The Mission gave us ‘Deliverance’ at Brighton Chalk

THE MISSION + SALVATION – CHALK, BRIGHTON 12.4.22 The weather had been pretty decent during the day, but early evening turned wet and grey (not unlike a dry ice machine) on this Tuesday night that I chose to see The Mission kick start their ‘Deja Vu’ tour. It was originally...
Posted On 15 Apr 2022 at 9:12 pm

Sussex wilt on Day 2 at Derby

Sussex are facing an uphill task to avoid defeat following a spectacular collapse on the second day of the LV= Insurance County Championship match against Derbyshire at Derby. After Derbyshire racked up 505 for 8 declared, Sussex imploded, losing 6 for 63, to be bowled out in the...

Saddle up and pedal for the world’s poorest, pleads Brighton charity chief

A Brighton charity which transforms lives in some of the world’s poorest areas is urging people to sign up to its annual fundraiser known as Earth Wind and Tyre. Those taking part are challenged to cycle 108 miles – the same distance as an event taking place in June – but anyone...
Posted On 15 Apr 2022 at 5:32 pm

Café with no kitchen is a ‘pub by stealth’, say licence objectors

Police said that a venue operator was “close to the wire” and “pushing at the limits” of the licence conditions governing the sale of alcohol at his premises in Brighton. And a community association representative said that the so-called café had no kitchen and was “a pub by...

This time for believers offers chances for insight

April is a very important month in the calendar for several different religious groups in our community and, although I am not religious, I’m always fascinated and sometimes very touched by the inspiring motivations behind some of the major events, including interfaith...
Posted On 15 Apr 2022 at 6:56 am

Our allotments are an asset to the council, says report

A new report from the Brighton and Hove Allotment Federation (BHAF) provides evidence that allotments, rather than being a drain on council resources, are a valuable asset to the city. Beyond the simple calculation of the costs of running allotments minus the rents paid by plot...
Posted On 15 Apr 2022 at 12:10 am

Firefighters stop turning out for most automated alarms

Firefighters are no longer turning out for most automated alarms because so many turned out to be false alarms. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it “has officially launched its new approach to automatic fire alarms in many commercial premises”, adding: “It’s because...
Posted On 15 Apr 2022 at 12:05 am