Brighton and Hove Labour group elects joint party leaders

The Brighton and Hove Labour group has elected two councillors as joint leaders after the resignation of Nancy Platts. Councillors John Allcock and Carmen Appich are due to take the helm from Brighton and Hove City Council’s “annual council” meeting next week. They were elected...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 11:09 pm

Celebrate the May Bank Holiday with two gigs at Brighton’s Concorde 2

Local concert promoters, Black Rabbit Productions, have been busy behind the scenes in organising not one but two great socially distanced seated events at Brighton’s popular Concorde 2 for this coming May Bank Holiday. Tickets are available as tables of six, with the rule of 6,...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 4:19 pm

Grandson of Brighton restaurant boss Sue Addis to face trial charged with her murder

The 18-year-old grandson of Brighton restaurant boss Sue Addis is to face trial charged with her murder. Pietro Addis entered a not guilty plea by video link at Hove Crown Court this morning (Tuesday 11 May). Addis, of Radinden Manor Road, Hove, is accused of murdering his...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 3:48 pm

Youngest Sussex cricket debutant signs professional contract at 17

The youngest cricketer to make his debut for Sussex has become the first professional signing from a player development partnership with the Oxfordshire Cricket Board. All-rounder James Coles was 16 when he took three wickets against Surrey in the Bob Willis Trophy. Coles, now...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 2:41 pm

Brighton software firm takes on more staff to handle online growth during covid pandemic

A Brighton software firm has taken on dozens of extra staff after its customers responded to an increase in business online during the coronavirus pandemic. Applied Systems, which has its European head office in Trafalgar Street, Brighton, said: “Applied has expanded its...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 12:18 pm

Four held in Brighton and Hove in knife crime crackdown

At least four people were arrested in Brighton during a week-long crackdown on knife crime, Sussex Police said. The arrests were made by officers taking part in Operation Sceptre, a national campaign at the end of last month and the start of this month. Sussex Police said that...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 10:39 am

Safe as houses – Brighton and Hove Albion can prepare for record-breaking fifth consecutive Premier League season

Brighton and Hove Albion will play Premier League football again next season. The team has eclipsed their predecessors of the late 1970s and early 1980s and will embark on a fifth consecutive top flight season. Fulham’s defeat at home to Burnley tonight (Monday 10 May) ensures...
Posted On 10 May 2021 at 9:55 pm

Brighton based melancholy indie rocker Jimmy Herrity releases debut EP & announces local gig

Brighton based lofi, melancholy indie rocker Jimmy Herrity has shared the first taste of his debut EP ‘Perfect Things’ with first single ‘Enough’, which is a colourful, energetic statement of malcontent on a journey through relentless grief during a global pandemic....
Posted On 10 May 2021 at 4:42 pm

Katy Bourne re-elected as Sussex police and crime commissioner

Conservative candidate Katy Bourne has been re-elected as the police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Sussex. It was the third time that Mrs Bourne has topped the poll, having held the post since it was created to replace police authorities in 2012. She was re-elected four years...
Posted On 10 May 2021 at 4:37 pm

The Rossi Bar to celebrate a night of Brighton Rock’n’Roll

On Saturday 17th July, The Rossi Bar, which can be found at 8 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3WA, is set to play host to an evening of sweaty Brighton Rock’n’Roll. The compact venue, which is located up from Brighton’s main clock tower and just a few doors down from The Hope...
Posted On 10 May 2021 at 3:21 pm