Medical student pleads guilty to Brighton acid attack

A medical student charged with throwing sulphuric acid over a junior doctor in the doorway of her home in Brighton pleaded guilty at Lewes Crown Court today (Monday 16 August). Milad Rouf, 25, admitted assaulting Rym El Alaoui, intending to burn, maim, disable or do her grievous...
Posted On 16 Aug 2021 at 11:50 pm

Les Bods & Little Triggers set to play concert in Brighton

Brighton’s Garage Rockers Les Bods (stylized as LES BODS) are back! With the release of their May 2020 debut single ‘People’, Harry, Harry and Sam aka Les Bods have gained considerable support from over 70 countries in their first year as a band! And now their psychedelic...
Posted On 16 Aug 2021 at 10:20 pm

Americana quintet The Hanging Stars announce local Brighton & Hove gig

Local promoters ‘Modern Age Music’ have announced that they will be bringing The Hanging Stars to town this October. The Americana quintet will be playing in Hove at The Brunswick on Friday 15th. Following their storming performance at AmericanaFest UK, The Hanging Stars are...
Posted On 16 Aug 2021 at 8:54 pm

Computer software scams prompt police warning

Dozens of people from Brighton and Hove have been conned out of tens of thousands of pounds by software scammers, according to Sussex Police. Sixty-eight people have reported “software service frauds” since the start of the year, with 17 of those people classed as vulnerable. In...
Posted On 16 Aug 2021 at 8:38 pm

Exhibition of memorabilia of The Jam and The Style Council to come to Brighton

The biggest ever collection of memorabilia spanning two decades of Paul Weller’s career – ‘This Is The Modern World’, launches in its spiritual home of Brighton next year from 29th July and runs through until 2nd September 2022. Situated in Valley Gardens at the heart of a city...
Posted On 16 Aug 2021 at 7:09 pm

The need for safety is being ignored

You know that feeling when people are talking about you but won’t talk to you? This is what it’s like for many of the people who cycle around Brighton and Hove. Bricycles represents everyone who cycles in our city – and the thousands more who would like to cycle but don’t as they...
Posted On 16 Aug 2021 at 6:56 pm

Free entry to music concert at Brighton’s Green Door Store

The Green Door Store in Brighton are certainly posting their concert notices thick and fast these days. One of their free entry events that has come to our attention will feature Brighton-based dreamy electro-pop duo Fruity Water, who will be performing a summer psyched out treat...
Posted On 16 Aug 2021 at 5:36 pm

Cadet mechanics’ practice banger now to be used for firefighter crash training

A Ford Fiesta that has spent its life being dismantled and put back together again will be taken apart for the last time by West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. The vehicle has been donated to the fire service for training by 176 (Hove) Squadron Air Training Corps. After living a...
Posted On 16 Aug 2021 at 4:01 pm

Anyone for tennis? Council serves up plans for change at courts in four Brighton parks

Tennis players in Brighton and Hove are being asked for their views on the future of the courts in four Brighton parks. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “The council has received proposals from tennis clubs or groups of users to manage and operate the public tennis courts and...
Posted On 16 Aug 2021 at 3:37 pm

Businessman fined hundreds for refusing to wear mask

A businessman who shouted abuse at staff asking him to wear a mask has ended up with a court bill of more than £300. A video Lee Cornel Williams swearing at staff at Brighton Yacht Club shortly after wearing masks became compulsory in September last year, was widely shared on...
Posted On 16 Aug 2021 at 3:26 pm
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