Request to audit councillors’ expenses rebuffed

A call for a closer look at councillors’ expenses claims has been turned down at a meeting this afternoon (Tuesday 25 January). Conservative councillor Anne Meadows asked for an audit of councillors dependent carer allowance expenses for the past two full financial years. She...

Greater Brighton leaders asked to fund more work on switch to hydrogen

Greater Brighton leaders are being asked to back more work on a switch to hydrogen for transport, heating and power with a £25,000 investment. The money – from the Greater Brighton Economic Board – would be intended to help a group known as Hydrogen Sussex as it prepares to work...

Soul II Soul begin rescheduled ‘Club Classics’ tour

The double Grammy Award winning and five-time Brit Award nominated British band Soul II Soul are finally back out touring the UK, as they pay tribute to their legendary debut album ‘Club Classics Vol. One’. It follows from the phenomenal success of their tour of the album in 2018...
Posted On 25 Jan 2022 at 6:34 pm

‘Land Beyond Festival’ returning to Brighton this coming May Bank Holiday

After an unforeseen 2 year break due to the pandemic, the audio visual sensation that is the Land Beyond Festival is back in it’s hometown of Brighton! Having previously hosted music royalty such as Dizzee Rascal and Shy FX and with a 10,000 capacity, this highly respected...
Posted On 25 Jan 2022 at 5:31 pm

‘Noughty 90s Festival’ to take place in Brighton this April

Following on from its highly successful launch last year in Newcastle that saw over 20,000 ravers party the night away for two massive nights, the Noughty 90’s Festival lands on the Waterhall ground, Brighton on 30th April to kick off its UK tour for 2022. The biggest names...
Posted On 25 Jan 2022 at 5:30 pm

Peter And The Test Tube Babies set to play two Brighton gigs

Those loveable local punk herberts, Peter & The Test Tube Babies have announced that their annual December Christmas gigs in Brighton that got postponed due to Covid, will now take place on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th February 2022. The iconic 70s and 80s punk rock band will...
Posted On 25 Jan 2022 at 3:21 pm

Police ‘enforcement’ team makes 400 arrests and seizes £1m haul in first year

A specialist police “enforcement” team has helped make more than 400 arrests, seized cash and drugs worth more than £1 million from criminals – and almost 100 weapons – in its first year. Sussex Police said that its Specialist Enforcement Unit (SEU), which was set up in January...
Posted On 25 Jan 2022 at 3:19 pm

TTRRUUCES hit ‘The Disco’

TTRRUUCES + WINGS OF DESIRE + TOMI TOMASKI – COLOURS, HOXTON, LONDON – 21.1.22 Having been really impressed with TTRRUUCES at the Rockaway Beach Festival, I was compelled to see them again when I heard that they were playing at Colours. Support tonight comes from Wings Of...
Posted On 25 Jan 2022 at 2:00 pm

Boy, 12, taken to hospital after being attacked in Brighton

A boy of 12 was taken to hospital after being attacked and left unconscious in Brighton on Sunday (23 January). Sussex Police issued an appeal for witnesses or anyone with information about the assault in Hodshrove Lane, Moulsecoomb. The force said: “Police are appealing for...
Posted On 25 Jan 2022 at 1:33 pm

Brighton woman in the dock with Piers Corbyn over lockdown protests

A Brighton woman is due to stand in the dock alongside Piers Corbyn and another defendant in May charged with breaching Covid-19 restrictions. Louise Creffield, 35, Corbyn, 74, and Vincent Dunmall, 55, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with five counts...
Posted On 25 Jan 2022 at 1:24 pm
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