Hats, shoes and scores of blue betting pens among items cleared by community from Brunswick streets

The streets of Brunswick and Adelaide were looking spick and span this weekend after a small army of volunteers joined forces with Cityclean to give the ward an autumn clean. Despite the high winds blowing litter along the seafront, through the squares and up and down the...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 12:34 pm

Eleven Brighton and Hove Albion fans banned from football matches

Eleven Brighton and Hove Albion fans are banned from going to football matches, according to Home Office figures. In total 534 fans of Championship clubs were the subject of banning orders. The number of banned Albion fans was lower than for all Premiership clubs and for all but...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 12:31 pm

Man charged with burgling Brighton fancy dress shop

A man has been charged with the burglary of a Brighton costumes shop. ~ William Piper, 22, unemployed, of Wilmot Road, Shoreham, is appearing in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court on Monday 30 November, charged with the burglary of South Coast Costumes at Circus Parade in New...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 12:17 pm

Brighton Belle steams on to list of world’s best-known trains

The Brighton Belle has made it on to a list of the world’s best-known trains, in a poll across four continents conducted by YouGov. The pollsters carried out the survey for the National Railway Museum and asked respondents to name five famous trains. The Brighton Belle came 24th...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 12:02 pm

Dom Joly films in Brighton for NHS 111 campaign

Dom Joly has been putting his pranking talents to good use in a new NHS campaign launched today to raise public awareness of the non emergency 111 helpline this winter. The TV comic has been filming around Brighton and Hove and in the Sussex for the not QUITE an emergency film,...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 9:41 am

Christmas drink driving crackdown starts tomorrow 

The annual Christmas drink driving crackdown starts tomorrow (Tuesday 1 December). Sussex Police said: “Drivers taking to the road under the influence of drugs as well as drink will be targeted in the Christmas drink/drug driving campaign that is launched on Tuesday...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 9:36 am

Two accidents block A27 Brighton bypass

The A27 Brighton bypass has been blocked by two accidents and a breakdown on the eastbound side of the road. Traffic tailbacks have been reported from the Ashcombe roundabout by Kingston village on the edge of Lewes back to the A23 turn-off at Patcham. One lane has been blocked...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 8:47 am

Brighton & Hove Albion set to throw Towell into the Championship

The Seagulls have signed Richie Towell from Irish League Dundalk. The Dubliner has agreed a two and a half year deal, but will not be eligible to play until January 2nd Subject to international clearance, Towell will be eligible to play after 2nd January 2016, and manager Chris...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 7:18 am
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