Woman seriously injured in crash near Devil’s Dyke

A woman was seriously injured in a crash near the Devil’s Dyke yesterday afternoon (Sunday 8 October). Sussex Police said: “At 2.16pm on Sunday (8 October), emergency services were called to a serious collision between a blue Volkswagen Golf and a green Kawasaki motorcycle in...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 12:26 pm

Visitor numbers booming in Brighton, according to council

Visitor numbers appear to have soared over the summer, according to Brighton and Hove City Council. The council said: “Visits to Brighton’s Royal Pavilion were up by 6 per cent this summer and are on target to reach an estimated 325,000 this year. “Between April and September the...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 12:12 pm

Dogs take the plunge at Saltdean Lido

Unless you’re lucky enough to own your own swimming pool the chances to take the plunge with your dog are few and far between – but last weekend, hundreds of local dog owners got that chance this weekend. Saltdean Lido held a Dog Swim on Saturday and Sunday, and an...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 11:58 am

Two more teenagers arrested over Patcham truck attack

Officers investigating a suspected attempted murder in Patcham have made two further arrests. A teenager was seriously injured after being hit by a pick-up truck opposite the Ladies Mile pub in Warmdene Avenue at about 8.47pm on Saturday (7 October). A vehicle described as a...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 11:55 am

Man spared prison after vicious attack on his lover in Brighton

A man has been spared prison after a “dreadful” attack on his former partner when he went to his Brighton flat to collect his belongings after they broke up. Jason McKinnon, 28, also known as Jason Conner, knocked Jonathan King to the floor and kept punching him in the head and...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 11:33 am

i360 architect passes away

One half of the husband and wife team which designed the i360 has passed away aged 64 following a long illness. David Marks, who founded the architectural practice Marks Barfield with his wife Julia Barfield, died on Friday morning after a batle with cancer. David spent his last...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 10:42 am

Parents fight proposal to shrink Brighton infant school

A roomful of angry parents hit out at plans to shrink a Brighton infant school by cutting its intake in half last week. Hertford Infant School is one of five primary schools in the city where the council is considering reducing the reception intake by 30 pupils. This will halve...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 9:36 am

Brighton MP criticises ‘draconian’ decision to close stations for Lewes Bonfire

Brighton Kemptown MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle has criticised the decision to close a number of railway stations to stop people travelling to and from Lewes for Bonfire next month. Mr Russell-Moyle, who grew up in Lewes, said that he would write to the government to complain about the...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 2:49 am
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