Covid booster jab take-up lags in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove has one of the lowest rates of over-50s having booster jabs, according to estimates from the NHS. Fewer than three in five over-50s have had their third coronavirus vaccination locally, with health chiefs estimating that the total is now just over 50,000. The...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021 at 7:28 pm

Legendary guitarist Earl Slick announces Brighton concert

The date for your diaries is Wednesday 22nd June 2022, as that is when the legendary Earl Slick will be rockin’ on up at the Komedia Brighton at 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton BN1 1UN in support of his ‘Fist Full of Devils Tour’. The event is being promoted by Family Ents and...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021 at 6:10 pm

Toads Hole Valley to hold online event this evening

The developer behind plans to build 880 homes at Toads Hole Valley, in Hove, is due to hold an online information event this evening (Thursday 2 December). The event is taking place almost 24 hours after a residents’ meeting at The Nevill pub in Hove last night (Wednesday 1...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021 at 5:32 pm

Hove Library nursery rated good by official watchdog

The nursery in the basement of Hove Library has been rated “good” after its first inspection by the official watchdog Ofsted. “Good” is the second-highest of the four grades – and Ofsted published its report today (Thursday 2 December). The watchdog said: “The ambitious manager,...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021 at 5:27 pm

‘Come As You Are’ and see Nirvana UK live in Brighton

After two fantastic shows in 2019, the Concorde 2 and Black Rabbit Productions are delighted to be bringing back Nirvana UK who will be performing a 90 minute set of all the hits on Saturday 18th December 2021. Nirvana UK are a Nirvana tribute band that are based in the west...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021 at 4:04 pm

Expelled Labour member given restraining order preventing contact with party’s complaints team

One of the founders of Labour Against the Witchhunt has been given a restraining order forbidding him from contacting the Labour disputes team. Tony Greenstein, who has been dubbed a “notorious anti-Semite” by the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS) was charged with...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021 at 3:42 pm

Celebrate Christmas with a Bowie night

Celebrate Christmas early with a trip down to the Concorde 2 in Brighton on Wednesday 22 December 2021, where you will be swept away on a ‘Fantastic Voyage’ with Absolute Bowie, who were the Winners of the ‘Best Bowie Tribute’ and ‘Best Tribute Band in the UK’ at the Agents...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021 at 3:12 pm

Work of art remembers covid patients

An artwork made of hundreds of handmade hearts intended for covid victims and their families is going on display at the Royal Sussex. The hearts were made during the first wave of the pandemic, with covid patients in intensive care and their families who were unable to be at...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021 at 3:06 pm

Oh BABii what a great night out in Brighton

BABII + GROVE – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 1.12.21 Exactly two years to the day (1st December 2019) the Brighton & Hove News Music Team reacquainted themselves with the unorthodox (but down to earth) electro-pop pixie BABii who manages to be confidently awkward and at...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021 at 2:02 pm

Coke dealer who gave police helicopter the finger jailed

A cocaine dealer who gave the finger to a police helicopter crew while trying to flee officers in Brighton has been jailed. Slah Hassine, 51, was pulled by police driving an uninsured black BMW in Elm Grove, Brighton, last month. But as officers approached, perhaps remembering...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021 at 1:34 pm
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