Student left distressed after Brighton halls staff dump ‘everything she owns’

A Brighton University student was today left in distress to find “everything she owns” has been dumped by staff at her halls of residence. Tonight (Thursday 20 August) the management said sorry and pledged to compensate her for the error. They also said that they were holding an...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020 at 11:23 pm

Robber wearing coronavirus face mask steals cash from Brighton burger bar

A robber in a coronavirus face mask held up a branch of Burger King – on Brighton seafront – at lunchtime today (Thursday 20 August). The man stole an unknown sum of money before fleeing along King’s Road towards Middle Street, Sussex Police said. The force published a security...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020 at 6:24 pm

Treason on the beach with Parodies Lost

The Treason Show returns to the stage with Parodies Lost – a “best of” trawl through a 20-year back catalogue. It features Mark Brailsford, the show’s creator, taking to the Warren Outdoor Season stage on Brighton beach. The show is due to start at 4.30pm on Sunday (23...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020 at 5:35 pm

Police publish pictures of Brighton murder victim’s clothes and repeat offer of £10k reward

Detectives are asking the public whether they recognise the clothes that a Brighton murder victim was last seen wearing as they offered a £10,000 reward for help solving the case. They published pictures of the clothes and made a public appeal for help today (Thursday 20 August)...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020 at 2:14 pm

GCSE results day – ‘We are proud of our students,’ say Brighton and Hove heads

Brighton and Hove’s secondary school heads have issued a GCSE results day joint statement. It follows a year when schools were shut in March because of the coronavirus lockdown and exams were scrapped. Since then, controversy has engulfed the way GCSEs were graded after...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020 at 1:34 pm

It’s your shout! Brighton pub needs votes for vital £10k prize

A Brighton pub is in the running for a £10,000 prize for “feeding the community” during the coronavirus lockdown. The Bevy is one of seven pubs shortlisted for the prize at the Great British Pub Awards and is urging people to take just a few seconds to vote. To vote for the Bevy,...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020 at 12:54 pm

Portslade pupils celebrate GCSE results

Pupils at the Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) have been picking up their GCSE results today (Thursday 20 August). The school – along with all others – closed in March at the start of the coronavirus lockdown and exams for the school’s 100 year 11 students were...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020 at 11:49 am

Peacehaven head praises pupils on GCSE results day

Peacehaven Community School head Darren Warner-Swann has praised his year 11 pupils on GCSE results day for being “determined, kind and resourceful young adults”. All schools were closed in March because of the coronavirus lockdown and this year’s exam season was scrapped. The...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020 at 11:26 am

Brighton and Hove Albion kick off new season at home to Chelsea

Brighton and Hove Albion are due to start the new season at home to Frank Lampard’s Chelsea on Monday 14 September. The fixture has been scheduled for two days after the opening Saturday to give the London side extra rest. Their last Champions League match, a defeat at the hands...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020 at 9:02 am