The butterflies of Brighton and Hove – exclusive report Part 7: Woodingdean, Ovingdean & Rottingdean

This is part 7 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 – Woodingdean: Castle Hill NNR: Overall number of...

Sob story fraudster banned from asking people for money in Brighton and Hove

A “sob story” fraudster woman has been banned from going up to passers-by in Brighton and Hove and asking them for money. Andrea Thorne repeatedly told people that her car had broken down and pretended to need bus or train fare to get home. Thorne, 31, of Percival...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017 at 6:08 pm

Brighton based Sugar-Free Records stages Big Scary Monsters evening

Kamikaze Girls, Nervus, Larkhill, Haters Hope & Ruin, Brighton 27.6.17. This evenings event was really value for money as the Brighton based Sugar-Free Records put on four decent bands on at the Hope & Ruin in Queens Road, Brighton for just £5 in advance or £6 on the...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017 at 5:42 pm

‘Dangerous driver killed my unborn baby’ – Portslade crash victim’s harrowing story

A pregnant woman lost her unborn baby when two cars crashed and one of them smashed into her as she walked home from breakfast with her sister. Sofia Xavier, 22, a music publisher, of Old Shoreham Road, Portslade, was knocked over the wall outside a block of flats on the corner...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017 at 1:29 pm

Firefighters tackle house fire in Rottingdean

Firefighters are currently on the scene of a house fire in Rottingdean. The blaze has broken out in the fascia of the building. None of the houses in Newlands Road are high rises. The road is blocked while crews of four fire engines and the aerial ladder platform tackle the...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017 at 11:54 am

New Brighton secondary school will be at Brighton General hospital site – but won’t open until 2019

After months of negotiations, it’s been announced this morning that the site of the new secondary school for Brighton and Hove will be at Brighton General – but the prolonged wrangling means the school will now not be able to open next year. Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017 at 11:14 am

Brighton schoolgirl, 6, left with serious injuries after being hit by school trip coach by Mazda Fountain

A six-year-old girl was seriously injured after she was hit by a coach carrying children on a school trip by the Mazda Fountain this morning. The Brighton girl, who is understood to have been with her mother, was hit shortly after 9am this morning. Marlborough Place is closed...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017 at 9:33 am