Man charged with Brighton murder

Man charged with Brighton murder

Sussex Police today revealed that Joel Elliott, 22, of north Road, Brighton has been charged with the murder of Jeffrey Burrows, 40, at the latter’s flat in Norfolk Square, Brighton. The murder took place on Sunday 29 April 2012 and Elliott was charged with the murder yesterday (Thursday 3 May). Elliott is due to appear [...]

Brighton event: Explorer’s Bible club @ Brighton Baptist Chapel every Friday

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Come joins us for Explorers Bible Club every Friday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm at the Brighton Baptist Chapel, on West Hill Road, BN1 3RT. This new Bible club is open to children aged from 4 to 14. At the explorers Club, your children will have the opportunity to participate to varied activities such as: -Bible [...]

Brighton event: Free ESOL English classes @ West Hill Baptist Chapel

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Crown English Classes invites you to join our new free ESOL classes in Brighton. If you would like to learn or improve your English skills, come join us every Friday from 10 to 11.30 am and from 12.30 to 2 pm at West Hill Baptist Chapel on West Hill Road, Brighton BN1 3RT. Everyone is [...]

Brighton Festival 2012 preview: Faber Social @ the Corn Exchange 5 May 2012

Brighton Festival 2012 preview: Faber Social @ the Corn Exchange Saturday 5 May 2012

Brighton and Hove Free Press contributor Elizabeth Hughes previews the upcoming Faber Social event featuring Edna O’Brien, Simon Armitage, Andrew O’Hagan and Linda Grant at the Corn Exchange as part of the Brighton Festival 2012. An after-dark soirée of lively book readings, stimulating conversation and musical interludes will take place at the Corn Exchange, Brighton [...]

Brighton’s i360 Viewing Tower development could be back on

Brighton’s i360 Viewing Tower development could be back on

Thanks to potential government and council loans totalling £17m, Brighton’s planned tourism magnet, the 175-metre i360 viewing tower, could be back on track. The new Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership has just agreed a £3m loan to the project from its Growing Places Fund. The government set up the fund specifically to beat the [...]

Alan Navarro’s future with Brighton is unsure

Alan Navarro’s future with Brighton is unsure

According to the BBC, Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Alan Navarro has revealed that the club is not offering him a new contract for the time being. The 30-year-old is out of contract in the summer and is hopeful that he will get an extension from the club. Last week he told BBC Sussex: “I’ll [...]

Brighton murder enquiry – second man arrested

Brighton murder enquiry - second man arrested

A second man has been arrested on suspicion of a Brighton murder. The 22-year old man, who lives locally, was arrested at an address in central Brighton mid afternoon yesterday, Wednesday 2 May, and is currently in custody for interview and further enquiries. Emergency services had been called to a flat in Norfolk Square at [...]

Taser to be used by more specialist officers in Sussex Police

Taser to be used by more specialist officers in Sussex Police

Sussex Police is planning to introduce Taser to a wider range of specialist officers over the coming months. Around 160 extra officers from local response and support teams will receive the training later in the year – this is about 6% of the total number in Sussex. Taser has been used by Sussex firearms officers [...]

Brighton event: Hot-Tip Hi-Fi @ The Office 19 May 2012

Hot-Tip Hi-Fi Brighton

Dig out your best dancing Brogues folks… Reggae, Rocksteady and Ska – classic and rare selection of jumping vintage cuts. Enjoy an audio cocktail of the finest Jamaican musical sunshine + good time/old time party vibes! http://hthf.mono.net Free entry / 8pm – 1am Venue: The Office, 8 Sydney Street, Brighton. BN1 4EN Start Date: 2012-05-19 [...]

Brighton event: Chop Source @ The Black Dove 9 June 2012

Chop Source @ The Black Dove

Tropic dancefloor tracks, Afro/Latin rhythms and heavyweight funk cuts. Expect a party soundtrack of stomping poly-rhythms from Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean at The Black Dove, St. James’s Street – every 2nd Saturday of the month…! http://chopsource.tk Free entry / 8pm – 1am Venue: The Black Dove, St. James’s Street, Brighton. BN2 1PA Start [...]

Brighton Fashion Week 2012: Brighton Fashion Week is back and bigger than ever

Brighton Fashion Week 2012 Brighton Fashion Week is back and bigger than ever

Brighton Fashion Week is back for 2012 from 30 May 2012 to 3 June 2012, presenting over 36 pioneering and established designers who will contribute to the five-day extravaganza of men and women’s fashion and beauty shows at various venues across the city. Launched back in 2005 as Brighton Frocks, the leading alternative fashion event [...]

Brighton event: Hawaii themed Summer Charity Ball @ The Grand Hotel 22 June 2012

On Friday 22 June Baker Tilly will be hosting the third Summer Charity Ball at the Grand Hotel in Brighton. Building on last year’s Hollywood theme, we move to Hawaii for another fun packed evening. Live band, fun casino, raffle and auction all promise to provide a great evening in aid of Chestnut Tree House. [...]

Brighton review: Patrick Watson @ Komedia – Tuesday 1 May 2012

Brighton review: Patrick Watson @ Komedia - Tuesday 1 May 2012

Watching Patrick Watson playing live makes me want to round up anyone who watches the X Factor or any other shows where talentless morons sing karaoke to get famous and make them see what actual music is. I always wonder what tv talent show contestants think when they hear actual music – The Beatles for [...]

Brighton preview: Balkan Beat Box (BBB) @ Concorde 2 Friday 18 May 2012

Brighton preview Balkan Beat Box (BBB) @ Concorde 2 Friday 18 May 2012

Balkan Beat Box, now known as BBB, will be bringing their international beats to our shores in May as part of their tour, which sees them play across Europe and North America. The band will be playing at Concorde 2 in Brighton on Friday 18 May, one of their four dates here in the UK. [...]

Brighton review: Of Montreal @ Concorde 2 Thursday 26 April 2012

Brighton review Of Montreal @ Concorde 2

‘A game of two halves’ is a cliché usually saved for football – but I think it’s an apt way to describe my night at Concorde 2. Of Montreal’s lacklustre first half only managed to get the crowd simmering. The second half, however, opened with a volley of the band’s more crowd-pleasing hits from 2007’s [...]