5 things we learnt about Brighton & Hove Albion’s loss at Reading 

Reading 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 1) Despite Jake Forster-Caskey being on the pitch, Chris O’Grady was preferred to take Albion’s second half penalty, which he scored. 2 ) David Stockdale made a triple save during a goal-mouth scramble in the second half, two of...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015 at 10:24 pm

Sussex Police to cut 1,000 jobs and £56m by 2020

Sussex Police is to cut 1,000 jobs and £56 million over the next four to five years. This equates to about 20 per cent of employees and about 20 per cent of the budget. Of the 1,000 jobs to go, at least 500 will be police officers, with neighbourhood policing likely to affected....
Posted On 10 Mar 2015 at 3:32 pm

Anti-cuts children’s centre campaigner to stand as councillor

One of the founders of the campaign to stop cuts to Brighton and Hove’s children’s centres has announced she is to stand in the upcoming local elections. Leila Erin-Jenkins is intending to stand in her home ward of Moulsecoomb and Bevendean for the Left Unity party...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015 at 3:07 pm

Fiveways parking zone consultation set to begin

Residents living in the Surrenden and Fiveways areas could soon be asked to vote on a possible residents parking scheme. Councillors on Brighton and Hove City Council’s Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee are being asked to give the go ahead for the...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015 at 1:46 pm

Record-breaking weekend for Brighton’s RadioReverb

Independent radio station RadioReverb raised almost £3,000 with a mammoth 52-hour live broadcast last weekend. The eight-year-old community station, which last year raised £2,000, was trending locally on Twitter over the weekend as it attempted to raise enough money to stay...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015 at 1:11 pm

Missing Brighton man found safe

A Brighton man who was reported missing last week has been found safe, Sussex Police said. The force said: “Missing Brighton man Gary Wright has been found safe. “The 29-year-old was located in Glasgow on Saturday (7 March). “Thank you to the public and the media for their help...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015 at 9:30 am

Woman taken to hospital with head injury after crash on A259

A woman pedestrian has been taken to hospital with a head and leg injury after being hit by a car on the A259 coast road. The crash happened this morning at about 7.46am at the junction of Broomfield Avenue and the South Coast Road in Telscombe Cliffs. A spokeswoman for Sussex...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015 at 9:25 am

A27 Brighton bypass jammed after crane breaks down

The A27 Brighton bypass is jammed this morning (Tuesday 10 March) after a crane broke down near the Hollingbury turn-off. Rush-hour traffic was reporting to be queuing as far back as Portslade. A minor accident on the other side of the road contributed to a queue stretching back...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015 at 9:18 am

Sussex University steps up efforts to help students with autism

Sussex University is stepping up its efforts to cater for people with autism. It is holding a summer school for the first time this year to help young people make the transition to new surroundings. The drop-out rate is much higher among people with autism even though they may be...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015 at 9:04 am

Car crashes into wall and telegraph pole in Hove

A car involved in a collision with another vehicle has crashed into a wall and telegraph pole in Hove this morning. The crash happened at the junction of Denmark Villas and Eaton Villas at about 8.30am this morning. It involved a Volkswagen Golf and a Kia which according to a...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015 at 9:02 am