Bruce on the Boundary – A new England star

Here’s a heart-warming story which has nothing to do with Sussex Sharks’ strong start to the Vitality T20 Blast campaign. Step forward Liam O’Brien, a 19-year-old who has been the big find by England’s physical disability team during the recent series against Pakistan and...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 8:50 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sign midfielder from French top flight

Brighton and Hove Albion have made their sixth signing of the close season with the capture of Malian midfielder Yves Bissouma on a five-year deal. Bissouma, 21, joins from top flight French club Lille who narrowly staved off relegation at the end of last season. Albion manager...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 7:00 pm

Pepper Pot set to be lit up to deter graffiti

The Pepper Pot is set to be lit up with solar lighting in a bid to protect the Grade II listed folly from vandalism and graffiti. The tower, which has been a newspaper printing press, public toilet, military observation tower, scout hut and artist’s studio, is currently...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 4:32 pm

Vandals wreck Volks crossing

The Volks railway almost came to a halt last weekend after a pair of drunk men smashed crossing gates at the Banjo Groyne – just hours after a masked canoeist vandalised the same crossing. Volunteers discovered the wreckage the following morning, and CCTV footage showed the...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 3:46 pm

Hove man missing since the weekend

A man from Hove has been missing since the weekend. Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help trying to find him this afternoon (Tuesday 17 July). The force said: “Police are concerned for the welfare of Anton Newman who has gone missing from Hove. “The 28-year-old was last...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 2:24 pm

New ‘postbox’ at Brighton tip slashes contamination

People recycling cardboard boxes at Brighton and Hove’s tips will now have to fold them down and post them through a giant “letterbox” as part of a drive to cut down on contamination. Veolia, which runs the Wilson Avenue and Old Shoreham Road household waste...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 10:36 am

Small Brighton parking zone asked if it wants to join larger one

Residents in the Zone U parking scheme which covers the St Luke’s area of Brighton can now choose whether to join with the neighbouring Queens Park scheme (Zone C) or stay as they are. Residents have until 31 August to express their views on the proposed detailed scheme and can...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 10:18 am

Brighton student fined £20k over Brexit campaign

A former Brighton fashion student has been fined £20,000 and referred to the police by the Electoral Commission for helping the Vote Leave campaign funnel money through his pro-Brexit youth group BeLeave. The official Vote Leave campaign has also been fined £61,000 and its...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 10:02 am

Hundreds oppose plan to replace Hove house with flats

More than 200 people have objected to plans to replace a house with flats in Shirley Drive, Hove. Plans for the house on the corner of The Droveway and Shirley Drive, Hove, involve demolishing the existing building to make way for ten flats. Concerns range from an increase in...

Bruce on the Boundary – Blast reality check

A full house. Three away wins out of three to start the tournament. What could possibly go wrong? If Sussex supporters arriving at Hove last Friday for the Vitality Blast T20 against Surrey had such notions, they were soon disabused of them. When Jofra Archer dropped the simplest...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 12:12 am
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