Brighton and Hove fails to make Eurovision host city shortlist

Eurovision fans in Brighton and Hove will have to party in front of a screen next year because the event will not be returning to the city. Brighton and Hove faced its own Waterloo as the organisers of the Eurovision Song Contest drew up their shortlist for the location. The...

Quadriplegic man barricades himself in home to avoid eviction

A quadriplegic man and his family have barricaded themselves inside their home of 25 years after their landlord sent in bailiffs. Harvey Cowe lives in a house where the council has spent £200,000 making special adaptions because he has been paralysed from the neck down since a...
Posted On 11 Aug 2022 at 6:01 pm

More homes at Hove site to be offered for ‘affordable’ rent

Councillors welcomed a move to include more flats at affordable rents in a new scheme which is taking shape in Hove. Hyde Housing is building just over a hundred homes on the site of the Westerman Complex, in School Road, Hove, where generations of children went to Westows soft...

The Jam drummer Rick Buckler does Q&A in Brighton

RICK BUCKLER – ST. PETER’S CHURCH, BRIGHTON 10.8.22 As I approached the beautiful setting of St Peter’s Church, I noticed a queue round the block of avid The Jam fans waiting to get front row seats for this intimate evening with legendary drummer Rick Buckler. Rick...
Posted On 11 Aug 2022 at 4:45 pm

Sussex to honour the unsung heroes of recreational cricket at Hove this weekend

Sussex will recognise the unsung heroes of the recreational game in the county when more than 500 people from around 50 clubs attend their Volunteer Reward Day at the Royal London One-Day Cup match against Surrey. The event at Hove on Sunday (14 August) is part of Sussex’s...

Police arrest man with knife outside Hove court after hour-long stand-off

A man was arrested after a stand-off lasting longer than an hour in blazing heat and sunshine with police, some of them armed, outside Hove Crown Court today (Thursday 11 August). Jacob Ross, 27, of Church Road, Hove, was alleged to have had a 5in hunting knife when he turned up...
Posted On 11 Aug 2022 at 1:04 pm

Armed police in stand-off with defendant outside Hove court

Armed police were in a stand-off with a reluctant defendant outside Hove Crown Court this morning (Thursday 11 August). Jacob Ross, 27, of Church Road, Hove, was due in court for sentence for assaulting a police officer during an affray on the seafront lawns last year. He was...
Posted On 11 Aug 2022 at 12:01 pm

Lifeboat rescues stranded man after finding unmanned jetski heading to France

Lifeboat crew volunteers launched a rescue last night after spotting a jetski heading to France with nobody on it last night. The Brighton RNLI volunteer crew were on a training exercise when they saw the unmanned jet ski travelling south. The crew cut the engine after confirming...
Posted On 11 Aug 2022 at 10:01 am

Techno art noise assassins Sheep On Drugs play Brighton gig

SHEEP ON DRUGS + NOISFERATU + THE PINK DIAMOND REVUE + COLOSSLOTH – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 6.8.22 This evening at The Prince Albert punters witnessed the return to Brighton of the reknown British techno art noise assassin’s Sheep On Drugs. This techno/industrial...
Posted On 11 Aug 2022 at 9:53 am