Squeeze fans donate 265.7kg in food and £1,304 in cash at Brighton Centre concert

On Saturday 26 November, Brighton and Hove News attended the concert by Squeeze at the Brighton Centre. (Review HERE) Down the years Squeeze songs have often highlighted social concerns, whether covering teenage pregnancy in ‘Up The Junction’ or getting old in ‘Labelled Wi...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 10:28 pm

Police and Hove venue boss clash over drug-taking in premises toilets

Police and a venue owner have clashed over whether advice had been given about tackling drug-taking in the toilets at the premises in Hove. The exchanges took place at a licensing panel today (Thursday 1 December) where councillors were told that police had twice found high...

‘Every Day In Every Way’ TVAM are getting better

TVAM + DEMONSTRATIONS – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 30.11.22 The Brighton & Hove News Music Team first witnessed TVAM – which is the project alias of Manchester based musician/producer Joe Oxley – performing live upstairs at Patterns as part of The Great...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 7:17 pm

Brighton councillor flags up fresh concerns over i360 finances

A Brighton councillor has flagged up fresh concerns about the i360 finances weeks before the tourist attraction’s operator is due to make a £900,000 repayment. Labour councillor Daniel Yates, a former leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, asked whether the i360 would pay the...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 6:48 pm

Fans get ‘Down Down’ to Status Quo in Brighton

STATUS QUO + SHAKIN’ STEVENS – BRIGHTON CENTRE 30.11.22 This was a night of two contrasting performances, with the first set at the Brighton Centre coming from Shakin’ Stevens which was to be followed later by Status Quo. Shakin’ Stevens had a seven piece band with two...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 5:42 pm

Work on £20m scheme to turn former Brighton bingo hall into pill factory to start within weeks

A Hove pharmaceutical business is to start work on converting a former Brighton bingo hall into a £20 million factory early next year. Custom Pharma was given permission to adapt the former Beacon bingo hall on the Fairway Trading Estate in Moulsecoomb more than six years ago but...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 5:39 pm

Brighton hotel security guard convicted of double murder

Brighton hotel security guard and building site labourer Mark Brown has been convicted of murdering two women. A jury of ten men and two women at Hove Crown Court unanimously convicted Brown, 41, after deliberating for more than 11 hours. Their verdict came at the end of a...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 11:33 am

First names announced for Love Supreme Jazz Festival 10th anniversary

**Europe’s biggest outdoor jazz festival returns from June 30th – July 2nd 2023** Following a record-breaking year in 2022, with over 60,000 in attendance across the weekend, the Love Supreme Jazz Festival has announced the first wave of artists confirmed to perform at ne...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 10:16 am

Brighton and Hove’s population remains very white, census data shows

Newly released census data shows that while Brighton and Hove may be diverse in many respects, it remains very white. While big English cities such as London and Birmingham have seen jumps in the numbers of ethnic minorities, in Brighton and Hove 85.4 per cent of people...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 9:34 am

Brighton and Bristol drugs gang jailed for 30 years

A drugs gang based in the Brighton and Bristol areas have been jailed for a total of 30 years, Avon and Somerset Police said. Daniel Newman, 34, of Brambletyne Avenue, Saltdean, was jailed for seven and a half years at Lewes Crown Court by Judge Christine Laing, the honorary...
Posted On 01 Dec 2022 at 8:00 am
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