Brighton base jumper dies after cliff fall in Australia

A base jumper from Brighton has died after falling from a cliff in Australia. Gareth Jones, 25, fell about 300ft (90 metres) on to rocks at North Head in Manly, near Sydney. He was reported to have climbed over a fence shortly after sunrise yesterday (Sunday 7 December) when he...
Posted On 08 Dec 2014 at 11:59 pm

Former Brighton and Hove Albion striker drops appeal against conviction for making homophobic gesture

The former Brighton and Hove Albion footballer Colin Kazim-Richards has dropped his appeal against a conviction for making a homophobic gesture during a match at the Amex Stadium. Kazim-Richards, 28, who currently plays for Feyenoord in The Netherlands, on loan from Turkish side...
Posted On 08 Dec 2014 at 9:51 pm

Two Portslade men among 20 arrested during December drink drive crackdown

Two men from Portslade are among 20 people to have been arrested for drink driving or related offences during the annual December crackdown by Sussex Police. Clayton Spry, 39, was arrested at 6.20pm on Friday (5 December) in Gardner Road, Portslade, after officers were given...
Posted On 08 Dec 2014 at 8:53 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls go to Bees in FA Cup

By Tim Hodges The Albion will play Brentford at Griffin Park after a somewhat uninspiring pairing in the FA Cup third round. The Seagulls last played Brentford in the Cup at Griffin Park back in 1987 when Garry Nelson scored one of the best ever Albion goals in a 2-1 Brighton win...
Posted On 08 Dec 2014 at 7:32 pm

Brighton cat killed by air rifle after spate of attacks

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was fatally shot in the head with an air rifle in Brighton in what is suspected as being part of a spate of similar attacks. Charlie, a four year-old black cat, was found dead in a neighbours’ garden in Compton Road last Saturday...
Posted On 08 Dec 2014 at 12:27 pm