Cineworld and Duke of York’s owner to keep cinemas open despite bankruptcy

The owner of the Cineworld chain and the Duke of York’s in Brighton has filed for bankruptcy protection in America to try to buy time to arrange a financial rescue package. Cineworld said that its cinemas would stay open while the debt-ridden chain looked at ways to bounce back...

Dry Cleaning announce Brighton concert in support of new album

South London post-punk outfit Dry Cleaning, who are Florence Cleopatra Shaw (vocals), Thomas Paul Dowse (guitar), Nicholas Hugh Andrew Buxton (drums and percussion) and Lewis Maynard (bass), have become a regular feature on the BBC 6Music playlists. They have an effortless...
Posted On 07 Sep 2022 at 10:27 pm

Brighton Jazz Festival announces return

After the storming success of the 2021 relaunch, the popular Brighton Jazz Festival will be returning to our city from Thursday 29th September to Sunday 2nd October. The Brighton Jazz Festival will be bringing some of the UK’s finest jazz talent to perform in the location that...
Posted On 07 Sep 2022 at 8:31 pm

Planning Committee abandoned for second time in three months

A meeting of the council’s Planning Committee was abandoned for the second time in less than three months after sound problems at Brighton Town Hall. Councillors gathered in the chamber this afternoon (Wednesday 7 September) because they are required by law to attend meetings in...

First look at gothic garden folly branded “bonkers”

A Brighton couple’s ‘bonkers’ fantasy has come true with the completion of a camp vampire-inspired gothic castle folly in their back garden. Paul Byrne and James Drain decided to construct the stone castle after being quoted £25,000 for wooden decking and...
Posted On 07 Sep 2022 at 6:45 pm

Air raid shelter takes steps to let more people in

A new staircase entrance to an underground air raid shelter in Brighton will enable more people to experience what life was like during the Second World War. Until now, Take Shelter, underneath Downs Junior School, in Ditchling Road, could only be reached via its old cramped...
Posted On 07 Sep 2022 at 6:22 pm

Rail strike forces postponement of Brighton and Hove Albion match against Crystal Palace

The rail strike has forced the postponement of the football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Crystal Palace on Saturday 17 September. Albion said this afternoon (Wednesday 7 September): “It is with regret that our Premier League match against Crystal Palace on Saturday...
Posted On 07 Sep 2022 at 5:00 pm

Racist thug attacked passengers who helped victim

A racist thug attacked members of the public who tried to stop him abusing a woman on a Brighton bus. Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to the reported attack, which happened on board the 1A as it travelled from Churchill Square on Western Road towards Hove on Saturday...
Posted On 07 Sep 2022 at 2:40 pm

Please don’t go – speculation rife as Brighton give Chelsea permission to approach Potter

Brighton and Hove Albion fans are preparing themselves for the worst as speculation mounts that Seagulls boss Graham Potter is about to join Chelsea after the London club sacked manager Thomas Tuchel this morning. Albion have given Chelsea permission to speak to Potter about the...
Posted On 07 Sep 2022 at 1:18 pm

The Big Moon to make two Brighton concert appearances

The last time the Brighton & Hove News Music Team were discussing The Big Moon was for our report of their performance at the Brighton Centre on 1st February 2020, when they were appearing as support to Bombay Bicycle Club and promoting their second album ‘Walking Like ...
Posted On 07 Sep 2022 at 11:52 am
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