Hundreds fight to keep Brighton primary school at the heart of their local community

Hundreds of parents, teachers and supporters of Carden Primary School in Hollingbury have come out to fight local authority plans to axe one of the school’s two intake classes. Parents spoke out at virtual and in-person meetings on Thursday (25 November), criticising Brighton and...
Posted On 28 Nov 2021 at 1:50 am

Celebrating our incredible and resilient small businesses

This week I celebrated our incredible and resilient small businesses with the Small Business Saturday campaign roadshow which came to our city to shine a spotlight on our entrepreneurs and local businesses. Local business can sign up for free support and profile from Small...
Posted On 28 Nov 2021 at 12:01 am

Strike a light – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Leeds United 0

Albion strikers are so light of confidence it appears to be affecting the whole team. Neal Maupay and Jurgen Locadia are worth a combined £34 million yet neither have looked like having the ability to either create a chance or take one. Maupay missed a sitter a guilt edged chance...
Posted On 27 Nov 2021 at 7:40 pm

‘No Worries’ for Emily Capell as she puts on a fabulous ‘Bonanza’ in Brighton

EMILY CAPELL + GINA LARNER – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 25.11.21 Before being assigned this particular artist to review, I was completely ignorant of the very existence of Emily Capell, and my life was considerably poorer as a result. Emily is an extraordinarily talented...
Posted On 27 Nov 2021 at 5:12 pm

Storm Arwen closes Brighton Christmas Festival

High winds battering Brighton as Storm Arwen sweeps the country have seen the Christmas Festival cancelled this afternoon. Organisers announced earlier today they were cancelling this morning’s Elves Save Christmas show because of bad weather. At 3.30pm, it was announced...
Posted On 27 Nov 2021 at 5:04 pm

Premier League Match Day 13 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Leeds United

Neal Maupay returns to the starting line up as Albion take on Leeds United at the Amex this evening (Saturday 27 November). Adam Webster retains his place at the back. But Adam Lallana drops to the bench. Robert Sanchez returns in goal after his one-match suspension for a red...
Posted On 27 Nov 2021 at 4:47 pm

Warm Digits connected to Brighton’s coast

WARM DIGITS + FRUITY WATER + POLITE BUREAUX – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 26.11.21 There was a joyous atmosphere tonight at The Hope & Ruin on Queens Road, Brighton as punters of all ages had arrived to take in the delights that concert promoters (and record label)...
Posted On 27 Nov 2021 at 3:02 pm

Car falls on to A27 in crash at Stanmer

A car fell about 30 metres on to the A27 in a crash at Stanmer last night. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for information following a serious collision which closed a section of the A27 at Falmer for several hours. “A silver Jeep Cherokee reportedly fell...
Posted On 27 Nov 2021 at 3:01 pm

Forget Peppa Pig and beware the bill that will change health and care in Brighton and elsewhere

Much of the national media seemed to be distracted by Boris Johnson’s car crash “Brrmm, brrmm, eurgh, forgive me, Peppa Pig” speech to the CBI earlier this week. Less attention was given to the Health and Care Bill, which passed its third reading in the House of Commons on...
Posted On 27 Nov 2021 at 9:14 am

It’ll be cold and it’ll feel freezing, weather forecasters warn

The weather is due to turn colder and much windier as Storm Arwen sweeps across the country tomorrow (Saturday 27 November). Brighton and Hove is just outside the area covered by Met Office weather warnings for wind and snow, thanks in part to the protection provided by the South...
Posted On 26 Nov 2021 at 7:26 pm