Iron Maiden bassist coming to Brighton with British Lion

Fronted by Steve Harris (bassist of Iron Maiden), hard rock outfit British Lion have announced several UK tour dates for January 2023, which includes a date in Brighton on Sunday 15th at the Concorde 2. Last week saw the band drop the video for their ‘Legend’ tune which you can...
Posted On 04 Dec 2022 at 9:39 pm

Children are paying the price for government cuts to council funding

Last week, my colleague Councillor Carmen Appich wrote about the grim reports presented to the council’s Policy and Resources Committee on Thursday (1 December). These included forecasts of an overspend of more than £11 million this year and a £19 million funding gap in 2023-24....
Posted On 04 Dec 2022 at 7:25 pm

Chronic government underfunding leaves councils and residents trying to plug the gap

The dust has settled on the government’s autumn budget and it is clear that the cost of Tory mismanagement will be paid for by residents and communities for many years to come. At the heart of the problem is a Conservative government that passes the buck and gaslights the country...
Posted On 04 Dec 2022 at 5:24 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion beaten by in-form Manchester City in WSL

Manchester City 3 Brighton and Hove Albion 1 Manchester City recorded a sixth successive Women’s Super League victory as they beat Brighton 3-1 at the Academy Stadium, with all their goals coming in the opening half-hour. City went ahead in the 11th minute when the ball went in...
Posted On 04 Dec 2022 at 5:07 pm

UK Subs to play ‘European Tour Warm Up Show’ in Lewes

There are not many bands that have the respect of everyone on the punk scene. But Charlie Harper’s UK Subs is the exception! I have witnessed the UK Subs many times over the decades and they honestly still have that essential 1977 sound! They formed in London in 1976 as...
Posted On 04 Dec 2022 at 1:52 pm

Marcus Mumford plays Resident outstore gig in Brighton

MARCUS MUMFORD – CHALK, BRIGHTON 3.12.22 Yesterday (Saturday 3 December), I rushed down to Chalk for the early doors time of 7pm for an intimate evening with Marcus Mumford, frontman of household favourites folk rock band Mumford And Sons. The acoustic tour celebrates the...
Posted On 04 Dec 2022 at 1:00 pm

The ‘Honey Sweet’ sound of Blossoms

BLOSSOMS + CHAPPAQUA WRESTLING – BRIGHTON DOME 2.12.22 After a busy summer headlining Y Not? and Truck festivals, as well as playing a headline set at Glastonbury, Stockport pop band Blossoms arrived at the Brighton Dome on Friday as part of their 21 date UK and Ireland...
Posted On 04 Dec 2022 at 11:23 am

Councillors to decide whether troubled Brighton pub can be turned into flats

Plans to turn a pub into flats have support from the wider community even though councillors are being advised to reject the proposals. Many neighbours and the areas councillors want to see the Montpelier Inn, in Montpelier Place, Brighton, redeveloped as flats after it was...

Council may put up fees and charges to balance the books

Increases to fees and charges may be brought forward to try to bring this year’s council spending back within budget. Brighton and Hove City Council is on track to go £11.6 million over budget in the current financial year but councillors are aiming to balance the books. Members...