Jewish community shares 250 years of making a contribution to Brighton and Hove

The Jewish community in Brighton and Hove is marking 250 years of living in Brighton and Hove and making a contribution to the area. A programme of events is taking place throughout the year and will include the unveiling of a blue plaque in memory of Israel Samuel, the first...
Posted On 01 Mar 2016 at 10:56 pm

Prince Andrew tells Whitehawk school children ‘I’ll be back!’

Prince Andrew told a school assembly in Whitehawk this afternoon: “I’ll be back!” The Duke of York flew in to East Brighton Park before making the short drive to the City Academy Whitehawk where he spent more than two hours with children and staff. He visited classrooms, spoke to...
Posted On 01 Mar 2016 at 6:37 pm

Portslade girl missing for more than a fortnight

Police have issued a fresh appeal for help to find Portslade teenager Clara Collins who went missing more than a fortnight ago. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Tuesday 1 March): “Clara, 16, went missing from an address in Saltdean on Friday (12 February) to go and see a...
Posted On 01 Mar 2016 at 5:40 pm

Prince Andrew makes flying visit to Whitehawk

Prince Andrew paid a surprise visit to Whitehawk today, arriving by helicopter to visit primary school children. The royal visit to City Academy Whitehawk was timed to coincide with Science Week, and children proudly showed off their work to the prince this afternoon. However,...
Posted On 01 Mar 2016 at 3:35 pm

Patcham roundabout left an ‘ugly abandoned wasteland’

The roundabout which greets thousands of visitors to Brighton every day has been left looking like an “ugly abandoned wasteland” after bushes were cleared to improve visibility, according to residents. Vegetation was cleared at the end of January to make the...
Posted On 01 Mar 2016 at 3:04 pm

Details of Brighton and Hove secondary school catchments system shakeup revealed

Parents are set to be asked which of three different catchment systems for Brighton and Hove’s secondary schools they prefer as the council moves to find new ways of accommodating rising demand for places and a new school. Thousands of year six children discovered today...
Posted On 01 Mar 2016 at 1:52 pm

Withdean puppy park saved

A campaign to save a fenced off area of Withdean Park which has come to be used as a “puppy park” has succeeded after campaigners put their money where their mouth is and offered to stump up the necessary cash. The fencing, which was first put up to preserve the...
Posted On 01 Mar 2016 at 11:09 am

Car catches fire on Brighton seafront

A car caught fire on Kings Road on Brighton seafront this morning. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a car fire and a crew from Preston Circus was despatched at 9.45am. The fire was out on arrival and no firefighting action was required. Crews left the...
Posted On 01 Mar 2016 at 10:56 am

5 things we smiled and smirked about as Brighton & Hove Albion thrashed Leeds United

1) The rousing if not ironic cheer that greeted Souleymane Doukara’s second-half shot. David Stockdale made a routine save, drawing the cheer from the Leeds fans behind the goal. It was the visitors’ first and only shot on target. 2) The uncanny  likeness that Steve...
Posted On 01 Mar 2016 at 9:25 am
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