Traders and politicians urge council to look again at crucial Brighton road layout changes

A broad alliance of politicians and traders have written to urge Brighton and Hove City Council to take a bit more time over an £8 million project to change a key road layout. Members of all three political parties, including the ruling Labour group, as well as several trade...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019 at 11:59 pm

In pictures: Blood moon over Brighton and Hove

Did you see this morning’s blood moon? Here are some pictures taken of the ruby phenomenon in the skies over Brighton and Hove, all posted in the Brighton Skies Facebook group.
Posted On 21 Jan 2019 at 3:10 pm

Showers and sub-zero temperatures expected to bring overnight ice

A combination of showers and sub-zero temperatures overnight are expected to bring ice to Brighton and Hove, the Met Office warns today. A severe weather warning is in place from midnight to midday tomorrow, with ice expected on roads, pavements and cycle paths, bringing the...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019 at 2:12 pm

Killer jailed for ‘brutal’ murder of rough sleeper

A man who brutally murdered a rough sleeper in an unprovoked attack has been jailed for life. Sergio Lemori dropped a stone slab onto the head of Andrew O’Connell as he slept in Brighton’s Royal Pavilion Gardens about 11.56pm on 7 August, 2018. He repeated the same action a...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019 at 1:42 pm

Police taser knifeman in Portslade

A man with a knife was tasered and arrested after a “frightening” episode when he ran in and out of several people’s homes in Portslade at the weekend. Sussex Police said yesterday that they were waiting to interview the 30-year-old man who had been taken to hospital. The force...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019 at 8:53 am

Boy, 17, arrested over armed robbery at Brighton post office

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested by detectives investigating an armed robbery at a post office in Bevendean. A man was treated in hospital after being stabbed during the robbery. Sussex Police said: “Detectives investigating a Brighton post office robbery have arrested a...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019 at 8:20 am

Transport bosses urged to look again at controversial plan to scrap Aquarium roundabout

Transport bosses in Brighton and Hove are being urged to pause and look again at plans to scrap the Aquarium roundabout in front of the Palace Pier in Brighton. The project to scrap the roundabout and make other changes to the road layout in the Old Steine area will cost the...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019 at 7:54 am