Brighton club for sale weeks after fight death

A Brighton night club has been put up for sale less than a fortnight after it was forced to close by the police and the council. The Ocean Rooms, in Morley Street, Brighton, formerly the Kings Club, is being offered for £750,000 after a man died outside in the early hours of New...
Posted On 28 Jan 2010 at 7:20 am

Homeless Brighton creates dragon sculpture on Welsh beach

A homeless man from Brighton has created a beach sculpture in Wales as he walks around the coast of Great Britain. The man – named as George, or Dr Greebers – in a BBC Wales report is using pebbles to create a dragon up to about 20ft long. George said that he had walked about...
Posted On 27 Jan 2010 at 10:03 pm

Brighton motorcyclist seriously injured in rush hour smash

A motorcyclist was badly hurt after his bike crashed with a car on Lewes Road, Brighton, in yesterday’s evening rush hour. The 30-year-old Brighton man’s leg was broken in several places after his Suzuki bike collided with a silver Toyota Corolla in the northbound...
Posted On 27 Jan 2010 at 11:27 am

​​Pitch Battle. At muddy Stockport

By Tim Hodges Stockport County 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Lowly Stockport County started this match much stronger than the Albion. County have a dreadful recent record and were still celebrating a recent nil all draw. However, both Pilkington and Partridge caused Kuipers to...
Posted On 27 Jan 2010 at 10:38 am

New karaoke bar for The Lanes?

A karaoke bar has applied to open and serve alcohol in Brighton into the early hours of the morning. Nine Rooms Karaoke has submitted the application for a licence at a new bar in Middle Street. It wants to open until 3.30am from Monday to Friday, 4am on Saturday and 12 midnight...
Posted On 27 Jan 2010 at 10:09 am

Deadline for primary school places looms

The deadline for parents to apply for a place at primary schools in Brighton and Hove is less than two weeks away. Preference forms must be submitted by Friday, February 5. The council’s cabinet member for children and families, Councillor Vanessa Brown, said: “Submitting your...
Posted On 27 Jan 2010 at 9:14 am

First Capital Connect: the movie

A nice little animated film here from commuter pressure group First Crapital Connect, which should amuse anyone stuck on the misery which is the Brighton to Bedford line.
Posted On 27 Jan 2010 at 8:44 am

Sunset entrances Brighton and Hove

Cameras across Brighton and Hove were set a snapping this evening by a stunning deep red sunset. People across the city stopped work to admire the changing colours as dusk drew in. Here are a few of the photographs which captured the moment:
Posted On 26 Jan 2010 at 10:06 pm

Burglar takes advantage of snow to con Hove pensioner

A bogus caller conned an elderly Hove woman out of £1,900 by saying her roof had been damaged by the snow. The 86-year-old victim let the man into her home in Sunninghill Avenue last Wednesday (January 20) at about 3.45pm after he told her he had fixed a tile on her roof free of...
Posted On 26 Jan 2010 at 8:32 pm

Seagulls sympathetic as Crystal Palace goes into administration

Crystal Palace FC , long term rivals of Brighton and Hove Albion, went into administration today. The club had been in financial trouble for some months, with staff not being paid on time for several months. Now administrators Brendan Guilfoyle, Chris White and John Russell of...
Posted On 26 Jan 2010 at 8:29 pm