Brighton lifeboat crew carry out two rescues in strong offshore winds

The RNLI Brighton lifeboat was called out twice this afternoon (Saturday 23 April) as a dinghy then two paddleboarders were blown out to sea by strong offshore winds. The volunteer crew launched just after 2pm after reports that a small dinghy with three people onboard was in...
Posted On 23 Apr 2022 at 7:59 pm

Brighton University member of staff arrested on suspicion of fraud

A member of staff at Brighton University has been arrested as part of a fraud investigation. Sussex Police said that a 62-year-old member of university staff had been arrested on suspicion of fraud by abuse of position and by misrepresentation. The force said the suspect had been...
Posted On 23 Apr 2022 at 7:20 pm

Sussex lose by an innings to Worcestershire on Day 3

Worcestershire v Sussex at New Road – Day 3 Worcestershire first innings 491. Sussex first innings 269. Sussex second innings 188 Worcestershire are celebrating their first victory of the season in the LV= Insurance County Championship after overcoming Sussex by an innings and 34...

Whitehawk ensure survival with away win at Ashford

Ashford United 1 Whitehawk 2 Whitehawk are guaranteed another season in the Isthmian League South East Division after a goal in each half gave them victory at the Homelands Stadium, in Ashford. Dan Thompson netted first for the Hawks in the 28th minute while Javaun Splatt made...
Posted On 23 Apr 2022 at 5:47 pm

Life and death decisions in our caring humanitarian city

For the longest time I have considered Brighton an accurate microcosm of the UK, not least because it is a pioneering city from where trends, ideas and cultural influencers spread. In 2019 it was crowned the most “hipster” city in the UK, according to Google Trends. Many and...
Posted On 23 Apr 2022 at 5:31 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion Women crumble against determined Birmingham

Brighton & Hove Albion Women 1 Birmingham City Women 3 Bottom of the league Birmingham City stunned Brighton with a resilient performance at the People’s Pension Stadium, in Crawley, this afternoon (Saturday 23 April). A late brace from Birmingham defender Louise Quinn...
Posted On 23 Apr 2022 at 4:52 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion spell out their Women’s Super League ambitions

Brighton and Hove Albion have spelt out their women’s football strategy “Pathway towards top 4”. It sets out objectives to grow further women’s and girls’ football at the club over the next few years. Part of the overall vision is to be a top four club in the Women’s Super...
Posted On 23 Apr 2022 at 12:15 am

Loss of family homes in Coldean causes residents concern

Coldean Neighbourhood Planning Forum has undertaken consultations with the community and identified the loss of family homes and their conversion to HMOs (houses in multiple occupation) as an issue of concern locally. It has affected local school places in recent years. We have...
Posted On 23 Apr 2022 at 12:01 am