Brighton & Hove Albion: Lewis on fire! But Albion fail to win again

Huddersfield Town 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Albion drew their sixth game in nine Championship matches at Huddersfield this evening (Tuesday 21 October) with another goal from defender Lewis Dunk, who replied to Jacob Butterfield’s tenth-minute opener. The Seagulls have...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014 at 8:58 pm

Parking warden assaulted in Brighton during crackdown outside school

A parking warden was assaulted outside a Brighton school on the first day of a crackdown this morning (Tuesday 21 October). Sussex Police are investigating and believe that they have identified the suspect who they plan to interview. The parking warden was barged, sending him to...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014 at 6:42 pm

Arts Council to give £5.8m towards makeover of Corn Exchange in Brighton

The Arts Council has agreed to pay £5.8 million towards the cost of a makeover for the Corn Exchange in Brighton. The grant – announced today (Tuesday 21 October) – will also help pay for a café and bar in the Studio Theatre – better known as the Pavilion Theatre – in New Road,...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014 at 5:23 pm

Mugger snatches woman’s bag on Brighton seafront

A mugger snatched a bag from a woman on Brighton seafront at the weekend, Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 21 October). The 24-year-old Brighton woman was robbed at about 7.15pm on Sunday (19 October) as she walked along the Lower Esplanade towards the subway to West Street. As...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014 at 4:38 pm

A car-free city centre? Chamber of Commerce to steer the big debate

Business would be better in Brighton if we took cars out of the city centre – that’s the issue being discussed at the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce Big Debate. The debate is due to take place at City College Brighton and Hove, in Pelham Street, Brighton, from 6pm to 8pm...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014 at 4:31 pm

Crumbs! Award-winning Seven Dials roundabout begins to break up

Less than a year after the award-winning Seven Dials roundabout was completed, it has begun to crumble. The roundabout was redesigned to improve pedestrian safety last year over nine months and at a final cost of £950,000. It reopened in December with a Christmas tree placed in...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014 at 11:15 am

Three injured after tree comes down in high winds at Southwick

Two women were trapped under a tree and a third woman injured in Southwick Rec after it fell onto them in the high winds. The Lombardy Poplar came down on the trio, one of whom was in a wheelchair, shortly before 10am this morning. West Sussex Fire and Rescue freed the trapped...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014 at 9:53 am

Experts review lessons from dozens of child deaths in Brighton and Hove

Dozens of children have died in Brighton and Hove over the past few years and experts have been trying to learn and share any lessons that could save lives in the future. More than 100 children have died in Brighton and Hove in the past six years. A little-known official body –...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014 at 9:30 am

Gusts of up to 70mph forecast as gales hit Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove is expected to be buffeted by gales with gusts of wind reaching up to 70mph, according to a severe weather warning from the Met Office. The forecaster issued an update this morning which said: “Gales, and more locally severe gales, are expected to affect much of...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014 at 9:21 am