Police hunting for former prisoner believed to be in Brighton and Hove

Police are hunting for a former prison inmate who is believed to be in the Brighton and Hove area. Sussex Police said today (Thursday 15 September) that it was looking for Jamie Leroy Linton, 26, formerly of St James’ House, High Street, Brighton. Linton has been before the...
Posted On 15 Sep 2022 at 6:55 pm

Alsop ton helps Sussex draw with Worcestershire at Hove

Tom Alsop led the resistance for Sussex with an unbeaten century as Worcestershire’s promotion hopes in the LV= Insurance County Championship suffered a potentially fatal setback. Alsop made 137 not out – his fourth Championship hundred of the season – and was supported by...

Girls In Synthesis announce new album and Brighton gig

Experimental post-punk outfit Girls In Synthesis who consists of John (vocals/bass), Jim (vocals/guitar) and Nicole (drums) are set to release the eagerly anticipated follow-up to 2020’s incendiary debut, ‘Now Here’s An Echo From Your Future’. Entitled ‘The Rest Is Distraction’...
Posted On 15 Sep 2022 at 5:01 pm

Katy J Pearson performs at Chalk in Brighton

KATY J PEARSON + NAIMA BOCK – CHALK, BRIGHTON 13.9.22 Tuesday night saw rising star Bristolian singer-songwriter Katy J Pearson play Chalk as part of a 17-date tour around the UK this September to promote her second album ‘Sound Of The Morning’. Katy J Pearson was...
Posted On 15 Sep 2022 at 3:38 pm

Officials back closure of Brighton shopping street despite effect on disabled people

Plans to close a shopping street to all traffic except cyclists have won official backing despite objections from disability groups. Now councillors are to be asked to decide whether to go ahead with the closure of Gardner Street, in Brighton, from 11am to 7pm seven days a week....

Altered Images – Brighton concert report

ALTERED IMAGES + VANITY FAIRY – CONCORDE 2 , BRIGHTON 13.9..22 Altered Images are a Scottish new wave/post-punk band who found success in the early 1980s. Fronted by singer Clare Grogan, the group branched into mainstream pop music, having six UK top-40 hit singles and...
Posted On 15 Sep 2022 at 11:59 am

More girls at risk of gang violence, sexual exploitation and abuse, warns councillor

A growing number of girls in Brighton and Hove are at risk of being exploited by gang members and drug dealers, according to a councillor. Green councillor Zoe John warned of “sexual exploitation and violence at the hands of gang members” as the police and officials try to tackle...
Posted On 15 Sep 2022 at 12:30 am

Seafront cycle lane verdict due next week

The A259 Hove seafront cycle lane could be extended further west – from Fourth Avenue to the Lagoon traffic lights – if councillors agree next week. They are being asked to authorise the start of work to turn one lane for general traffic into a “separated” cycle lane. The work...

Proposed Brighton road closure imposes curfew on disabled people, say campaigners

Disability campaigners fear that closing a popular shopping street to everyone except pedestrians and cyclists will act as a “curfew” on disabled people. Two disability groups – Possability People and Brighton Access for Disabled Groups Everywhere (BADGE) – have criticised the...