Life….. Beyond ‘The Pretty Things’

To many people, The Pretty Things were more than just a band, although their writing, recordings and performances touched many people through the years. They were an ethos, and a spirit that inspired many in their wake. There could never be a Pretty Things line-up without...
Posted On 19 Oct 2021 at 9:31 pm

Rag ’n’ Bone Man – Brighton concert report for the ‘Life By Misadventure’ tour

RAG ‘N’ BONE MAN + EMILY BURNS + MAX WHITE – BRIGHTON CENTRE 17.10.21 Last Sunday Rag ‘n’ Bone Man kicked off his ‘Life By Misadventure’ tour at the Brighton Centre. Hailing from Uckfield originally, the first leg of his tour started locally. Queues for the...
Posted On 19 Oct 2021 at 8:44 pm

Councillors sign off deal to settle bin strike in Brighton and Hove

The Conservatives have called for the privatisation of Cityclean, the council’s rubbish and recycling service, after a strike left mounds of rubbish across Brighton and Hove. Their call was rejected as the Greens backed the council’s deal with the GMB union to end the bin lorry...

Storm warning: wet and windy weather on the way

Brighton and Hove faces a day of wet and windy weather tomorrow (Wednesday 20 October). About half an inch of rain has been forecast to fall, with wind speeds approaching 30mph and gusts nearer 50mph at times. The Met Office issued a thunderstorm warning for a large part of the...
Posted On 19 Oct 2021 at 6:55 pm

Brighton hospital apprentice wins award for covid care

An apprentice at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton has won an award for her work in improving care for patients with the coronavirus. Meghann Creffield, 36, who works in the hospital’s pathology department, won the Outstanding Contribution by an Apprentice to an...
Posted On 19 Oct 2021 at 6:35 pm

Brighton man charged with sex attack and harassment

A Brighton man has been charged with carrying out a sex attack in Brighton and with harassing women over several months. Jamie Lee Parsons, 31, of Lewes Road, Brighton, appeared in court yesterday (Monday 18 October) and was remanded in custody to appear in the crown court next...
Posted On 19 Oct 2021 at 5:26 pm

Suspected drug dealer appears in Brighton court after being stopped near Hove station

A suspected drug dealer has appeared in court in Brighton after being stopped by police near Hove railway station. Gjon Meli, 34, was arrested in Denmark Villas, Hove, last Wednesday (13 October) and appeared before magistrates on Friday. Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 19...
Posted On 19 Oct 2021 at 5:07 pm

Queen legend Roger Taylor – Sussex concert report

ROGER TAYLOR + COLIN MACLEOD – DE LA WARR PAVILION, BEXHILL-ON-SEA 17.10.21 Roger Taylor did not announce a Brighton concert on this tour, so we headed off to the iconic De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea for a night of music to remember. Support this evening comes from...
Posted On 19 Oct 2021 at 4:28 pm

Eight rubbish fires reported during strike by bin lorry drivers

Eight rubbish fires were started late last week before senior council officials asked for a “dispensation” from the GMB union to start clearing bin stores beneath blocks of flats. Officials sought the dispensation as bin lorry drivers continued their strike but before a deal was...

Erasure bring ‘The Neon’ circus to Brighton

ERASURE – BRIGHTON CENTRE 18.10.21 Andy Bell and Vince Clarke of Erasure were back in Brighton this evening on the closing date of ‘The Neon’ tour, which has taken in 12 selected UK dates. The popular electronic pop duo will be having a rest over Christmas and then heading...
Posted On 19 Oct 2021 at 3:08 pm
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