Some taxing questions as the cost of living crisis bites

Mark Twain famously said that the only two things for certain in life were death and taxes – but why is taxation so central to our society? In a capitalist economic system, private companies are driven by the profit motive, which means they are not interested in providing free...
Posted On 24 Apr 2022 at 9:57 pm

‘Endless Arcade’ of tunes at Teenage Fanclub Brighton concert

TEENAGE FANCLUB + FRØKEDAL & FAMILIEN – CHALK, BRIGHTON 16.4.22 The very concept of an indie band being ‘veterans’ still seems a bit strange to me, but thirty-two years after the release of their debut album ‘A Catholic Education’, that is precisely what Teenage Fanclub...
Posted On 24 Apr 2022 at 7:18 pm

Brighton detective Roy Grace – created by Peter James – returns to ITV tonight

The Brighton detective Roy Grace, created by the crime writer Peter James, returns to ITV at 8pm tonight (Sunday 24 April). Looking Good Dead, with John Simm as Roy Grace, has the prime time 8pm to 10pm slot across the network. ITV said: “Detective Superintendent Roy Grace...
Posted On 24 Apr 2022 at 6:08 pm

‘Music That You Can Dance To’ from Sparks

SPARKS – ROUNDHOUSE, LONDON 17.4.22  The ever enigmatic Sparks brothers, Russell and Ronald Mael, make a welcome return to London to play the iconic Roundhouse. I had last seen them at the Barbican in 2012, as part of their ‘Two Hands, One Mouth’ tour. As the title suggests, that...
Posted On 24 Apr 2022 at 5:37 pm

Albion sin against Saints – Seagulls throw away two-goal lead

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Southampton 2 Albion squandered their lead after being two up against Southampton on 44 minutes this afternoon (Sunday 24 April). Danny Welbeck put the Seagulls in front after just two minutes and a Mohammed Salisu own goal doubled Brighton’s...
Posted On 24 Apr 2022 at 4:02 pm

Joe Bonamassa performs a jaw droppingly slick performance at the Brighton Centre

JOE BONAMASSA – BRIGHTON CENTRE 23.4.22 Joe Bonamassa has been featured on the cover of virtually every guitar magazine multiple times. His name is notorious among guitarists not only for being a virtuoso, but also for his incredible collection of vintage guitars, gear and...
Posted On 24 Apr 2022 at 3:54 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Southampton 1

Albion couldn’t have had a better start as after just two minutes Fraser Forster fumbled a Marc Cucurella cross and Danny Welbeck forced the ball home to give Albion an early lead. Southampton hit the post through Tino Livramento and Che Adams almost scored from the rebound as...
Posted On 24 Apr 2022 at 2:59 pm

What’s not to love from Theatre Of Hate’s return

THEATRE OF HATE + DAVE UNDERHAND – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 20.4.22 Tonight at The Prince Albert near Brighton Station, Theatre Of Hate finally got to perform tracks from their latest album ‘Utsukushi-sa (A Thing Of Beauty)’ which dropped two years ago. After the...
Posted On 24 Apr 2022 at 1:51 pm

Premier League Match Day 34 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton

Albion look to climb back into the top half of the Premier League as they face Southampton at the Amex this afternoon (Sunday 24 April). Adam Webster is restored to the starting line up at the centre of defence and Moises Caicedo is due to make his home debut in midfield. Both...
Posted On 24 Apr 2022 at 1:40 pm

Motorcyclist dies in crash near Devil’s Dyke

A motorcyclist has died in a crash near the Devil’s Dyke, just north of Brighton. The crash claimed the life of a 43-year-old man yesterday afternoon (Saturday 23 April). The man was named locally as Jack Crossley, from Hove. The crash does not appear to have involved any other...
Posted On 24 Apr 2022 at 12:22 pm