Former Brighton & Hove Albion striker Glenn Murray announces his retirement

Glenn Murray who Albion signed from Rochdale for just £300,000 in 2008 and who scored over 100 goals for the Seagulls has retired from the professional game after a stint at Nottingham Forest. The striker, born in Maryport, scored on his Seagulls debut against Crewe Alexandra at...
Posted On 31 May 2021 at 6:06 pm

Fire crews carry out rescue after car crashes into house

Fire crews carried out a rescue after one person needed help when a car crashed into a house. A fence and one wall of the bungalow were demolished when the crash happened in Peacehaven last night (Sunday 30 May). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it was called to...
Posted On 31 May 2021 at 12:46 pm

Medical student charged with Brighton acid attack

A medical student has been charged with carrying out an acid attack on a woman in Brighton. The victim suffered potentially life-changing injuries in the attack, Sussex Police said. The man is due in court tomorrow (Monday 31 May). Thd force said: “A man arrested by police...
Posted On 30 May 2021 at 11:56 pm

Crash closes A27 from Shoreham flyover to Hangleton link road

A crash closed the A27 eastbound from the Shoreham flyover to the Hangleton link road this afternoon (Sunday 30 May). Traffic heading towards Brighton and Hove was initially stopped then diverted as the emergency services dealt with the crash. An air ambulance was called out and...
Posted On 30 May 2021 at 9:47 pm

Sussex slip to seven-wicket defeat against Northants

Northants took just 65 minutes to beat Sussex by seven wickets on the final day of their LV=Insurance County Championship match at the 1st Central County Ground in Hove. Their victory today (Sunday 30 May) was the visitors’ third win in Group Three of the County Championship. And...

Man attacked near Brighton i360

A teenage boy has been arrested after a man was attacked near the i360 on Brighton seafront last night. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted suffering a suspected dislocated jaw near the i360 in Brighton on Saturday night (29 May...
Posted On 30 May 2021 at 11:48 am

Work continues to support our city, environment and economy

After a difficult year, I know residents and businesses want to see our city looking and feeling its best. Keeping our city clean is about providing a warm welcome to visitors while preventing waste washing into our seas and damaging our precious environment. On top of litter...
Posted On 30 May 2021 at 1:52 am

Man arrested over Brighton acid attack

A man has been arrested after a woman suffered serious injuries in an acid attack, Sussex Police said this evening (Saturday 29 May). The force said: “A man has been arrested by police investigating an assault where a noxious substance was thrown over a woman in Brighto...
Posted On 29 May 2021 at 7:24 pm

Rape trial date set for Brighton man

A man from Brighton faces a trial by jury later this year charged with rape. Neil Scott O’Connor, 25, is accused of raping a woman in Horsham on Saturday 4 May 2019. The domestic appliance engineer, formerly of Coombe Vale, Saltdean, denies the charge. He had moved out of...
Posted On 29 May 2021 at 12:05 am

Council takes longer to relet homes and blames covid

The council has taken much longer to bring its empty homes back into use over the past year and blamed the coronavirus. The average number of days that council houses and flats stood empty between tenants leaving and new ones arriving increased to 135 days from 43 days, according...