Former Brighton University student wins silver medal at Commonwealth Games

A former Brighton University student has won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games after “stumbling” upon sport during her studies. Jessica Gordon-Brown reflected fondly on the “happy accident” that led to her pursuing weightlifting after claiming a Commonwealth Games silver...
Posted On 31 Jul 2022 at 9:20 pm

‘This Is The Modern World’ exhibition opens in Brighton

‘THIS IS THE MODERN WORLD’ EXHIBITION, VALLEY GARDENS, BRIGHTON 29.7.22 Coincidentally seven years ago to the very day, I attended the first exhibition of The Jam’s memorabilia ‘About The Young Idea’ at Somerset House in London, to celebrate 40 years of The Jam and it...
Posted On 31 Jul 2022 at 8:14 pm

Wilko wows worshippers

WILKO JOHNSON BAND + NINE BELOW ZERO – ST. PETER’S CHURCH, BRIGHTON 30.7.22 Last night many of us went to church to celebrate the music of the indomitable Wilko Johnson as part of AGMP’s ‘This Is The Modern World’ exhibition. Seeing Johnson and his band play at St Peter’s...
Posted On 31 Jul 2022 at 5:42 pm

Devoted mother from Hove spared prison after poisoning late son

A devoted and desperate mother from Hove has been spared prison after she was convicted of poisoning her profoundly disabled 10-year-old son before he died. Pembe Mehmetaliogullari, 48, of Lower Market Street, Hove, was initially charged with attempted murder after Mustafa...
Posted On 31 Jul 2022 at 12:50 pm

A night of Joy Division & Velvet Underground classics

TRANSMISSION THE SOUND OF JOY DIVISION + THE VELVETS – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 30.7.22 Exactly one year to the day, Transmission The Sound Of Joy Division make a welcome return to Patterns which is located at 10 Marine Parade, Brighton, BN2 1TL. Their appearance here one year...
Posted On 31 Jul 2022 at 12:09 pm