In pictures: Heroes Run 2010

The skies may not have been blue, but many of the capes were during the annual Brighton Heroes Run yesterday. More than 1,500 people took part in the race along Brighton and Hove seafront in aid of passingiton, which raises money to build schools in Africa. Julia Claxton took...
Posted On 17 May 2010 at 10:30 pm

Brighton's story on TV but half the town can't watch it!

The story of Brighton’s rise from fishing village to popular resort is being shown on BBC One this evening – but thousands of viewers in the town will be unable to watch it. The programme – part of the series A History Of The World – is called Brighton, The First Resort. It is...
Posted On 17 May 2010 at 6:20 pm

Latest Saltdean Lido plans set out

Saltdean Lido campaigners have turned out at three public meetings yesterday evening and this afternoon to voice their concerns. The meetings were given details of revised plans by leaseholder Dennis Audley. He said that the Art Deco lido had lost more than £250,000 over the past...
Posted On 17 May 2010 at 6:02 pm

Hove beach huts for sale

Beach huts are being built and sold in Hove. They are the first beach huts put up for sale by Brighton and Hove City Council for more than ten years. The first huts – on the promenade by Hove Lagoon – are already on the market for purchase this summer. Only Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 17 May 2010 at 5:33 pm

Sussex six face disciplinary panel this week

Six students who occupied a building at Sussex University are due to appear before an independent panel this week. The six students were suspended and excluded on Friday 5 March. They were accused of occupying Sussex House at the university’s Falmer campus on Wednesday 3 March. A...
Posted On 17 May 2010 at 5:01 pm

More than 100 Brighton and Hove diners suffer food poisoning

More than 100 Brighton and Hove diners complained of food poisoning after eating in the city in the year to the end of March, new statistics show. The figures came to light after a freedom of information request. It was used to ask how many investigations there were into...
Posted On 17 May 2010 at 4:35 pm

Girl, 18, raped on Brighton beach

A girl, 18, was raped on Brighton beach early yesterday. She reported being attacked just after 4.30am about 150 yards east of the Palace Pier. The victim, from Horley in Surrey, had been walking with her attacker along the seafront away from the pier but says that she did not...
Posted On 17 May 2010 at 3:52 pm

Pedestrian in Brighton hospital after collision with car

A crash on Brighton seafront has left a pedestrian with serious injuries. The accident happened at a crossing near the Palace Pier on Friday evening. The 31-year-old pedestrian was at the crossing opposite the Pitcher and Piano bar in King’s Road, Brighton, when he was struck....
Posted On 17 May 2010 at 3:43 pm

Brighton pub closed by police

A Brighton pub has been closed by Sussex Police. The Bevendean Hotel, in Hillside, Moulsecoomb, was closed on Saturday after a number of fights. Licensing officers issued a closure notice under the Licensing Act 2003. Sussex Police said that the decision was taken due to a number...
Posted On 17 May 2010 at 8:30 am

Key council battle opens with by-election for St Peter's and North Laine

A key council seat is up for grabs after Green councillor Keith Taylor quit his post to become an MEP for South East England. The resulting by-election will mean the Greens and Labour will be fighting it out to win the seat which could give one of them the right to be named...
Posted On 17 May 2010 at 8:10 am
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