Police incident closes St James’s Street

St James’s Street was brought to a standstill this evening as police dealt with a violent attacker. Police rushed to the New Steine area after reports that a man was attacking a woman. A man was arrested but, after a struggle broke out in the police car, officers used...
Posted On 25 May 2017 at 10:14 pm

Huge recycling plant fire closes A27

The A27 is being closed this evening to allow fire fighters to tackle a huge fire at a recycling facility near Lewes. A massive plume of smoke from the blaze can be seen hovering over Lewes and Falmer from across Brighton and Hove, and as far away as Worthing and Eastbourne....
Posted On 25 May 2017 at 8:12 pm

Royal Sussex modernisation passes another milestone as piling work begins

The £485 million modernisation of the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton has passed another milestone with the start of piling work for the first new building. The project – known as the 3Ts (teaching, trauma and tertiary care) – includes a new helideck which is currently...
Posted On 25 May 2017 at 7:35 pm

Dog walker attacks woman in Brighton park

A dog walker attacked a woman in a Brighton park after she pointed out that dogs were not allowed in the children’s play area, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 25 May). The force said: “Officers are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in a children’s play park...
Posted On 25 May 2017 at 3:16 pm

Deliveroo warned by police over nuisance riding

Police have warned Deliveroo its riders will face action if they are caught on the pavement after receiving complaints. The warning was made to the multinational company on Twitter after a video of one of its mopeds being driven on the pavement on Western Road was posted on...
Posted On 25 May 2017 at 12:59 pm

Fire service wants full-time recruits for the first time in eight years

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is recruiting full-time firefighters for the first time in eight years. The fire service, which has three fire stations in Brighton and Hove, said that it was anticipating the retirement of a number of existing staff. Chief Fire Officer Dawn...
Posted On 25 May 2017 at 10:41 am

The Great Escape 2017 Exclusive Gig Reports & Photos by Nick Linazasoro & Martin J Fuller – Day 1: Thursday 18th May

Act 1: MOLLY MOLLY (12:00-12:30 Prince Albert). You might be surprised to learn that Molly is in fact a duo of young chaps from The Alps, who musically got together in a little basement in November 2014. I must say that this is shoegaze of the highest order. The drummer struck...
Posted On 25 May 2017 at 12:40 am