Deadline looms to apply for Brighton and Hove secondary school places

Parents have a week left to apply for a secondary school place in Brighton and Hove for their children. The deadline for applications for a place next September at the ten secondary schools is next Thursday (31 October). Brighton and Hove City Council said that applications could...
Posted On 23 Oct 2013 at 8:56 pm

Fire crews rescue Brighton crash victim

A car overturned on the A259 seafront road in Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 22 October. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service sent fire engines from Preston Circus and Roedean in Brighton to Marine Drive shortly before 3am today. They rescued one person who...
Posted On 22 Oct 2013 at 3:20 pm

Inspector brings focus to Brighton and Hove’s housing shortfall

An inspector calls today (Tuesday 22 October). Planning inspector Laura Graham is due in Brighton to start looking at the City Plan to test whether it’s sound. This looks likely to boil down to a question of whether Brighton and Hove City Council intends to build enough houses...
Posted On 22 Oct 2013 at 10:19 am

Guardian journalist and author discusses phone hacking with Brighton audience

Guardian journalist Nick Davies discussed his trade and its problems with an audience in Brighton this evening (Monday 21 October). Mr Davies, author of Flat Earth News, gave a talk entitled Inside Stories, largely in the form of a question and answer session. He spoke about the...
Posted On 21 Oct 2013 at 9:18 pm

Hove film makers to shoot Bard verse speakers

A production company from Hove is filming all 154 sonnets by William Shakespeare. Dogtooth is starting the project in Brighton and wants people to come along and read a 14-line sonnet to camera. The company, which is based close to the Seven Dials, said: “This is not a job for...
Posted On 21 Oct 2013 at 6:58 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Somerset drawn!

Yeovil Town 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The Seagulls drew with bottom of the table Yeovil in a game that saw new loan signing Leroy Lita make his Albion debut. Fellow loan signing Craig Conway was Albion’s best player in the first half. However, Albion couldn’t...
Posted On 19 Oct 2013 at 9:48 pm
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Brighton health chiefs urge frontline staff to have flu jabs

Bosses at one of Brighton’s biggest employers are urging staff to have a flu jab. Sussex Community NHS Trust is taking part in the NHS staff vaccination campaign to try to protect staff and patients from flu. The trust said: “We are making great strides in reducing the spread of...
Posted On 18 Oct 2013 at 7:32 pm

Body washed ashore ten days after man vanishes in sea in Brighton

The body of a man has been found washed ashore in Peacehaven ten days after a man went missing in the sea in Brighton. Sussex Police said yesterday (Thursday 17 October): “At about 4.40pm on Monday 14 October the body of an unclothed man, described as black, of stocky build, with...
Posted On 18 Oct 2013 at 12:53 pm

Brighton and Hove fire service says have a takeaway during tomorrow’s strike

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that people in Brighton and Hove should consider having a takeaway during the planned strike on Saturday (19 October). Members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) are due to walk out between 6.30pm and 11.30pm – a time when many people are...
Posted On 17 Oct 2013 at 6:14 pm

Brighton motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash in Brighton on Tuesday morning (15 October). The 25-year-old motorcyclist from Brighton was riding a Suzuki SV6 which crashed with a white Fiat Florino car in Davey Drive at the junction with Waverley Crescent, in Hollingdean, at...
Posted On 17 Oct 2013 at 1:19 pm