Fatboy Slim to perform free Brighton show for NHS staff

Fatboy Slim is to put on a free show for thousands of NHS staff and frontline workers at the Brighton Centre. The DJ, whose real name is Norman Cook, has arranged to play his “blue light” gig at the Brighton Centre on Wednesday 28 October. Although tickets will be free, the...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 7:45 pm

Thug tells woman he has coronavirus before attacking her in Brighton park

A thug told a woman that he was suffering from the coronavirus before he attacked and tried to rob her in a Brighton park. She suffered cuts to her face and arm as the man beat her with the branch of a tree in Stanmer Park on Easter Sunday. She managed to fend off the man, who...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 6:56 pm

Falmer Road reopens after woman suffers life-threatening injuries in crash

A woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash in Woodingdean this morning (Wednesday 15 April). The accident happened in Falmer Road, Woodingdean, near the Downs Hotel crossroads, shortly after 11am. The road was closed for four hours while the woman was treated at the...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 6:31 pm

Brummie family fined for lockdown trip to Brighton

A family who travelled from Birmingham to Brighton for a day out over Easter are among the small number of people fined by Sussex Police since the lockdown began. Sussex Police said today it had received 2,723 reports about lockdown breaches online last week, four times as many...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 5:14 pm

Temporary mortuary to be set up at Falmer

A temporary mortuary is being set up tomorrow on the Falmer campus to help cope with the coronavirus pandemic in Brighton and Hove. Four temporary units providing 300 spaces are arriving tomorrow and will be placed in a discreet location in the Sussex University grounds and...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 5:01 pm

Driver warned over non-essential travel after being spotted by police helicopter

A driver whose suspicious driving led to a police helicopter search was warned about non-essential travel last night. NPAS Redhill’s crew spotted the car being driven in Portland Road, Hove at about 10.40pm last night. Residents spotted what they believed were infra-red...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 3:05 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion skipper and striker in coronavirus pay cut talks

Brighton and Hove Albion’s club captain Lewis Dunk and vice-captain Glenn Murray are in talks with bosses over a coronavirus pay cut. Veteran striker Murray said that the talks had helped him learn about how the current crisis had affected Albion. Murray, 36, said: “As far and me...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 2:33 pm

Falmer Road closed after crash near Woodingdean crossroads

Falmer Road in Woodingdean has been closed both ways after a crash near the Downs Hotel crossroads. One resident said that Falmer Road – the B2123 – was shut south of Bexhill Road while efforts were made to resuscitate an elderly driver. The crash was understood to have involved...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 2:06 pm

Coronavirus spurs Brighton medical students to qualify early and start work as doctors

The coronavirus pandemic has led to more than a hundred medical students in Brighton qualifying early so that they can start work as doctors sooner than planned. The fifth-year students at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) took their final assessments last month and are...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 11:17 am

Brighton choir channels TLC to urge people to make More Scrubs

A Brighton choir has taken inspiration from 90s girl group TLC in a video urging sewers to make the NHS More Scrubs. Members of The Rainbow Chorus, led by local performer Hannah Brackenbury, filmed themselves singing the alternative lyrics by Dungereen Jean to the 1999 hit in...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 11:15 am
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