Man arrested on suspicion of murder after body found in Hove

Police have arrested a man after a body was found in the doorway of a Hove flat in the early hours of this morning (Friday 20 August). The man’s body was found at about 4.30am close to the seafront. Sussex Police said: “Emergency services were called to a report of a man found...
Posted On 20 Aug 2021 at 6:10 pm

LibraLibra announce headline gig at The Hope & Ruin

Today it has been announced that LibraLibra will be performing a headline set in Brighton at The Hope & Ruin on Friday 19th November. This we are told is to coincide with some big releases from the band. This Brighton collective’s genre-defying sound is matched only by their...
Posted On 20 Aug 2021 at 4:59 pm

Brighton author pens book about Victorian artist who painted in his Kemp Town home

A writer from Brighton has written a book about the Victorian painter George Frederic Watts whose work inspired Martin Luther King and Barack Obama. The author Martin Kenig, 73, of Sussex Square, lives in a building used as a studio by Watts when he was based in Kemp Town. He...
Posted On 20 Aug 2021 at 3:49 pm

Sports Team play rooftop concert on iconic Sussex landmark

SPORTS TEAM – MUSIC’S NOT DEAD (IN-STORE) AT THE DE LA WARR PAVILION, BEXHILL-ON-SEA – 19.8.2021 The Brighton & Hove News Music Team were aware that Sports Team were playing live in Brighton at CHALK, courtesy of Resident music, on 16th August as part of their...
Posted On 20 Aug 2021 at 3:07 pm

Notorious pub burglar jailed after accidentally breaking into flat

A burglar known around Brighton’s pubs and bars for stealing from staff rooms and tip jars has been jailed for 32 months after burgling a flat by mistake. At the age of 51, Simon Hornby has racked up 69 convictions for 109 offences – mostly shoplifting and burglaries...
Posted On 20 Aug 2021 at 11:05 am

Brighton’s grassroots music camaraderie on show at The Hope & Ruin

CUTTING TIES + H_NGM_N + LAMBRINI GIRLS + MAKING FRIENDS – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 18.8.21 Tonight, there were four decent local bands on offer at The Hope & Ruin on Queens Road. The event was originally scheduled for Friday 16th July 2021, but thankfully it’s now...
Posted On 20 Aug 2021 at 12:41 am

Motorbikes ruled out of Brighton Speed Trials next month after changes to Madeira Drive

Motorcyclists will not be able to take part in the world’s longest-running motor racing event in Madeira Drive next month. Cars will still be able to compete in the Brighton National Speed Trials, commonly known as the Brighton Speed Trials, on Saturday 4 September. But the...
Posted On 20 Aug 2021 at 12:01 am