Runaway D-Day veteran honoured by Brighton and Hove City Council

Runaway D-Day veteran and former Hove mayor Bernie Jordan has been honoured by Brighton and Hove City Council. Mr Jordan, 90, made headlines around the world after making his own way to Normandy in May for the 70th anniversary commemoration of the D-Day landings. He was reported...
Posted On 18 Jul 2014 at 9:27 pm

Brighton University shortlisted for award for cutting food miles

Brighton University has been shortlisted for a national award for its “field to fork” policy. Under the policy the university has encouraged local farmers and growers to provide supplies for its five campuses. The university’s Hospitality Services department is a finalist in the...
Posted On 18 Jul 2014 at 4:42 pm

Beer lorry overturns and blocks A27 Brighton bypass

A beer lorry has overturned on the A27 Brighton bypass causing significant delays to eastbound traffic. The accident happened between the Hollingbury turn-off and Falmer shortly before 11.30am today (Friday 18 July). Traffic queued from the bottom of the hill where the road bends...
Posted On 18 Jul 2014 at 12:49 pm

Lightning strike sparks fire at Portslade house

Lightning struck a house in Portslade, setting it on fire in the early hours of this morning (Friday 18 July). Those living in the house made it out safely as thunderstorms rumbled and lightning lit up the area. The Met Office said that there were more 3,000 lightning strike...
Posted On 18 Jul 2014 at 7:10 am

Picture and video special: Dramatic storms hit Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove was treated to a spectacular light show last night as forked lightning lit up the skies above the city. One lightning strike sparked a fire at a house in Portslade, forcing residents to flee into the storm – click here for more.  But while firefighters...
Posted On 18 Jul 2014 at 6:54 am
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