Brighton Half Marathon organisers apologise for not going the distance

The organisers of the Brighton Half Marathon have apologised after the course for the past three years turned out to be almost a tenth of a mile short. They carried out checks after some runners claimed that it was too short and others that it was too long. The event is the...
Posted On 31 Mar 2017 at 10:03 pm

Boy, 15, in coma after falling from Brighton Marina car park

A 15-year-old boy is in a coma in hospital after suffering a serious head injury when he fell from a car park at Brighton Marina. Sussex Police said that they were not treating the boy’s fall as suspicious. The South East Coast Ambulance Service said: “We responded with a car and...
Posted On 31 Mar 2017 at 8:27 pm

Electric railway closed by gas pipe – Volk’s shut until autumn

The world’s oldest electric railway will stay closed during the summer season after workmen dug up a gas pipe. The old underground pipe has delayed the restoration of Volk’s Electric Railway which runs between the Palace Pier and Black Rock. Brighton and Hove City Council sai...
Posted On 31 Mar 2017 at 8:05 pm

Suspect charged with glassing man in the face in Brighton street

A suspect has been charged with glassing a man in the face in the centre of Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Friday 31 March). The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a man who was dancing in New Road, Brighton, was glassed in the face. “The 36-year-old...
Posted On 31 Mar 2017 at 5:02 pm

Former chief constable joins Sussex county cricket board

The former chief constable of Sussex, Martin Richards, has joined the board of the county cricket club. Mr Richards, 57, was elected at the Sussex Cricket annual general meeting (AGM) earlier this week and becomes a non-executive director in place of Jim May. Mr May’s successor...
Posted On 31 Mar 2017 at 4:53 pm