Your pictures: supermoon over Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove photographers are already out hoping to capture images of the supermoon over the city. Max Langran took this stunning shot – you can see more of his photography on his website here. Brighton and Hove News is about to go to bed, but if you tweet your...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014 at 10:01 pm
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Brighton hospital chief says inadequate A&E rating reflects wider problems across local health economy

The chief executive of the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton has defended accident and emergency staff after official inspectors rated A&E responsiveness as inadequate. Matthew Kershaw, chief executive of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014 at 4:37 pm

Supermoon and meteors visible from Brighton and Hove tonight

The skies above Brighton and Hove are set to be filled with two astrological phenomena tonight – a supermoon and a meteor shower. The supermoon, where the full moon appears larger and brighter than usual, comes two days before the Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak. If...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014 at 2:19 pm
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Council apologises for bad intelligence gathering on gay rights activist

Brighton and Hove City Council has apologised after a gay rights activist was  warned by police over a bbq she knew nothing about. Beth Granter of Queers Against Cuts was called at work about the event which the police and council said she was organising and which they believed...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014 at 1:20 pm
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Courier gets Hove man’s parcel stuck on his roof

A Hove father was bemused to come home on Friday to find his parcel delivered – but left on top of his roof. Benjamin Ward ordered a parcel of clothes for his son, which were delivered by MyHermes. But the courier somehow managed to put the package onto his roof. And when...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014 at 12:42 pm
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Man fighting for his life after Brighton fight

A man almost died after being seriously injured in the neck during a street fight in Brighton city centre this morning. The 22-year-old man’s life was saved by police officers who administered first aid to him as he lay in the road at the bottom of North Street. Outstanding...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014 at 11:04 am
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Gale hits Hove with plans to clear congestion and improve parking

A Gale is promising to sweep through Central Hove, clearing congestion in his wake. Jeremy Gale, the Lib Dem candidate for Central Hove at the next local elections, also wants changes to parking charges which he described as “astronomically high”. Mr Gale set out his stall in the...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014 at 10:38 am

Berthawatch: wet and windy but no zombie apocalypse yet

Heavy rain has hit Brighton and Hove as the remnants of ex-hurricane Bertha arrived this morning. The Met Office updated the severe weather rain warning last night to say while the forecast is still uncertain, “the public should be aware of the risk of flooding due to heavy...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014 at 8:19 am
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