Post Punk Electronica acts play the Green Door Store

TANGERINECAT + LEG PUPPY + THE PINK DIAMOND REVUE – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 2.7.22 It’s a hot and steamy Saturday night in Brighton and thank God there’s a really decent Post Punk Electronica gig to go to. The venue of choice by local promoters Blue Door Music...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022 at 7:56 pm

Popular Jamaican food truck torched overnight

A popular Jamaican food truck was torched overnight on Sunday in Moulsecoomb. The fire service were called to the Bready’s Delights van on The Avenue at 3.37am. Circumstances surrounding the fire are still unclear, but police said it appeared to be arson. Owner Kevin...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022 at 5:57 pm

Father-to-be dies, 22, after hit and run crash

A 22-year-old father-to-be has died after the hit and run crash near Ditchling in the early hours of yesterday (Sunday 3 July). Jack Brandon, who worked for West Sussex plastering firm Pro-Finish Plastering Services, was due to become a father in three months’ time. Sussex Police...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022 at 4:46 pm

Return of Woodingdean Carnival sees thousands of visitors

Thousands enjoyed the return of Woodingdean Carnival this Saturday, 2 July after a two year gap due to covid. The annual community celebration saw more than 40 stalls in the grounds of Woodingdean Primary School, with fun activities run by local businesses, charities and...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022 at 3:45 pm

Census heritage project kicks off disability pride month

Brighton celebrated the start of disability pride month by exploring the heritage and history of disability in a conference at Jubilee Library. The event, held on Friday afternoon, explored experiences of disability, both natal and from injury, using data from the newly digitised...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022 at 3:34 pm

Brighton and Hove’s lone renters spent third of income on housing – before ‘cost of living’ crisis

Tenants who were renting alone in Brighton and Hove were spending a third of their pre-tax pay on housing costs before the cost-of-living pushed up costs, according to official figures. The median monthly rent for a one-bed property in Brighton and Hove stood at £900 in the 12...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022 at 1:42 pm

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in stabbing in Brighton

A man has suffered life-threatening injuries in a stabbing in Brighton. The 28-year-old was taken to hospital after he was stabbed in Bates Road in the early hours of Wednesday (29 June). A 45-year-old man was arrested by officers from Sussex Police and later bailed. The attack...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022 at 11:47 am

Brighton kite-maker leads festival to mark anniversary of Taliban takeover

A master kite-maker from Brighton is leading a multi-city kite-flying festival to mark one year since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Fly With Me will celebrate the ancient Afghan craft of kite-flying across 15 locations in the UK and Europe in an act of solidarity with the...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022 at 10:19 am

Man jailed for seven years for stabbing in Brighton

A man has been jailed for seven years for stabbing another man in an attack in the street in Brighton. Brian Hamilton, 53, denied malicious wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH) and having a bladed weapon in a public place. He was convicted by a jury on both...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022 at 8:41 am

Cycle lanes and road closures planned for Hove station area

New cycle lanes and a couple of road closures form part of plans to make the roads near Hove railway station safer, Brighton and Hove City Council said this week. A car crashed into the station entrance just over a week ago although the driver was understood to have suffered...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022 at 8:16 am