Lorry driver convicted of London to Brighton Veteran Car Run driver’s death

A lorry driver has been found guilty of causing death by careless driving after a crash during the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. Michael Black, 52, was convicted of causing the death of 80-year-old Canadian millionaire Ronald Carey by a jury today (Wednesday 17 November) at...
Posted On 17 Nov 2021 at 6:44 pm

GIRLI is ‘More Than A Friend’ to her fans

GIRLI + JULY JONES – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 16.11.21 Back in 2019 our Editor wrote a review of London-born singer-songwriter and rising star GIRLI’s gig at the then-Haunt (now CHALK) in which he confessed that GIRLI was his guilty pleasure. Well that now makes two of...
Posted On 17 Nov 2021 at 5:47 pm

Bus gate! Council fines a driver every two minutes, says councillor

A driver is fined every two minutes for passing through the new “bus gates” in the centre of Brighton, a council committee was told last night (Tuesday 16 November). More than 9,600 drivers were sent £60 tickets last month alone – reduced to £30 if paid within 14 days – and the...

The Australian Pink Floyd – Brighton concert report

THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD – BRIGHTON CENTRE 12.11.21 The fact that The Australian Pink Floyd are headlining at Brighton Centre speaks volumes about the way in which classic rock is now perceived. With many of the classic bands approaching retirement, actually retired, or...
Posted On 17 Nov 2021 at 4:12 pm

Electronic synth-pop pioneers pt1: OMD at the Brighton Centre

OMD + SCRITTI POLITTI – BRIGHTON CENTRE 16.11.21 OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark) pulled into the Brighton Centre tonight on date 12 of 15 on their UK arena tour, which saw the band perform songs from their iconic 1981 album ‘Architecture & Morality’, plus many...
Posted On 17 Nov 2021 at 2:52 pm

Brighton’s Christmas lights to be switched on tomorrow

Brighton’s new Christmas lights will be switched on by cast members of the Brighton Centre’s panto tomorrow evening. The new street art-inspired lights, bought by city centre businesses, will be switched on, hosted by BBC Sussex’s Allison Ferns and Carl Tracey,...
Posted On 17 Nov 2021 at 2:33 pm

Auf Wiedersehen, Jürgen! Brighton contestant eliminated from Great British Bake Off

Brighton IT professional Jürgen Krauss has been eliminated from the current series of the Great British Bake Off. He will miss out on the final of the Channel 4 television show next week having been named “star baker” three times in nine episodes – more than any of his rival...
Posted On 17 Nov 2021 at 12:13 pm

Burning the Clocks returns

Burning the Clocks is set to return to the city’s streets this year. Brighton charity, Same Sky is again appealing for funds to ensure the winter solstice parade can resume with a bang after a forced rest due to the pandemic. It has launched a 2021 crowdfunder, which it...
Posted On 17 Nov 2021 at 12:12 pm

Blurry picture of flashing suspect released

Police in Brighton want to identify this man, suspected of acting indecently towards a woman in the city. At about 9am on Friday, 22 October the woman was walking up the steps towards Marine Parade from the Dukes Mound/Madeira Drive area when she was confronted by the man who...
Posted On 17 Nov 2021 at 11:44 am

999 warning as ambulance bosses declare ‘critical incident’ over computer problems

The ambulance service for Brighton and Hove has declared a “critical incident” this morning (Wednesday 17 November) after its computer system failed overnight. Patients were urged not to call 999 unless absolutely essential as experts worked to try to fix the problem. South East...
Posted On 17 Nov 2021 at 11:07 am
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