Far right march planned in Brighton next month

St George’s Day may have passed in Brighton without incident – but a nationalist group which has formed part of previous March for England demos in the city is planning on returning here next month. Brighton Police were out in force on Saturday, April 23 this year as...
Posted On 09 May 2016 at 8:39 pm

Police attend rave just outside Brighton

A rave took place just outside Brighton at the weekend with concerns raised among those taking part as well as those living near by. It has been alleged that Sussex Police allowed the rave to continue uninterrupted until well into the early hours on National Trust farmland at the...
Posted On 09 May 2016 at 8:23 pm

Two fire crews sent to burning flowerpot

Two fire engines were sent to a flower pot on fire in Hollingbury in the early hours of this morning. Crews were despatched to County Oak Avenue at 5.21am to reports that the pot was ablaze. They found several pots under a wooden structure, one of which was alight. Firefighters...
Posted On 09 May 2016 at 8:13 pm

Hove betting firm score Albion own goal

Bookmakers Marathon Bet, also know as Panbet, scored an Albion own goal on Saturday as the firm displayed a huge advertisement supporting Brighton and Hove Albion’s promotion rivals Middlesbrough. Marathon Bet has its head office in Davigdor Road, Hove. The company does,...
Posted On 09 May 2016 at 7:24 pm

Former Brighton College head defends pupil testing

The former head master of Brighton College has defended testing pupils, saying that it need not be stressful for children. Sir Anthony Seldon also defended the sacked schools’ mental health champion Natasha Devon who lost her job shortly after criticising the “rigorous culture of...
Posted On 09 May 2016 at 5:14 pm

Faces of Brighton greet rail passengers for Fringe exhibition

A selection of the people which help make Brighton such an amazing place are featured in a new exhibition at Brighton Station this month as part of the Fringe Festival. Celebrities, artists, activists, and many more city characters have been photographed by Danny Fitzpatrick as...
Posted On 09 May 2016 at 3:52 pm

Owners of Brighton’s ugliest roundabout open to ideas on how to improve it

The future of Brighton’s “ugliest roundabout” is looking brighter after its owners, Highways England, told the council it wants to start discussions about how to improve it.   Bushes on the roundabout on the A23 as you come into Brighton were hacked down to...
Posted On 09 May 2016 at 3:22 pm

Man jailed for life for stabbing Brighton medium

A man who confessed to stabbing medium Derick Marney to death to a tarot card reader on Brighton seafront has been convicted of murder. At Croydon Crown Court on Monday (9 May), after a two-week trial, Star Randel-Hanson, 50, was found guilty of the murder of Derick Marney, 70,...
Posted On 09 May 2016 at 2:09 pm

Council appeals ruling it must release i360 business review

Brighton and Hove City Council is to appeal a ruling that it should publish a full business review of the i360 which it commissioned as part of its decision to help broker a £36m loan to build the viewing tower. Brighton journalist John Keenan, an enthusiastic user of the Freedom...
Posted On 09 May 2016 at 12:30 pm

Chaos at Brighton Station as huge influx of daytrippers attempt to get home

A huge influx of daytrippers leaving Brighton after soaking up the sun on the hottest day of the year so far led to overcrowding at Brighton Station last night. Many passengers complained they felt unsafe in the chaos at the station, which led management to close the barriers...
Posted On 09 May 2016 at 10:51 am
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