Hove remembrance parade scrapped

The annual remembrance parade in Hove will no longer take place and the wreath-laying ceremony at the war memorial is being dropped. The traditional parade from Hove Town Hall to the war memorial, in Grand Avenue, and then to All Saints Church in The Drive is being replaced by a...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 11:58 pm

Three out of four beaches in Brighton and Hove have ‘excellent’ bathing water, says watchdog

Three out of the four beaches in Brighton and Hove have ‘excellent’ bathing water, according to the official government watchdog. The annual ratings were published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) today (Tuesday 8 November). The beach in Brighton...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 10:20 pm

Woman served with restraining order after threatening to kill Brighton man

A woman has been served with a restraining order after attacking a Brighton man and threatening to kill him and harassing a second man. Mary Rene, 56, denied harassing Nathan Saunders and Alexander Banks but she was convicted at Brighton Magistrates’ Court by district judge Tessa...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 9:42 pm

Traffic delays on seafront after lorry brings down lamp post

The accident happened at around 4pm today, resulting in the closure of the road in both directions for a short time. Terry Wing, who saw the aftermath of the crash, said: “A very large lorry has brought down a large ornate lamp post and no traffic is moving in either...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 4:24 pm

Notorious Brighton landlord ordered to pay £1.5m to family of businessman he took contract out on

Brighton’s most infamous slum landlord has been ordered to pay a rival businessman’s family £1.5million towards their court costs in securing a High Court ruling he was involved in his death. Nicholas van Hoogstraten, notorious for his treatment of tenants in Brighton...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 3:30 pm

Did you see crash which forced Landrover off Old Shoreham Road and seriously injured three?

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on the A270 Old Shoreham Road in Portslade, in which three people were seriously injured. At 11.35am on Friday (4 November) a Subaru Impreza and a Landrover Discovery collided in Old Shoreham Road at the junction with Benfield...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 2:15 pm

Firework sends wheelie bins into epic meltdown

A rocket planted in a wheelie bin melted it down to the ground and left another with a gaping hole in it this weekend. As the skies lit up for Bonfire Night on Saturday, this bin in Tivoli Crescent also caught alight after a firework was lit and put into the bin. This bin was...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 1:50 pm

Burst pipe sends water shooting 30ft into air

By Georgia Foxwell Construction workers battled with a huge jet of water shooting 30ft into the air in Lewes Road yesterday. Builders working at the site on the corner of Lewes Road and Newmarket Place tried to find the source of the jet as they were showered with cold water at...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 1:14 pm

Fire crews called out to two accidental blazes in Brighton

Fire crews were called out to two fires in Brighton last night (Monday 7 November) – both of which were found to have started by accident. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 7.53pm yesterday two Brighton crews were sent to Upper Lewes Road, in Brighton, where they...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 11:41 am

Next year’s Children’s Parade will be poetry in motion

The theme for next year’s Children’s Parade on Saturday, 6 May has been announced this morning as Poetry in Motion. Each year, almost 5,000 children from schools and groups across the city join the parade, jointly produced by the Brighton Festival and community arts...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 10:20 am
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