A27 Brighton bypass reopens after diesel spill cleared

The A27 Brighton bypass has reopened to traffic after road workers cleared a diesel spill. Sussex Police closed the eastbound stretch for eight miles from the Devil’s Dyke roundabout to the Kingston roundabout at Lewes at noon today (Sunday 3 May). The decision was taken after...
Posted On 03 May 2015 at 5:02 pm

Judge to decide whether bishop is fit to stand trial on sex charges with fellow former Brighton priest

A High Court judge will decide whether a bishop who began his career in Brighton is fit to stand trial charged with indecent assault. The case of Peter Ball, 83, a former Bishop of Lewes, was discussed at the Central Criminal Court – better known as the Old Bailey – on Friday (1...
Posted On 03 May 2015 at 4:23 pm

Eight-mile stretch of A27 Brighton bypass closed after diesel spill

An eight-mile stretch of the A27 Brighton bypass has been closed after a diesel spill. The eastbound side of the road is shut between the Devil’s Dyke roundabout on the Brighton and Hove border and the Kingston roundabout in Lewes. Sussex Police said that the road was closed at...
Posted On 03 May 2015 at 1:47 pm

Steel cans for Brighton i360 shaft due to land on the beach next month

Barges are due to land 17 steel cans on the beach in Brighton next month. The cans will form the tower or shaft of the i360 as construction work steps up a gear. The delivery from a specialist contractor in the Netherlands is scheduled to take place – weather permitting – on...
Posted On 03 May 2015 at 10:05 am

We need to work together, says Brighton and Hove’s former Green council leader

By Bill Randall The last four years have been the busiest, most rewarding and, at times, the most frustrating of my working life. I led the Greens to the party’s first local election victory in 2011, served a year as council leader followed by a year on the “chain gang” as mayor....
Posted On 03 May 2015 at 9:24 am

5 things we reflected on after Brighton & Hove Albion’s end of season draw at Middlesbrough

1) How things could have been far worse. 47 points is not generally considered enough for safety. Wolves achieved 51 when relegated in 2013. When Huddersfield were relegated from the Championship in 2001 they managed one more point than Albion did this season. Astonishingly...
Posted On 03 May 2015 at 7:33 am
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