Will there be trains? Will there be buses? Who will make the trip to the 8pm Kick Off at the Amex on Boxing Day?

Brighton & Hove Albion fans will surely be crying ‘humbug’ as the Premier League have announced the fixture changes for December. Most of Albion’s matches change in some form or another. The most significant of these is the Boxing Day fixture at home to Brentford – this...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 8:21 pm

Brighton venue faces fight to serve spirits on Halloween

A Brighton seafront venue hopes to serve up drinks for Halloween but the police want the haunt to be without spirits – or wine or beer. The Brighton Zip, in Madeira Drive, has served a temporary event notice (TEN) on Brighton and Hove City Council for this weekend, the Halloween...

Brighton pub wins national award for meals on wheels service

A Brighton pub has won a national award for delivering meals to its regulars during lockdown. The Bevy was already planning a home delivery service for more vulnerable members of the community when coronavirus hit the UK in early 2020. This meant it was able to launch the service...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 4:22 pm

Bin lorry drivers vote to accept council offer and suspend strike

Bin lorry drivers have voted to accept an offer from Brighton and Hove City Council at a meeting this morning (Monday 18 October). The drivers, members of the GMB union, also voted to suspend strike action as they wait to learn whether councillors will sign off the deal. A...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 4:17 pm

Nancy & The Dolls (fka The Sex P*ssed Dolls) announce new Brighton gig date

Everyone’s favourite ‘Daughters Of Anarchy’ – Nancy & The Dolls will be back in Brighton next summer. You might not recognise the new name, but this is indeed the next stage on the musical journey of the former Sex P*ssed Dolls. Brighton will be taken by storm as the...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 4:13 pm

Christmas punk rock gig announced for Brighton

Those loveable local punk herberts, Peter & The Test Tube Babies (Peter, Del, Andy Agro and Sam), have announced their annual Brighton Christmas gig. Yeah, I know it’s tad early to be talking about the bash and all things Christmas, but previous year’s gigs were sold...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 4:01 pm

Brighton man charged after sex attack

A man has been appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court charged with a carrying out a sex attack in a Brighton street. James Cooke, 30, is due to appear before a crown court judge next month. Sussex Police said today (Monday 18 October): “Police have arrested and charged a man...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 3:43 pm

Brighton bin fires suspect arrested

A man has been arrested on suspicion of starting a series of bin fires in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “Police arrested a 38-year-old man in relation to a series of bin fires in Brighton on Friday night (15 October). “A man was stopped in Pavilion Parade at around 12.45am and...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 11:59 am

Doctor jailed for perverting justice after trying to frame love rival

A doctor has been jailed for perverting justice after faking text messages and screenshots to sabotage his flatmate’s relationships. Javed Saumtally, 28, was jailed for 15 months by Judge Jeremy Gold at Brighton Crown Court this morning (Monday 18 October). Saumtally’s dishonesty...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 11:45 am

Man charged with false imprisonment and rape

A man has appeared in court charged with sexually assaulting two women in Brighton. Mohammadi Shokor, 18, unemployed, of Queens Park Road, Brighton, appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court on Friday 15 October, charged with false imprisonment and sexually assaulting a...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 10:41 am