Lorry driver bailed over A27 Brighton Bypass van

The 44-year-old lorry driver who was arrested after a crash forced the closure of the A27 has been released on police bail. The man, from Doncaster, was arrested and questioned after the lorry that he was driving crashed into a black Vauxhall Zafira near Southwick Tunnel shortly...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013 at 9:11 pm

Two people treated after kitchen fire in Brighton

Two people were treated for the effects of breathing in smoke after a fire in the kitchen of a property in Brighton this morning (Friday 26 July). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it received a call shortly before 6.30am today. Crews from Preston Circus were sent to...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013 at 8:54 pm

Estranged husband found guilty of Brighton murder

A 26-year-old man has been found guilty of stabbing his wife to death outside the office where she worked in the middle of Brighton. Ty Medland, of Cavell Avenue, Peacehaven, was convicted today (Thursday 25 July) of the murder of 24-year-old Sam Medland on Sunday 17 February...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013 at 8:35 pm

Brighton and Hove protesters join fracking blockade in Balcombe

Protesters from Brighton and Hove joined a blockade in Balcombe to keep lorries delivering equipment for fracking company Cuadrilla. Last week the Environment Agency granted a mining waste permit to Cuadrilla covering the management of waste from a planned exploratory borehole to...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013 at 6:32 am

Lorry driver arrested after crash closes A27 Brighton Bypass

A lorry driver has been arrested after the crash that led to the closure of the A27 Brighton Bypass yesterday (Thursday 25 July). The eastward-bound lorry crashed into a slow-moving people carrier shortly after emerging from the Southwick Tunnel. The 44-year-old lorry driver was...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013 at 6:05 am

Settling Brighton and Hove bin strike to cost hundreds of thousands

Resolving the dispute with Brighton and Hove’s striking binmen and street cleaners will cost hundreds of thousands of pounds. The estimate was revealed by Brighton and Hove City Council leader Jason Kitcat in an interview this week. Councillor Kitcat told Greg Hadfield, editorial...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013 at 5:55 am