Victorious Festival – the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival

‘VARIOUS ARTISTS’ – VICTORIOUS FESTIVAL, SOUTHSEA 26-28.8.22 With the festival session coming to a close, there is still one fixture worthwhile with a stellar line-up each and every year over the August Bank Holiday Weekend on Portsmouth seafront – Victorious...

Southern Vipers muffle Thunder with six-wicket victory

Thunder 203 lost to Southern Vipers 204-6 by six wickets Emily Windsor backed up her Hundred final heroics to guide Southern Vipers to a fifth straight Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy victory and guarantee a spot in the playoff. Batter Windsor scored the winning runs at Lord’s last...

Potter thanks Brighton and Hove Albion fans as he takes charge at Chelsea

Graham Potter has pleaded with Brighton fans to forgive him for leaving the club to become Chelsea’s new manager. Potter, 47, signed a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge on Thursday (8 September) to succeed Thomas Tuchel who was sacked earlier in the week. In an open letter...
Posted On 11 Sep 2022 at 5:34 pm

Crowds gather in Brighton to hear mayor proclaim Charles the new King

Crowds gathered in bright sunshine in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion to hear the mayor of Brighton and Hove proclaim Charles the new King this afternoon (Sunday 11 September). The mayor, Councillor Lizzie Deane, read the same proclamation that is being read up and down the...
Posted On 11 Sep 2022 at 4:57 pm

The Snake Corps played only UK gig of 2022 in Brighton

THE SNAKE CORPS + PARIS ALEXANDER + TANTRUM ZENTRUM – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 10.9.22 Unusually, we would like to start a review by thanking the Arts Council of England for partly funding this evening’s concert as it wouldn’t have happened without them. The grant...
Posted On 11 Sep 2022 at 4:38 pm

Lib Dems cancel conference in Brighton to ‘show respect to Queen and national mourning’

The Liberal Democrats “stand to lose hundreds of thousands of pounds” after cancelling their autumn conference because of the death of the Queen. Nick da Costa, who chairs the party’s federal conference committee, said that the Lib Dems “want and need to show our respect to the...

Thousands head for seafront as London to Brighton cycle ride goes ahead

Thousands of cyclists and spectators are heading for the seafront as the London to Brighton cycle ride goes ahead despite the death of the Queen. The event today (Sunday 11 September) is the one of Britain’s biggest annual charity fundraising events, with many riding in aid of...
Posted On 11 Sep 2022 at 2:08 am

Crack dealer from Brighton jailed for nine years

A Brighton drug dealer who hid crack cocaine and heroin in his anus has been jailed for nine and a half years by a judge at Lewes Crown Court. Henry MacFarlane, 65, tried to hide his stash there on two separate occasions – and one time the drugs were spotted during a scan at the...
Posted On 11 Sep 2022 at 1:44 am