The butterflies of Brighton and Hove – exclusive report Part 6: Whitehawk

This is part 6 of an exclusive report specially commissioned by Brighton & Hove News on the butterflies of our city and so you may wish to save all of the parts for future reference! Brighton and Hove Butterfly Sites – Whitehawk: Sheepcote Valley: Overall number of...

Blazing school fire cloaks south Portslade in smoke

A fire at a school has covered much of south Portslade in smoke this evening (Saturday 24 June). Eight fire engines are battling the blaze at the derelict Eastbrook Primary School, in Manor Hall Road, Southwick, West Sussex Fire and Rescue said. 8 fire engines from @EastSussexFRS...
Posted On 24 Jun 2017 at 8:15 pm

Pet rescue comes to Brighton and Hove

Pet oxygen masks are to be carried by all fire engines in Brighton and Hove thanks to two animal charities. The RSPCA and Smokey Paws have joined forces to ensure more animal lives are saved by paying for one specialist animal oxygen kit for every fire engine in the area. The...
Posted On 24 Jun 2017 at 7:06 pm

2013: Royal Blood form in Brighton – 2017: They play Glastonbury and secure No 1 album

It’s now fair to say that the rock band duo Royal Blood are a huge success story! The boys, 28-year-old Mike Kerr and 29-year-old Ben Thatcher formed in Brighton just four years ago and they surely have the Midas touch. Vocalist and bass guitarist Mike and drummer Ben are...
Posted On 24 Jun 2017 at 4:33 pm

Watch out for the ‘three cups’ conmen scamming people in Brighton

Con artists are preying on students, tourists and others in Brighton once again, police have warned, with the “three cups” scam. Sussex Police issued a fresh warning yesterday (Friday 23 June) that they have been reported tricking people out of money by the Palace Pier. The force...
Posted On 24 Jun 2017 at 12:20 pm