Travellers set up camp just off A23 Brighton

Travellers have set up camp in Surrenden Field, just off the A23 in Brighton. They were reported to have pitched up between 8pm and 8.30pm last night (Monday 9 August). One neighbour said that they were the same caravans and cars that were previously in the grounds of nearby...
Posted On 10 Aug 2021 at 7:58 pm

Man, 27, held after armed police respond to call-out to Portslade

A 27-year-old man was arrested after armed police responded to a call-out to a busy Portslade street yesterday lunchtime (Monday 9 August). Sussex Police said today: “Police responded to a report of a criminal damage in Church Road, Portslade at 12.45pm on Monday (9 August). “A...
Posted On 10 Aug 2021 at 7:33 pm

Car overturns in crash on A27 Brighton bypass at Hangleton

A car overturned in a crash on the A27 Brighton bypass at Hangleton, police said today (Tuesday 10 August). Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for information following a collision on the A27 at Hangleton on Monday (9 August). “A BMW overturned and a Mercedes Sprinter van...
Posted On 10 Aug 2021 at 7:21 pm

Essex leave Sussex Sharks floundering in Royal London clash

Essex Eagles 321/8 beat Sussex Sharks 224 by 97 runs Josh Rymell celebrated his maiden professional half-century as Essex Eagles qualified for the Royal London Cup knockouts with a 97-run victory over Sussex Sharks. Rymell showed maturity beyond his four List A appearances to...

Brighton police officer sacked after being jailed for perverting justice

A Brighton officer has been sacked by Sussex Police just over a month after he was jailed for perverting the course of justice. PC Ian Noakes, 41, of Beacon Hill, Ovingdean, was convicted by a jury at Brighton Crown Court after a three-day trial and jailed by Judge Shani Barnes....
Posted On 10 Aug 2021 at 6:43 pm

Pop up wine shop to open in The Lanes

A specialist wine company can open a pop up shop in Brighton after the owners reached an agreement on licensing conditions with Sussex Police. The police had objected to a plan by Brazen Wine to trade from premises in Hanningtons Lane, Brighton. But after agreeing terms, the...

Greens slate Labour and Tories over Old Shoreham Road cycle lane decision

The Greens have criticised Labour and the Conservatives for their decision to scrap the Old Shoreham Road cycle lane. The two opposition parties voted together at a council meeting this morning (Tuesday 10 August) to ditch the controversial “temporary” measure. Green councillor...
Posted On 10 Aug 2021 at 5:33 pm

Patient, 81, steps out for stroll two days after pioneering heart op in Brighton

An 81-year-old patient underwent a pioneering heart procedure in Brighton and was back home and taking his dog out for a walk just two days later. Ron Thomson was the first person in Britain to have the new form of heart valve surgery – known as the “High Life” procedure – at the...
Posted On 10 Aug 2021 at 5:14 pm

Councillors vote to remove Old Shoreham Road cycle lane

Labour and Conservative councillors voted for the Old Shoreham Road cycle lane to be removed at a meeting this morning (Tuesday 10 August). The meeting took place at Hove Town Hall with protesters for and against the controversial cycle lane demonstrating outside beforehand. The...

Brighton and Hove students celebrate A level results

Students have been celebrating their A level results across Brighton and Hove today (Tuesday 10 August). For the second year, exams were cancelled and the results were based on teacher-assessed grades. Green councillor Hannah Clare, who chairs Brighton and Hove City Council’s...
Posted On 10 Aug 2021 at 12:49 pm
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