Secret Samaritan spreads origami love around Brighton

Messages of hope and support inside paper hearts have been left in locations around Brighton and Hove by a mystery origami artist. The brightly coloured parcels were created by an artist who then enclosed a printed message telling the recipient they are loved. She then sent them...
Posted On 26 Feb 2015 at 10:26 am

Poster poo campaign urges dog owners to clear up

A father sick of negotiating dog poo on the school run has designed a poster urging dog owners to pick uptheir pooch’s stinky offerings. Tim Wills put together the striking yellow poster after scores of fellow parents and neighbours in Hanover complained about the problem....
Posted On 26 Feb 2015 at 9:26 am

Brighton and Hove Albion fined £90k for breaking transfer rules

Brighton and Hove Albion have been fined £90,000 and warned as to their future conduct after admitting to a breach of the FA’s Football Agent Regulations. The breach relates to the transaction involving the transfer of Dale Stephens from Charlton Athletic to Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 26 Feb 2015 at 9:16 am

Brighton toilet and bin fires keep strike cover firefighters busy

East Sussex Fire and Rescue has thanked members of the public for their vigilance during this week’s firefighters’ strike. The 24-hour strike ended at 7am this morning, and firefighters providing cover yesterday were called to a spate of minor fires in Brighton. At...
Posted On 26 Feb 2015 at 9:16 am

Car crashes into Brighton garden wall

A car has crashed into a garden wall on Elm Grove this morning.  The Peugeot left the road and hit the wall of the house next to the former Vacuum Centre shortly after 7am this morning. A spokesman for Sussex Police said there were no reports of injuries or arrests and the car...
Posted On 26 Feb 2015 at 9:15 am

Have you seen missing 15-year-old girl in Brighton?

A missing 15-year-old girl may be in Brighton, according to Sussex Police. The force said that Elouise Herridge-Dawson, 15, has not been seen since she left home at lunchtime on Saturday (21 February). She sent her mother a text message on Sunday (22 February) but has not...
Posted On 26 Feb 2015 at 12:54 am

Brighton primary school appoints new head

A Brighton primary school has appointed a new head teacher. Wendy King, 49, will join the Bilingual Primary School on Tuesday 1 September. It will be her third headship in the town. Ms King will join the Bilingual Primary School, in Falmer, from Bevendean Primary School, in Heath...
Posted On 26 Feb 2015 at 12:16 am

Man taken to hospital after falling from cliff top in Brighton

A critically injured man was taken to hospital after he fell from a cliff top in Brighton today (Wednesday 25 February). Sussex Police said that the man was alive but had suffered life-threatening injuries in the fall which happened in Rottingdean. Members of the coastguard,...
Posted On 25 Feb 2015 at 8:52 pm

Health Secretary to visit Brighton hospital tomorrow

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to visit the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton tomorrow (Thursday 26 February). Hopes are high that he will announce the final approval of the hospital’s modernisation plans. When the outline business case was approved almost a year ago, the...
Posted On 25 Feb 2015 at 7:59 pm

Renamed Brighton seafront club opens next week

Former Brighton seafront nightclub Coliseum will reopen as The Arch next Saturday following a major facelift. The King’s Road club, which has also been known as Digital the The Zap Club, will play host to German techno duo Pan-Pot on its opening night, March 7. Club...
Posted On 25 Feb 2015 at 7:13 pm