Drivers warned to expect delays when lanes are closed on Brighton seafront next week

The inside and outside lanes on the busy A259 Brighton seafront road will be closed for a couple of days next week while cables are installed. The work is taking place to bring fast broadband to the beach side of the seafront to coincide with the opening of the i360. Brighton and...
Posted On 21 Jul 2016 at 3:23 pm

Brighton and Hove health chiefs given ‘inadequate’ grading by NHS

The NHS organisation in charge of commissioning health services in Brighton and Hove has been rated “inadequate”. It is one of 26 clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to have been rated inadequate by NHS England as part of a new annual ratings system. A further 91 have been rated...
Posted On 21 Jul 2016 at 3:02 pm

Screaming woman thwarts sex attacker in Brighton street

A terrified woman thwarted a sex attacker after he jumped on her in a Brighton street in the early hours of this morning (Thursday 21 July). The man, who had been following her home, ran off when she started screaming. Detective Inspector Lee Horner said: “We are treating this as...
Posted On 21 Jul 2016 at 2:39 pm

Man ‘slits his wrists’ in busy Brighton street

A man has reportedly slit his wrists in the middle of a busy street after being stopped by police this lunchtime. Horrified onlookers saw the man being approached by officers in Oxford Street, off London Road, then kneeling on the pavement and cutting himself with a knife. Police...
Posted On 21 Jul 2016 at 2:16 pm

Brighton pub shortlisted for national award

By Claire Jacobs A Brighton pub has been shortlisted for a prize in the Great British Pub Awards. The Bevendean Co-Operative Pub, better known as the Bevy, is one of six national finalists in the Best Community Pub category. The popular community pub has been open for 18 months...
Posted On 21 Jul 2016 at 2:09 pm

Paramedic treats woman after microwave fire in Hove

A paramedic gave treatment to an elderly woman after a microwave oven caught fire in her flat in Hove last night (Wednesday 20 July). She was treated after breathing in smoke by a paramedic from the South East Coast Ambulance Service. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “On...
Posted On 21 Jul 2016 at 1:05 pm

Residents urge roads bosses to tackle Brighton’s most polluted street

By Jennifer Logan Residents are urging roads bosses to tackle one of Brighton’s most polluted streets after 1,300 people signed a petition. Their concerns were underlined by a recent report indicating that Rottingdean High Street has the most “intense” pollution levels in the...
Posted On 21 Jul 2016 at 12:33 pm