Murder probe launched after man hit by car on seafront dies

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man who was struck by a vehicle in Brighton has sadly died. The 20-year-old from Crawley suffered serious head injuries after he and two other men were hit by a car in Marine Parade early on Sunday (1 December). Officers were...
Posted On 02 Dec 2019 at 9:43 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion at home to Sheffield Wednesday in FA Cup third round

Albion will take on Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup third round over the first weekend in January. The Seagulls last played the Owls in the competition when they beat them in the 1983 Semi Final. Albion won that encounter and went on to Final at Wembley. The Seagulls will take...
Posted On 02 Dec 2019 at 8:17 pm

People with learning difficulties quiz Brighton and Hove election candidates

Getting out and about was a hot topic for general election candidates at hustings for people with learning difficulties. Candidates standing for election in the Brighton Pavilion, Brighton Kemptown and Hove parliamentary constituencies spoke at the event. It was hosted by the...

Dredger sank fishing boat while skipper was distracted by WhatsApp

A scallop dredger sank a small fishing boat off Shoreham, killing three men, while the larger vessel’s skipper was distracted by the phone messaging service WhatsApp. David Brooks Marr, 53, pleaded not guilty to failing to maintain a proper lookout while in charge of the...
Posted On 02 Dec 2019 at 7:37 pm

Man arrested for attempted murder after BMW ploughs into crowd on Brighton seafront

A man has been arrested for attempted murder after a car ploughed into a crowd on Brighton seafront yesterday morning. One of the three men hit by the BMW is in critical condition, with the other two described as being in a serious condition. The road is now likely to remain...
Posted On 02 Dec 2019 at 2:40 pm

Cold cases … justice delayed as courthouse boiler breaks down

A broken-down boiler brought cases grinding to a halt at Hove Crown Court this morning (Monday 2 December). With no indication of when the heating system could be fixed, the temperatures were too cold to receive prisoners in the basement cells. A murder trial was among the cases...
Posted On 02 Dec 2019 at 11:04 am

Met warns of freezing fog tomorrow morning

A warning of freezing fog tomorrow morning has been issued by the Met Office as temperatures are set to plunge overnight again. The yellow warning says there’s a good chance that the south east of England will wake tomorrow to patches of freezing fog with visibility below...
Posted On 02 Dec 2019 at 9:48 am

‘Un Deux Trois’ – Juniore are returning to Brighton

I’m pretty certain that Juniore are rather partial to performing live in Brighton as they have previously played Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar (July 2018), the wonderful Rialto Theatre (November 2018), The Great Escape (May 2019) and now those rather lovely people at Acid Box Promotions...
Posted On 02 Dec 2019 at 1:57 am