CIEL to host headline show at The Hope & Ruin

Well this means that Brighton gig goers first Friday night out in October is nicely sorted! Brighton based outfit CIEL (pronounced ‘She-Elle’) are going to be headlining up at The Hope & Ruin on Queens Road on Friday 1st October 2021 and they will be joined on the bill by...
Posted On 25 May 2021 at 10:37 pm

Brighton school sends 200 pupils home after clutch of positive test results

A Brighton secondary school has sent home 200 year 10 pupils after a clutch of positive test results. So far, all the positive tests at Dorothy Stringer school have been from lateral flow home tests and the school is now awaiting results from the more accurate and sensitive PCR...
Posted On 25 May 2021 at 10:24 pm

Three Brighton murder suspects face trial by jury

Three men have appeared before a crown court judge charged with murdering a man at a new year party at a squat in Brighton. They face trial by jury later this year for the murder of Billy Henham, 24, at the squat in North Street, Brighton, in January last year. The three...
Posted On 25 May 2021 at 9:02 pm

Brighton’s Lime Garden announce new single and gig at The Hope & Ruin

Brighton based quartet Lime Garden have today announced a new concert date ahead of their latest single release ‘Sick & Tired’ in order to cater for the great demand shown in this relatively new act. The band have already sold out their forthcoming show at The Prince Albert...
Posted On 25 May 2021 at 8:53 pm

Craft brewer bets on old Brighton bookmakers

A craft brewer plans to open a shop in a former bookmakers in Brighton. Lost and Found, which was started in Brighton, wants to convert the former Ladbrokes in Ditchling Road into a store, with a couple of tables for tastings. The old betting shop is currently operating as a...

Melting Vinyl launches grassroots streamed concerts at St. George’s Church

In a series of live streamed performances and with arts council support, Melting Vinyl is giving a new generation of exciting artists the opportunity to perform at the beautiful and historical setting of St. George’s Church, Brighton, a unique professional space which is usually...
Posted On 25 May 2021 at 6:34 pm

Missing 12-year-old girls from Brighton found

Two missing 12-year-old girls from Brighton have been found, Sussex Police said. The force issued a public appeal for help finding Sofia Salvato and Emmie Hunt on Sunday (23 May). The friends were reported to have gone missing in Brighton the evening before. And they were found...
Posted On 25 May 2021 at 5:18 pm

‘Prince Charming’ Adam Ant will be getting up to his ‘Antics’ at the Brighton Centre

The legendary Adam Ant has today announced an 18 date UK tour for February and March next year. Titled the ‘Antics’ tour, Adam will be dropping into our city on 13th March 2022, when he will be performing live at the Brighton Centre. Tickets will be going on sale Friday 28th May...
Posted On 25 May 2021 at 3:18 pm

Student denies assaulting police called to lockdown party

A student has denied assaulting police officers who had been called to break up a party on Falmer campus. Jacob Clovis, 19, appeared at Brighton Magistrates Court charged with two counts of assaulting an emergency worker. He is accused of assaulting PC Briers and PC Paine at York...
Posted On 25 May 2021 at 2:15 pm

Bring back ‘City in Bloom’ and brighten up Brighton and Hove, urge Tories

The Conservatives have started a petition to bring back the annual Brighton and Hove City in Bloom event to brighten up the area. The party said: “City flowerbeds are in a state of neglect, including at the Patcham Roundabout and Viaduct Road. “Bringing back City in Bloom would...
Posted On 25 May 2021 at 2:08 pm
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