Youth Sector, Slant & Currls to close ‘JOY.’ residency at The Prince Albert

Local promoters, JOY., have certainly lived up to their name this week! They have announced that 15 local acts are to perform live at The Prince Albert in Brighton across the five Thursday nights in July. The format is that three acts will be entertaining the lucky gig goers each...
Posted On 22 Apr 2021 at 7:40 pm

Wife Swap USA, Sit Down & Monakis to kick off ‘JOY.’ residency at The Prince Albert

Local promoters, JOY., have certainly lived up to their name this week! They have announced that 15 local acts are to perform live at The Prince Albert in Brighton across the five Thursday nights in July. The format is that three acts will be entertaining the lucky gig goers each...
Posted On 22 Apr 2021 at 7:16 pm

Driver charged over hit and run of 11-year-old

A driver has been charged with a hit and run which left a young schoolgirl with a broken nose. Luke Kelly, 23, pleaded not guilty to causing serious injury to the 11-year-old girl, who was hit by a car as she crossed the road in Court Farm Road in Hove. He also denied driving a...
Posted On 22 Apr 2021 at 4:09 pm

Duke’s Mound gets lurid green coating as wildflower seeds are sprayed

Duke’s Mound has been given a bright green coating this week as the slopes are sprayed with wildflower seeds. The non-native tamarisk bushes which used to cover the site were cut back and some removed in February as part of the wider regeneration of Black Rock. Now, native...
Posted On 22 Apr 2021 at 3:18 pm

Neighbours despair after months of blaring music and dropped items from eleventh-floor flat

A man who lives on the top floor of a block of flats is driving neighbours far and wide to distraction by blaring music from his balcony and sometimes even dropping things to smash on the ground below. For the last couple of months an eclectic range of music including opera and...
Posted On 22 Apr 2021 at 1:14 pm

Extra care needed to ensure green wall growth, expert says

Extra care needs to be taken to ensure that a section of Madeira Drive’s green wall which has been drastically pruned back regrows properly. A section of the wall running along Duke’s Mound was cut back to its roots by contractors as part of works to improve...
Posted On 22 Apr 2021 at 12:00 pm

Pankhurst residents say they will sue owners of ‘unsafe’ fire-ravaged flats

Traumatised residents of a block of flats destroyed by fire say they intend to sue the housing association which owns it, the builders and the architect. In September 2019, a block of 12 flats at the top of Pankhurst Avenue was engulfed in flames. Concerns over the speed at which...
Posted On 22 Apr 2021 at 9:48 am

The ‘JOY.’ of supporting local bands with The Prince Albert

Well here’s some seriously good news for Brighton and Sussex area bands and eager gig goers! Local promoters JOY. have this afternoon announced a month residency for every Thursday during July 2021 up at The Prince Albert. They will be putting on five concerts with three local...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 8:38 pm

Bruce on the Boundary – Robinson ready to take the next step

Sussex supporters have got used to not seeing much of Jofra Archer during his meteoric rise to England stardom in the last few years. But irony of ironies, it might be Archer rather than his erstwhile new-ball partner Ollie Robinson whom they could be watching when supporters are...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 6:01 pm

Doss house closed by police after arson attack

A doss house used by drug addicts who threatened neighbours and even set fire to their homes has been closed by Sussex Police. The flat in Hadlow Close was occupied by a tenant who is a frequent user of Class A drugs and who allowed his home to be used to deal out of. It was...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 4:41 pm