Extra funding for domestic abuse refuge providers

Two organisations providing refuges for people who have experienced domestic abuse are likely to receive a share of government money. The move comes after Brighton and Hove City Council was awarded £606,000 by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to enable...

Rubbish dumped in road after aerosol sparks dustcart fire

An aerosol catching fire inside a dustcart led to rubbish being dumped all over the road so firefighters could put it out this morning. Tonnes of paper, cans and cardboard had to be dumped on the corner of Albion Hill and Quebec Street earlier today. The fire follows a similar...
Posted On 09 Sep 2021 at 4:18 pm

Sussex slip to innings defeat against Middlesex at Hove

Tom Haines became the first batsmen to score 1,000 LV= Insurance County Championship runs this season but the Sussex captain could not prevent his side from suffering an innings defeat to Middlesex at Hove. The 22-year-old opener reached the milestone on 57 and he went on to make...

Second Preston Park twin infected with elm disease

Two years after its companion was felled, the remaining Preston Park twin has also become infected with elm disease. The tree, which has stood in the spot since the seventeenth century, is one of the world’s oldest elm trees, and work is now underway in a last ditch bid to...
Posted On 09 Sep 2021 at 11:38 am

Caught on camera: storm lights up city skies

After a stunning orange sunset, Brighton and Hove was treated to another light show as a lightning storm passed over the city. Thousands flocked to the beach on the last day of the September heatwave to soak up the last of the summer sun. But by sunset, the skies had clouded over...
Posted On 09 Sep 2021 at 10:30 am