The Quireboys raise temperatures with ‘Sex Party’

THE QUIREBOYS + TROY REDFERN – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 21.1.22 It’s bitterly cold outside the wonderful Concorde 2 tonight, but luckily there’s a double banger of a bill to warm the cockles. First to hit the stage at 7pm is the down and dirty sounds of Troy Redfern...
Posted On 24 Jan 2022 at 9:04 pm

Parents plan protest over proposed cuts to primary school places across Brighton

Parents are planning to hold a protest picnic and march in response to a proposal to cut the number of primary school places. And a councillor has asked taken up the issue, with a question about the effects of cutting the number of children at seven primary schools in Brighton....

‘Hello 2022’ – new acts showcase event

GRANDMAS HOUSE + NUHA RUBY RA + LEGSS + HEARTWORMS – THE OLD BLUE LAST, SHOREDITCH, LONDON 17.1.22 Tonight’s show at The Old Blue Last in Shoreditch is part of the ‘DIY Hello 2022’ series of shows. These shows are held every January, with the intention of showcasing the best of...
Posted On 24 Jan 2022 at 6:14 pm

The £2 million bus lane cameras snaring thousands of Brighton drivers

Two new bus lane cameras made more than £2.2 million in their first full year of operation in the centre of Brighton. The cameras were installed as part of the Valley Gardens revamp and snared 84,000 drivers – or 7,000 a month – since they went live in January last year. The...
Posted On 24 Jan 2022 at 5:28 pm

Yard Act bring ‘The Overload’ to Brighton in-store

YARD ACT – IN-STORE, RESIDENT, BRIGHTON 23.01.22 Leeds four-piece Yard Act generated a considerable buzz last year. Their ‘Dark Days’ EP, a collection of previous singles, established them as front runners amongst the current crop of guitar bands with a sound vaguely...
Posted On 24 Jan 2022 at 5:02 pm

Cyclist suffers serious injuries in crash in Hove

A cyclist suffered serious injuries in a crash in Hove, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Monday 24 January). Officers want to speak to the good samaritans who helped the man before he was taken to hospital. They also hope to hear from any witnesses to the crash near the railway...
Posted On 24 Jan 2022 at 4:39 pm

Fashion students’ vintage outfits on sale

Brighton fashion students have teamed up with a vintage clothes retailer to make original outfits. Students from Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (GB MET) worked with textile artist, Dr Noki to produce bespoke garments that are now on sale at Beyond Retro’s store in...
Posted On 24 Jan 2022 at 4:07 pm

Brighton’s Porridge Radio top the menu at St Leonards gig

PORRIDGE RADIO + PIGLET – MARINA FOUNTAIN, ST. LEONARDS-ON-SEA 22.1.22 My first gig of 2022 took me on my first ever visit to Marina Fountain in St Leonards to see Brighton indie favourites, Porridge Radio. This gig had originally been due to happen in May 2020 to promote...
Posted On 24 Jan 2022 at 4:06 pm

Neighbours battle to keep drinkers, takeaways and delivery riders out of reclaimed Brighton square

Neighbours fear that a new Turkish restaurant planning to open in Brighton will ruin a “perfect pocket park”. They are worried about anti-social behaviour linked to takeaway sales – especially sales of alcoholic drinks – as well issues with delivery drivers and riders. The...

First club to take over council tennis courts signs long-term lease

The first independent club to take over running council tennis courts has now signed a 25-year lease, allowing it to take full financial and legal responsibility. Queen’s Park Tennis Club formed a community interest company (CIC) in 2017 when it took over running the park’s six...
Posted On 24 Jan 2022 at 3:42 pm
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