Blondie put back UK tour to 2022 including Brighton concert

Blondie, one of the most influential bands to emerge from New York’s punk scene, have announced that their 10 date UK tour will not now begin in November 2021, but has been postponed until April and May next year. They will be appearing at the Brighton Centre on Thursday 28th...
Posted On 07 Oct 2021 at 8:46 pm

The Specials ‘chalk’ off intimate Brighton concert

THE SPECIALS – CHALK, BRIGHTON 3.10.21 Last month, The Specials played to a sold out crowd at the Brighton Centre. It was the venue’s first totally packed concert since before lockdown. You can read our review of that night HERE. This month, they are back in town, but with...
Posted On 07 Oct 2021 at 7:41 pm

Police bail Brighton and Hove Albion player after arrest on suspicion of sexual assault

Police have released Brighton and Hove Albion footballer Yves Bissouma on bail while they continue to investigate sexual assault claims. Bissouma, 25, was filmed being led out of the Arch night club on Brighton seafront by officers from Sussex Police in the early hours of...
Posted On 07 Oct 2021 at 6:17 pm

New covid case numbers fall further in Brighton and Hove

The number of new coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove have fallen further, public health officials said this afternoon (Thursday 7 October). Brighton and Hove City Council said: “In the seven days up to Friday 1 October the number of confirmed new covid-19 cases in Brighton...
Posted On 07 Oct 2021 at 5:10 pm

Brighton bin strike latest – drivers out for two more weeks

Bin lorry drivers in Brighton and Hove are to go on strike for two more weeks, the GMB union said this afternoon (Thursday 7 October). The union served notice on Brighton and Hove City Council this afternoon as senior councillors were promised a confidential briefing by leade...
Posted On 07 Oct 2021 at 4:29 pm

The Magic Numbers cast their spell again

THE MAGIC NUMBERS + REN HARVIEU – THE OLD MARKET, HOVE 6.10.21 It’s not often that you witness pure joy, but last night I did at Hove’s The Old Market, both the audience and The Magic Numbers lit up with it, in an evening of familiar and well-crafted, well-loved songs....
Posted On 07 Oct 2021 at 4:04 pm

Medical student jailed for Brighton acid attack

A medical student has been given a 15-year sentence for throwing sulphuric acid over a junior doctor in Brighton. Milad Rouf, 25, will spend up to 11 years in prison and four years on extended licence – and will have to spend at least two thirds of the jail term behind bars....
Posted On 07 Oct 2021 at 3:03 pm

Police investigate harassment of feminist professor accused of transphobia

UPDATE: A targeted campaign against a philosophy professor accused of transphobia is being investigated by Sussex Police. Posters demanding the University of Sussex fire Kathleen Stock appeared on campus yesterday, and smoke bombs were set off as a masked protester held a banner...
Posted On 07 Oct 2021 at 1:39 pm

Brighton bus driver remanded over bridge crash that took the roof off

A Brighton bus driver has been charged after a double decker crashed into a bridge, ripping the vehicle’s roof off. Any bus drivers missing anything?? Kingston lane bridge #shoreham Credit KC FB pic.twitter.com/ucpcFtOXip — Sussex News – Breaking News for Sussex...
Posted On 07 Oct 2021 at 12:47 pm

Brighton Gin offers liquid reward for recovery of stolen bike

A “gin-based reward” has been offered in a bid to find a delivery bike stolen from Brighton Gin. Delivery rider Rachel Blake’s discovered her distinctive branded bike had been stolen from Dyke Road at about midday yesterday. The gin company put out an appeal on...
Posted On 07 Oct 2021 at 10:26 am
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