Brighton patients leave three of Britain’s oldest hospital wards

Patients are being moved from three of Britain’s oldest hospital wards as part of a £485 million modernisation plan at the Royal Sussex. The move is taking place on Wednesday (2 November) with the closure of the Jubilee Building, which was opened in 1887 and named in honour of...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 11:30 pm

Raymond Briggs shares his tears with Brighton audience at screening of Ethel and Ernest

Raymond Briggs spoke about the tears he shed over Ethel and Ernest – the newly released film about his parents. The author and illustrator, who lives between Ditchling and Plumpton, took questions from an audience at Duke’s at Komedia in Brighton yesterday (Sunday 30...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 5:39 pm

Grainy CCTV released of Brighton sex attack suspect in hopes it could job memories

Police investigating a report that two boys, aged nine and 12, were sexually assaulted in an alleyway in Whitehawk, have issued a CCTV still image of the man they want to trace. At about 7pm on Sunday (9 October) the boys were walking home from nearby shops, and as they went...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 4:57 pm

Lewes jokers try to convince Brighton students Bonfire has been postponed because of rail strikes

Lewesians are attempting to convince Brighton students that the town’s famous Bonfire celebrations have been postponed until November 12 because of this weekend’s train strike. A Facebook events page set up by the Brighton and Sussex University Freshers’ 2016...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 4:41 pm

Spooky mist to cover Brighton for Hallowe’en trick or treating

Things will be going bump in not just the dark, but also the fog this Hallowe’en evening as people go trick or treating around Brighton and Hove. However, drivers are being asked to be aware of real hazards on the road as a result of the heavy mist, which is not likely to...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 4:14 pm

20 minute police chase through Brighton and Hove ends in crash

A police chase through Brighton and Hove in the early hours of this morning ended in a crash outside the Bat and Ball pub, and a police cells breakfast for four. The chase began when a silver Vauxhall Corsa failed to stop for police after being spotted in Preston Circus just...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 2:31 pm

Brighton Table Tennis Club welcomes visiting refugees

Brighton Table Tennis Club welcomed a group of 25 visiting refugees from 14 different countries. The young refugees visited the table tennis club at its home in Kemp Town and spent time at the Yellow Wave beach sports centre, in Madeira Drive. They came to Brighton with the Dost...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 1:48 pm

Download the City Cabs Brighton taxi app

Brighton and Hove City Cabs has launched a free iPhone app – bookings are quick and easy using a state-of-the-art system. Download the app from the iPhone app store or the Google Play store for Android phones so you can book a taxi in Brighton and Hove and surrounding areas –...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 12:34 pm

Three charged over Brighton hit and run which shocked country

Three people have been charged in connection with a hit and run in Brighton earlier this year, which shocked the country when harrowing CCTV footage of the victim being flung in the air was released by police. The hit and run happened at about 3.40pm on Thursday 14 January when...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 12:09 pm

Man faces court over two-hour stand-off on scaffold at Brighton Town Hall

A man will be brought before magistrates after a two-hour stand-off on scaffolding behind Brighton Town Hall. Sussex Police said: “A man arrested following an incident in Bartholomew Square, Brighton, on Saturday afternoon (29 October) is to appear before the city’s...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 9:08 am
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