Royal Escape yacht skipper rescued by Brighton lifeboat crew

The skipper of a yacht was rescued by the RNLI Brighton lifeboat crew this afternoon (Thursday 26 May) after he was swept overboard. Danny Oliver was left suspended by a line and was bashed repeatedly against the side of the Lady Cilla in high winds and a very rough sea. He was...
Posted On 26 May 2011 at 11:31 pm

Family pay tribute to Brighton student killed on railway track

The family of a university student who died crossing the railway line at Falmer yesterday (Wednesday 25 May) have paid tribute to a “fantastic” son and brother. The family of Nicholas Howells, 20, said: “Nicholas was a fantastic son, brother and friend to many. “He was deeply...
Posted On 26 May 2011 at 9:02 pm

Brighton bus service to carry bikes

Cyclists can take their bike on the bus from this weekend – but on just one route. The 79 bus from the Old Steine to Ditchling Beacon will have space for two bikes at weekends and on bank holiday Mondays. Bikes will be taken for free and it will be first come first served....
Posted On 26 May 2011 at 1:08 pm

Brighton and Hove Greens challenged over gypsies and travellers

The ruling Greens are being asked to make their position clear on travellers as four sites in Brighton and Hove are occupied without permission. The request comes from the Conservative opposition leader on Brighton and Hove City Council Geoffrey Theobald. Councillor Theobald said...
Posted On 26 May 2011 at 1:12 am