Neighbours oppose changed hours at Brighton waste and recycling depot

Eighteen neighbours have objected to proposed changes to operating hours at the waste transfer station in Hollingdean. Veolia, which runs the site in Hollingdean Lane, Brighton, has applied for planning permission to Brighton and Hove City Council to change its hours. The aim is...
Posted On 30 Jul 2013 at 4:48 pm

Robbers attack man on Hove seafront

Two or three men attacked and robbed a 34-year-old as he walked along Hove seafront early on Saturday (27 July). The victim, who lives locally, was walking along the promenade opposite Grand Avenue, Hove, at about 12.30am on Saturday when the robbery happened. He was struck from...
Posted On 29 Jul 2013 at 11:17 pm

Brighton murderer jailed for 25 years

The man who murdered his estranged wife in the centre of Brighton in February was jailed for 25 years at Lewes Crown Court today (Monday 29 July). Ty Medland, 26, killed Sam Medland in Queen Square, Brighton, outside the offices of Domestic and General where she worked. Medland,...
Posted On 29 Jul 2013 at 10:56 pm

Four Brighton protesters charged over Balcombe fracking protest

Two Brighton women, a man and a teenage boy have been charged after joining the protests against fracking in Balcombe. They are among the 12 people charged of the 16 who were arrested on Friday (26 July). Six more people were arrested yesterday (Saturday 27 July), Sussex Police...
Posted On 28 Jul 2013 at 11:06 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls sunk by yellow submarine

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Villarreal 3 Albion lost their first pre-season game of the season to Spanish La Liga outfit Villarreal. Ashley Barnes opened the scoring after around 10 minutes but Ruben Cani equalised just before half time . Both teams...
Posted On 28 Jul 2013 at 12:02 am

Brighton protesters arrested at potential fracking site in Balcombe

At least four people from Brighton were among 16 arrested during a protest against the prospect of fracking in Balcombe. About 60 protesters gathered at the Cuadrilla site in London Road, Balcombe, yesterday (Friday 26 July). Some moved a tree across the entrance to the site and...
Posted On 27 Jul 2013 at 4:56 pm

Lorry driver bailed over A27 Brighton Bypass van

The 44-year-old lorry driver who was arrested after a crash forced the closure of the A27 has been released on police bail. The man, from Doncaster, was arrested and questioned after the lorry that he was driving crashed into a black Vauxhall Zafira near Southwick Tunnel shortly...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013 at 9:11 pm

Two people treated after kitchen fire in Brighton

Two people were treated for the effects of breathing in smoke after a fire in the kitchen of a property in Brighton this morning (Friday 26 July). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it received a call shortly before 6.30am today. Crews from Preston Circus were sent to...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013 at 8:54 pm

Estranged husband found guilty of Brighton murder

A 26-year-old man has been found guilty of stabbing his wife to death outside the office where she worked in the middle of Brighton. Ty Medland, of Cavell Avenue, Peacehaven, was convicted today (Thursday 25 July) of the murder of 24-year-old Sam Medland on Sunday 17 February...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013 at 8:35 pm

Brighton and Hove protesters join fracking blockade in Balcombe

Protesters from Brighton and Hove joined a blockade in Balcombe to keep lorries delivering equipment for fracking company Cuadrilla. Last week the Environment Agency granted a mining waste permit to Cuadrilla covering the management of waste from a planned exploratory borehole to...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013 at 6:32 am