Eastbourne Pier catches fire

Just one day after the official launch for the replacement for Brighton’s fire-ravaged West Pier, Eastbourne Pier a few miles down the coast is ablaze.

Eastbourne pier [...]

Man’s jaw broken in Brighton street attack

A man’s jaw was broken in a vicious attack off Brighton seafront.

Police today launched an appeal for witnesses to the attack in Black Lion Street on [...]

Police talk down elderly man at Preston Park

Roads around Preston Park have been closed by police after an elderly man threatened to harm himself.

Police were called to Preston Manor at 7.30am this morning [...]

Now, there’s a funny thing! Max Miller gets graduation makeover

By Tempest Photography

By Tempest Photography

Cheeky students donned a statue of musical hall comedian Max Miller with a graduation gown and mortarboard after their University of Brighton awards [...]

Crowhurst Hall gets facelift

Crowhurst Hall is being transformed into a community centre thanks to more than £50,000 in grants.

Work began on the hall on  Knoyle Road, Preston, on Monday, led [...]

Ghostly West Pier arches exposed as Brighton i360 work begins in earnest

by Chris Limb

Yesterday saw the opening of the beautifully restored arches to the west of the West Pier.

But in an echo from the past, work on that section [...]

20 ways to keep your kids cultured and amused this summer

The Booth Museum by sinewy polyp on Flickr

Stuck for something to do with the kids in Brighton and Hove this summer? Maybe this list of children’s cultural pursuits could help.

The Booth Museum [...]

Hove charity shop appeals to replace flood-damaged stock

A Hove charity shop has made an urgent appeal for donations after more than £5k of stock was wrecked in Monday’s floods.

The Chestnut Tree House’s store [...]

Underage drink sting catches five pubs and off licences selling alcohol to 16-year-olds

An undercover operation to catch out off licences and pubs believed to be selling alcohol to underage children found five willing to sell to 16-year-olds.

The Co-Op [...]

Brighton businessman accused of giving bribes for palace contracts

A company director from Stanmer Village is accused of bribing a Royal Household official in return for palace contracts.

David Woodhams, 46, a former director of DWEC, [...]