Billy Bragg back in Brighton

BILLY BRAGG – BRIGHTON DOME 23.11.21 (Warning: This review may contain traces of politics)…..Mentioning Billy Bragg and not politics is akin to talking about Boris Johnson nowadays and not mentioning Peppa Pig. It cannot be done. Billy Bragg even mentioned at the...
Posted On 24 Nov 2021 at 11:41 pm

More roadworks may close A27 Brighton bypass and Hangleton link road in new year

More roadworks have been scheduled for the A27 Brighton bypass and the A293 Hangleton link road in the new year. And a Portslade councillor has won a promise that next signs and diversions will be better. Highways England is looking to return to complete drainage work which it...
Posted On 24 Nov 2021 at 7:47 pm

International cocaine supplier faces jail

A man who ran an international business supplying materials to make cocaine faces jail after he was convicted by a jury. James Beeby, 51, was found guilty of money laundering and being involved in the supply of cocaine at Chichester Crown Court last week after an eight-day trial....
Posted On 24 Nov 2021 at 7:24 pm

Hove food and drink delivery firm buys rival

One of the new food and drink delivery businesses operating in Brighton and Hove has bought one of its rivals. Getir, which has a base in St Joseph’s Business Park, in St Joseph’s Mews, off Old Shoreham Road, Hove, has bought Weezy, which has two depots in Brighton and Hove....
Posted On 24 Nov 2021 at 6:26 pm

Frank Turner announces new album and UK tour

Frank Turner has released the uncompromising ‘Non Serviam’, a two-minute blast of vitriolic hardcore and the latest track to be taken from his upcoming new album ‘FTHC’ following the release of singles ‘The Gathering’ and ‘Haven’t Been Doing So Well’. Speaking about the track,...
Posted On 24 Nov 2021 at 6:18 pm

Pop Will Eat Itself set to play Brighton concert

Having just witnessed an enjoyable concert from Gaye Bykers On Acid (see our review HERE), I noted that band member Mary Byker is also in Pop Will Eat Itself. “Ah ha!” I thought to myself! Saturday 11th December 2021 will be a night of dance and jollification down at CHALK...
Posted On 24 Nov 2021 at 5:11 pm

Brighton based Gaye Bykers On Acid play sold out concert

GAYE BYKERS ON ACID + THE CHARLEMAGNES – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 20.11.21 Saturday night in Brighton town and we are spoilt for choice as to which gigs to attend. My girlfriend desperately wanted us to head off to The Hope & Ruin and take in some shenanigans from...
Posted On 24 Nov 2021 at 3:41 pm

Brighton MP blasts e-scooter clampdown and calls for trial

A Brighton MP has called for e-scooters to be made legal so that police can stop “wasting precious time” clamping down on them. A handful of cities are trialling e-scooter hire schemes, but Brighton and Hove did not apply to take part. Earlier this month, Sussex...
Posted On 24 Nov 2021 at 1:10 pm

Cocaine dealer used taxi to run drugs

A man has been jailed after he was seen using a taxi to complete drug deals in Brighton. Lumture Spahiu was using a Brighton and Hove taxi as a passenger in the Bevendean area at 8.30pm on September 25. The vehicle was travelling in the estate before a man with a mobile phone was...
Posted On 24 Nov 2021 at 12:39 pm

Court fines serial burglar from Brighton who was jailed after ‘Paddy Pantsdown’ affair

A court has fined a serial burglar from Brighton and Hove who was jailed for his part in exposing politician Paddy Ashdown’s affair with his secretary. Simon Berkowitz, 75, of no fixed address, had been due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court for failing to keep contact with...
Posted On 24 Nov 2021 at 10:36 am
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