Saltdean Lido fundraisers in desperate last push to save iconic building

The Saltdean Lido faces a crucial month as fundraisers desperately aim to raise the £104,000 needed to unlock a £4 million lottery grant. The pool may be open – and the summer season starts shortly – but the six-figure sum is needed to ensure the 1930s art deco building can also...
Posted On 01 May 2018 at 10:25 pm

Not Too Far Away – Joan Armatrading returns to Brighton for second date of new tour

Joan Armatrading is coming back to Brighton for the second date of her latest tour to promote her new album Not Too Far Away. The 67-year-old singer and songwriter – whose hits include Love and Affection, All the Way from America and Me Myself I – has just released her 21st...
Posted On 01 May 2018 at 8:01 pm

Two high-rise fires in Hove within 24 hours

Firefighters have tackled two-high rise fires in Hove within the past 24 hours. Five engines and the aerial ladder are currently at the scene of a blaze in a sixth-floor flat in Grand Avenue, Hove, which the fire service says has now been extinguished. And last night, crews from...
Posted On 01 May 2018 at 6:07 pm

Uber loses Brighton licence

Uber’s bid to renew its licence in Brighton and Hove has been rejected by the city council, which has found it is not a “fit and proper person”. The panel made its unanimous decision on the basis of a 2016 data breach, which Uber attempted to cover up, and the...
Posted On 01 May 2018 at 3:51 pm

Banners brighten up city centre

Bunting and banners celebrating some of the city’s best known landmarks have been put up around Brighton centre by a consortium of local retailers and businesses. The banners, which feature The Lanes, the West Pier, the Royal Pavilion, the i360 and beach huts among other...
Posted On 01 May 2018 at 3:24 pm

Former Sussex student sues police over refused security clearance

A former Sussex student whose police file identifies him as a leftwing extremist is suing Sussex Police after he was refused security clearance for last year’s Labour conference in Brighton. Michael Segalov has previously successfully taken legal action against Sussex...
Posted On 01 May 2018 at 1:43 pm

New head for Mile Oak Primary

Governors at Mile Oak Primary school are delighted to announce the appointment of Luke Lording as the new head teacher, starting from September. Luke Lording is currently Deputy Head at a large, outstanding community primary school in Hounslow, London. Sarah Jennings, Chair of...
Posted On 01 May 2018 at 10:38 am