Councillors to vote on future of cycle lanes

Thousands of cyclists are using the new seafront cycle lane every day compared with hundreds along the Old Shoreham Road cycle lane in Hove. The figures were released in a Brighton and Hove City Council report which looked at feedback from thousands of residents. The report...

Sussex unable to see off makeshift Kent XI

Kent clung on for a draw in their LV= Insurance County Championship match with Sussex, after an engrossing final day at Canterbury. Jack Carson took three for 87 and Sean Hunt two for 48 but, despite a cluster of wickets in the final hour, Sussex were unable to polish off Kent’s...

Secondary school sends home whole year group as numbers in self-isolation soar

A Brighton secondary school has sent home an entire year group as the number of students in covid self-isolation continues to soar. Dorothy Stringer head Matt Hillier has written to parents and carers to tell them that pupils in year 10 would switch to online learning only from...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 7:19 pm

Lewes Road closed by police after reports of seagulls being shot

Road has now reopened after a police incident on the lewes Road gyratory system by the BP garage.@SussexTW pic.twitter.com/96YsD4DyBe — Sussex Incidents – Breaking News for Sussex (@SussexIncidents) July 14, 2021 Lewes Road was closed on Wednesday evening by armed...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 6:46 pm

Addict dragged PC to ground as he sped away, court hears

A drug addict dragged an officer to the ground as he sped away from police, a court heard today. Juin Kirton, of Saunders Park View, was given a suspended prison sentence after admitted assaulting PC Bird and dangerous driving in May last year. Prosecuting, Victoria Grey said...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 5:05 pm

IDistroy, Yur Mum & The Metatrons to play The Prince Albert

It’s sure going to be a hot one down at The Prince Albert in Brighton on Saturday 31st July, as they have teamed up with Angel Promotions for a sweaty night of entertainment for you! On the bill are a trio of decent acts that will get your feet, body and mind dancing off those...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 4:54 pm

Los Fastidios announce Brighton gig at The Prince Albert

Los Fastidios formed in Verona (north east Italy) in late 1991 and are led by Enrico, who is the founder of the independent label KOB Records. The current band lineup also features Ciacio (bass/vocals), Mario (guitar/vocals) and Bacchetta (drums) as well as guest vocalist Elisa...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 3:53 pm

Brighton builder landed with £760 bill for dumping rubbish

A builder from Brighton has been fined £600 after dumping commercial waste in breach of the law. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “A Brighton man has been ordered to pay £760 for dumping sheets of plasterboard in an on-street resident’s bin. “Paul Godding, of...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 3:31 pm

Hove man sentenced over abusive letters sent 27 years after workplace fall

A Hove man left paralysed after a fall at work 27 years ago was sentenced today for sending abusive letters to one of the colleagues he blamed for making his injuries worse. Geoffrey Rigden, now 54, fell down the stairs at the Sevenoaks Harvester in 1994, when he was in his...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 2:23 pm

Hundreds of bus gate tickets ‘wrongly issued’

Hundreds of tickets have been wrongly issued to people who drove through the Valley Gardens bus gates because of a technicality. Since January, Brighton and Hove City Council has been fining people driving through bus gates on the A23 at the bottom of North Road and Trafalgar...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 1:00 pm
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