Man dies after lorry crash on A27 Brighton Bypass

A car passenger who was injured in a crash on the A27 Brighton Bypass last week has died in hospital. The 79-year-old man was the front seat passenger in a black Vauxhall Zafira which was hit by a lorry near the Southwick Tunnel just after 1pm last Thursday (25 July). The man,...
Posted On 31 Jul 2013 at 6:50 pm

Two Brighton and Hove men jailed for betting fraud

Three men including two from Brighton and Hove have been jailed today (Wednesday 31 July) after being convicted of a betting fraud. They were found guilty of conspiracy to defraud through a horse race betting brochure investment fraud. They and three others previously convicted...
Posted On 31 Jul 2013 at 6:25 pm

Brighton road closed after crash

Falmer Road was closed near Longhill High School in Rottingdean this afternoon after a car crashed into a lamppost. The accident happened at about 12.45pm today (Wednesday 31 July), Sussex Police said, closing the road between Rottingdean and Woodingdean in both directions....
Posted On 31 Jul 2013 at 5:57 pm

Man confirmed dead on the line between Brighton and Worthing

A man died after being hit by a train between Brighton and Worthing this morning (Wednesday 31 July). Several trains were cancelled and passengers were offered a replacement bus service after the incident at East Worthing. A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “BTP...
Posted On 31 Jul 2013 at 12:10 pm

Brighton MEP accuses police of using excessive force on Balcombe fracking protesters

One of the MEPs who represents Brighton and Hove, Keith Taylor, has written to Sussex Police accusing officers are using excessive force on peaceful protesters. A senior officer defended police, saying that pictures of the arrests looked dramatic but did not show how long...
Posted On 31 Jul 2013 at 11:41 am

Brighton, Hove and Portslade train commuters facing long delays to London and Worthing

Someone has been hit by a train on the line between Brighton and Worthing. And signal problems at Balcombe are delaying trains between Brighton and London. Commuters travelling to Gatwick and London are facing delays of half an hour. All trains have been cancelled between...
Posted On 31 Jul 2013 at 7:33 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls match Canaries

By Tim Hodges from The Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Norwich City 1 Albion drew their final pre-season friendly with the Canaries although it was the Seagulls who played in yellow this evening (Tuesday 30 July). Solly March cancelled out Jonathan Howson’s first-half...
Posted On 30 Jul 2013 at 11:12 pm

Hove man suffers broken jaw in night club attack

Two men were attacked outside a night club in Brighton at the weekend. One of them, a 26-year-old man from Hove, suffered a broken jaw. The men were assaulted at about 3am on Sunday (28 July) while standing in the queue for Life on the Lower Esplanade in Brighton. Detective...
Posted On 30 Jul 2013 at 6:09 pm

Brighton University diabetes expert asks Home Secretary for help

A Brighton University professor has urged the Home Secretary to support calls for more funding for research and trials to fight the disease. Professor Adrian Bone said that Theresa May’s announcement that she has type 1 diabetes had brought into sharp focus the plight of 400,000...
Posted On 30 Jul 2013 at 5:39 pm

Boy, 12, robbed in Hove supermarket car park

A 12-year-old boy was robbed by two teenagers in a supermarket car park by the border of Hove and Portslade. One of the teenagers threatened to hurt the 12-year-old if he did not give them his mobile phone. The victim handed over his phone and the teenagers left. The mugging took...
Posted On 30 Jul 2013 at 4:59 pm
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