Sussex University enjoys degree of global success with ‘world first’ ranking in development studies

Sussex University has been ranked first in the world for development studies, according to the respected QS University Rankings 2017. It is the third year running that Sussex has been in the top two globally for development. The university said: “The result reflects the quality,...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017 at 11:35 pm

Brighton Station neighbours ask council to tackle disturbance from ‘unofficial taxi rank’

People living close to Brighton Station have asked the council to tackle the “late-night disturbance” that they say they are suffering. Residents of Surrey Street said that their road was being treated as an “unofficial taxi rank” and they sent a deputation to Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017 at 6:06 pm

Portslade man jailed for four years for helping killer dump body

A man from Portslade was jailed for four years today (Monday 13 March) for helping a killer to hide a dead body. Stewart Robertson, 51, of St Aubyns Road, Portslade, was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court alongside Worthing garage owner Colin Gale, 40, who killed bomb disposal expert...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017 at 3:20 pm

Southern guards walk out for 30th strike day over past year

Southern guards are taking part in their 30th day of strike action over the past year along with RMT union members at two other train companies. But the train company serving Brighton and Hove said that it expected to run 90 per cent of its 2,200 timetabled services today (Monday...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017 at 2:51 pm

RIP Sid the Tramp

Samuel Woodhouse, aka Sid the Tramp, was no angel. In many ways, he was what some people would consider a classic scrounger – homed but begging, and a regular at the local magistrates. He was best known in Kemp Town, where he begged outside Lloyds TSB, for his catchphrase...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017 at 11:31 am

Hanglider injures shoulder after crashing at Ditchling Beacon

A hanglider was rushed to hospital after crashing close to Ditchling Beacon on Saturday afternoon. The air ambulance was called after the crash at about 2.40pm to reports the glider had hurt themselves. A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said: “We were...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017 at 10:47 am

Brighton and Hove Albion extend Bruno’s contract

Brighton and Hove Albion have agreed a one-year contract extension with captain Bruno Saltor, the club said today (Monday 13 March). The 36-year-old Seagulls skipper’s current agreement will now run until June next year. Albion manager Chris Hughton said: “Bruno has earned his...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017 at 6:01 am
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