Police and council to tell travellers to leave Brighton park

A group of travellers in Preston Park is being asked to move on by Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council. About 18 caravans pitched up on Monday evening (9 May) and set up an unauthorised camp. At the same time there were reported to be enough vacant pitches at the...
Posted On 12 May 2022 at 7:53 pm

Six players to leave Brighton and Hove Albion Women

Six players are to leave Brighton and Hove Albion Women this summer when their contracts expire. Four of them have been part of the side since Albion won promotion to the Women’s Super League four years ago and two are Dutch internationals Inessa Kaagman and Danique Kerkdijk. The...
Posted On 12 May 2022 at 7:01 pm

Sussex off to a strong start against Leicestershire

Leicestershire 210, Sussex 39-1 Sussex overcame the loss of England seamer Ollie Robinson to food poisoning and dismissed Leicestershire for just 210. The home side’s captain Colin Ackermann chose to bat first on a good if dry pitch at the Upton Steel County Ground in Leicester....

T20 international to join the Sussex Sharks

A T20 international is joining the Sussex Sharks for part of the season, the club announced today. Tim Seifert, 27, will “slot in” as an overseas player while Josh Philippe joins Australia on tour in Sri Lanka. The club said: “Sussex Cricket is delighted to announce the signing...
Posted On 12 May 2022 at 4:57 pm

Brighton MP describes ‘pain and agony’ of partner’s conversion therapy

A Brighton MP has described the “pain and agony” caused as his partner underwent conversion therapy, and criticised the Government’s proposals to address the issue. The Queen’s Speech included proposals to ban conversion therapy that attempts to change someone’s sexual...

Hove Insolvency Service office to close

A union has condemned a plan to close Insolvency Service offices, including one in Hove, saying it puts more than 300 jobs at risk. The Public and Commercial Service union (PCS) said the Government had announced that 10 offices providing information on bankruptcy, redundancy,...

Review: Spiegel: Heart of the Fringe By The Establishment with Beach Without Sand

I arrived at this show knowing only that the hilarious duo, The Establishment, were hosting this evening of cabaret and clowning. I knew they would have a good selection of acts on and I was not disappointed. After the audience were suitably warmed up by the Financial Times...
Posted On 12 May 2022 at 10:46 am

HMS Shoreham comes to Shoreham Harbour for farewell visit

HMS Shoreham is sailing to Shoreham Harbour for a farewell visit before the Royal Navy minehunter is taken out of service. The future of the vessel is unclear but sister ships are expected to enter service in the Baltic region or be handed over to Ukraine. In the meantime, the...
Posted On 12 May 2022 at 9:35 am

Brighton chippy told to remove ‘garish’ outdoor seating and signs

A Brighton chippy has failed in its bid to get permission for a “garish” outdoor seating area and “unsightly” oversized signs. Fish and Chips at the bottom of Preston Street built the concrete ramp and seating area on the pavement outside the restaurant...
Posted On 12 May 2022 at 8:59 am

Tenant reps urge council to build more family homes

People are calling for more family homes to be built as they say that their area is being taken over by student housing. Tenant representatives said that most of the new homes being built were earmarked specifically for students. And they complained that this was having little...
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