“I’m gonna do it again” and “I’m gonna get myself connected” with the Stereo MC’s

Stereo MC’s have announced that they will be returning to the Concorde 2 in Brighton on Saturday 11th March 2023. They last played a sold out show at the venue back on 7th December 2019. The Brighton & Hove News Music Team were in attendance – Read our review HERE....
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 10:01 pm

Pete Tong ‘Ibiza Classics’ show announces return to Brighton

DJ, broadcaster and global dance music legend Pete Tong has announced the return of his critically acclaimed Ibiza Classics show for 2023 with Jules Buckley and featuring The Essential Orchestra. Performing eight huge arena dates across the UK’s major cities, the tour kicks off...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 5:50 pm

Brighton pub property sold to London investor

A Brighton pub which closed five years ago has been sold to an investor based in London, property consultants said today (Friday 2 December). The new owner hopes to reopen the pub – the Royal Standard at 59 Queen’s Road – which was previously owned by Admiral Taverns. Flude...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 4:32 pm

Dehd to support Dry Cleaning at Brighton gig

Rising Chicago alt-rockers Dehd are set to return to the UK and Ireland next year for a live run supporting post-punk four-piece Dry Cleaning. 2022 has been the ultimate rollercoaster for the fast-ascending trio Dehd. After releasing their new album ‘Blue Skies’ to widespread...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 2:14 pm

Serial abuser jailed for strangling ex-partner

A man with a long history of abusing women has been jailed for 62 weeks after admitting strangling his ex-partner at her home in Brighton. Mark Newman, 39, now has court orders banning him from approaching four different women in Brighton and Worthing. This latest attack on a...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 2:00 pm

Saltdean pub wants to replace its striking green tiles

A Saltdean pub wants to rip off its striking green glazed roof tiles, saying they are so leaky the pub cannot stay open until they are replaced. The Spanish Lady in Longridge Avenue, Saltdean has submitted a planning application to replace the whole roof with clay...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 12:20 pm

Gaz Coombes to play Concorde 2 in Brighton

Ahead of the release of his forthcoming solo album ‘Turn The Car Around’, due January 13th 2023 via Hot Fruit Recordings/Virgin Music, Gaz Coombes has this week released his latest new single ‘Long Live The Strange’ and accompanying music video. Gaz explains “This song was...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 11:55 am

Trans patient dies after hanging himself outside Brighton hospital A&E

A trans patient has died hanging himself outside the A&E (accident and emergency) department at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. Matty Sheldrick, 29, from Hove, moved to the area with his dog Lola a year ago to study and live among the trans, non-binary and...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 10:48 am

A Christmas gift for music lovers – free gig at the Brunswick in Hove

It has today been announced that premier pub and grassroots music venue the Brunswick at 1-3 Holland Road, Hove, BN3 1JF, will be hosting a FREE ADMISSION ‘Open Door Live Music’ night on Thursday 15 December. There will be two remarkable electro-charge bands on the bill. The Pink...
Posted On 02 Dec 2022 at 12:18 am