Councillors back plan for selective licensing of private landlords

Green and Labour councillors have recommitted to working towards the selective licensing of private landlords in Brighton and Hove. The move follows protests from tenants’ union Acorn, with councillors saying that it was a commitment made in both political parties’ election...

Derbyshire win leaves Sussex with wooden spoon

Derbyshire condemned Sussex to the wooden spoon in the LV= Insurance County Championship by claiming their first win of the season at Hove. After enforcing the follow-on with a lead of 165, Derbyshire bowled Sussex out for 187 to win by nine wickets with more than a day to spare....

Brighton hospital services ‘extremely unsafe’, say consultants

Doctors at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton have sent a letter raising serious safety concerns with NHS trust chief executive Dame Marianne Griffiths. The contents of the letter to the University Sussex Hospitals boss have been shared with the BBC and the HSJ (Health...
Posted On 23 Sep 2021 at 2:15 pm

Masks return to schools as rates in over-10s soar

A number of Brighton and Hove schools have asked pupils to start wearing masks again as cases soar in children aged 10 to 14. Although the number of cases across the city has been falling, the rate in that age group is now at its highest ever, with almost one in 100 testing...
Posted On 23 Sep 2021 at 12:46 pm

L Devine rescheduled Brighton concert date is nearly upon us

Having just released her latest single ‘Priorities’, alt-pop singer-songwriter L Devine’s new project ‘Near Life Experience: Part 1’ is out now. ‘Priorities’ was premiered as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record in the World, an accolade that was also awarded to her previous single ‘Girls...
Posted On 23 Sep 2021 at 10:55 am

Heroin and crack dealers jailed for more than ten years

Two men have been jailed for a total of more than ten years after being found guilty of dealing Class A drugs in Brighton and Hove. Joaquim Ruela, 28 of Bedfordwell Road in Eastbourne, and Itiano Pedro Fernandes-Vinhas, 28, of Lloyd Street South in Manchester, were jailed for...
Posted On 23 Sep 2021 at 10:48 am

Martin Stephenson & The Daintees set to play Brighton gig

‘I Cried For You’ is the brand new single from Martin Stephenson and The Daintees. The single is taken from the new album ‘Howdy Honcho’ and is available now via Martin’s Bandcamp page, you can hear the single HERE. Martin Stephenson & The Daintees have announced nine autumn...
Posted On 23 Sep 2021 at 9:17 am

Get dancing as Confidence Man announce Brighton concert date

In a darkened bar just near the heart of London, there’s a cartoon that’s come to life. While the rest of the city toils away watching the clock and waiting for home time, the bar staff here are working overtime to provide enough shots for their only customers – the living...
Posted On 23 Sep 2021 at 7:47 am

Hollywood film star Kiefer Sutherland announces Brighton concert date

Kiefer Sutherland has announced that he will be returning to the UK early in 2022 for a string of UK dates which includes a tour opener here in Brighton at CHALK. Sutherland was last in town when he performed live with his band at the same venue on 21st February 2020 – read...
Posted On 23 Sep 2021 at 6:38 am

Fleeing Kabul to study in Falmer – a Sussex University student’s harrowing journey

Naimat Zafary, from Afghanistan, is about to start at Sussex as a Chevening scholar. He describes his perilous departure from Kabul after the Taliban arrived in August and how he hopes his Sussex education can help his country. “We have all cried for things we have lost – for...
Posted On 23 Sep 2021 at 2:12 am
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