Fatboy Slim celebrating 20th Anniversary of Big Beach Boutique with Brighton beach concert

On Friday 22nd July, ‘On The Beach’ has invited Fatboy Slim to headline its festival grounds – situated on the hallowed beach where it all began. The global music superstar’s return to his home turf, Brighton Beach, is set to be the liveliest event of the year – and...
Posted On 24 Mar 2022 at 10:51 pm

Skating Polly – Brighton gig report

SKATING POLLY + ALL BETTER – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 22.3.22 Oklahoma’s Skating Polly hit The Hope and Ruin tonight, their first show of a UK tour. Blending 90s grunge and riot Grrrl with indie-pop sensibilities. The threesome made up of Kelli Mayo, Peyton...
Posted On 24 Mar 2022 at 10:16 pm

Scores offer to host Ukrainian refugees in Brighton and Hove

More than 150 people have offered to help house Ukrainian refugees in Brighton and Hove. Councillors praised their generosity for stepping forward to support those fleeing the Russian invasion by offering space in their homes. But councillors shared their concerns about how and...

Darth Vader found lurking in dark side of Pavilion pond

Darth Vader was one of the unexpected items found when the Pavilion’s pond was dredged ready for spring. As well as the action figure, a pink child’s scooter and several beer bottles were also uncovered alongside lots of mud and pondweed. The pond’s spring clean...
Posted On 24 Mar 2022 at 4:33 pm

Motorbike tracker leads to bike theft arrest

A man has been arrested and two stolen motorcycles have been recovered after officers stopped a suspect’s van that had left Brighton. Police were alerted by the owner of one of the motorbikes who reported a tracker which showed the vehicle on the move northwards out of Brighton...
Posted On 24 Mar 2022 at 4:08 pm
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Bus passengers fled man brandishing saw, court hears

Terrified passengers fled a crowded bus when a man started waving a circular saw, a court heard today. Sammi Bastawi, 29, of Bramber Avenue, Peacehaven, pleaded not guilty today to affray and having the saw and a knife on board a bus in North Street, Brighton, on Friday 17...
Posted On 24 Mar 2022 at 3:43 pm

Volunteers share their experience of taking aid to Ukrainians

Volunteers from Brighton and Hove have spoken of how they helped hundreds of women and children fleeing war in Ukraine. On a 2,500-mile round trip they drove three minibuses crammed with items to help refugees whose lives have been devastated by the Russian invasion of their...
Posted On 24 Mar 2022 at 2:42 pm

‘Tyre extinguisher’ campaign puts innocent lives at risk

Recent news stories report that a number of vehicles across Brighton and Hove have had their tyres deflated and slashed as part of a campaign by so-called “trye extinguisher” activists. I want to take this opportunity to condemn these mindless acts. I am also aware that police...
Posted On 24 Mar 2022 at 1:08 pm

Lego minifigures play hide and seek in Hove

Lego minifigures are being hidden in shops in Hove as part of a trail for children to discover during the Easter holidays. Brighton loneliness charity Together Co has teamed up with Brighton Bricks to create the trail, along with other interactive games such as guessing how many...
Posted On 24 Mar 2022 at 12:43 pm

‘You Don’t Know The Blues’ until you have seen Eric Gales playing live

ERIC GALES + DANNY BRYANT – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 23.3.22 Eric Gales (born October 29, 1974), also known as ‘Raw Dawg’, is an American blues rock guitarist, originally hailed as a child prodigy. As of 2022, Gales has recorded nineteen albums for major record labels and has...
Posted On 24 Mar 2022 at 12:09 pm
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