Brighton and Hove firefighters called to blaze at County Hall in Lewes

Brighton and Hove firefighters have been called to tackle a blaze at County Hall in Lewes this morning (Monday 31 October). The fire, which started on the second floor of the East Sussex County Council officers, was reported at about 6.45am. The building was evacuated safely with...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 8:37 am

Man arrested after hurling objects from scaffolding in two-hour stand-off at Brighton Town Hall

A man has been arrested after scaling scaffolding behind Brighton Town Hall and hurling objects and threatening to jump during a two-hour stand-off. Sussex Police said: “Shortly after 4.15pm on Saturday (29 October) police were called to Bartholomew Square, Brighton, where a man...
Posted On 30 Oct 2016 at 2:20 pm

Just Bootiful – insatiable Brighton & Hove Albion thrash Norwich

Brighton & Hove Albion 5 Norwich City 0  By Tim Hodges from the Amex Sensational Albion thrashed Norwich in one of the greatest performances of the Amex era.  From the moment Glenn Murray shoulder barged Micheal McGovern out of the way and fired in the first of his...
Posted On 29 Oct 2016 at 10:18 pm

Hove author shares the story of her first novel

By Farhana Shaikh Q. Tell us a bit about yourself and how you started your writing journey? Like most writers I have always written in one way or another but as a working parent with three children it was never going to be easy to make it a priority, at least not until the kids...
Posted On 29 Oct 2016 at 8:03 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion : Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Norwich City 0  Albion lead Norwich at halftime after Glenn Murray was adjudged to have fairly shoulder charged Micheal McGovern in the Norwich goal.  Then  fire into an empty net. Cameron Jerome had posed a few problems for Albion. But...
Posted On 29 Oct 2016 at 3:56 pm

Councillors to quiz health chiefs about ‘secret’ plan for NHS in Brighton and Hove

Councillors are to question the health chiefs who are said to be drawing up a “secret” plan for the NHS in Brighton and Hove. There are fears that the local Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) will mean closures, spending cuts and privatisation. Green members of Brighton...
Posted On 28 Oct 2016 at 9:24 pm

Card thief steals £2,500 from 83-year-old Brighton woman’s bank account

A thief stole a bank card from an 83-year-old Brighton woman before emptying her account of £2,500. Sussex Police published a CCTV picture today (Friday 28 October) and said: “Police are hoping to trace this man they believe to be connected to the theft of a bank card and money...
Posted On 28 Oct 2016 at 8:31 pm

Spooky! Research suggests Brighton is Britain’s most haunted place

Brighton is the most haunted place in Britain, according to research published by Mirror Online this afternoon (Friday 28 October). The newspaper website said that its research was based on reports that have been made to the Paranormal Database. The Mirror Online report sai...
Posted On 28 Oct 2016 at 7:11 pm

Prince Philip officially opens Brighton i360

Prince Philip officially opened the Brighton i360 this afternoon (Friday 28 October) and met the team who designed and created the seafront attraction. The royal visitor took a trip up the i360 but also spent time inspecting the control room and operating winch. British Airways...
Posted On 28 Oct 2016 at 4:24 pm

Brighton and Hove parks budget cuts are “a false economy”, according to expert group

Proposed budget cuts affecting parks and open spaces would be “a false economy”, according to Brighton and Hove Friends of the Earth. The campaign group criticised the proposals in its response to a consultation by Brighton and Hove City Council as it looks for ways to balance...
Posted On 28 Oct 2016 at 2:08 pm