Unreleased Blondie songs played live for the first time in 40 years at Sussex gig

BOOTLEG BLONDIE – THE FACTORY LIVE, WORTHING 1.9.22 Blondie, who have an impressive 2.4 million Facebook followers, are very much back in the limelight this past week with the release of their long-awaited (4 years!) ‘Blondie / Against The Odds 1974-1982’ mega box set in...
Posted On 02 Sep 2022 at 5:49 pm

Southern Brave win place in Hundred final

Southern Brave 13-6 beat Trent Rockets 132-7 by two runs Georgia Adams set up a rematch of the 2021 Hundred final with an all-round master class as Southern Brave nervily booked their place in the Lord’s showpiece tomorrow (Saturday 3 September) at Trent Rockets’ expense....

Shop owners blighted by tagging to be targeted in 12-month council graffiti blitz

Shops and offices in zones regularly targeted by taggers are to be threatened with fines if they don’t clear it off as part of a year-long council drive to tackle graffiti. Church Road, George Street and Boundary Road, in Hove, are the first three areas to be tackled by...
Posted On 02 Sep 2022 at 4:52 pm

Relentless Brighton shoplifter jailed

A shoplifter who repeatedly targeted shops in the centre of Brighton has been jailed. Carly Smart, 32, of Gloucester Road, in Brighton, was charged with 11 counts of shoplifting after a series of incidents between dates in April and July this year. Sussex Police said: “Smart...
Posted On 02 Sep 2022 at 4:29 pm

Rising cost of living leaves working families ‘19 days away from breadline’

Working families are just 19 days away from the breadline, according to financial services firm Legal and General which has one of its main offices in Hove. L&G said that average resilience had fallen 21 per cent from 24 days since 2020 – and that “cutting back has become the...
Posted On 02 Sep 2022 at 11:45 am

Roadworks blunder sees new pupils welcomed to SHCOOL

Pupils arriving for their first day at secondary school were greeted with freshly painted road signs welcoming them to SHCOOL this morning. Contractors resurfacing Chalky Road in PACA made the spelling blunder when replacing zigzag lines at the entrance to Portslade Aldridge...
Posted On 02 Sep 2022 at 11:36 am

Brighton and Hove Albion sign Scottish international Gilmour from Chelsea

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed Scottish midfielder Billy Gilmour from Chelsea for undisclosed terms in a deal that is understood to be worth about £10 million The Scotland international has signed a four-year contract and is eligible to face Leicester City on Sunday (4...
Posted On 02 Sep 2022 at 1:28 am