Seafront café plans spark fresh row over disability access

A seafront café could be demolished and replaced with a bigger building with indoor seating and a roof terrace. The Meeting Place Café, in King’s Esplanade, Hove, currently has outdoor seating and plastic windbreaks, with no indoor space other than the kitchen and serving area....

Aaron Connolly heads to Italy on a season long loan

Aaron Connolly, who burst on to the Premier League scene with a debut brace against Tottenham Hotspur in October 2019, is heading out in loan to Seria B side Venezia. The  22-year-old made six appearances in all competitions for Albion last season before spending the second half...
Posted On 14 Jul 2022 at 6:45 pm

Sussex bat to high-scoring draw at Hove

Sussex 588-9 (Alsop 150, Carter 75, Rawlins 75) and 220-1d (Orr 106 not out), Leicestershire 756-4d (Ackermann 277 not out, Mulder 235 not out, Kimber 104). Match drawn. Leicestershire are still looking for their first win of the season in the second division of the LV= Insurance...

Brighton based Elandra announce first single release party

For the past two years, Elandra have been curating a repertoire of incredible songs that have captured the imagination of the local Brighton scene, and their first musical offering is proof of that. ‘Thousand Steps’ is an anthem for the creatives of the world. With themes of...
Posted On 14 Jul 2022 at 5:44 pm

Brighton man banned from inviting women into his car

A Brighton man has been banned from inviting vulnerable women and girls into his car. Abdul Zahedian, 63, of Alfriston Close, also has to tell Sussex Police the make and model of any vehicle he intends driving – and cannot contact any vulnerable woman without permission. He...
Posted On 14 Jul 2022 at 5:13 pm

DIIV are heading back to Chalk in Brighton

DIIV was initially called Dive (after a 1992 Nirvana song) and was originally a solo project born in the Brooklyn bedroom of Zachary Cole Smith in 2011. But Smith decided to change the band name so as not to be confused with Belgian industrial artist Dirk Ivens’ solo project of...
Posted On 14 Jul 2022 at 4:30 pm

Bob Dylan announces UK tour

It has been announced that Bob Dylan will perform 9 UK shows, as part of his ‘Rough And Rowdy Ways Worldwide Tour’. The ‘Rough And Rowdy Ways Worldwide Tour’ began last December in Milwaukee, USA. Since then, Bob Dylan has played 74 stellar concerts all over the country,...
Posted On 14 Jul 2022 at 3:50 pm

Car flips in Brighton street

A driver walked away with little more than grazes after their car crashed with another and flipped in a Brighton street today. The crash happened on Islingword Road at the junction of Islingword Street at about 12.45pm. A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “A two-vehicle...
Posted On 14 Jul 2022 at 3:21 pm

Brighton band ‘Congratulations’ announce new single with launch gig

Brighton band ‘congratulations’ are four friends who found each other at the right time, fell into each other’s arms and started making music they liked. Boasting an impressive array of different influences, unashamedly intertwined into their songs. Think girl/boy centred vocals...
Posted On 14 Jul 2022 at 3:12 pm

Brighton women shun smear tests

Just two in three Brighton and Hove women are having smear tests, one of the lowest rates in England. Councillors have called for action to raise the levels higher for cervical screening and other gender-related screening services. The issue was raised at Heath Overview and...
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