Instal security cameras to protect vulnerable tenants from drug gangs, says councillor

Security cameras are needed to protect vulnerable tenants in council flats from drug gangs, according to a Conservative councillor. Dawn Barnett said that older residents had been increasingly targeted by dealers who used cuckooing – taking over someone’s home – as part of their...
Posted On 26 May 2021 at 9:56 pm

Brighton whisky shop wins planning battle with council

A specialist whisky shop owner has been granted planning permission to include seating for tastings after appealing against a decision by Brighton and Hove City Council. And for good measure, the government planning inspector awarded costs against the council because rejecting...

Brighton takeaway owner and police wrangle over closing time

The owner of new takeaway and Sussex Police are wrangling over plans for a late-night outlet near The Level in Brighton. Mama Pollo wants a late-night refreshment licence for its new premises in Lewes Road, opposite the bottom of Elm Grove, but the police have reservations....

Meet Brighton’s newest music venue

The Folklore Rooms is a place for music lovers and performers to unite in a space dedicated to their craft. Having started in September 2014 by Brighton songwriter Jacko Hooper, Folklore has gone on to be one of the city’s most prolific promoters of folk, acoustic and...
Posted On 26 May 2021 at 6:07 pm

Bad parking leaves play area churned up

A councillor is calling for bollards to be placed on the edge of a green where children play because drivers keep parking there and have churned up the grass. A patch of the green in Isabel Crescent, Hove, has been turned into a muddy mess, Conservative councillor Dawn Barnett...
Posted On 26 May 2021 at 5:39 pm

Brighton’s explosive punk-pop trio Gaffa Tape Sandy to play Komedia

It has been announced today that Gaffa Tape Sandy will be playing live at Komedia Brighton on Wednesday 27th October 2021. Also on the bill will be Demonstrations and RADIDAS. Three piece garage rock band, Gaffa Tape Sandy, spew out glorified noise for your amusement only! The...
Posted On 26 May 2021 at 5:03 pm

Warrant issued for missing man who assaulted nurses

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man who has been missing since he was sentenced for assaulting two nurses and spitting at police officers. Sussex Police have now issued two missing person appeals for David Gibson, who until March 15 was living at the Old Ship Hotel...
Posted On 26 May 2021 at 4:00 pm

The Australian Pink Floyd Show rescheduled Brighton concert date

The critically lauded The Australian Pink Floyd Show featuring tracks from Pink Floyd’s classic albums, will now be taking place at the Brighton Centre on Friday 12th November 2021. The concert was scheduled to have taken place on Friday 20th November 2020. All tickets for the...
Posted On 26 May 2021 at 3:11 pm

300 jobs on the menu as Just Eat delivers growth in Brighton

More than 300 jobs are on the menu as the food delivery business Just Eat expands its hub in Brighton. The company said that all couriers would be paid the minimum or living wage, by the hour, with sick pay, holidays and pension contributions. Brighton and Hove is the fourth...
Posted On 26 May 2021 at 1:57 pm

Synth and drum duo AK/DK announce Brighton gig at CHALK

Brighton’s double synth and drum duo AK/DK have today announced that they will be playing a long overdue hometown gig here in Brighton at the CHALK venue in Pool Valley on Friday 15th October 2021. This is definitely not one to be missed as you will be immersed in a kaleidoscopic...
Posted On 26 May 2021 at 1:46 pm