5 things that former Brighton & Hove Albion CEO the late David Bellotti might be remembered for

1 ) Winning the 1990 Eastbourne by-election before losing his seat in the 1992 general election. 2) Having the gall to attend the infamous “Goodbye Goldstone” live TV debate in 1997 and not only revealing his salary – £40k – but trying to justify the sale...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015 at 5:21 pm

Stuck van blocks road for two hours

A large van has got itself stuck in a narrow Brighton street, blocking it for almost two hours.   The van came a cropper in Southampton Street shortly after 11am this morning, and is now wedged between a French car and an awkwardly parked transit van.  Police were...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015 at 1:09 pm

Former Olympic champion Sally Gunnell starts 400th Hove Park Run

Sally Gunnell was the surprise starter of the 400th Hove Park Run this morning (Saturday 13 June). Gunnell, who won the gold medal in the 400m hurdles at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, sent the 500-plus runners on their way just after 9am. The runners complete two and a half...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015 at 12:40 pm

Brighton lifeboat crew pull drowning man from the sea

The Brighton lifeboat crew pulled a drowning man from the sea near Peter Pan’s Playground this morning (Saturday 13 June). The RNLI Brighton crew were called into action at about 7am after a man was seen going into the sea near the Palace Pier. They searched the area and,...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015 at 9:27 am

Diversions affect traffic on key Brighton road

Traffic delays are likely in and around Eastern Road, Brighton, as work resumes on running a new power supply into the Royal Sussex County Hospital. The work started at the end of May and continues today (Saturday 13 June) and tomorrow (Sunday 14 June). Eastern Road is being...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015 at 9:23 am

Queen honours Brighton University vice-chancellor

Brighton University vice-chancellor Julian Crampton has been made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Professor Crampton, who has held the top job at Brighton for ten years and plans to retire by next February, has been recognised for services to education. During his...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015 at 6:16 am

Senior fire officer in honours list

Deputy Chief Fire Officer Gary Walsh has been awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal in the Birthday Honours List today. Mr Walsh, who became a firefighter in Merseyside almost 30 years ago, came to East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service as a senior divisional officer nearly 12...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015 at 6:11 am

Brighton and Hove foster parents makes Birthday Honours List

Brighton and Hove foster parents Rob and Mandy Goddard have been made MBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. The couple, who live in Peacehaven, have been looking after children for some 22 years. A spokesman for Brighton and Hove City Council said: “During this...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015 at 6:04 am

Hove community stalwart honoured by Queen

Community stalwart Pat Weller has been recognised by the Queen in the Birthday Honours List today. She becomes an MBE after 40 years of outstanding service to the Hangleton and Knoll community. Mrs Weller, 75, of Godwin Road, Hove, chairs the Hangleton and Knoll Project and has...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015 at 5:59 am
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