Labour councillors blast seafront cycle lane as ‘ideologically driven, poorly planned and totally unnecessary’

Five Labour councillors have criticised the seafront cycle lane for causing an “unacceptably difficult time” for the local taxi trade with unnecessary “mayhem and gridlock”. They said that putting in a cycle lane next to the existing one at the expense of a lane of traffic w...
Posted On 25 Aug 2020 at 7:25 pm

Man suffers facial injuries in violent attack in Brighton

A man suffered facial injuries when two men attacked him in the centre of Brighton. Detectives investigating the violent attack are trying to trace a man captured on camera. Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 25 August): “Police investigating a street robbery in Brighton city...
Posted On 25 Aug 2020 at 5:50 pm

Man arrested by police investigating attempted burglary in Hove

A man was arrested by police investigating an attempted burglary in Hove in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 25 August). An attempted break in was reported by the occupant of a property in Albert Mews, off Third Avenue, and behind Church Road. Sussex Police said: “Police...
Posted On 25 Aug 2020 at 5:34 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion defender heads back to Spain

Brighton and Hove Albion defender Martin Montoya is heading back to Spain. The 29-year-old Catalan signed a four-year deal with Brighton when he was bought from Valencia for £6 million two years ago. He made his debut in the 3-2 win over Manchester United in August 2018 and...
Posted On 25 Aug 2020 at 4:36 pm

Hove teenager spared prison for having knife and drugs in Brighton

A Hove teenager was given a second chance by magistrates when he was sentenced for having a knife and drugs in a Brighton street. Lewis Fisher, 18, of Nevill Avenue, Hove, was given a four-month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, for carrying a knife. Fisher was also fined...
Posted On 25 Aug 2020 at 3:06 pm

Two staff at Legal and General test positive for coronavirus

Two staff at the Hove offices of Legal and General have tested positive for the coronavirus. The cases are not believed to be linked and there is no suggestion that either person became infected at work. L&G is understood to have deep cleaned the areas where the two staff...
Posted On 25 Aug 2020 at 2:09 pm

Brighton RNLI volunteers save woman’s life off Hove last night

Volunteer members of the Brighton RNLI lifeboat crew saved the life of a woman who was found face down in the sea off Hove last night (Monday 24 August). The RNLI said: “A woman’s life was saved by the volunteer crew of Brighton lifeboat. “Brighton lifeboat were tasked at 9.53pm...
Posted On 25 Aug 2020 at 11:06 am

Storm Francis could batter Brighton and Hove with 50mph gusts

Batten down the hatches as Storm Francis approaches, bringing gusts of more than 50mph as it threatens to batter Brighton and Hove. The Met Office has issued a weather warning covering a 36-hour period starting from 9am when the storm is expected to start gathering strength. The...
Posted On 25 Aug 2020 at 12:26 am