Sussex ease past Essex as Wright returns for T20 triumph

Essex Eagles v Sussex Sharks at the Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford Essex Eagles 128 for 8 lost to Sussex Sharks 130 for 3 by seven wickets Luke Wright entered the 2021 Vitality Blast with a stunning 75 off 44 balls as Sussex Sharks made it three wins from three with a...

Councillors raise safety concerns as weeds overrun pavements

Two councillors are raising concerns about weeds causing a trip hazard on quiet residential roads. Independent councillor Bridget Fishleigh, who represents Rottingdean Coastal ward, said that people in her area had ended up in hospital after tripping on weeds growing between...

Schools’ futures at risk as families are priced out of Brighton and Hove

High house prices are driving families out of Brighton and Hove, a councillor said during a debate about school places. Labour councillor Jackie O’Quinn made the comment as councillors were told that, within eight years, four local secondary schools would have too few new pupils...

Campaigner questions council’s approach to anti-racism education

The council has been accused of taking an illegal approach to children’s education and to its equalities duties by adopting a five-year “anti-racist schools strategy” based on a controversial doctrine. Anti-racism campaigner, author and educator Adrian Hart said that the council...

Vinyl record buyers queue from very early hours in Sussex and Brighton

For those vinyl enthusiasts the wait was finally over on Saturday as it was drop one of Record Store Day throughout Brighton, Sussex and the UK. Vinyl junkies have had the dates Saturday 12th June and Saturday 17th July etched on their brains for several months now, as it’s two...
Posted On 15 Jun 2021 at 11:58 am

Brighton pub fire caused by washing machine

The cause of a fire in a pub in Brighton early this morning (Tuesday 15 June) is thought to have been a washing machine. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that firefighters were called to tackle the blaze at the Roundhill pub, in Ditchling Road, Brighton, at 1.45am. Five...
Posted On 15 Jun 2021 at 9:44 am