Travellers warned of eight days of rail disruption over August bank holiday

Brighton and Hove travellers are being warned of major track and signalling work beginning on the Saturday of the August bank holiday weekend. Continuing work to London Bridge Station will see fewer Southern services there on Saturday and Sunday, and for eight days beginning on...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017 at 5:11 pm

Brighton firefighters tackle two blazes

Firefighters from Brighton tackled two blazes yesterday (Monday 10 July). The first callout was to a roof fire Kemp Town at about 2.40pm, while the second was in the Withdean area of Brighton last night. The fire service said: “East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service mobilised three...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017 at 2:59 pm

Young refugees take flight at the Brighton Kite Festival

A group of young refugees designed and made kites for the Brighton Kite Festival to celebrate a fusion of culture and life experience. The Moving Horizons project worked with eight young refugees aged between 10 and 18 “to inspire (them) to have access to a creative process with...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017 at 2:46 pm

Brighton nurse who became Tory MP urges government to end pay cap

A Brighton nurse who became a Tory MP has urged the government to end the public sector pay cap in a speech in the House of Commons. Maria Caulfield, the Conservative MP for Lewes, called for the pay cap to be lifted not just for nurses but across the public sector. But the...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017 at 2:20 pm

Runners club launches mental health runs

Brighton and Hove Women’s Running Club members have started a series of short beginners’ runs to help improve mental health. The next 30-minute run will take place next Monday at 6.30pm starting at the King Alfred car park, for people who want support getting started or...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017 at 1:54 pm

College teams up with local firms to train teenage and adult plumbers and electricians

A college has teamed up with local firms to train teenage and adult plumbers and electricians at its new Technical Skills Centre. UTC@harbourside, in Newhaven, which recruits from Brighton and Hove as well as from Mid Sussex and East Sussex, is opening the new Technical Skills...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017 at 1:49 pm

Elvis has left the Amex

Dutch forward Elvis Manu has left Brighton and Hove Albion on a free transfer even though he has a year left to run on his contract. The 23-year-old has signed a two-year deal with Turkish Super League side Gençlerbirliği SK. Manu joined the Seagulls two years ago from the Dutch...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017 at 11:18 am

No charges over Saltdean Lido vandalism but witness appeal renewed

No charges are to be brought against any of the teenagers arrested after a vandalism spree at the Saltdean Lido on Sunday night – but police have renewed their appeal for witneses. Flint stones were used to smash the toughened glass around the pool after a gang of teenagers...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017 at 10:33 am