brighton and Hove City Council – and we are looking forward to working with the Labour team to promote our values. Our priority is providing constructive and effective opposition. In this “no overall control” counci...