Brighton skater boy Jake to try for GCSEs after being expelled from top Indian school

Brighton skater boy Jake is studying for his GCSEs despite being expelled from a top Indian school during a TV experiment. Jake, pictured skateboarding at The Level in Brighton before heading to the Doon School in northern India, fell foul of the disciplined environment there....
Posted On 12 Apr 2018 at 11:31 pm

15-year-old Hove gymnast is all smiles after first two of her three Commonwealth finals

A 15-year-old gymnast from Hove was all smiles after four confident performances in the first two of her three Commonwealth Games finals. Hannah Martin was one of 16 competitors in the rhythmic gymnastics all-around final, having earlier taken part in the team final. After four...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018 at 3:44 pm

Palace fans lodge official complaint over policing of violent clashes at Albion game

Crystal Palace fans have lodged an official complaint against Sussex Police about how a match between Albion and their Croydon-based arch-rivals was policed. A group of violent Palace fans stormed the Amex Stadium, setting off flares and fireworks and crashing through barriers,...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018 at 2:58 pm

Investigation launched after van crashes into house

An investigation has been launched into how a Mercedes van ended up embedded into a house in Kemp Town yesterday – with a faulty handbrake the prime suspect. The Sprinter van was parked in Bristol Gate at about 2.50pm yesterday when it rolled down the hill into Eastern...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018 at 1:35 pm

Hove Toys R Us to close next Thursday

The Hove Toys R Us store is set to close next Thursday as the failed toy retailer shuts down its remaining outlets across the country. A fire sale of remaining stock continues, with discounts of up to 70 per cent, and employees at the branch will be paid up until the closing...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018 at 10:21 am

Sea Lanes boss says Brighton seafront pool to open in November

The man in charge of the Sea Lanes project on Brighton seafront said that the planned outdoor pool should open in November. Joe McNulty said that the open air pool would help revive the seafront along Madeira Drive as well as benefiting local schools and colleges And now that...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018 at 2:36 am

Hove man flees hospital in handcuffs and escapes police despite broken arm

A 22-year-old man from Hove fled a hospital in handcuffs and escaped from police even though he was awaiting treatment for a broken arm. Jessie Burbridge, formerly of North Place, Brighton, managed to get away from officers on Friday (6 April) although details only emerged...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018 at 1:38 am