Lady Bird and DITZ to play The Green Door Store

Hotly-tipped Brighton noise-rock band DITZ have today announced that they are heading out around the country as part of the Lady Bird 14 date UK tour this coming September. These tour dates will be one of the first chances to catch two of the most anticipated and talked-about new...
Posted On 27 May 2021 at 10:38 pm

Council’s rubbish service should improve with new computer system

Residents complaining about missed rubbish collections were told that a new computer system should help bin crews and their managers to get on top of the problem. The reassurance came from Cityclean boss Rachel Chasseaud who said that the council’s rubbish and recycling service...

Former Public Image Ltd bassist Jah Wobble announces 30 date tour including Brighton gig

Jah Wobble has announced a mammoth 30-date UK tour for early next year with his Invaders Of The Heart. It kicks off on Thursday 13th January 2022 at the Junction in Cambridge and finishes over three months later in Wimborne on Saturday 30th April. Thankfully there is a Brighton...
Posted On 27 May 2021 at 2:19 pm

18 arrests during operation to break up county lines gangs

Almost 20 people were arrested in Brighton and Hove last week during an operation to crack down on county lines drug gangs. Three men were arrested at Montpelier Place, Brighton where the drugs pictured above were seized. Drugs and cash were also seized at other city addresses,...
Posted On 27 May 2021 at 1:17 pm

Bowling For Soup rescheduled Sussex concert date confirmed

Bowling For Soup who have played rockin’ performances at Reading and Leeds Festivals and whose biggest worldwide hit was ‘Girl All The Bad Guys Want’, have announced their rescheduled UK tour dates. Covid stopped their booked Sussex performance at the iconic De La Warr Pavilion...
Posted On 27 May 2021 at 12:16 pm

Anti-political activist denies pink paint damage

An anti-political activist has denied damaging the doors of Brighton Town Hall by throwing pink paint on them. Stefan Lindon, 58, appeared at Brighton Magistrates Court this morning charged with damaging the doors to the value of £6,552 on 14 February this year. Another defendant...
Posted On 27 May 2021 at 12:11 pm

Finance director denies £200k tax evasion

A finance director has denied trying to dodge more than £200,000 worth of income tax. Barry Nethercott, 67, is charged with being knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion tax from 6 April 2010 to 31 October 2018. He’s accused of failing to declare £658,856 in dividends...
Posted On 27 May 2021 at 11:37 am

Divers recover 400lb of ‘ghost fishing gear’ from sea off Brighton

Volunteer divers have recovered “ghost fishing gear” weighing about 400lb – more than 180kg – from the seabed about six miles off Brighton. They set out from Brighton Marina and focused on fishing nets on the shipwreck of the Pentyrch, a cargo steamship sunk by a German submarine...
Posted On 27 May 2021 at 9:15 am