Snapped Ankles ‘Chalk’ off another Brighton concert appearance

SNAPPED ANKLES + MERMAID CHUNKY + JAPANESE TELEVISION – CHALK, BRIGHTON 10.11.21 Described by Joyzine in 2020 as “the world’s only 100% space surf band”, London powerhouse Japanese Television opened the evening at CHALK at around 7pm as the venue started to fill up. Led by...
Posted On 11 Nov 2021 at 11:06 pm

It’s ‘The Big Day’ as Baby Strange finally arrive in Brighton

BABY STRANGE + DEAD PONY – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 10.11.21 It’s a Scottish invasion tonight at The Prince Albert, nestled just underneath Brighton Railway Station as we’ve two bands from north of the border. Kicking off the night are The Big Day, born out...
Posted On 11 Nov 2021 at 9:31 pm

Rogue landlords face naming and shaming on public database

Rogue landlords should have their details included on a database on Brighton and Hove City Council’s website, according to a Labour councillor. Gill Williams, who used to chair the council’s Housing Committee, also wants “a zero tolerance approach to rogue landlords”. Councillor...

Brighton & Hove’s Mutations Festival – day three concert reviews

‘MUTATIONS FESTIVAL’ (DAY 3) – THE HOPE & RUIN + THE FOLKLORE ROOMS + GREEN DOOR STORE + THE PRINCE ALBERT + PATTERNS + CHALK – 6.11.21 The music Brighton music venues for day three of the Mutations Festival were The Hope & Ruin, The Folklore Rooms, Green Door...

Fire chiefs offer free electric blanket safety tests in Hove

Fire chiefs are offering free electric blanket safety tests for people in Brighton and Hove next month. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service plans to open the doors at Hove Fire Station, in English Close, off Old Shoreham Road, Hove, on Wednesday 15 December. The free service is...
Posted On 11 Nov 2021 at 7:05 pm

Mural made up of 1,000 knitted poppies marks Remembrance Day

Volunteers have spent more than 300 hours knitting and crocheting 1,000 red poppies for a stunning Remembrance Day display at a Brighton Church. Margot Freeman, the warden at St Luke’s Church in Queen’s Park Road, came up with the idea for the murals in May, when the...
Posted On 11 Nov 2021 at 4:05 pm

Man sent to prison for two weeks for calling magistrate a ‘bald c***’

A Hove man landed himself with a two-week spell in jail after calling a magistrate a “bald c***”. Max Kramer was in the dock at Brighton Magistrates Court last week charged with failing to comply with probation after coming out of prison. But he hurled abuse at both...
Posted On 11 Nov 2021 at 2:55 pm

NHS trust chief to leave in new year

The chief executive of an NHS trust serving Brighton and Hove is to leave in the new year to take up a job in the north of England. Sam Allen, 46, who runs Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, wrote to staff earlier today (Thursday 11 November) to share the news. She said: “I...
Posted On 11 Nov 2021 at 2:50 pm

Brighton shoegaze dreampoppers HANYA entertain at The Hope & Ruin

HANYA + THE DAYLIGHT + AMELIA CAESAR – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 10.11.21 I picked up a flyer on my way into The Hope And Ruin tonight, it was advertising tonight’s HANYA gig, the date on the poster was Thursday May 6th 2021. I think this was the third rescheduled gig...
Posted On 11 Nov 2021 at 2:11 pm

Former Sussex and England cricket international returns to Hove to run academy

The former Sussex captain and England cricket international Michael Yardy is to return to Hove to run the academy. Sussex Cricket said today (Thursday 11 November): “Michael Yardy has been appointed Sussex Cricket’s new academy director and will take up the role next month. “The...
Posted On 11 Nov 2021 at 2:00 pm
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