Arson and vandalism around Brighton Park not linked, police say

An arsonist set a car alight and vandals smashed a cafe’s windows around Queen’s Park last night in two apparently unconnected incidents. Police are not linking the two incidents, both of which are believed to have happened in the early hours of the morning....
Posted On 30 Sep 2021 at 4:10 pm

CCTV released in hunt for drone thief

Police have released CCTV of a man wanted in connection with the theft of a drone from a car near Brighton Railway Station. The victim reported her car having been broken into after parking overnight in Trafalgar Street car park on Friday, August 20. A drone was stolen in the...
Posted On 30 Sep 2021 at 4:08 pm

New Brighton concert venue is involved with the world’s first degree delivered alongside a record label

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team were informed that The Slaughter House Band will be embarking on their nine date UK tour starting tomorrow (Friday 1st October 2021) here in Brighton at the intriguingly named WaterBear Venue. This is a new venue name to us and so we simply...
Posted On 30 Sep 2021 at 3:27 pm

Rag’n’Bone Man’s new video features University of Sussex settings

If the new video for Rag’n’Bone Man’s latest song looks familiar, there’s probably a good reason for that. The Brighton-based musician used the University of Sussex’s Meeting House to shoot the video for Crossfire, the latest single from his current...
Posted On 30 Sep 2021 at 1:15 pm

Steep slopes make wheelchair ramp impossible, developer says

A developer says it can’t install a wheelchair ramp to a new block of flats because the site is too steep. WSE Property Services was given planning permission in April to redevelop the former Meeting House in Park Close, Coldean, into two three-storey buildings with 12...

Brighton father plans four-month naked swimathon to raise money for RNLI

An intrepid sea swimmer has decided to swim in the Channel from Brighton naturist beach every day between September and New Year – wearing nothing but gloves and socks. Father of two Phil Pool, 55, has been inspired by the RNLI’s vital work in Brighton particularly as they are a...
Posted On 30 Sep 2021 at 11:07 am

Work starts to repair Jubilee Clock Tower

Work has started this week to repair and restore parts of the Jubilee Clock Tower ahead of its position in the centre of the city’s Christmas lights. The clock mechanisms are being removed, and the missing hand replaced – and engineers are also hoping to fix the...
Posted On 30 Sep 2021 at 10:08 am

Liz Lawrence opens UK tour with Brighton gig

LIZ LAWRENCE + ARXX – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 27.9.21 It’s quite rare that a support band metaphorically grabs you by the scruff of the neck and proceeds to throw you around, but that’s what happened with ARXX, and their primal rock ‘n’ roll. ARXX are two women with one big...
Posted On 30 Sep 2021 at 12:24 am