Hampshire overcome the Sussex Sharks

A James Vince-inspired Hampshire chased down an imposing total of 184 to beat Sussex Sharks and seal a memorable Vitality Blast double at the Ageas Bowl. Vince, who hit a maiden ODI century for England last week against Pakistan, scored 102 from 59 balls, after earlier scoring 62...

Brighton and Hove Albion sign Ajax keeper

Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the signing of goalkeeper Kjell Scherpen from the Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam on undisclosed terms. The transfer fee was reported to be more than £4.2 million – or about €5 million. The 21-year-old, who is 6ft 8in tall, began his career...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021 at 9:00 pm

Hove man found dead on beach has been identified, say police

A man who was found dead on a beach in Hove has been identified as a 53-year-old local man, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 16 July). Earlier today the force issued an appeal for the public’s help to identify the man who was washed ashore two days ago. The man was...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021 at 7:31 pm

Please keep covered, urges bus company boss

Passengers are being urged not to ditch their face masks by bus company bosses just days before national coronavirus restrictions are eased. Brighton and Hove Buses is asking passengers “to keep wearing face coverings” on its buses after Monday (19 July) if they can. The company...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021 at 7:12 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion announce real Madrid friendly

Albion will take on Getafe – a team from the southern suburbs of Madrid – on Saturday 7 August at the Amex. The fixture was heralded as a prestige friendly to celebrate 10 years at the Amex. The match is due to off at 7pm and the Seagulls hope that no crowd restrictions will...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021 at 5:24 pm

Body found on Hove beach

Police are appealing for information after the body of a man was sadly found washed ashore on the beach at Kings Esplanade, Hove at 4.25am on Wednesday (14 July). Enquiries are ongoing to identify the man, who is described as white with light/grey-ish hair, and is thought to be...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021 at 3:44 pm

Girl, 15, set upon by violent sex attacker in Kemp Town alley

A 15-year-old girl was subjected to a violent sex attack when she became separated from friends as she walked home from the beach in the early hours of the morning. The attack happened sometime after midnight on Saturday 29 May, after the girl became separated from her friends...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021 at 3:40 pm

Celebrate 10 years with Brighton’s Green Door Store

Hats off to The Green Door Store music venue in Brighton as they will be celebrating the fact that they have been supporting local grassroots music and night clubbing’ for a whole decade. The distinctive and popular street level venue is conveniently located at Unit 2, 3, & 4...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021 at 2:51 pm

Old Shoreham Road cycle lane didn’t increase congestion

The council’s monitoring report on temporary cycle lanes on the A259 seafront and A270 Old Shoreham Road is out. There’s masses of data, both from the consultation held earlier this year and from traffic monitoring. There has been no decrease in average traffic speed...

Doctor Brighton’s to reopen as Star and Garter next spring

The new landlords of Doctor Brighton’s say that they now hope to reopen it as the Star and Garter next spring after a “nightmare” process of doing it up. A company called Radfox took on the lease from the Kings Road pub in 2018, when the previous 50-year lease...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021 at 2:12 pm
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