Brighton mobility scooter user tries out tricks at skate park

A Brighton mobility scooter user has been testing out the skate park at The Level. A short video embedded on Vine – the video sharing website – has been retweeted dozens of times over the weekend. Ok, so it’s not news. But it’s very Brighton – and we thought it might make you...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 8:26 am

Portslade company presented with Queen’s Award

The Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex has presented a Portslade company with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for international trade. Lord Lieutenant Peter Field handed the award on behalf of the Queen to Blue Design, which trades as D3O, at its premises in North Street, Portslade....
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 8:09 am

Bear Road in Brighton closed after crash

A crash has led Sussex Police to close a busy road in Brighton this morning (Monday 27 October). The accident happened at the top end of Bear Road, close to the corner of Tenantry Down Road and Warren Road shortly after 6am. Bear Road was shut to traffic in both directions as a...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 7:25 am

Brighton hospital prepared for ebola patients, says chief

Brighton and Hove’s biggest hospital is ready to treat ebola patients if necessary, according to its chief executive. Work has taken place to make sure that everyone at the Royal Sussex County Hospital who is likely to be involved in caring for a patient with ebola has been...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 5:59 am

Labour picks third candidate for Moulsecoomb and Bevendean

The Labour Party has picked NHS manager and physiotherapist Daniel Yates to stand for Brighton and Hove City Council in one of the party’s safest seats. Mr Yates was chosen to stand in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean at a selection meeting held in St George’s Hall, in Newick Road,...
Posted On 26 Oct 2014 at 11:30 pm

Woman found injured on A27 in Brighton

A 49-year-old Brighton woman was found lying injured on a slip-road leading to the A27 this morning (Sunday 26 October). Sussex Police closed the westbound slip-road at Falmer shortly after 6am, when the woman was found, until just after 9.30am. The force said: “Police were...
Posted On 26 Oct 2014 at 9:16 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion : Albion draw again – as old boy Revells in scoring equaliser .

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Rotherham United 1 By Tim Hodges from The Amex. The Albion drew again at the Amex after leading Rotherham at half time, with a goal from defender Joe Bennett who scored after his initial effort had been blocked by a Rotherham defender. But it was the...
Posted On 25 Oct 2014 at 6:55 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion : Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Rotherham United 0 Albion lead at halftime with a 44th goal from defender Joe Bennett. Bennett buried his shot at the second attempt Apart from the goal It’s been more of the same at the Amex as the Seagulls struggle to get the better of...
Posted On 25 Oct 2014 at 2:58 pm

Man jailed for 21 years for raping girl in Brighton

A man has been jailed for 21 years for raping a girl at his Brighton home in the 1970s. Bruce Ernest Geoffery Schooley, 62, of Addison Close, Lancing, was convicted of five counts of rape at Lewes Crown Court. Schooley was in his twenties and living in Whitehawk when he raped the...
Posted On 25 Oct 2014 at 1:11 pm

Brighton and Hove housing chief faces further police interview in £18m fraud case

Detectives are to interview suspended Brighton and Hove City Council housing chief Jugal Sharma for a second time as they investigate allegations of an £18 million fraud. Mr Sharma, 53, of Holland Road, Hove, was interviewed under caution last month but has yet to be given a date...
Posted On 25 Oct 2014 at 12:07 pm