Fly-tipped chalk heaps trouble on Brighton sports venue

A sports venue has been left facing a massive clearance bill and a planning headache after a rogue builder dumped tonnes of chalk on its car park. Brighton Footgolf, based at the Benfield Valley Golf Course, agreed to allow the builder to use part of its car park to store and bag...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 3:47 pm

Ska punk band Millie Manders & The Shutup announce Hove concert at The Brunswick

Millie Manders And The Shutup create cross-genre punk that is hard to ignore. With lyricism that pokes fun, draws you in or leaves you questioning social norms teamed with incredible vocal dexterity, grinding guitars, irresistible horn hooks and a pumping rhythm section, the...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 3:16 pm

MP pledges to lead exodus from academised school

Brighton Kemptown MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle has pledged to help families take their children out of Moulsecoomb Primary School if an academy chain takes it over. Yesterday it was announced that Pioneer Academy would be taking over the school – a chain which now has one of the...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 3:14 pm

Hove bar seeks drinks licence for seats in street

A pub company boss said that his business was being treated unfairly because he was sticking to the rules about licensing. Leo Day wants a licence to serve alcohol to customers at half a dozen tables on the pavement outside Libation, in Hove, until 7pm. But neighbours and a...

Skating Polly announce Brighton gig at The Hope & Ruin

Skating Polly have announced that they will be rockin’ the foundations of The Hope & Ruin in Brighton next year, when they will be thrilling the lucky punters with their full on set on Tuesday 22nd March 2022, as part of their 23 date European tour. The Brighton date is their...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 1:51 pm

Man throws objects from towerblock balcony

A man hurled objects from a balcony  and then assaulted another man at an eleven-storey block of flats in Brighton this morning. Police were called to Richmond Heights in John Street at 10.35am today. A man was located nearby with minor injuries and was taken to hospital for...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 12:58 pm

75+ more artists announced for debut digital edition of The Great Escape

The Great Escape, the festival for new music, has today revealed the incredible Spotlight shows for this year’s debut online edition, alongside 75+ exciting new acts and break-out artists joining its mammoth line-up. The Great Escape Online, set to take place from 13-14 May via...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 12:00 pm

Parked police cars help clog up seafront cycle lane after wands removed for resurfacing

Scores of cars have been parking in the new seafront cycle lane since it was resurfaced – including police cars. New double yellow lines have yet to be painted, and the flexible wands separating the lane have not been put back in, meaning the lane is now a free for all....
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 10:10 am

Former Brighton PC denies improper approach to vulnerable witness in murder case

A former Brighton police officer denied taking an inappropriate approach towards a vulnerable and heavily pregnant 19-year-old woman in the quest for evidence in a murder investigation. David Edwards, known as Spud, said that he had not been “pushy” towards double murderer...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021 at 9:02 am

Stalemate at Stamford Bridge as Albion secure first ever point at Chelsea

Chelsea 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 In a match played almost in the background to the apparent collapse of the proposed European Super League, Albion secured their first ever point at Stamford Bridge. There was little goalmouth action but the game came to life in the final...
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 10:24 pm