Harvey Weinstein scandal delays release of Benedict Cumberbatch movie part-filmed in Brighton

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has delayed the release of a film starring Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch which was part-filmed in Brighton earlier this year. Weinstein, a leading Hollywood producer, faces several allegations of rape and sexual assault and has been sacked by...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017 at 2:27 am

Two men arrested after police and kebab shop boss chase suspected thieves from Shoreham to Hove

Two suspected thieves were arrested after police and a kebab shop owner chased them from Shoreham to Hove. Sussex Police said: “Just before 6.50am on Saturday morning (14 October) two men were challenged by the owner of the Charcoal Grill at the rear of the restaurant in Shoreham...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017 at 4:21 pm

Ophelia plunges Brighton into orange gloom

Brighton has been bathed in a twilight glow as the tail of Hurricane Ophelia approaches our shores. The ex-hurricane storm drew Saharan dust north to the UK, making the sun appear red over parts of the UK this morning. Met Office forecaster Grahame Madge said: “Air is...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017 at 3:15 pm

Up and coming guitar acts hit Brighton

The Shimmer Band + Bang Bang Romeo + BlackWaters + SONS As part of ‘This Feelings – Alive’ tour, four of the most exciting new prospects in the world of indie rock gathered together for the very first time at Patterns in Brighton tonight (15th October). They were here...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017 at 1:39 pm
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Drunk woman flips car with young son in back

A woman was more than twice the drink-drive limit when she crashed and overturned her car in Brighton. Cheryl Graddon, also known as Sheryl Ellison, had her nine-year-old son in the back of her Peugeot 206. She admitted drink driving and driving with no licence and no insurance...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017 at 12:54 pm

Bruno pays the penalty as Rooney snatches late point for Everton at the Amex

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Everton 1 After a lacklustre start the Albion came agonisingly close to victory over Everton only for England legend Wayne Rooney to roll home a last-minute penalty after Bruno Saltor fouled Phil Jagielka. Albion were pegged back by Ronald...
Posted On 15 Oct 2017 at 7:08 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Everton 0 

The first half ended goalless as Albion host Everton at the Amex. Aside from an Idrissa Gueye effort that was well saved by Matt Ryan and a Leighton Baines goal-line clearance from Lewis Dunk after the defender pounced on a loose ball, neither team has come close to scoring....
Posted On 15 Oct 2017 at 2:23 pm

Premier League Match Day 8 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Everton – Rooney and Murray both start 

Albion and Everton meet for the first time in over 34 years today (Sunday 15 October). Glenn Murray returns to the starting line up for Brighton. And the former Manchester United and England legend Wayne Rooney starts for Everton. Albion: Ryan; Bruno, Dunk, Duffy, Suttner;...
Posted On 15 Oct 2017 at 12:46 pm

Green councillor to speak at hate crime vigil in Brighton this evening

Green councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty is to speak at a hate crime vigil in Brighton this evening (Saturday 14 October). Councillor Mac Cafferty, convenor of the Green group on Brighton and Hove City Council, is joining the Community Safety Forum at the Old Steine fountain at 7pm...
Posted On 14 Oct 2017 at 3:50 pm

Portuguese Man O’ War spotted on Shoreham beach

The Sussex Wildlife Trust is warning people to be careful on Sussex beaches after a Portuguese Man O’ War washed up on Shoreham beach. The sea creatures can cause incredibly painful stings which in some cases csn be fatal. Scores have been washed up on beaches in the south...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 9:50 pm