Kent Spitfires sink Sussex Sharks in ‘War of the Wealds’

The Sussex Sharks’ slim chances of qualifying for the Vitality Blast quarter-finals are over after they were beaten by six wickets by the Kent Spitfires at Canterbury. Joe Denly hit 58 and Sam Billings was unbeaten on 33 as Kent eventually coasted home with seven balls remaining...

Air ambulance called after motorcyclist injured after collision with van

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital today after being injured in a collision with a van. The air ambulance was called after the crash at about 2pm on Nevill Road, Hove. It landed in Nevill Sports Ground for about an hour before taking off again at about 3.20pm. The motorcyclist...
Posted On 24 Jun 2022 at 4:42 pm

New transport organisation targets Brighton main line for improvements

Plans to create a transport network in the south east of England have been revealed – and one of its key goals will be to improve rail services between Brighton and London. The new organisation will be a partnership formed of councils, local enterprise partnerships and transport...
Posted On 24 Jun 2022 at 2:57 pm

Rare epilepsy diagnosis changed Brighton family’s life

A Brighton family have spoken about how their baby daughter being diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy changed their lives. Paige Stocker, now seven, was diagnosed with Dravet Syndrome just before her first birthday, after months of seizures and ‘blue light’ ambulance dashes to...
Posted On 24 Jun 2022 at 1:19 pm

Tributes to woman found dead in Brighton park

A woman who was found dead in a Brighton park was a “peaceful soul” who went out of her way to help others, friends have said. Samantha Casey, 43, was found unconscious in bushes in Queens Park on Friday night. A post mortem carried out on Tuesday was inconclusive,...
Posted On 24 Jun 2022 at 11:36 am

Buses diverted after taxi left on roundabout

Buses are diverted this morning after a broken down taxi was left on a roundabout overnight. The taxi, which has police tape wrapped round it, is believed to have been on the roundabout on Goldstone Crescent in Hove since 6.30pm yesterday evening. Residents say three attempts to...
Posted On 24 Jun 2022 at 8:14 am

Councillor claims report on housing repairs costs has been ‘kicked into the long grass’

A councillor is concerned that a report into the cost of bringing the housing repairs service “in house” is being “kicked into the long grass”. Conservative councillor Anne Meadows wants to know the final cost of setting up the in-house service after Brighton and Hove City...