Rough sleeper suffers serious injuries in late-night attack in Brighton last night

A rough sleeper suffered serious head injuries in a late-night attack in Brighton last night. The man is in a critical condition after the attack which happened close to Brighton Museum, Sussex Police said. The Royal Pavilion Gardens have been closed while forensic specialists...
Posted On 08 Aug 2018 at 11:16 am

Man arrested in Southwick rape case

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after a woman was attacked in Southwick last week. Police said that, despite the initial description, the man being held was not of Asian origin or appearance. Detectives also still want to hear from anyone who may have seen anything....
Posted On 08 Aug 2018 at 9:57 am

Brighton and Hove Albion sign young Danish winger

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed a young Danish winger, Anders Dreyer, the club has announced. Albion said: “Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the signing of winger Anders Dreyer from Danish Superliga side Esbjerg, on undisclosed terms. “The 20-year-old will link up...
Posted On 08 Aug 2018 at 1:46 am

We should be proud of Brighton Pride despite the challenges

Well that was quite a Pride weekend! Reading some of the media stories you’d be forgiven for thinking our city was overtaken by thousands of people intent of pulling our city to pieces … so let me just say a few words about what it was like from the inside looking out, rather...
Posted On 07 Aug 2018 at 11:05 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sign young striker

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed a young Ecuadorian striker on a four-year contract. After sealing the deal, the Seagulls have sent Billy Arce, who turned 20 last month, out on loan to a second-tier Spanish side for the coming season. The club said: “Brighton and Hove Albion...
Posted On 07 Aug 2018 at 9:59 pm

Bruce on the Boundary – Evans relishes full house at the Oval

Laurie Evans can’t wait to face his former club Surrey in the Vitality Blast on Thursday (9 August). And the Sussex Sharks batsman believes that plenty of his team-mates will relish the raucous Kia Oval atmosphere too. A crowd of 24,000 is expected as the Sharks bid to maintain...
Posted On 07 Aug 2018 at 9:34 pm

Drink problems and crime prompt licensing review in Hove

Drinkers, drug users and related criminal and anti-social behaviour have prompted a review of licensing rules for the centre of Hove. Conservative councillor Andrew Wealls said: “There is a concentration of anti-social behaviour and alcohol and substance misuse related...

Remember the walk-in centre, Brighton and Hove health chiefs urge as pressure grows on A&E

Brighton and Hove health chiefs are urging people to remember the walk-in centre as pressure grows in local accident and emergency (A&E) departments. They said: “People with minor illnesses and injuries are being urged to use the Brighton Station Health Centre, helping free...
Posted On 07 Aug 2018 at 3:16 pm

Police and train company blame each other for post-Pride chaos at Brighton station

The police and train company Govia Thameslink Railway appeared to blame each other today for the chaos at Brighton station as thousands of people tried to make their way home from Pride. GTR said that it had laid on enough trains but suggested that the policing had prevented some...
Posted On 06 Aug 2018 at 6:20 pm

Met Office issues another heatwave warning

The Met Office has issued another heatwave warning as temperatures hit the high eighties in Fahrenheit – topping 30C. There are concerns about the effects on various groups, with health and care chiefs warning: “The very young, the elderly and the seriously ill are the...
Posted On 06 Aug 2018 at 2:37 pm