Kraftwerk finally back in Brighton after 36 years!

Kraftwerk, Brighton Centre, Brighton 7.6.17. I have to say that this was nearly the perfect gig, but whatever happened tonight, the godfathers of (a majority of) modern music are still absolutely brilliant. Right, so now I have got that off my chest, you will note that any...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017 at 11:46 pm

Mike Holland and foreman guilty of manslaughter

Two men have been convicted of the manslaughter of a carpenter, who fell to his death on a building site in Brighton. David Clark sustained serious head injuries when he fell through a first floor void while working on Stanmer Park Stables in September 2014 and died later in...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017 at 3:50 pm

Caravan blaze sends smoke billowing over Kemp Town

WITH VIDEO: A caravan fire is sending thick plumes of smoke over Kemp Town at Black Rock by the Marina this afternoon. Caravan on fire on brighton seafront pic.twitter.com/g6lgdJLmRU — summer (@Summer_s_) June 8, 2017 Firefighters are now at the scene. More as we get it. A...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017 at 2:45 pm

Woman, 30, arrested for drink driving after overturning her car in Bevendean

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing into two parked cars and overturning her car in Bevendean last night (Wednesday 7 June). The 30-year-old woman and an eight-year-old boy were treated for minor injuries at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017 at 1:21 pm

Watch out for this abnormal load on the A27 this weekend

Sussex Police will be escorting an abnormal load through the county this weekend. Motorists are advised to plan ahead as the electricity transformer, which is approximately 60m long and 5.5m wide, and weighs about 260 tonnes, is transported on Sunday (11 June). The load will...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017 at 12:44 pm

Dogs at Brighton and Hove polling stations

If you’re reading this website, you’re almost certainly going to vote, so we won’t nag you to do that. But if you have a dog, and a Twitter account, please join in with #dogsatpollingstations, include the words Brighton and Hove, and your pooch will appear...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017 at 11:59 am

Police helicopter assists with drunk woman on train tracks

The police helicopter was enlisted to help in the early hours of yesterday morning after a drunk woman was spotted on the tracks near London Road station. A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said: “We were contacted by our colleagues at British Transport Police that a woman was...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017 at 11:41 am

Will Mazda fountain survive Valley Gardens scheme?

The fate of the Mazda fountain hangs in the balance this month as a rejigged Valley Gardens scheme goes up for debate. The landscaping part of the scheme is due to be discussed by city councillors on June 27, and if a good enough business case for keeping the fountain is not put...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017 at 11:10 am

An open letter to the new Housing Minister

Here is an open letter to the next Housing Minister who will take up this most challenging of portfolios after the election. Dear Minister Congratulations on your appointment by the Prime Minister. You will know what a major crisis we are facing in housing and you will have many...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017 at 3:16 am

‘If I don’t hold Hove, I can walk away with my head held high,’ says Kyle

The man who won Hove at the last general election said that if he is beaten today, he can walk away with his head held high. Peter Kyle, who is Labour’s candidate again, told Latest TV about being an MP: “Every day in this job is a privilege. “If I win, then fantastic. I get the...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017 at 12:51 am