Head to the Hope & Ruin on 13th June as there’s TWO gigs on!

It appears that the spring gigs season is well and truly underway up at the Hope & Ruin in Queens Road, Brighton. Thursday 13th June would be an ideal date to visit the establishment to top up your live music fix, as there will be no less than six music artists playing the...
Posted On 21 May 2019 at 4:39 pm

Hove Park School to build new canteen

Hove Park School is set to get a new canteen to replace its shabby old dining block. The school has applied to Brighton and Hove City Council for permission for the new building, which will house a kitchen and dining area along an office and toilets. The application says it will...
Posted On 21 May 2019 at 12:04 pm

Hove businesswoman caught making £2k worth of fake delay repay claims

A Hove business consultant who was caught out making more than £2,000 worth of fake delay repay claims has been ordered to pay the money back. Kristin Magnuson, 49, admitted fraudulently making £2,136 worth of claims to Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) between November 2016 and May...
Posted On 21 May 2019 at 12:01 pm

Labour and the Greens agree to work together on key issues in Brighton and Hove

The Labour and Green groups have agreed to work together on key issues as the dust settles after the Brighton and Hove City Council elections. In a joint statement they said: “The Labour administration and Green opposition agree to work together to tackle key issues affecting the...
Posted On 21 May 2019 at 11:04 am

A night full of energy at the Green Door Store

HARKER + MAYPINE + THE E.D. FOWLER BAND + GARY & THE YAYS – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 18.05.19 Following a long-realised dream headline tour in Japan earlier this year, Brighton punks Harker are back with a brand new single ‘Dead Ends’ out now on Wiretap Records and...
Posted On 20 May 2019 at 6:03 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion appoint Graham Potter as head coach

Graham Potter has been appointed Brighton and Hove Albion’s new head coach with immediate effect, having agreed a four-year contract. He is the first manager Albion have appointed since December 2014. He joins after a year with Swansea City, who he guided to a tenth-place finish...
Posted On 20 May 2019 at 5:15 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion prepare to announce new manager this afternoon

Brighton and Hove Albion are preparing to confirm Graham Potter as the club’s new manager at a press conference at 4.30pm today (Monday 20 May). Swansea City boss Potter, who turns 44 today, is expected to bring his backroom team with him from the Swans to the Seagulls. They...
Posted On 20 May 2019 at 2:53 pm

Health commissioners bring in jobs freeze and share cost-cutting merger plans

Health commissioners have brought in a jobs freeze as they prepare to decide on a series of mergers aimed in part at cutting running costs. The mergers are expected to reduce the number of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Sussex from seven to three. The Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 20 May 2019 at 1:28 pm

Portslade garden centre customers raise £3k for charity

Customers at a garden centre in Portslade have raised more than £3,000 for local charities. As a result, Mayberry garden centre manager Mark Brumfitt handed over a cheque for £3,391 to two Lions Club representatives. The money – raised this year at the family-owned garden centre...
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 9:30 pm

Phats & Small close St Ann’s Well Spring Festival in Hove

PHATS & SMALL + SLEEPER + STEVE MASON + ROSE ELINOR DOUGALL + SCOTT BOOTH + RUBBER JAW – ST ANN’S WELL GARDENS, HOVE 18.05.19 A lively set from Phats & Small brought the audience to their feet as the duo brought the St Ann’s Well Gardens Spring Festival to a close....
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 8:39 pm