Brighton doctor’s web of lies put innocent man behind bars

A Brighton doctor’s web of lies led to an innocent man being locked up by police, a court was told. Javed Saumtally, 28, had feelings for his flatmate Ben Gough and sabotaged Mr Gough’s relationships with other men through an elaborate deceit. Jonathan Atkinson, prosecuting,...
Posted On 26 Aug 2021 at 11:36 pm

Missing Hove man found

A missing man from Hove has been found, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 26 August). The force issued a public appeal for help finding Matthew Hunter, 51, on Monday after he went missing last Friday. Police said: “Matthew Hunter, who was missing from Hove, has been...
Posted On 26 Aug 2021 at 11:21 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion finally throw in the Tau

South African striker Percy Tau will leave Brighton and Hove Albion, having agreed a permanent move to Egyptian club Al Ahly on undisclosed terms. The transfer fee is understood to total about £1.6 million for a player who never turned out to be the exciting striker yearned for...
Posted On 26 Aug 2021 at 10:42 pm

Eat, sleep, acoustic rave, repeat with The Showhawk Duo

Young British guitarists Mikhail Asanovic and Jake Wright, together known as The Showhawk Duo, have dazzled audiences worldwide with their spectacular approach to playing the guitar. Their playing style has broken down barriers between acoustic and electronic music. Whether...
Posted On 26 Aug 2021 at 9:16 pm

The Specials to ‘CHALK’ off another Brighton gig

Veteran ska-punk band, The Specials, which comprises Terry Hall, Lynval Golding and Horace Panter, have announced they will be performing a live intimate stripped back show at CHALK on Sunday 3rd October 2021. The event has been organised by Resident music as one of their now...
Posted On 26 Aug 2021 at 6:58 pm

Burst main in Hove leaves thousands without water

Thousands of homes in Hove were left with no water or low pressure this afternoon (Thursday 26 August). Southern Water said that emergency work had been needed to fix a 12in main – one of its bigger water mains – in Hove. The problem was reported shortly after noon and repair...
Posted On 26 Aug 2021 at 6:51 pm

Former Sussex and England captain Ted Dexter dies aged 86

The former Sussex and England cricket captain Ted Dexter has died at the age of 86. Dexter, known as Lord Ted because of his aloof manner and self-confidence, was an aggressive and powerful middle-order batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler. He captained Sussex and England...
Posted On 26 Aug 2021 at 6:41 pm

Projector set to play The Hope & Ruin

Formed in 2017, Brighton’s PROJECTOR fuse the abrasive tendencies of Sonic Youth with the lushest alt-pop of the 90’s, inhabiting a space where the most infectious melodies sit alongside experimental musicality. A blistering live show has earned them Latitude Festival...
Posted On 26 Aug 2021 at 5:34 pm

The Magic Numbers add Hove concert to their UK tour

The Magic Numbers are a UK-based four-piece formed in late 2002 in Hanwell, west London. Comprising two pairs of brothers and sisters (Romeo and Michele Stodart and Angela and Sean Gannon) they are known for their unique harmonies, melodic hooks, song-writing craftsmanship and...
Posted On 26 Aug 2021 at 4:01 pm

Great night out at Brighton’s Green Door Store

FRUITY WATER + HUTCH + SEADOG – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 25.8.21 The Green Door Store in Brighton are certainly posting their concert notices thick and fast these days. One of their free entry events that came to the attention of the Brighton & Hove News Music Team...
Posted On 26 Aug 2021 at 12:16 pm
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