Swimmer dies in sea in Brighton

A swimmer died in the sea in Brighton today after getting into difficulties. He went missing just after 2pm and was washed ashore just before 5.30pm. His body was found shortly after an air and sea search by the RNLI, Sussex Police and the coastguard had been stood down....
Posted On 19 Jun 2012 at 7:27 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls sign Polish international

By Tim Hodges The Albion have signed Polish international goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak on a free transfer from Manchester United. Kuszczak, who started his English career at West Brom, spent a season on loan at Old Trafford before signing permanently for the Red Devils at the start...
Posted On 19 Jun 2012 at 7:19 pm

Planners asked to approve hotel on site of old Brighton ice rink

A revised scheme to replace the old Queen Square ice rink in Brighton with a five-storey hotel is due to be decided next week. A report recommends approving the scheme for the Light Boutique Apart Hotel despite more than 130 objections, many from people living close to the site....
Posted On 19 Jun 2012 at 3:36 pm

Five fire crews put out blaze above Hove bar

Five fire engines were sent to tackle a blaze above a Hove bar in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 19 June). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service initially sent three crews when a fire started in the flat above Misty’s cocktail bar in Church Road, Hove. But the fire...
Posted On 19 Jun 2012 at 3:28 pm

Brighton MP brings in bill to help disabled beat blue badge fraud

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby will try to change the law to clamp down on the abuse of blue badges issued to disabled people. Mr Kirby, a Conservative, has support from Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs as he prepares to present a private member’s bill in the House of Commons...
Posted On 19 Jun 2012 at 3:14 pm

Brighton and Hove PC wins promotion – to the Premiership

A Brighton and Hove police officer has won promotion to the Premier League – and in keeping with football parlance he’s “over the moon”. PC Harry Lennard is joining the Select Group of Assistant Referees which makes him one of 32 top assistants in the country. He officiates in...
Posted On 19 Jun 2012 at 1:46 pm

Market Diner aims to join Brighton’s late night drinks trade

The Market Diner in Brighton wants to set up a drink delivery business. The all-night café in Circus Street has applied to sell alcohol for home delivery from 7.30pm to 6am seven days a week. Sussex Police has objected and the matter will be decided on Thursday 28 June by a...
Posted On 19 Jun 2012 at 12:40 pm
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