JoBoxers to play their first live show in 35 years and it’s going to be in Brighton

The original JoBoxers line up are set to make their long and eagerly awaited return when they play their first live shows in nearly thirty five years in November 2021. The original and only line up of Dig Wayne (vocals), Rob Marche (guitar), Dave Collard (keyboards), Chris...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 2:53 pm

Queen honours Brighton and Hove renewable energy champion

Brighton and Hove renewable energy champion Kayla Ente has been recognised by the Queen “for services to community-led energy efficiency”. Ms Ente, 61, the founder and chief executive of the Brighton and Hove Energy Services Co-operative, has been made an honorary MBE. She...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 2:20 pm

Council to shoulder £300k cost of Brighton school becoming an academy

Brighton and Hove City Council looks likely to shoulder costs estimated to total £317,000 when Moulsecoomb Primary School becomes an academy. Most of the sum – about £301,000 – is a result of the school’s growing deficit and is more than previously expected. The council has also...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 1:30 pm

Can you ‘Find Joy’ in Brighton, we have?

Brighton based concert promoter and event organiser, JOY., who have been organising UK events for the past 12 years for some of the best artists in the world, have today announced their Bank Holiday weekend of new music discovery. The new event which is titled ‘FIND JOY.’ and...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 1:19 pm

Rockabilly & Psychobilly shenanigans on the south coast

If Rockabilly and Psychobilly are your thing, then you seriously must not miss a double headline show in Brighton on Friday 3rd September 2021. Unusually, there will be not one but two events for you to attend, so you had better get your batteries charged for a fun night out! The...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 1:05 pm

Monakis announce headline Brighton gig

Friday 23rd July is certainly hotting up as one of THE exciting dates on the Brighton gig calendar, with already announced performances in town by the likes of Carl Cox, Inertia, and Young Francis Hi-Fi. Now add into the mix the truly awesome Monakis who will be supported by...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 12:50 pm

Bringing buses under council control to be explored

The city council is to explore the possibility of bringing Brighton and Hove’s buses more closely under its control in a London-style franchising scheme. The capital’s cheap and frequent bus services are the most popular in the country, with fares and routes set by...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 12:48 pm

Brighton and Hove cab trade undermined by surge in ‘out of town’ drivers

The taxi trade in Brighton and Hove is being undermined by “out of town” drivers who are not bound by local licensing rules, according to a cabbies’ representative. Brighton and Hove Cab Trade Association rep Andy Peters said that, as a result, safeguarding measures and other...

Brighton court jails police station bomb hoaxer

A homeless man with a history of shoplifting in Brighton has been jailed over a bomb hoax. Peter Osbourne, 60, made the hoax call 10 days ago, the morning after the Manchester Arena bomb report was published. Sussex Police traced the call to a public phone box in Shoreham High...
Posted On 28 Jun 2021 at 6:01 pm

Coronavirus lockdowns mean Brighton i360 will miss another million-pound loan payment

The i360 owner is expected to miss another £1 million loan repayment after the seafront tourist attraction’s income dropped because of the coronavirus lockdowns. This would take the total amount missed over the past three years to more than £6 million. Later this week senior...