Hove MP presses Transport Minister over simpler train fares

Hove MP Peter Kyle has pressed the government and train bosses to simplify fares and to cut premium pricing. He made the call for fare cuts in the House of Commons today (Thursday 19 April) at transport questions. Mr Kyle made his intervention as a follow up to an exchange of...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018 at 8:49 pm

Family stranded by rising tide rescued at Saltdean

A family cut off by the rising tide at Saltdean was rescued by the crew of the Brighton Lifeboat this lunchtime. Brighton RNLI and Newhaven Coastguard were called to the stranded father, child and dog at 12.30pm, on the hottest day of the year so far. Once there, a crewman swam...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018 at 3:18 pm

Medina House demolished as Dave Gilmour’s plans to rebuild it progress

A distinctive slice of Hove’s Victorian history has disappeared for good this week as the demolition of Medina House was completed. The late 19th century Turkish bathhouse fell into disrepair after being bought by developer Sirus Taghan, who tried and failed several times...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018 at 2:13 pm

£14m engineering building opened today

The University of Brighton’s new £14 million Advanced Engineering building will be officially opened today at an event which celebrates the role of women in engineering. The Advanced Engineering Building is a state-of-the-art facility which supports both undergraduate and...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018 at 1:18 pm

Making Greater Brighton genuinely greater

It’s been nearly a year since I took on the role of chairman of the Greater Brighton Economic Board which means it is a good time to look back and reflect on what has been delivered in the last 12 months. When I took up the role on the rotating annual basis, I made clear that the...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018 at 1:15 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion backs Bong in race row

Brighton and Hove Albion has given its backing to defender Gaetan Bong in the race row involving Jay Rodriguez of West Bromwich Albion. The pair clashed when the two Albions met in January and Bong accused the West Brom forward of saying to him: “You’re black (and) you stink.”...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018 at 1:05 pm

£500 reward in hunt for Hove assault suspect who escaped police custody

Police are offering a reward up to £500 for information leading to the arrest of Hove man Jessie Burbridge. The 22-year-old is wanted for an assault, criminal damage and escaping lawful custody in Worthing, and an assault in Brighton. He is believed to be in either of these...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018 at 12:11 pm

Shoreham crash pilot pleads not guilty to manslaughter

The pilot of the jet which crashed and killed 11 people at the Shoreham air show has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter at Westminster Magistrates Court this morning. Andy Hill, 53, of Sandon Road, Sandon, Buntingford, Hertfordshire, who was flying a vintage Hawker Hunter jet,...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018 at 11:23 am

Live bands at Vinyl Revolution’s Record Store Day event on Saturday 21st April

• Exclusive Record Store Day Vinyl Releases • BBC Sussex Broadcasting Live from the Store (9am to Midday) • Five bands playing outside the store in Duke Street from 12:45 • 21 Duke Street shops join forces to support Vinyl Revolution & Record Store Day Event: Record Store Day...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018 at 12:51 am