Two schoolgirls charged after man suffers serious head injuries in Brighton attack

Two schoolgirls have been charged after a 46-year-old man suffered serious head injuries when he was attacked in Brighton yesterday (Thursday 16 September). The girls – a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old – were charged with wounding and assault causing grievous bodily harm (GBH)...
Posted On 17 Sep 2021 at 10:09 pm

African-themed event could be coming to Brighton and Hove

Concerns about community involvement and whether Brighton and Hove is ready for an African-themed event were raised as councillors agreed to back a new sculpture trail. Stephanie Prior, who represents black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) on Brighton and Hove City...

Brighton seafront venue given drinks licence verdict

A Brighton seafront venue can sell alcoholic drinks over a weekend early next month after its licence lapsed. But the venue’s hopes of being allowed to sell drink this weekend and next weekend were thwarted by Brighton and Hove City Council. Brighton Zip – operator of the...

Royal Blood storm Brighton like ‘Typhoons’

ROYAL BLOOD + THE MYSTERINES – BRIGHTON CENTRE 15.9.21 Tonight is a homecoming gig for Royal Blood. They formed in Brighton and are a Brighton based band, although as we later learn drummer Ben Thatcher comes from Rustington, and bassist/vocalist Mike Kerr comes from...
Posted On 17 Sep 2021 at 7:19 pm

Three arrested and circular saw seized over bloody ‘altercation’ on Brighton bus

Police have arrested three men and seized a circular saw after what appeared to be a bloody “altercation” on a bus in the centre of Brighton this afternoon (Friday 17 September). A man was reported to be bleeding heavily and armed police were spotted at the scene. Officers...
Posted On 17 Sep 2021 at 7:05 pm

Former Brighton nurse and councillor becomes Health Minister in government reshuffle

A former Brighton nurse has become a Health Minister in Boris Johnson’s government as the reshuffle continues. Maria Caulfield, a former nurse at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, will have responsibility for primary care and mental health. She said that she was honoured and...
Posted On 17 Sep 2021 at 4:43 pm

Pom Poko ‘Chalk’ off another Brighton concert

POM POKO + LEGSS – CHALK, BRIGHTON 16.9.21 There can be no denying that live music has been much missed. With news stories emerging that lockdown restrictions may return this winter, it should be no surprise that there’s a level of “Let’s live in this moment” and genuine...
Posted On 17 Sep 2021 at 1:39 pm

Man charged with serious assault on toddler

A Brighton man has been charged with seriously assaulting a two-year-old boy. Jack Shaw, 25, of Fletching Close, appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 2 September. He was charged with causing the toddler grievous bodily harm (GBH) between Thursday 1 October and...
Posted On 17 Sep 2021 at 11:23 am

Oktoberfest Brighton beer festival cancelled

Oktoberfest Brighton has been cancelled less than three weeks before the first pints were due to be pulled. The organisers said: “The event has now been postponed until next year. We apologise for any convenience this may have caused.” The Bavarian-style event was due to start in...
Posted On 17 Sep 2021 at 10:06 am

Councillor slams covid jab ‘fearmongers’ targeting Portslade school children

A councillor has criticised “anti-vaxxers” who are accused of targeting school children in Portslade with misinformation about the coronavirus jab. Independent councillor Peter Atkinson, who represents North Portslade on Brighton and Hove City Council, said that he was alarmed by...
Posted On 17 Sep 2021 at 12:01 am