Brighton seafront crash causes rush-hour gridlock

A three-car crash on the A259 seafront road near Roedean school this afternoon caused tailbacks east and west lasting several hours. Drivers were caught as they tried to leave Brighton and, from the east, queues stretched back through Ovingdean, Rottingdean, Saltdean, Telscombe...
Posted On 30 Nov 2011 at 7:50 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls win Derby classic

By Tim Hodges Derby County 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Albion won their first game at Pride Park after almost eight years of trying, with a goal from Craig Mackail-Smith. Will Hoskins and Ashley Barnes came in for Craig Noone and Billy Paynter. Adam El Abd returned to the...
Posted On 30 Nov 2011 at 7:44 am

Brighton robber sentenced

A Brighton man robbed four convenience stores in three days. Chris Moodey, 33, of Harrington Road, Brighton, was jailed for three years and seven months on Monday (28 November) after he admitted the robberies at Lewes Crown Court. He also pleaded guilty to two charges of having...
Posted On 30 Nov 2011 at 4:32 am

Brighton and Hove bus boss picks up top award

Brighton and Hove Buses managing director Roger French has been given a top bus industry award. He was praised for his passion and groundbreaking work as he was presented with the Award for Services to the Bus Industry at the UK Bus Awards. The judges said: “Roger began his...
Posted On 30 Nov 2011 at 3:35 am

Brighton academy rated 'good' by Ofsted

The new academy at Falmer has had its first inspection by Ofsted. The independent watchdog said that the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) was good – the second highest of its four ratings. Two inspectors visited the school last month and said that the academy had...
Posted On 29 Nov 2011 at 10:20 am

Two crashes cause rush-hour delays on Brighton bypass

Two car crashes – half an hour apart – caused rush-hour delays on the A27 Brighton bypass this morning (Tuesday 29 November). The first crash happened when an Audi TT travelling east left the road, went up the bank beside the road and ended up on its roof. Sussex Police said that...
Posted On 29 Nov 2011 at 8:54 am

Former Green to contest Hove by-election

A former Green Party candidate, Pip Tindall, is to stand in the Westbourne by-election. She is putting herself forward as a candidate for a seat on Brighton and Hove City Council representing the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC). Mrs Tindall opposes spending cuts in...
Posted On 29 Nov 2011 at 2:30 am

Experts shine spotlight on Saltdean Lido repairs

Conservation experts have been called in to examine a historic Brighton building after English Heritage deemed it to be “at risk”. Saltdean Lido needs repairs and the experts are being asked to agree what work is necessary. Valuers may also be asked to assess the site in case...
Posted On 28 Nov 2011 at 11:53 pm

Teenager has emergency op after Brighton night club attack

A teenager was knocked unconscious and left with a broken jaw after being attacked in a Brighton night club in the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday 27 November). The 18-year-old underwent emergency surgery at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton after the being...
Posted On 28 Nov 2011 at 7:36 pm

Three taken to hospital after house fire in Portslade

Three people were taken to hospital to be treated for breathing in smoke after a fire swept through a house in Portslade early today (Monday 28 November). Several people called 999 in the early hours of this morning with the building being described by witnesses as “well alight”....
Posted On 28 Nov 2011 at 12:37 pm
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