Man stabbed in the neck with a bottle in Lanes twitten

Ship Street Gardens. Image taken from Google Streetview

A man was robbed and his neck sliced with a broken bottle after his attackers lured him down a twitten in The Lanes.

Shall we rename London Road the Northern Quarter?

Is this a new Banksy, @LondonRoad_BTN asks

A new spoof Twitter account is poking fun at Brighton’s newly trendy London Road – or what it hopes will be soon known as “the [...]

Petition pleads for network of free public drinking fountains for Brighton and Hove

Drinking fountain by russellstreet on Flickr

A councillor has started a petition asking for a network of free public drinking fountains to be provided throughout Brighton and Hove.

Ben Duncan, who [...]

Delays after lorry spills oil in Woodingdean

There were delays in Woodingdean this morning after a dustcart spilt oil at the junction of Warren Road.

Brighton Council’s live traffic service tweeted:

@BHLiveTraffic: #Woodingdean [...]

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls take extra time to secure win at Swindon

Logo Albion 2011

Swindon Town 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 4 (AET)

Albion beat Swindon in an exciting League Cup tie in Wiltshire.

Albion scored first after 10 [...]

Guerrilla gardeners hit Brighton pavements

Fiveways guerilla gardening

A group of guerrilla gardeners have made it their mission to brighten up Brighton pavements by planting flowers underneath roadside trees.

Communitree has started in [...]

Race to recruit a lollipop lady

School crossing

Portslade parents have just four days to recruit a lollipop lady – or man – after successfully campaigning for the post to be funded.

Parents [...]

Hat trick of Brighton power cuts is just bad luck coming in threes

The three extensive power cuts to have hit Brighton in the last few weeks are not connected, UK Power Networks says.

Last night’s half-hour outage [...]

Rogue landlord’s Hanover HMO reported to council

A rogue landlord has been reported after renting out a house in Hanover to six people without the right licence.

A neighbour spotted the [...]

Council contractor’s bad parking caught on camera


A council contractor has been caught in the act blocking access by parking on a pavement.

The Wettons van was snapped this morning parking opposite [...]