Man treated in hospital after being coshed in fight in Brighton

A man has been treated in hospital after being coshed, possibly with a hammer, in a fight in Brighton earlier today (Tuesday 29 August). A second man has been arrested and questioned about the fight which happened in May Road where a shotgun was fired through the window of a flat...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 11:23 pm

Is this the very best synthpop release of the year?

Something extremely exciting indeed dropped into inbox today! It was an announcement of a brand new video by former Brighton residents Brigitte Rose and Chris Black aka Battery Operated Orchestra. Brigitte and Chris recently moved just a few miles along the coast eastwards in...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 9:08 pm

Six months of piling to start on Brighton seafront

Six months of piling and capping is about to start on Brighton seafront as part of the work to bring the Shelter Hall back into use. More of the cycle lane opposite the bottom of West Street will be diverted – extending the stretch shared by cyclists and pedestrians – until next...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 6:27 pm

Pastor jailed for vicious attack on Brighton woman

A pastor has been jailed for a vicious attack on a woman as she walked home alone after a night out in Brighton. Stephen Jay, 58, was jailed for two years at Hove Crown Court today (Tuesday 29 August) by Judge Christine Laing. Jay was found guilty of assault causing actual bodily...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 6:09 pm

Brighton bus company awarded £500k to help buy three electric buses

A Brighton bus company has been awarded £500,000 towards the cost of buying three electric buses. The Big Lemon is receiving the money from the Department for Transport (DfT) through the government’s Low Emission Bus Scheme. It is one of six bus companies or councils to have been...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 5:27 pm

Coastguard leads search for Brighton man missing at sea

Coastguard helicopters and RNLI lifeboats are searching for a 68-year-old Brighton man who has been missing at sea since yesterday evening (Monday 28 August). The man was diving on a wreck near Greeat Yarmouth when contact was lost. Colleagues reported him missing at 6pm...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 10:52 am