Sussex cricket chief stands down

The chief executive of Sussex County Cricket Club is standing down after four years at the helm. Dave Brooks will leave at the end of the year, the club said today (Tuesday 9 October). Brooks joined the Club at the start of 2009, after 20 years in the food industry. He was the...
Posted On 09 Oct 2012 at 11:16 pm

Winning Brighton author misses prizegiving

When the prize was presented for the City Reads and Book Guild Short Story Award on Sunday (7 October), one person was missing – the winner Erika Szostak. While she has a background in writing, she also works as a professional photographer and has been busy shooting a wedding in...
Posted On 09 Oct 2012 at 10:58 pm

Minister to visit three Brighton and Hove schools

Schools Minister Lord Hill of Oareford is to visit Brighton and Hove on Friday (12 October). He is expected to spend time at three schools in the area Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form College (BHASVIC) in Dyke Road, Hove Brighton and Hove Bilingual Primary School in Falmer...
Posted On 09 Oct 2012 at 3:56 pm

Hove MP backs move to bring in 'recall' elections

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative MP for Hove, has signed a parliamentary motion calling for the public to have the right to recall MPs. Mr Weatherley has signed early day motion 309 which calls on the government to introduce the right to recall MPs through a citizens’ petition....
Posted On 09 Oct 2012 at 8:52 am

Man stabbed at Brighton music festival

A 21-year-old man was stabbed in the back at the Shakedown Festival in Stanmer Park, Brighton, last night (Saturday 6 October). Sussex Police said that the 21-year-old local man was stabbed at about 9.30pm in the main arena near the medical tent. The victim suffered a stab wound...
Posted On 07 Oct 2012 at 8:40 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Pride comes before a draw

Derby County 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The Albion were unlucky not to claim all three points after a goalless draw with Derby County at Pride Park this afternoon. The Albion were the better team for long periods of the match with Spanish pair Andrea Orlandi and David Lopez...
Posted On 06 Oct 2012 at 9:12 pm

Two arrested in Brighton beach rape inquiry

Police have arrested two Brighton men on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old woman on one of the town’s beaches. The men, aged 32 and 34, were arrested last night (Thursday 4 October) and have been interviewed today. They have been released on conditional bail until November...
Posted On 05 Oct 2012 at 8:34 pm

Biennial photography festival returns to Brighton

Britain’s biggest curated photography festival starts in Brighton tomorrow (Saturday 6 October) with tens of thousands of visitors expected to attend dozens of exhibitions and other events. The Brighton Photo Biennial 2012 (BPB12) will be curated by Celia Davies, the head of...
Posted On 05 Oct 2012 at 9:16 am

Hove businessman spells out King Alfred plans

A businessman shared his plans to build an arts and leisure centre on a key seafront site in Hove this evening (Thursday 4 October). Rob Starr wants to replace the King Alfred Leisure Centre with a scheme that he described as “Brighton and Hove’s front room”....
Posted On 04 Oct 2012 at 7:58 pm

Hove man threatened in park

A man was threatened while walking through an alleyway in Hove. The incident happened at about 4.40pm last Friday (28 September). A local man in his forties was walking along a path in Knoll Park near Hove Cemetery when he was approached by a man who verbally threatened him. The...
Posted On 04 Oct 2012 at 7:02 pm