Volunteers wanted to help care for Brighton and Hove’s parks

People interested in volunteering to help look after Brighton and Hove’s parks and open spaces are being invited to two “introduction to volunteering” days over the bank holiday weekend. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “The events, which include meeting...
Posted On 26 May 2017 at 8:17 pm

Brighton post office evacuated after man ‘with gun’ enters

The main post office in North Road and nearby offices have been evacuated after reports of a man with a gun. The road was closed while police made the area safe and searched a car. Channel 4’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy tweeted: “In Brighton to interview @CarolineLucas and...
Posted On 26 May 2017 at 12:12 pm

It’s here – your bank holiday weather warning

A yellow severe weather warning for rain has been issued for Sunday afternoon through to Monday morning. The warning, which starts at midday on Sunday and ends at midday on Monday, says a band of heavy rain is likely to spread northward, with some locally torrential downpours and...
Posted On 26 May 2017 at 11:12 am

A27 reopens after fire – but drivers warned to keep windows closed

The A27 has reopened this morning (Friday 26 May) after a fire yesterday at the recycling plant at Southerham on the edge of Lewes. Clouds of smoke drifted across Brighton and Hove after the fire broke out at about 7pm yesterday evening. Sussex Police said this morning: “The A27...
Posted On 26 May 2017 at 8:01 am

A27 to remain closed this morning following 200 tonne recycling fire

The A27 will remain closed until at least 8am this morning as firefighters continue to deal with a massive recycling fire near Lewes. People in the east of the city were advised to close their windows as a huge plume of acrid smoke drifted from Southerham towards the coast,...
Posted On 26 May 2017 at 12:52 am

Brighton’s Booth’s Butterfly Book Bonanza

Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton 25.5.17 A very special event has taken place at 194 Dyke Road on Thursday 25th May. After eight years in the making A Twenty-First Century Atlas entitled The Butterflies of Sussex was officially launched at the fantastic Booth Museum of...
Posted On 26 May 2017 at 12:51 am