Sussex Sharks see off Yorkshire to make it through to Vitality Blast Finals Day

Rashid Khan’s brilliant unbeaten 27 off nine balls fired Sussex Sharks to Vitality Blast Finals Day as they chased 178 in a pulsating quarter-final against Yorkshire at Durham’s Emirates Riverside. After Yorkshire posted 177 for seven, Afghanistan’s spin superstar came in at 135...

Health chiefs say sorry after patient’s ‘predictable’ death

NHS trust bosses have said sorry to the family of a patient, who died after being discharged from its care, after a three-year fight for justice. The apology, from the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, came as it settled a civil claim brought by the family of Reece...
Posted On 24 Aug 2021 at 9:52 pm

Impressive second string Seagulls beat Cardiff in League Cup

Cardiff City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Albion continued their super start to the season with a 2-0 win at Cardiff. Andi Zeqiri finally scored his first competitive goal for the club, after Polish international Jakub Moder gave the Seagulls a ninth-minute lead. Moder’s fellow...
Posted On 24 Aug 2021 at 9:50 pm

Kemp Town shooter and his teenage gunsmith girlfriend jailed

A gunman who shot at a man in Kemp Town last year and his teenage gunsmith girlfriend have been jailed for a total of more than 13 years. Kai Palmer, 22, used a converted antique pistol loaded with ammo made by Savanna Harby, 19, to shoot an an unnamed man in Rock Place last...
Posted On 24 Aug 2021 at 8:58 pm

Brighton and Hove firefighters tackle scrapyard blaze

Firefighters from Brighton and Hove are at the scene of a fire in a scrapyard. They were among six fire engines sent to tackle thd blaze by East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. The fire service was called to the blaze in East Quay, Newhaven, just after 5.45pm today (Tuesday 24...
Posted On 24 Aug 2021 at 8:34 pm

NHS campaign group joins union’s protest against 3 per cent pay offer

Tomorrow campaigners from Sussex Defend the NHS plan to be out on the streets to support NHS workers in their campaign for a decent pay rise. They will be outside the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Brighton, from noon until 2pm tomorrow (Wednesday 25 August) supporting the...
Posted On 24 Aug 2021 at 8:31 pm

The Queen’s representative who quietly helped those in most need

Sir Peter Field retired last week after 13 years as the Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex. Born in Brighton in 1946, he was raised on the Hollingbury council estate and left school with one O-Level to join a building society. He sang with a local rock band and worked on the buses...
Posted On 24 Aug 2021 at 6:56 pm

Health chiefs urge patients to order repeat prescriptions before bank holiday weekend

Patients who rely on regular medication are being urged to order their repeat prescriptions before the August bank holiday weekend. Health chiefs said that this would help to ensure that out-of-hours and emergency services were free for those in most need. The Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 24 Aug 2021 at 5:40 pm

Molchat Doma announce Brighton gig at Patterns

Molchat Doma (translated as “Houses Are Silent”), founded in 2017 in Minsk, Belarus, stands at the intersection of post-punk, new-wave and synth-pop. Dark yet danceable, and with a heavy dose of goth ethos, their music is reminiscent of the masters that predate them, but make no...
Posted On 24 Aug 2021 at 5:38 pm

Missing Hove teenager found safe

A missing teenager from Hove has been found safe, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Tuesday 24 August). Toby McLoughlin had been missing for more than a week. And yesterday the force issued a public appeal for help finding the 15-year-old. Sussex Police said today: “A teenager...
Posted On 24 Aug 2021 at 4:27 pm
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