Investigation starts into fifth-floor blaze at Brighton seafront hotel

An investigation has started into a fifth-floor blaze at a hotel on Brighton seafront this evening (Sunday 4 June). The fire service said: “East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called out at 7.12pm to the Royal Albion Hotel, in Old Steine, following reports of a fire on the...
Posted On 04 Jun 2017 at 10:17 pm

One person rescued and Old Steine closed as 40 firefighters tackle Brighton seafront hotel blaze

The Old Steine has been closed tonight as firefighters tackle a fifth-floor blaze at the Royal Albion Hotel where they rescued one person. Eight fire engines and several ambulances are on the scene and the hotel has been evacuated. A fire service statement says: “East...
Posted On 04 Jun 2017 at 8:28 pm

Dr Death leads conga and hosts NHS protest in heart of Brighton

NHS campaigners held a tug o’ war in the heart of Brighton yesterday (Saturday 3 June) and danced a conga led by “Dr Death”. While some wore masks with the faces of Virgin boss Richard Branson, Prime Minister Theresa May and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a real politician also...
Posted On 04 Jun 2017 at 12:13 pm

Ten dead including three terrorists in London Bridge attack

Updated at 9.50am: Ten people have died, including three terrorists, in the attacks late last night (Saturday 3 June) in London Bridge and Borough Market. And 48 people were taken to hospital after a white van was driven on to the pavement and three men started stabbing people....
Posted On 04 Jun 2017 at 6:01 am

The Blue Plaques of Hove

Following on from my historic Blue Plaque discovery tour of Brighton a few weeks back, I thought that it was only true and proper to have a leisurely wander around Hove this time around. So I met up with Martin, my partner-in-crime, and we ambled along the edges of Brighton at...
Posted On 04 Jun 2017 at 12:11 am