Brighton and Hove authors honoured by Queen

Three Brighton and Hove authors have been recognised by the Queen. James Herbert, 67, has been made an OBE in the Queen´s Birthday Honours List. The horror writer, who lives just outside Brighton, has been honoured for services to literature. His bestselling novels include The...
Posted On 12 Jun 2010 at 11:46 pm

Another new late night off licence planned for Kemp Town

Backers of a proposed new off licence called Lord Of The Wines will find out this week whether it will be granted permission to serve drinks until 4am. The licensing committee of Brighton and Hove City Council will consider the application for a new use for a former sweet shop....
Posted On 12 Jun 2010 at 10:09 pm

Oceana earns dubious title of Brighton's most violent club

A violent attack took place in Oceana night club in West Street every other week last year, new figures reveal. The night club topped a table detailing how many times Sussex Police recorded violence against the person at licensed premises in Brighton and Hove. Some 25 incidents...
Posted On 12 Jun 2010 at 10:01 pm

Brighton lifeboat rescues lone sailor

The Brighton lifeboat crew rescued a boat from the English Channel early this morning. The RNLI Brighton crew were called out to a broken down vessel south of Brighton Marina at 6.44am. The lone skipper was safe and well but unable to restart the engine of his boat. Forty minutes...
Posted On 12 Jun 2010 at 9:40 pm