Two Brighton and Hove beaches awarded Blue Flags

Two beaches in Brighton and Hove have been awarded Blue Flags this week – Brighton Central and Hove Lawns. Only two other Sussex beaches qualified – West Wittering and Marina St Leonards in Hastings. Keep Britain Tidy, which runs the Blue Flag scheme, also gave a Seaside Award to...
Posted On 20 May 2016 at 6:34 pm

Bye bye Bobby! Zamora is one of five players let go by Brighton and Hove Albion

It’s over. Bobby Zamora is leaving Brighton and Hove Albion along with four fellow players as the football club also sends two loan players back to their home clubs. The other four footballers to leave at the end of next month are club captain Gordon Greer, Inigo Calderon, Andrew...
Posted On 20 May 2016 at 3:36 pm

Man’s body found in sea off Brighton Marina

A man found floating face down in the water by Brighton Marina has sadly died. The alarm was sounded after a body was spotted by a member of the public shortly before 10am this morning. Despite their best efforts, the emergency services were unable to revive the man, described as...
Posted On 20 May 2016 at 1:46 pm

How about protesting about disadvantaged kids’ deal in Brighton and Hove’s schools?

The academies debate seems to generate an inordinate amount of discussion and controversy. But the plight of our most disadvantaged students in Brighton and Hove secondary schools fails to generate so much as a whimper of protest. In 2015, across the city fewer than three in ten...
Posted On 20 May 2016 at 11:02 am

Peacehaven man jailed for seven years for sex offences against two women

Peacehaven man has been jailed for seven years after being convicted of sex offences against two women. Richard Payne, 50, of South Coast Road, Peacehaven, was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court on Tuesday (17 May), having been found guilty of three sexual offences. Sussex Police...
Posted On 20 May 2016 at 10:42 am

Brighton student pleads for safe return of burgled laptop containing her dissertation

A Brighton student whose laptop containing her dissertation was stolen just three weeks before it was due to be handed in is making a heartfelt appeal for anyone who knows where it might be to return it to her. The home that nursing student Imogen Sotos-Castello shares with three...
Posted On 20 May 2016 at 9:50 am

Missing teen last seen at Brighton’s Churchill Square

Police are concerned for the welfare of Keziah Pateman, who has gone missing in Brighton. The 13-year-old was last seen in Churchill Square shopping centre at about 2.52pm on Saturday (14 May). Officers are concerned as she is not believed to have access to the internet or a...
Posted On 20 May 2016 at 8:30 am

Take Part launches next month

By Frances Solomon Brighton’s city-wide Take Part event, now the country’s biggest sport festival, will be launching on 18 June at The Level on Union Road. Beginning in 2006 the two-week long festival run by Brighton and Hove City Council is a celebration of physical activity and...
Posted On 20 May 2016 at 8:28 am

National Table Tennis day to be showcased in Brighton this summer

By Calum Rutter UK table tennis aces will be showing off their ping pong skills in Brighton this year for National Table Tennis Day on Thursday, July 14. Table Tennis England chose the city to host its flagship event, which will be attended by number one senior England woman...
Posted On 20 May 2016 at 8:23 am

Warren Morgan: we will scrutinise every contract, bring malpractice to account

OPINION: Back in the 1980s there was an expose of hugely inflated costs from suppliers to the US military, for example $37 screws, a $7,622 coffee maker, $640 toilet seats. Even thirty years on, those costs are eye-watering. The over-charging was part of a cosy relationship...
Posted On 20 May 2016 at 8:14 am
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