More than a curiosity – a musical tale about the Elephant Man

The Elephant in the Room – The Warren, Brighton Fringe, Sunday 11 July Don’t mention the football. In the joyous hours before the world came crashing down around our ears, a wonderful new musical and a few beers in the sunshine appeared to herald a distinctly special day. But let...
Posted On 12 Jul 2021 at 8:30 pm

Top Spanish club sign Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper

Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper Mat Ryan is joining one of Spain’s top clubs, Read Sociedad, who finished fifth in La Liga this year. Albion said: “Mat Ryan is leaving Albion after four years. The popular Aussie international will join Spanish La Liga side Real Sociedad on...
Posted On 12 Jul 2021 at 7:02 pm

Police seek help finding missing Brighton man

UPDATE: Ryan Steinhauser has been found safe in London this evening (Monday 12 July). An urgent search is under way for a missing man from Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Monday 12 July). The force issued a public appeal for help finding the man, Ryan Steinhauser. Sussex...
Posted On 12 Jul 2021 at 7:01 pm

Fancy going to a free gig in Brighton?

Those wonderful people down at The Green Door Store in Brighton have organised a free entry music concert for your delight. The venue is conveniently located beneath Brighton’s Main Railway Station. Their exact address is Unit 2, 3, & 4 Trafalgar Arches, Lower Goods Yard,...
Posted On 12 Jul 2021 at 5:21 pm

Brighton and Hove to get extra help to tackle rising covid rates

Brighton and Hove is getting extra help to tackle high covid rates in the city. Young adults living or working in the city are being urged to get tested, and secondary schools and colleges are being told to reintroduce face coverings. The news comes as the rate in Brighton and...
Posted On 12 Jul 2021 at 5:15 pm

Second Record Store Day going ahead on Saturday 17th July

The second of the very popular Record Store Day events will be going ahead in the UK and around the globe on Saturday 17th July 2021, with the first haven taken place on Saturday 12th June. Record Store Day is the only time of year when over 200 independent record shops all...
Posted On 12 Jul 2021 at 3:12 pm

The Beat announce new dates for their 40th anniversary tour

Legendary 2-Tone Punk Ska Reggae Group The Beat led by vocalist Dave Wakeling celebrate their 40th Anniversary with the announcement of a 22 date UK tour. They will be appearing here in Brighton at the ever popular Concorde 2 venue. The date for your diaries is Thursday 14th July...
Posted On 12 Jul 2021 at 1:40 pm

Council scores own goal over noisy football cage

A barrister has forced the council to repair a rusted, rattling sports cage next to his home – and to pay him the £7,000 it cost him to take them to court. Richard Hearnden applied for a noise abatement order because of the clangs the cage makes, and it was granted last...
Posted On 12 Jul 2021 at 1:26 pm

Health chiefs urge young adults to have jab as covid numbers surge

Brighton and Hove health chiefs are urging young adults to have their coronavirus vaccinations as the number of new cases continues to surge. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “In the seven days up to Sunday 4 July, we had 1,275 confirmed new covid-19 cases in Brighton and...
Posted On 12 Jul 2021 at 12:41 pm

Council to bestow ‘freedom of the city’ on inspirational coronavirus pandemic helpers

People who showed “inspirational, selfless devotion” during the coronavirus pandemic are to be recognised with the freedom of the city of Brighton and Hove. The award is due to be received by the mayor of Brighton and Hove, Councillor Alan Robins, at a special meeting of Brighton...
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