Coast road closed and homes evacuated after unexploded bomb found

The main A259 coast road has been closed and homes evacuated in Peacehaven after a suspected unexploded bomb was found this afternoon (Wednesday 6 September). Sussex Police said: “The A259 South Coast Road through Peacehaven has been closed to traffic and nearby buildings...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017 at 9:57 pm

A27 closed after two drivers from Hove crash head on

The A27 was closed for two hours after a head on crash involving two drivers from Hove. Both drivers and two passengers – a woman and a baby girl from Brighton – were taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital last night (Tuesday 5 September). Sussex Police said: “Police are...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017 at 6:50 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion agree deal with teenage Swedish striker

Brighton and Hove Albion have agreed a deal to sign teenage striker Viktor Gyokeres from IF Brommapojkarna. The Swedish player is expected to link up with Albion’s under-23 squad from Monday 1 January 2018. Albion said: “The 19-year-old will sign a two-and-a-half-year contract...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017 at 2:03 pm

Brighton sex therapist jailed for 17 years for raping teenage boy

A Brighton sex therapist has been jailed for 17 years for raping a 14-year-old boy in a toilet at the King Alfred Leisure Centre in Hove. Nicholas Gully, 48, a self-employed psychotherapist, of Eley Crescent, Rottingdean, was jailed at Hove Crown Court by Judge Christine Henson...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017 at 1:27 pm

Brighton and Hove health commissioners given vote of confidence by NHS bosses

Health commissioners in Brighton and Hove have been given a vote of confidence by NHS bosses and taken out of “special measures”. The announcement came a month after the Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) was rated as a “good” organisation. CCG bosses said that...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017 at 1:00 pm