Brighton academics aim to create cleaner lorry engines

Academics at Brighton University have teamed up with an engineering company called Libertine to create greener and more efficient engines for lorries and dual-power vehicles. Their hopes of revolutionising engine technology will be discussed at a specialist two-day forum at the...
Posted On 31 Aug 2015 at 8:37 pm

Bank holiday downpours prompt severe weather warning for Brighton and Hove

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Brighton and Hove for the bank holiday with the possibility of more than an inch of rain. The official weather forecaster said yesterday (Sunday 30 August): “Further areas of heavy rain or thundery showers are likely to...
Posted On 31 Aug 2015 at 12:33 pm

Closure of Hove doctors’ surgery highlights wider shortage of GPs, warns watchdog

The sudden closure of a surgery in Hove highlights a wider shortage of family doctors, a watchdog has warned. Healthwatch Brighton and Hove spoke out after an official report was published following the closure of Goodwood Court Medical Centre, in Hove. Healthwatch said that it...
Posted On 31 Aug 2015 at 11:35 am

Two Brighton and Hove cyclists latest Shoreham air disaster victims to be named

Tributes have been paid this evening to two friends who died in the Shoreham air disaster while cycling together to a planned ride on the South Downs. Dylan Archer, 42, from Brighton and Richard Smith, 26, from Hove, were on their way to meet another friend but tragically they...
Posted On 30 Aug 2015 at 7:36 pm

Family of another Shoreham airshow crash victim pay tribute

Another victim of the Shoreham airshow crash has been named and his family have paid tribute to him. Mark Trussler, 54, a window cleaner from Worthing, was a loving “family man.” Mr Trussler had taken his motorbike for a spin to Shoreham as he wanted to see the last...
Posted On 30 Aug 2015 at 5:29 pm

Brighton youth project shortlisted for European ‘diversity oscar’

A Brighton youth project has been shortlisted for a European diversity award for its work. Allsorts Youth Project has been shortlisted in the Charity of the Year category in the European Diversity Awards 2015. The awards, widely acknowledged as the European “Diversity Oscars”,...
Posted On 30 Aug 2015 at 12:13 pm

A27 opens to traffic for first time since Shoreham airshow crash

The A27 has opened to traffic for the first time since the Shoreham airshow crash last weekend. The Highways Agency reopened two lanes on the eastbound carriageway – for traffic heading towards Brighton – and one lane on the westbound side of the road. The agency said: “The other...
Posted On 30 Aug 2015 at 11:27 am

5 things we were pleased to see after Brighton & Hove Albion’s great win at Ipswich Town

1) Tomer Hemed finally scoring with a header after being denied by brilliant saves in the past few matches. However, it is difficult to ascertain if he really got the last touch on Dale Stephens free-kick. 2) Kazenga LuaLua scoring again – his fourth of the season –...
Posted On 30 Aug 2015 at 9:02 am

Super win for Brighton & Hove Albion after difficult week on and off the pitch

Ipswich Town 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 3 The Albion are back and three points clear at the top of the Football League Championship after a superb performance at Portman Road. Kazenga LuaLua fired Albion ahead after 10 minutes then just two minutes later Tomer Hemed touched...
Posted On 29 Aug 2015 at 8:22 pm

Man denies murdering Brighton student found in boot of burning car

A man has denied murdering the Brighton University student whose body was found in the boot of a burning car. Christopher Jeffrey-Shaw, 26, from Lakeside, in Beckenham, south London, pleaded not guilty to the murder of Janet Muller when he appeared by video at Guildfrod Crown...
Posted On 29 Aug 2015 at 7:18 pm
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