‘ĠENN’erous helping of genre-blending musical riot

ĠENN + CABIRIA – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 6.12.21 Good to see ĠENN  (pronounced Jenn) step up to headline a home town gig at The Hope & Ruin on Monday. When I say hometown gig, GENN are an all-female Brighton based band with three members Leona Farrugia (vocals),...
Posted On 08 Dec 2021 at 10:23 pm

Concerns as special needs funding pot overspent by £400k

The cost of looking after the rising number of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is outpacing the increase in funding allocated to schools, a senior official said this week. The Brighton and Hove City Council official said that funding w...

New covid cases rise again as government sets out ‘Plan B’ measures

The number of new coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove has gone up by more than a fifth in a week as the government spells out its “Plan B” measures. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that people should work from home if possible, wear masks in public venues, except when...
Posted On 08 Dec 2021 at 6:55 pm

Police bail Brighton and Hove Albion footballer for a further four weeks

Police have bailed Brighton and Hove Albion footballer Yves Bissouma for a further four weeks while they continue to investigate sexual assault claims. Bissouma, 25, was filmed being led out of the Arch night club on Brighton seafront by officers from Sussex Police in the early...
Posted On 08 Dec 2021 at 2:44 pm

Eight players test positive for covid at Brighton and Hove Albion’s next opponents

Eight players have tested positive for the coronavirus at Brighton and Hove Albion’s next opponents, Tottenham Hotspur. Tottenham manager Antonio Conte said that eight players and five members of staff had tested positive for the virus after an outbreak at the club – and he...
Posted On 08 Dec 2021 at 2:24 pm

Green Door Store celebrate “We Are The Last Generation” EP launch

ELLIS D + PLEASUREINC. + GOBSTOPPERS – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 6.12.21 On a busy Brighton Monday night, the Green Door Store opened its doors with a free event for the launch show of Brighton based performer ELLiS⋆D’s new EP “We Are The Last Generation”. Opening the...
Posted On 08 Dec 2021 at 2:06 pm

PC given written warning over lockdown party

A police constable who attended a house party with colleagues during lockdown has been given a written warning after a behind-doors disciplinary meeting. The officers’ on-duty colleagues were called to break up the party, held at a house in Hove on May 15 this year, just...
Posted On 08 Dec 2021 at 1:04 pm

The Howlers play intimate Brighton gig

THE HOWLERS + LES BODS + CARAMEL – THE ROSSI BAR, BRIGHTON 4.12.21 Last Saturday, Portsmouth trio The Howlers paid a visit to The Rossi Bar at 8 Queens Road in Brighton as the last stop of their long-awaited (and postponed) tour. After seeing them play a sold-out show at...
Posted On 08 Dec 2021 at 12:43 pm
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Man in custody on Brighton burglary charges

Detectives have charged a man with five counts of commercial burglary and one of fraud by false representation following a number of break-ins at businesses in Brighton and Eastbourne. Jody Keating, 47, of no fixed address, appeared at Eastbourne Magistrates’ Court yesterday,...
Posted On 08 Dec 2021 at 12:42 pm

Commercial bins to be taken off roads and pavements

City centre businesses who keep their bins on the pavement or road have until February to find somewhere else to put them or face a fine. Brighton and Hove City Council have drawn up a list of hundreds of streets in central areas – including Brunswick, Hanover and Kemp Town...
Posted On 08 Dec 2021 at 11:32 am
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