Bright new roof for listed old Brighton landmark

A bright new copper roof is planned to replace the familiar green on top of the Pavilion Theatre in Brighton. A planning application said: “The natural bright copper is expected to dull down to a softer brown colour within 12 months. This may happen more quickly given the coastal...

Sussex pip Middlesex in thriller at Hove

Captain Tom Haines and Ben Brown both scored their maiden List A centuries as Sussex ended their Royal London Cup campaign by beating Middlesex by three runs in a thriller at Hove. Haines made 123 and Brown 105 as they shared a stand of 219 for the second wicket, the county’s...

Brighton and Hove cabbie cleared of raping passenger

A taxi driver from Brighton and Hove has been cleared of raping a passenger after driving her home to Worthing. Ajmal Hazraty, known to friends as AJ, was acquitted by a jury at Chichester Crown Court today (Thursday 12 August) after eight hours and one minute of deliberation....
Posted On 12 Aug 2021 at 5:52 pm

‘JOY.’ as Ciel, Ralph TV & Hanya play live in Brighton

CIEL + RALPH TV + HANYA – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 10.8.21 Local promoters, JOY., have certainly lived up to their name this week by putting on another of their local bands showcase events at The Prince Albert, which is located at the top of Trafalgar Street in Brighton....
Posted On 12 Aug 2021 at 5:42 pm

Brighton and Hove now has among the highest covid rates in England

The number of new coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove has risen again – and the city now has one of the highest rates in England. A total of 1,352 new cases of covid-19 were confirmed in the seven days to Saturday 7 August, according to Public Health England. The figure was a...
Posted On 12 Aug 2021 at 1:50 pm

Brighton and Hove GCSE students learn their results

Thousands of teenagers across Brighton and Hove learnt their GCSE results today (Thursday 12 August). Secondary school head teachers issued a joint statement. It said: “For the second year running we are writing jointly to celebrate the achievements of our student...
Posted On 12 Aug 2021 at 11:22 am

Railway line blocked as police deal with emergency

The railway line between Lewes and Seaford is currently blocked as the police deal with an emergency. ⚠️ Due to the police dealing with an incident between Seaford and Lewes, all lines are currently blocked. Please allow extra time to complete your journey. ℹ️ More to follow. —...
Posted On 12 Aug 2021 at 10:48 am