Barbara Windsor lookalike wins tickets to Brighton charity ball

Barbara Windsor lookalike Carol Dee, from Hove, has won a competition run by one of Brighton’s favourite charities, Rockinghorse. The children’s charity ran the contest to find a celebrity double to promote its annual ball at the Hilton Brighton Metropole on Saturday 19 November....
Posted On 30 Sep 2011 at 10:24 pm

Hove MP hosts drug debate

About 150 members of the public attended the drugs debate organised by the Conservative MP for Hove Mike Weatherley today (Friday 30 September). Mr Weatherley brought 20 experts together to Hove Town Hall to address the question: “Are drug deaths avoidable?” The local experts...
Posted On 30 Sep 2011 at 10:14 pm

Man stabbed at Brighton city centre cashpoint

A street robbery in North Street, Brighton, ended with a man receiving a superficial stab wound. The 43-year-old victim was withdrawing cash from a Lloyds cash point at approximately 2.30am today (Friday, September 30) when he was approached from behind by a man who demanded...
Posted On 30 Sep 2011 at 9:54 pm

Young musicians gather for talent show in Hove

By Becky Freeth Musicians are gathering at the Hove Centre tomorrow (Saturday, October 1) to take part in what is billed as the UK’s biggest music competition. The regional showcase of Open Mic UK’s takes place at the venue in Cromwell Road from 1pm. Singer-songwriter...
Posted On 30 Sep 2011 at 9:42 pm

Queen to honour Brighton activist during Black History Month

Black History Month starts on Saturday (1 October) with African Night Fever’s launch party at the Pavilion Theatre. Saidi Kanda from Tanzania and reggae legend Rebel Control will be playing live music sets at the event. During the month the historian and activist Bert Williams...
Posted On 29 Sep 2011 at 8:31 pm

Brighton killer missing from secure unit

A mentally ill killer from Brighton has been reported missing from the secure unit where he was being treated. Steven Dunne, 42, who lived at Chates Farm Road, in the Hanover area of Brighton, stabbed Gordon Stalker to death at the door of his home in Elm Grove, Brighton. Dunne...
Posted On 29 Sep 2011 at 6:45 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Poyet wants players to get it out of their systems!

By Tim Hodges at the Amex Press Briefing Gus Poyet said this morning that Albion’s players needed to get the Palace defeat out of their systems and suggested any who couldn’t might struggle at this football club. He said that he didn’t want to make this –...
Posted On 29 Sep 2011 at 10:18 am

Brighton hospital chief calls for park and ride

Hospital chiefs have asked for help to build a park and ride to ease pressure at Brighton and Hove’s main hospital. Duncan Selbie, chief executive of the trust which runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital, made the plea at a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting. He told...
Posted On 28 Sep 2011 at 5:27 pm

28 football arrests as Brighton take on arch-rivals Palace

Twenty eight people were arrested before, during and after Brighton and Hove Albion played Crystal Palace at the Amex Stadium last night (Tuesday 27 September). Sussex Police made the arrests after incidents inside the ground and at railway stations at Falmer, Brighton and Lewes....
Posted On 28 Sep 2011 at 3:33 pm

Brighton and Hove £28.5m housing deal is completed

A deal to transfer 499 council houses and flats in Brighton and Hove to a not-for-profit company has been completed. Brighton and Hove City Council said that the deal with Brighton and Hove Seaside Community Homes was worth £28.5 million. The money will be spent refurbishing...
Posted On 28 Sep 2011 at 5:35 am
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