Bin strike talks scheduled for ‘early next week’

More talks aimed at resolving the bin lorry drivers’ strike have been scheduled for early next week. Yesterday (Friday 9 October) the Green Party and the GMB union met and later issued a joint statement. The GMB represents the bin lorry drivers at Brighton and Hove City Council’s...
Posted On 09 Oct 2021 at 9:26 pm

Brighton author wins Nobel Prize

A writer from Brighton has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature which comes with a prize worth more than £835,000. Abdulrazak Gurnah, 72, won the prize “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the...
Posted On 09 Oct 2021 at 7:46 pm

Warrant issued for arrest of Brighton burglar behind Paddy Pantsdown exposé

A court has issued a warrant for the arrest of a career criminal from Brighton and Hove who was jailed for his part in exposing politician Paddy Ashdown’s affair with his secretary. The warrant was issued for Simon Berkowitz, 74, after he failed to appear at Brighton Magistrates’...
Posted On 09 Oct 2021 at 3:02 pm

Bleach Lab are the ‘Real Thing’ as Brighton Komedia crowd find out

BLEACH LAB + RALPH TV – KOMEDIA STUDIO BAR, BRIGHTON 8.10.21 South London based 4 piece Bleach Lab played their first gig in Brighton on Friday night to a sold out crowd at the Komedia Studio Bar. Bleach Lab have been a band I’ve been looking forward to seeing for sometime,...
Posted On 09 Oct 2021 at 2:41 pm

Covid booster jabs on offer in Brighton this weekend

Health chiefs are offering coronavirus booster jabs in Brighton this weekend for anyone over 50 and for health and social care workers. No appointment is need for the walk-in slots at the Churchill Square Vaccination Centre is open from 8.30am to 7pm today (Saturday 9 October)...
Posted On 09 Oct 2021 at 7:35 am

Deal edges closer for site of shipping container homes in Brighton

A developer’s plans to replace the refurbished shipping container homes in Brighton with permanent housing were given a boost last night (Thursday 7 October). Senior councillors authorised officials to finalise negotiations over a 250-year lease to be granted to QED Estates. The...