Women sent to London for abortions as Brighton clinic undergoes revamp, says councillor

A councillor said that women who needed abortions in Brighton and Hove were being sent to London. Labour councillor Amanda Grimshaw said that she had received “disturbing feedback” that women could not access a local clinic if their pregnancy was beyond the nine-and-a-half-week...

Councillors clash over whether town hall is open for business

Councillors have clashed over whether council offices are open and operating face-to-face services. The Green deputy leader of the council Hannah Clare accused the Conservatives of “misleading” residents by saying that people could not access Brighton and Hove City Council...

The Delgados choose Brighton to play first live show since 2005

Indie rockers, The Delgados, have announced that their first tour in 17 years will commence with a performance here in Brighton at the Concorde 2 on Friday 20th January 2023. From Brighton they will then venture on to the Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London for the following night,...
Posted On 22 Jul 2022 at 6:01 pm

Karvelas steers Sussex to a draw at Lord’s

LV= County Championship Middlesex (14pts) drew with Sussex (15pts) Debutant Sussex tailender Ari Karvelas thwarted Middlesex’s hopes of victory with a defiant career-best half-century to secure a draw at Lord’s despite Tom Helm’s best efforts with the ball. Karvelas, a...

Plans to move library into snooker hall put on hold

Plans to move a library into a sports centre’s snooker hall have been put on hold. The proposed move was raised at a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting last night (Thursday 21 July) by Independent councillor Anne Pissaridou. She spoke out after hearing from snooker players...

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder joins QPR on season-long loan

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Taylor Richards is joining Queen’s Park Rangers on a season-long loan. Albion said that the loan deal had been agreed with a view to a permanent move for the 21-year-old who was born in Hammersmith. Richards joined Brighton from Manchester City...
Posted On 22 Jul 2022 at 4:01 pm

6 new free entry shows announced as part of ‘Summer Series’

Some people are just in it for the buzz! There are certain people connected within the local Brighton music industry that do things for the genuine love of the music and the announcement today of the ‘Summer Series’ is a prime example of this. Renown local record label and...
Posted On 22 Jul 2022 at 3:01 pm

Brighton shoegaze dreampoppers HANYA announce UK tour

Rising Brighton shoegaze dreampoppers HANYA have announced that they will be heading out on tour in October. Thankfully they will be performing a hometown gig at The Prince Albert in Brighton on Thursday 27th October – Purchase your gig tickets HERE. The other dates on the...
Posted On 22 Jul 2022 at 1:30 pm

Council eases covid restrictions for town hall meetings

The majority of covid-related restrictions introduced for town hall meetings in Brighton and Hove are coming to an end. Brighton and Hove City Council resumed in-person meetings in May last year but limited speakers to one per political group at meetings of the full council. And...

Sex offending soars as number of attacks tops 100 a month in Brighton and Hove alone

The number of sex offences committed in Brighton and Hove reached a record high in the year to the end of March, according to the Office for National Statistics. The ONS said that Sussex Police recorded 1,233 sexual offences in Brighton and Hove in 2021-22 – up from 928 the year...
Posted On 22 Jul 2022 at 12:15 pm
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