Bus bosses await verdict on plans to replace 80-year-old garage and offices

Bus bosses want to replace their outdated “double decker” offices in Hove with a four-storey building able to cope with a new generation of vehicles. They want to demolish the “west garage” in Conway Street – one of two garages on the two-acre Hove site. In its place, Brighton...

Synthpop legends Blancmange announce Brighton date

Synthpop legends Blancmange are certainly planning ahead this time around, as they have announced a large 27-date UK tour titled ‘Private View’ which takes in a return back to the Concorde 2. They last performed there on 17th November 2021 (Read our review HERE). The new date...
Posted On 08 Mar 2022 at 9:20 pm

Help Brighton’s poorest with cost-of-living crisis, urge councillors

Some of the poorest people in Brighton and Hove have collectively lost income totalling more than £10 million since changes to universal credit in the autumn. The annual cost of the loss of income for about 30,000 Brighton and Hove families who receive the benefit is estimated to...

The Undertones & Hugh Cornwell to play Brighton gig

Oh my word! This is certainly not one to miss! The Undertones AND ex Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell will both be performing in Brighton on the same bill at the popular Chalk venue this month! The Undertones emerged from Derry in 1976, the result of five friends (John O’Neill,...
Posted On 08 Mar 2022 at 6:26 pm

Brooklyn punks Surfbort announce return to Brighton!

It’s 2022 and Surfbort show no signs of slowing down! Currently in the midst of a headlining US tour and set take over this year’s SXSW (shows TBD), Surfbort have just announced a string of UK and European shows for May and June, including a Brighton show at the Green Door Store...
Posted On 08 Mar 2022 at 5:28 pm

Wolf Alice bring their ‘Formidable Cool’ to Sussex

WOLF ALICE + LUCIA & THE BEST BOYS – DE LA WARR PAVILION< BEXHILL-ON-SEA 5.3.22 January’s postponed ‘Blue Weekend Tour’ kicked off this week and we catch up with Wolf Alice at the De La Warr Pavilion. And whilst they are currently tucked down at the bottom of the...
Posted On 08 Mar 2022 at 1:58 pm

Man at cinema ‘inappropriately touched’ police and crime commissioner

The Sussex police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne said that she was “inappropriately touched” by a man who sat next to her at a cinema when she was younger. She also said: “The first time I was flashed by a man, I was 13, on a school trip.” Mrs Bourne shared the revelations...
Posted On 08 Mar 2022 at 12:38 pm

Green light sought for Grand illuminations

The Grand Brighton wants the green light to illuminate itself with different colours. The Grade II listed hotel on King’s Road was given permission for floodlights in 2019, but with the condition only white lighting be used. Since then, the Grand has been lit in rainbow...
Posted On 08 Mar 2022 at 12:07 pm

‘Gas guzzler’ tyres deflated by climate activists

Climate activists have deflated the tyres of scores of ‘gas guzzler” cars in Brighton overnight, to the dismay of residents. The owner of one hybrid SUV – sports utility vehicle – which was targeted in Lowther Road, Fiveways, said her husband had been...
Posted On 08 Mar 2022 at 9:56 am