Brighton and Hove priest defrocked after being jailed for child sex abuse

Retired Church of England priest Keith Wilkie Denford has been banned from practising as a minister for life. The ban was announced by the church on Friday (21 March) in response to Mr Denford’s convictions for sexually abusing two boys. The 79-year-old was jailed for 18 months...
Posted On 25 Mar 2014 at 11:49 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls suffer last-minute disaster

Sheffield Wednesday 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The Albion lost at Hillsborough to a last-minute goal scored by Leon Best. Albion had chances to go in front but Owls keeper Chris Kirkland saved from Will Buckley and David Rodriguez who was deputising for the unwell Leo Ulloa....
Posted On 25 Mar 2014 at 10:12 pm
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Most Brighton and Hove schools to close as teachers strike – check our list

Most schools in Brighton and Hove are due to close when teachers take part in a national strike tomorrow (Wednesday 26 March). A full list of which schools have announced they are open, partially open or closed is detailed below. The strike has been called by the National Union...
Posted On 25 Mar 2014 at 7:16 pm

Campaigners to call for fracking ban at Brighton meeting

Campaigners will call for a national fracking ban at a public meeting tonight (Tuesday 25 March). Dozens of people are expected to attend the event at the Brighthelm Centre in North Road, Brighton, from 7pm to 9.30pm. All Sussex anti-fracking groups are due to attend as they show...
Posted On 25 Mar 2014 at 3:59 pm

Man attacked in the street in Hove

A man was attacked in the street in Hove by one of two men before the pair sped off in a van. Sussex Police said that the attack happened at about 7pm yesterday (Monday 24 March) in Hangleton. The force said: “Police are concerned for the safety of a man who appeared to be the...
Posted On 25 Mar 2014 at 12:26 pm

New structure for Sussex cricket to be decided at Hove AGM

Sussex County Cricket Club and the Sussex Cricket Board may merge if members agree at the club’s annual general meeting (AGM) tomorrow evening (Wednesday 26 March). The aim is to create an integrated organisation called Sussex Cricket from Sunday 1 November next year. Sussex...
Posted On 25 Mar 2014 at 12:16 pm