World Autism Day event being held in Hove

An event to mark World Autism Day is being held at Hove Town Hall next weekend. The Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Councillor Bill Randall, will be among those attending the event from 10am to 5pm on Saturday 6 April. The event has been organised by local voluntary sector groups and...
Posted On 31 Mar 2013 at 9:07 pm

Brighton man thwarts burglar

A burglar wielding a golf club was thwarted by a 41-year-old man in his home in Brighton. He managed to push the burglar out of his house in Stephens Road, Hollingdean, late on Tuesday night (26 March). After confronting the burglar and ejecting him, the man dialled 999. Sussex...
Posted On 30 Mar 2013 at 10:08 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Ankergroan – stand-in keeper makes late howler

By Tim Hodges Nottingham Forest 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 The Albion came within seconds of moving into fifth place in the Championship, but were held to a draw at the City Ground, after stand-in goalkeeper Casper Ankergren let a tame shot slip through his legs. Ankergren...
Posted On 30 Mar 2013 at 9:43 pm

Taxi crash in Brighton leaves Hove woman with life-threatening head injuries

A 31-year-old pedestrian from Hove suffered serious head injuries after she was knocked over by a taxi in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 30 March). The woman was taken to Hurstwood Park Neurosciences Centre, in Haywards Heath, with life-threatening injuries after the...
Posted On 30 Mar 2013 at 1:45 pm

Easter play returns to Brighton for a third year

By Jenni Davidson The outdoor Easter play Passion of Christ returns to Brighton for the third time this weekend. This year’s performance takes place on the lawn outside St Peter’s Church on York Place. For the last two years the play has been held on Brighton seafront...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013 at 4:20 pm

Brighton church holds Easter charity concert

By Jenni Davidson Brighton’s Church of Christ the King is hosting a Good Friday charity concert tonight in aid of Blind Veterans UK. The Sounds Like Brighton concert features Brighton bands House of Hats and Fickle Friends, singer-songwriter Charley Bickers and the New...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013 at 3:17 pm

Hove Park head explains why he wants every pupil to have an iPad

In three weeks Hove Park School will start handing out iPads for all pupils to use in lessons. Within six weeks most of the 1,600 children at the school will have the tablet computers in class and will be able to take them home. Only students who are due to leave at the end of...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013 at 9:02 am

Brighton MP tackles supermarket chain over early morning drink sales

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby has written to a supermarket chain asking whether it intends to sell alcohol from 6am each morning. The Conservative MP said that he had contacted the Co-op’s head office after reports of stores seeking earlier drinks licences. Mr Kirby said: “It...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013 at 8:38 am

Good Beach Guide gives verdict on Brighton and Hove beaches

The Good Beach Guide has described all four main stretches of beach in Brighton and Hove as recommended. The top verdict is based on water quality tests off – from the east – Brighton Kemp Town, Brighton Central, Hove and Hove West beaches. It was the second year running that all...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013 at 8:08 am

Brighton man wanted back in prison

A Brighton man who was jailed for burglary, theft and drugs offences is being hunted by Sussex Police. The force said that Lee Kevin Padula, 28, who was living in central Brighton, was wanted for recall to prison. But police advised the public not to approach Padula who was only...
Posted On 28 Mar 2013 at 10:30 am