New treatment on the cards for Doctor Brighton

A seafront pub in Brighton could reopen if the owners can agree suitable licence conditions with Sussex Police. The new leaseholder of Doctor Brighton’s, in King’s Road, Brighton, wants to reopen the pub as the Star and Garter. Star and Garter Brighton Ltd has applied to sell...

Royal Blood announce first Brighton gig in 4 years!

Brighton’s very own adopted sons Royal Blood have thankfully announced a concert to their schedule by adding a date at the Brighton Centre on Wednesday 15th September 2021. They last performed in Brighton on 29th November 2017 (see our review HERE) and their last Sussex concert...
Posted On 31 Aug 2021 at 8:04 pm

Music school to take over old Argus offices in Brighton

A music school plans to take over the old Argus newspaper offices and EC Language School premises in Manchester Street, Brighton. If the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM) is granted planning permission for a change of use, the building could be used to teach up to...

Brighton and Hove Albion sign new striker and send him straight to Stoke

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed a striker, Abdallah Sima, from Czech champions Slavia Prague on a contract until 2025 on undisclosed terms. The transfer fee for the 20-year-old is believed to be more than £6 million. Sima will join Championship side Stoke City on loan for...
Posted On 31 Aug 2021 at 5:34 pm

Cannabis restaurant raid followed spliff rolling competition, court hears

The UK’s first cannabis restaurant was raided after police saw an advert for a spliff rolling competition, a court heard today. The Canna Kitchen’s sister shop, the Hemp Earth Dispensary, announced it was holding “rolling tryouts” to find someone to roll...
Posted On 31 Aug 2021 at 4:21 pm

Police investigate anti-vax smoke bomb

An appeal for witnesses to a smoke bomb being set off during an anti-vaccination protest inside Churchill Square has been launched. Just now at Churchill Square shopping centre. @brightonargus pic.twitter.com/2Pe5SkSDrl — Lucas Foganholo (@Lucas_Fog) August 30, 2021 A...
Posted On 31 Aug 2021 at 4:16 pm

Bank Holiday in Brighton at the Find Joy Festival

‘FIND JOY.’ FESTIVAL – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 29.8.21 A Bank Holiday Sunday in Brighton, the sun is shining and local promoters ‘JOY.’ are hosting the second of a free two day festival of emerging artists at the Concorde 2, which is located along Madeira Drive on Brighton...
Posted On 31 Aug 2021 at 1:42 pm

British doctor ‘humbled’ after caring for Afghan refugees arriving in Britain

A British doctor who has been caring for Afghan refugees arriving on flights to British airports from “war-torn” Kabul has described it as a “humbling” experience. Luke Tester, an A&E doctor in Brighton, said that treating families who had fled the now Taliban-controlled...

Brighton and Hove Albion sign Spanish international

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed Marc Cucurella from Getafe in a deal reported to be worth up to £15 million. Albion said that Cucu had signed a contract until June 2026 for undisclosed terms and subject to international clearance. The club said that the 23-year-old, who can...
Posted On 31 Aug 2021 at 11:32 am

Protesters hold demo outside new Brighton vaccination centre

Anti-vaccination protesters held a demo outside the new venue for coronavirus jabs in Brighton today (Monday 30 August). Dozens gathered outside the old Topshop premises in Churchill Square, Brighton, after the vaccination clinic moved there from the Brighton Centre. And a flare...
Posted On 30 Aug 2021 at 5:38 pm