Wet conditions leave Sussex Sharks frustrated once again

The Sussex Sharks and Surrey were just one ball away from completing a Vitality Blast match at Hove when umpires Tim Robinson and Paul Baldwin led the players from the field. They did not return, so each team took one point from a no result. Surrey had scored a challenging 175...

The race-tinted lens – ‘critical race theory’ is our council’s latest folly

Is Brighton dripping in racism? There seem to be two parallel realities. The first offers a snapshot of a vibrant, diverse population approaching 300,000 of us (and that’s before we add the countless visitors who come here on holiday or to work). Characterising this reality as...
Posted On 27 Jun 2021 at 6:41 pm

Greens must attend to vaccination uptake problem in their wards

This week the Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas played her latest hand of pandemic politics. In a parliamentary question Ms Lucas attacked the government over vaccines, referring to the efforts of the minister as “shameful, incompetent, a failure and disaster”. She said that...
Posted On 27 Jun 2021 at 3:38 pm

Stay away from rave, warns Brighton and Hove police commander

Brighton and Hove police commander Nick May has warned people to stay away from a rave. Chief Superintendent May spoke out as officers close several roads in the Steyning area. Sussex Police said: “We are aware of and responding to a large unlicensed music event in the Steyning...
Posted On 27 Jun 2021 at 9:47 am

Let’s keep going until we are all safe

Brighton and Hove now has covid-19 rates above the national average, as the far more transmissible delta variant continues to take hold here and across the country. An increase in cases of covid-19 is a cause for concern for all of us, particularly for those who are yet to...
Posted On 27 Jun 2021 at 12:58 am