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Victims of ticket fraud at Bestival are urged to contact police

Victims of ticket fraud are being urged to contact police Credit: ITV

Police are urging music fans, who are victims of ticket fraud at Bestival, to contact them as soon as possible.

Officers were alerted before Bestival started on 10 September. A number of people from Brighton reported that they paid for tickets, but had not received them.

The investigation is continuing and, so far, police have confirmed there are more than 250 victims.

Police have set up a web page with an online form.

There is also an e-mail address:

They're making a comeback...Thunderbirds are go!

International Rescue. Brains. Lady Penelope. Ring any bells? Yes, Thunderbirds ARE go...again!

Fans of the TV series - which first hit our screens 50 years ago - have raised thousands of pounds for a team of film-makers to make three new episodes in the style of the originals.

The show was created by husband and wife team Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, who lived in Henley-on-Thames. Mike Griffiths reports from Tracey Island.


Local musicians band together to help twin town recover

Credit: Hastings Borough Council

The World renowned locally based jazz singer, Liane Carroll and popular local band, The Kytes are getting together to back the campaign to help twin town, Hastings in Sierra Leone.

The town is still recovering from the devastating Ebola outbreak and from the recent floods which have hit the area.

They will be playing at the Friendship Link's Charity Ball at The Montgomerie Suite, Bannatynes Hotel on Saturday 31st October.

Credit: Hastings Borough Council

Rod Stewart to perform at home of Hampshire cricket

Rod Stewart will perform at Southampton's Ageas Bowl Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Rod Stewart is to perform at Southampton's Ageas Bowl on Friday, June 10 next year as part of an eight-date UK stadium tour.

Rod Bransgrove, Hampshire Cricket Chairman, said: “We are delighted to be able to add Rod Stewart to the string of great artists who have performed here at the Ageas Bowl.

“We have recently completed the development of this magnificent stadium into a world-class sports and events venue which will provide the perfect location for world-class performers such as Rod.

“Together with all the many music fans of the South Coast region, we can’t wait to welcome him here next June.”


Premiere for 'The Lost Choices' film made in Ramsgate

The film was made in Ramsgate

A feature film that was made in Ramsgate and starring local people who gave up their time for free has had its premiere in the town.

"The Lost Choices" was made on a shoestring budget by Jamie Thomson, a writer/director who went to extreme measures to get the film made, as David Johns reports.

The interviewees include actors Levi hart and Callum Pease.

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