Man charged with sex attack in Pavilion Gardens in Brighton

A man has been charged with a sex attack in the Royal Pavilion Gardens in Brighton, Sussex Police said this evening (Sunday 6 June). The force said: “A man has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault which took place in Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, just before...
Posted On 06 Jun 2021 at 9:19 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion’s Ben White starts for England against Romania

Albion’s versatile defender and occasional midfielder Ben White starts for England against Romania at Middlesbrough. The match kicks off at 5pm. White will become only the fourth Albion player to start a match for England since 1925 – he came on as a substitute against...
Posted On 06 Jun 2021 at 4:10 pm

Four held after police officer knocked out after bottle hits her face

A police officer was knocked unconscious by a glass bottle thrown by someone in the crowd on Hove Lawns last night (Saturday 5 June). Four people were arrested as police tried to disperse a crowd made up mostly of young people opposite the bottom of Grand Avenue. And detectives...
Posted On 06 Jun 2021 at 12:02 pm

Phone firm pledges better coverage for Brighton and Hove commuters

Phone firm EE has promised better phone coverage as commuters return to the railways with six new 4g sites on the route between Brighton and London Victoria. EE also said that data speeds had been boosted at the busiest railway stations in Lonodn and work was under way to improve...
Posted On 06 Jun 2021 at 11:57 am

Evidence suggests that it’s a ‘Green’ council in name only

In September 2019 Friends of the Earth ranked every council in England and Wales on the basis of their performance on climate change. After eight years of Green and Labour administrations in Brighton and Hove, how did our city do? Here are the results … Friends of the Earth...
Posted On 06 Jun 2021 at 12:50 am

Championing our city and the people who call it home

The bank holiday weekend coincided with brilliant weather, the end of the Brighton Festival and the start of the Brighton Fringe – and a return to a programme of arts, culture and music events. It also saw hundreds flock to our city to experience the best of what Brighton and...
Posted On 06 Jun 2021 at 12:40 am

Brighton and Hove’s recovery from covid measures needs to go more swimmingly

Like many, I learnt to swim in public pools and have always used them as an affordable outing for family fun and fitness. I have seen how many people depend on our pools: the elderly, those with disabilities, and children and families. Sadly, our facilities are ageing, and one of...
Posted On 06 Jun 2021 at 12:26 am