Brighton lifeguards rescue drowning man as Paddle Round the Pier crowds look on

A man’s was pulled from the water by beach lifeguards after he was spotted face down in the water off Hove Lawns this afternoon. The Brighton Lifeboat was launched at 4.24pm after receiving reports of the man face down 400m west of the West Pier, as thousands of people...
Posted On 04 Jul 2015 at 8:30 pm

Brighton man charged over brutal attack

A Brighton man has been charged after a brutal attack left a 20-year-old man in a critically condition in hospital with serious head injuries. Benjamin Watkinson, 22, of Stanford Road, Brighton, and Alfie Robinson, 22, of Chanctonbury Road, Burgess Hill, have been charged with...
Posted On 04 Jul 2015 at 1:47 pm

Brighton RNLI lifeboat crew rescue another drunk from the drink

The RNLI Brighton lifeboat crew have rescued a man who went into the sea after he had been drinking early this morning (Saturday 4 July). He went in to the water fully clothed and refused to come out so – at 5.45am – Sussex Police called for help from the coastguard. The Brighton...
Posted On 04 Jul 2015 at 12:16 pm

Brighton and Hove’s newest secondary school given glowing Ofsted report

The newest secondary school in Brighton and Hove has been rated as good with outstanding features after its first official inspection. The government’s education watchdog Ofsted said that the King’s School, in High Street, Portslade, was “good” overall. The Church of England...
Posted On 04 Jul 2015 at 11:38 am

Love Patcham festival to return

The Love Patcham festival is scheduled to return to the grounds of Patcham High School in September. The festival was held for the first time in September last year, organised jointly by five local churches with support from the Chichester Diocesan Mission Fun which gave £1,500...
Posted On 04 Jul 2015 at 11:25 am

Charity shop forced to close after landlord gives two weeks’ notice

A charity shop which raises money for disabled children in Brighton and Hove is being forced to close after its landlord gave it just two weeks’ notice. The Extratime charity shop in Station Road, Portslade is having a fire sale with stock, fixtures and fittings sold off...
Posted On 04 Jul 2015 at 9:31 am

Brighton and Hove Albion’s new kits hark back to 80s glory

Brighton and Hove Albion have unveiled their new second and third kits for the coming season. The Seagulls away strip will be a fluorescent yellow with a thin black stripe and a button-down collar. The shorts will be black and the socks also yellow. The third strip is all red...
Posted On 04 Jul 2015 at 8:34 am