Austerity showcases a wealth of talent

SNAYX + DAISY COBURN + WORLD NEWS + WINTER GARDENS + MONAKIS + SEADOG + DEMONSTRATIONS + HOTWAX – THE PIPER, ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA 2.10.21 Austerity Records clearly have their finger on the pulse of the South Coast’s music scene. The label’s self-proclaimed mission is to form...
Posted On 04 Oct 2021 at 11:40 pm

Brighton’s new police chief sets out his stall

Just over 24 years after Brighton-born Justin Burtenshaw started his police career in his home town, he has been given the top job. Chief Superintendent Burtenshaw has taken over from Nick May as the divisional commander in Brighton and Hove, with an annual budget of more tha...
Posted On 04 Oct 2021 at 9:37 pm

Noisy neighbours? Council tells victims to move

A couple’s four-year nightmare with noisy neighbours was compounded when the council told the victims that they should consider moving home. A former council housing official who lives in the same block of flats said: “Two officers have suggested they move from their home of 18...

Brighton and Hove parking permit backlog lands drivers with unfair fines

People are continuing to pay Brighton and Hove City Council for parking permits – only to end up with parking fines instead. And some of them have spoken out about the problems that they have endured since the council added parking permits to its “My Account” system. T...

Brighton children’s charity appoints new chief executive

A Brighton children’s charity has appointed a new chief executive who comes with a wealth of experience in the sector. Donna Holland, 40, is due to join the Rockinghorse Children’s Charity on Monday 1 November following Ryan Heal, 45, who left in the spring after eight years at...
Posted On 04 Oct 2021 at 1:39 pm

Drink driver warned he faces jail for crashing BMW into house

A drink driver who fled police through Brighton at speeds of 80mph, eventually crashing into a row of terraced houses, has been warned he faces jail. Aaron Taylor, 33, eventually lost control of his BMW when he accelerated away from an armed response unit in Whitehawk Road,...
Posted On 04 Oct 2021 at 12:59 pm

Main road closed after driver flees Hove crash

A main road in Hove was closed for five hours after a driver fled from a crash at the weekend. The car smashed into traffic lights by the ambulance station on the corner of the A270 Old Shoreham Road and St Joseph’s Close. The driver disappeared before the emergency services...
Posted On 04 Oct 2021 at 12:20 pm

Bake Off star to serve up a taste of Hollywood in Brighton

Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood plans to bring a live cookery show to the Brighton Centre as part of a national tour next year. The television presenter is scheduled to visit 18 tows and cities across the country, with a show in Brighton slated for Thursday 3 November...
Posted On 04 Oct 2021 at 11:30 am