Car maker opens world’s ‘highest’ dealership on Brighton seafront

Caterham is to open the world’s highest car “dealership” to celebrate the arrival of its new Seven 170. Located 450ft in the air on Brighton seafront, the pop-up store will be based in the British Airways i360 pod on Thursday (30 September). As well as displaying its new Seven...

Woman stabbed in Brighton

A woman was stabbed in Brighton this morning (Sunday 26 September). A man was arrested near by on suspicion of attempted murder, Sussex Police said. The 41-year-old victim was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital by ambulance. Her injuries were not life-threatening, said...
Posted On 26 Sep 2021 at 10:20 pm

JOHN announce a return to Brighton

Four arms, four legs, two heads, wood, metal and plastic. JOHN. It’s a cryptic and unsearchable band name but it serves as an important manifesto. Not only is it logical – with the duo being comprised of John Newton (drums/lead vocals) and Johnny Healey (guitar/backing vocals) –...
Posted On 26 Sep 2021 at 8:28 pm

Goat Girl herd fans into Brighton music venue

GOAT GIRL – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 24.9.21 I first encountered Goat Girl back in 2016 supporting Parquet Courts at the Old Market in Hove. As a fan of post punk the first time round, I was instantly taken by their spiky guitars and reflective lyrics that could quite easily...
Posted On 26 Sep 2021 at 2:59 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Beat Palace to go straight to the top of the Premier League

Albion have an opportunity to rise to heights never before experienced. If they beat Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Monday evening (27 September), they will be top of the Premier League. It would be a feat not previously achieved by the club at any time in its 120 year...
Posted On 25 Sep 2021 at 7:30 pm

Self Esteem adds second Brighton concert date

Self Esteem has shared another cut from her forthcoming second album ‘Prioritise Pleasure’ in the shape of her undeniable new single ‘Moody’. The anthemic rhythmic flourishes of funk-pop on ‘Moody’ are paired with some of her sharpest, wittiest lyricism to date: “sexting you at...
Posted On 25 Sep 2021 at 4:36 pm

Brighton born Bess Atwell performs live in local record shop

BESS ATWELL – RESIDENT, BRIGHTON 24.9.21 Brighton born indie folk singer Bess Hildick Smith better known as Bess Atwell returned to her hometown as part of a short instore record store tour to promote her new album ‘Already, Always’ released today on fellow folk singer Lucy...
Posted On 25 Sep 2021 at 12:57 pm

Brighton man charged with arson after house fire

A Brighton man has been charged with arson and having cocaine after a house fire. Neighbours had to be evacuated while firefighters tackled the blaze. Sussex Police said: “Police have charged a Brighton man in connection with a fire at a house in the city in May....
Posted On 25 Sep 2021 at 12:26 pm

No quick fix for Victoria Fountain, say council bosses

Calls to restore the Victoria Fountain in Old Steine will not be answered in the immediate future, council bosses have said. But there are plans to dismantle and repair the grade II listed fountain, with the aim of having it working again the summer after next. The council sai...
Posted On 25 Sep 2021 at 12:08 am

We will tackle problem landlords and speak up for renters

The big issue at the council this week has been the plight of private renters across the city and the extraordinary row that blew up between the Green administration and community union Acorn over landlord licensing. Over a third of residents in Brighton and Hove live in private...
Posted On 25 Sep 2021 at 12:05 am