Roof fire in Kemp Town closes Edward Street

A roof fire in Kemp Town has closed Edward Street to traffic this evening. A crew from Roedean Fire Station were called to an address in Devonshire Place at 8.22pm. As of 10pm, fire crews were still there, with police in attendance too. Because the fire was at a property right on...
Posted On 04 Sep 2014 at 10:12 pm
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In pictures: Graffiti artists Aroe and Gary paint the i360 hoardings

Brighton graffiti artists Aroe and Gary, responsible for some of the city’s most famous murals, have been painting the i360 hoardings today. The boards, which face the sea, have been steadily taking shape all day, with the spraypaint only put away as the sun set. Aroe, who...
Posted On 04 Sep 2014 at 9:43 pm
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Brighton academics find ‘less is more’ for children learning new words

Research by two Sussex University psychologists suggests that “less is more” for toddlers when it comes to learning new words. They are much more successful when the learning environment stays the same, according to the newly published research. A study by Jessica Horst and Emma...
Posted On 04 Sep 2014 at 7:20 pm

Portslade woman sentenced for racially abusing taxi driver

A Portslade woman who racially abused a taxi driver has been sentenced at Brighton Magistrates’ Court. Suzanne Forster, 41, of Warrior Close, was given a two-year conditional discharge and ordered to pay £200 prosecution costs and a £15 victim surcharge. The court found the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2014 at 6:55 pm

New Albion striker promises to improve

New Brighton and Hove Albion striker Adrian Colunga said that he would play better once he had settled in Sussex. The 29-year-old Spaniard also said that he came to Albion because he wanted to play for a club that had faith in him and wanted him. Colunga spoke to Seagull, the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2014 at 2:27 pm

Male model banned from Patcham

Male model Korrel Kennedy has been banned from Patcham while he awaits trial at Lewes Crown Court. Kennedy, 21, of Brunswick Place, Hove, has also been banned from contacting Bonnie Carroll, who lives there. He was granted conditional bail at a hearing at Brighton Magistrates’...
Posted On 04 Sep 2014 at 7:21 am

What the chief constable did next

The former chief constable of Sussex, Martin Richards, is to chair a Church of England safeguarding advisory panel. Mr Richards, 55, retired earlier this year after six years in charge of Sussex Police. He will become the part-time chairman of the safeguarding panel for the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2014 at 6:06 am