Councillors back Portslade garden centre’s expansion plans

Councillors have approved a Portslade garden centre’s expansion plans at a meeting yesterday (Monday 8 November). Adur District Council’s Planning Committee voted unanimously to grant planning permission for the changes to the Mayberry Garden Centre in Old Shoreham Road. The...

Local nurses given NHS ‘boost’

Two local nurses, Peter and Melanie Atkinson, have just had their coronavirus booster jab at the vaccination centre in Churchill Square, Brighton. Peter Atkinson, who is also the independent councillor for North Portslade, said: “It’s vital that as many people as possible get the...
Posted On 09 Nov 2021 at 10:25 pm

Portslade car showroom plans approved despite concerns over misleading drawings

Councillors unanimously approved plans for a car showroom in Portslade yesterday (Monday 8 November) despite concerns about misleading drawings. Adur District Council’s Planning Committee granted an application from Tate Bros Limited to build a new 1,765 square metre car...

Dropkick Murphys cancel Brighton concert

The Dropkick Murphys were to be rockin’ the Brighton Centre on Thursday 24th February 2022 as part of their UK, Ireland and European tour, however they have made an official announcement and put back the tour to 2023, but NOT re-booked the Brighton concert. Their statement reads:...
Posted On 09 Nov 2021 at 8:31 pm

Foals announce Brighton concert as part of extra dates on UK tour

Following the release of their brand new single ‘Wake Me Up’, Foals have today added three dates to their 2022 headline tour. Tickets for the new UK dates in Hull, Newcastle and at the Brighton Centre go on sale Friday 12th November at 9am via www.gigsandtours.com /...
Posted On 09 Nov 2021 at 8:17 pm

Brighton motorcyclist dies after M23 crash

A motorcyclist from Brighton has died after a crash on the M23. Sussex Police renewed an appeal for witnesses about the crash today (Tuesday 9 November). The force said: “Police have issued a further appeal for witnesses after a motorcyclist tragically died from the injuries he...
Posted On 09 Nov 2021 at 8:07 pm

Bexhill gets the ‘Blues In Mono’ with Seasick Steve

SEASICK STEVE + KITTY MACFARLANE – DE LA WARR PAVILION, BEXHILL-ON-SEA 4.11.21 American blues musician Seasick Steve got his big break on New Year’s Eve 2006 with an invitation to appear on the BBC’s ‘Hootenanny’ TV show with Jools Holland. Having charmed the audience...
Posted On 09 Nov 2021 at 7:53 pm

Mutations Festival day one opens up at CHALK, Latest Music Bar and Patterns

‘MUTATIONS FESTIVAL’ (DAY 1) – PATTERNS + LATEST MUSIC BAR + CHALK 4.11.21 The Brighton music venues for day one of the Mutations Festival were CHALK, Latest Music Bar and Patterns. Thankfully these are within easy walking distance of one another, being located on opposite...
Posted On 09 Nov 2021 at 7:24 pm

‘Everybody In Love’ with JLS at Brighton concert

JLS + CASSA JACKSON + DJ WILL MANNING – BRIGHTON CENTRE 8.11.21 I’ve been a huge JLS fan since I was a teenager. I supported them through their X-Factor journey and I went to a concert on every tour they did. I had all the merchandise—I’m talking hoodies, t-shirts, bags,...
Posted On 09 Nov 2021 at 3:58 pm

Larger schools should reduce numbers, councillors argue

The city’s larger schools should agree to reduce their numbers to protect smaller schools, councillors argued this week.  Seven primary schools in some of the most deprived areas of Brighton and Hove face losing one or half a reception class as the city council tackles...
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