Halloween round-up: Rocky Horror record broken and zombies crawl over city

Brighton celebrated Halloween in style yesterday with two ghoulish events attracting thousands of people to the city. The world record for the biggest ever Time Warp dance from the Rocky Horror Show was broken by 1,570 fans. They were joined by the musical’s creator Richard...
Posted On 01 Nov 2009 at 10:51 pm

Albion sack Slade as manager

Brighton and Hove Albion have sacked manager Russell Slade after a poor start to the season.
Posted On 01 Nov 2009 at 10:46 pm

University performs well in European rankings

Sussex University has performed well in independent European rankings at the same time as students are speaking out against the latest threat to the number of degree courses on offer.
Posted On 01 Nov 2009 at 10:14 pm

In pictures and video: London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2009

Hundreds of our fine four fendered friends chugged into town today with the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2009. Organisers estimate nearly 500 classic cars made the 60-mile run from London’s Hyde Park to Brighton sea front. In a statement, they said: “Despite the...
Posted On 01 Nov 2009 at 10:09 pm

Brighton and Hove bikers in sights of traffic police

Motorcyclists are being offered free high visibility vests by Sussex Police as part of a drive to cut the death toll on our roads. Traffic officers will be offering the free gear when they stop moped and motorbike riders across Brighton and Hove in the coming week if they are not...
Posted On 31 Oct 2009 at 3:34 pm

Free maths lessons for adults in Hove

A Hove school is offering adults free maths lessons. The classes start on Monday 2 November at Blatchington Mill School from 3.30pm to 5.30pm. The lessons are intended to answer a range of needs from improving job opportunities to better equipping parents who want to help their...
Posted On 31 Oct 2009 at 2:59 pm

Boy, 5, hit by car on Hove seafront

A young boy suffered head injuries when he was knocked over by a car in Hove. Sussex Police have asked for any witnesses to come forward.
Posted On 30 Oct 2009 at 10:01 pm

Armed raid on Kemp Town bookmakers

A Kemp Town bookmakers was held up at knifepoint yesterday evening. The raider went into the Ladbrokes betting shop in Arundel Road, Brighton, at about 7.20pm, brandishing a knife and demanding money. After staff handed over cash, he ran off. Police say they are looking for a...
Posted On 30 Oct 2009 at 2:58 pm

One Brighton eco-development up for award

A Brighton block of flats hailed as a beacon of environmentally friendly house building has been shortlisted for an award. The pioneering One Brighton scheme, in the heart of the New England Quarter behind Brighton Station, is up for a Royal Town Planning Institute Award. It is...
Posted On 30 Oct 2009 at 1:56 pm

Hip-hop history at Brighton Bandstand

The newly re-opened Brighton Bandstand has already hosted some oh-so Brighton happenings – from late-night salsa dancing to a pets blessing ceremony. Now, in a hit YouTube hip-hop spoof, it once again takes the best supporting role award. Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer has used...
Posted On 30 Oct 2009 at 1:06 pm