Signal failure delays journey home for Brighton and Hove commuters

Commuters returning to Brighton and Hove endured delays and disruption after a small fire caused a major signal failure at London Bridge this afternoon (Tuesday 26 November). Passengers faced delays of up to 90 minutes on Southern and First Capital Connect trains after the fire...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013 at 9:33 pm

Brighton Festival children’s parade theme announced

By Jenni Davidson The theme for next year’s Brighton Festival Children’s Parade has been announced as The Arts. Children in different sections of the parade will dress up as different arts genres, such as dance, theatre, film, visual arts and books. The annual fancy dress parade...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013 at 3:30 pm
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Forty stitches for man attacked outside Brighton bar

A man needed 40 stitches and was left scarred after being hit with a glass or bottle outside a bar in Brighton. The 29-year-old victim, from Moulsecoomb, was attacked outside Rileys Sports Bar in London Road, Brighton, at about 11.30pm on Saturday (23 November). Before he was...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013 at 3:07 pm

Brighton judge throws out first fracking protest case

A district judge in Brighton has thrown out the case in the first trial of an anti-fracking protester arrested in Balcombe during the summer. District Judge Peter Crabtree invited the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to drop the case against 41-year-old Miranda Tarr. She was...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013 at 11:26 am

Brighton web users offered online security tips

Web and email users in Brighton and Hove are being offered advice on how to keep their electronic communications secure. An event is being held with speakers and workshops at the weekend organised by Lighthouse and the Open Rights Group. The event – the Brighton Crypto Party and...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013 at 11:04 am

Hove campaigners angered as Cardinal Newman blocks access to BHASVIC field

Campaigners living close to a school playing field in Hove have expressed their anger after repairs to a fence has left them without access. They have written to Cardinal Newman Catholic School head James Kilmartin accusing him of misleading residents. And their campaign group...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013 at 12:29 am