While Brighton and Hove sends homeless elsewhere, Adur sends them to … Brighton to Hove

While Brighton and Hove City Council has been criticised for sending homeless people to Newhaven and Eastbourne, Adur District Council has been sending others to Brighton and Hove. The council – which serves Southwick, Shoreham, Sompting and Lancing – is increasingly seeking...

Fire at Brighton waste transfer site reignites neighbours’ safety concerns

A fire at a waste transfer site in Brighton last week – the third in just over two years – has reignited neighbours’ concerns about safety. Brighton and Hove City Council said that the fire last Wednesday (29 September) was small and had been brought under control quickly. But...

The Vaccines & Icelandic band BSÍ play Brighton gig as part of ‘Music Venue Trust’ ReviveLive music scheme

THE VACCINES + BSI – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 3.10.21 The Music Venue Trust has teamed up with The National Lottery to help to #ReviveLive music and bring bands such as ‘The Vaccines’ into grassroots music venues across the UK which started during the late summer with a...
Posted On 05 Oct 2021 at 7:14 pm

Brighton ‘moonshine’ shop granted temporary drinks licence

A pop up shop has been granted a temporary licence to sell specialist liqueurs in The Lanes. O’Donnell Moonshine plans to sell alcohol – marketed as flavoured moonshine – from the shop, in Hanningtons Lane, Brighton, until the middle of January. When the company applied to...

Cyclist injured in Old Shoreham Road crash

A cyclist has been left with minor injuries after a crash with a car on the Old Shoreham Road this morning. The cyclist, a Just Eat delivery man, was riding near the junction with Olive Road when the crash happened just before 10am this morning. An hour later, emergency services...
Posted On 05 Oct 2021 at 3:54 pm

PINS liven up Friday night in Brighton

PINS + ĠENN + MANGÖ – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 1.10.21 PINS made a welcome return to Brighton courtesy of those fine people at Melting Vinyl. This time around the trio headed up a show at the distinctive Green Door Store, which is located beneath Brighton’s main railway...
Posted On 05 Oct 2021 at 3:43 pm

Brighton’s Creeping Jean headline at Patterns

CREEPING JEAN + LUNA BLUE + THE RAPPORTS – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 1.10.21 Creeping Jean are a Brighton based 6-piece rock band that formed in 2018 and are offering up huge Indie-Rock tunes to cut through the haze. Having picked up ongoing support from BBC Radio 6 Music, Radio...
Posted On 05 Oct 2021 at 1:06 pm

Last-ditch talks fail to avert bin lorry drivers strike in Brighton and Hove

Rubbish and recycling bin lorry drivers started a 14-day strike this morning (Tuesday 5 October) in a dispute with Brighton and Hove City Council. The drivers work out of the council’s Cityclean depot in Hollingdean and are angry that they keep being switched from their regular...
Posted On 05 Oct 2021 at 12:51 pm

The Wendy James Band – Brighton concert report

THE WENDY JAMES BAND + SLANT – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 30.9.21 Wendy James, the vocalist from Transvision Vamp was back in town. I never saw those guys live whilst the band enjoyed chart success in the late 1980s and early 1990s with their pop/punk sound. Transvision Vamp albums...
Posted On 05 Oct 2021 at 12:14 pm

Hove hospice chief to step down

The chief executive of the Martlets hospice in Hove has announced that she plans to step down next spring. Imelda Glackin, 55, has worked at the hospice for 19 years and became chief executive seven years ago. She said: “It will be difficult to leave but, having positioned...
Posted On 05 Oct 2021 at 11:47 am
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