Whitehawk rewarded with home advantage in FA Cup first round tie

Whitehawk have been drawn at home in the first round proper of the FA Cup today (Monday 26 October). The Hawks face one of the leading sides in the National League – formerly known as the Conference. The Brighton side, currently third in the National League South, will play...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015 at 10:08 pm

Brighton charity shop burglar takes safe, leaves IOU

A thief who broke into a Brighton charity shop to steal a safe containing more than £350 was clearly not entirely without conscience. For in place of the cast iron strongbox, he or she left a drawing of a safe bearing the words: “I O U ANYTHING I TOOK AND REALLY AM...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015 at 3:59 pm

More work under way at Brighton shopping centre

A second phase of work is under way at Churchill Square Shopping Centre, in Brighton. H&M and Sole Trader are undergoing refurbishment to bring their façades in line with the rest of the shopping centre frontage. H&M is closed for trade to allow for the shop front...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015 at 3:06 pm

Brighton hospital chief welcomes news of £485m funding for modernisation

The chief executive of Brighton and Hove’s main hospital trust has welcomed news that the Treasury has signed off the funding for the £485 million modernisation of the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Matthew Kershaw said that he was still waiting for the formal letter but that the...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015 at 1:45 pm

Driver left with serious head injuries after car overturns into field

A 47-year-old man is in hospital with serious head injuries after the car he was driving left Falmer Road and overturned in a field in Woodingdean. Police are seeking witnesses to the single-vehicle crash, which happened at around 9.30pm on Saturday. The man’s blue Rover 25...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015 at 9:19 am

Brighton has Britain’s highest proportion of creative small and medium-sized businesses

Brighton has the highest proportion of creative small and medium-sized businesses relative to the size of the sector. Research from the Centre for Cities ranked Brighton ahead of London, Oxford, Cambridge and Bristol. The report, Small Business Outlook 2015, said: “The capital...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015 at 8:24 am

Grand plans to transform West Street eyesore into Las Ramblas inspired hotels unveiled

A little bit of Las Ramblas class could be brought to Brighton’s trashiest street under ambitious plans to turn an eyesore building into a swanky new hotel. Two developers are working closely together to transform the block where the former Hedkandi nightclub and Walkabout...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015 at 8:12 am
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