Historic Brighton venue faces modern battle over drinks licence

A historic venue in the heart of Brighton faces a modern battle to win a drinks licence that satisfies its business model and those responsible for policy, policing and public safety. The trust that runs the council-owned Dome wants a licence to cover an outside area in New Road...

Labour raises concerns about possible default on Brighton i360 loan

Labour councillors said today (Monday 5 December) that they had “deep concerns” about the potential for a significant default on the next instalment of the i360 loan. The Labour group on Brighton and Hove City Council said: “The i360 has consistently failed to live up to initial...
Posted On 05 Dec 2022 at 6:10 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion winger misses penalty in World Cup shoot-out

Brighton and Hove Albion winger Kaoru Mitoma was one of three Japanese players to miss in a penalty shoot-out as Croatia went through to the World Cup quarter finals. Earlier, before the game went to penalties, the 25-year-old Japan international had a great chance to win the...
Posted On 05 Dec 2022 at 5:49 pm

Whitehawk community worker to run 100 miles in December

The manager of a Whitehawk community club is attempting a mammoth running challenge to fundraise for youth support projects. Darren Snow, co-founder and lead boxing coach at The Crew Club, will be running 100 miles across December to raise funds for the charity. The money raised...
Posted On 05 Dec 2022 at 4:11 pm

Shoreham Airshow enforcement officer ‘moved victim on’ hours before crash

A civil enforcement officer who witnessed the Shoreham Airshow disaster realised afterwards he had moved one of the victims along hours before the crash. A Hawker Hunter aircraft crashed into the A27 during an aerial display at the air show in Sussex on August 22 2015, killing 11...
Posted On 05 Dec 2022 at 4:10 pm

Friends call for mural to remember late Brighton eccentric

Friends and neighbours have launched a fundraising campaign for an exhibition and mural to honour the memory of James Devenney, one of the North Laine’s most colourful characters. Mr Devenney, known to many as North Laine James, sadly passed away on October 17 aged just 62....
Posted On 05 Dec 2022 at 2:57 pm

Electric Six ‘Born To Be Ridiculed’ – Brighton gig to close tour

The six-piece American band Electric Six who hail from from Detroit, and are famed for their ‘Danger! High Voltage’, ‘Gay Bar’ and ‘Dance Commander’ singles, will be appearing right by the sea on Sunday 11th December 2022, when they will be rockin’ up at the ever popular...
Posted On 05 Dec 2022 at 2:31 pm

The Subways announce new album and tour which includes Brighton date

Following an appearance on BBC 6music’s ‘Trunk of Punk’, Hertfordshire indie punk favourites The Subways who are Billy Lunn (guitar and vocals), Charlotte Cooper (bass and vocals) and Camille Phillips (drums), are pleased to reveal the Art-Deco inspired video for...
Posted On 05 Dec 2022 at 1:00 pm

‘Spice up your life’ with Emma Bunton’s Christmas show

Following the great success of her special one-off Christmas show at the Royal Albert Hall in 2019, Emma Bunton will be embarking on a festive tour this December which includes an appearance next week at Brighton Dome Concert Hall on Tuesday 13th December 2022. Emma Bunton’s...
Posted On 05 Dec 2022 at 11:50 am

Case against arsonist accused of menacing MP dropped

The case against a convicted arsonist charged with leaving a menacing message on a Brighton MP’s answerphone has been dropped. Don Fisher, 57, of Findon Road, Brighton was charged with leaving a voicemail “that was grossly offensive or of an indecent, obscene or...
Posted On 05 Dec 2022 at 11:13 am
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