Thameslink passengers face more train disruption because of damaged wires

Disruption to Thameslink train passengers caused by damaged overhead wires will continue until the end of Saturday (24 September), rail bosses said. Work to fix the wires at Stevenage, in Hertfordshire, would take place on Saturday night, National Rail Enquiries said today...

Council puts off decision on whether to bar disabled drivers from Brighton shopping street

A decision on whether to close a busy shopping street to traffic seven days a week has been delayed after concerns were raised about access for people with disabilities. Councillors were due to discuss closing Gardner Street, in Brighton, to all traffic except cyclists from 11am...

A259 seafront cycle lane to be extended in Hove

Councillors have voted to extend the A259 seafront cycle lane from Fourth Avenue, in Hove, to the Lagoon traffic lights. One of the current lanes, which is used by cars, buses, vans and lorries, will restricted to cyclists only by Brighton and Hove City Council. The proposal...

Sussex make disastrous start to second innings at Durham on day 2

Durham scored runs with ease at the Seat Unique Riverside before taking three wickets to leave Sussex staring at an innings defeat on day 2 in their County Championship match. In blue sky conditions, Scott Borthwick wasted no time in pushing Durham forward as he and Michael Jones...

Southern Vipers reach Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final again

The Southern Vipers will play the Northern Diamonds in the final of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy at Lord’s on Sunday (25 September) for the third season running. The Vipers booked their place in the final when they routed the South East Stars by six wickets in the eliminator...

Councillors call for action over rubbish and recycling collections

Councillors want action to solve long-running problems with rubbish and recycling collections as their email inboxes are full of complaints. They said that despite a pay rise and talks to solve management issues after a strike last year, parts of Brighton and Hove were still...

Faith groups suggest opening religious buildings as warm spaces this winter

Brighton’s places of worship could open up warm spaces to help people cope with rising energy bills this winter. Churches, mosques, synagogues and other places of worship could open the doors to their halls and spaces as safe, heated places for those struggling with bills...
Posted On 21 Sep 2022 at 11:51 am

Community groups urged to apply for grants of up to £5k

Sussex police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne is inviting organisations across the county to bid for funding to help keep people safe. The PCC said that grants of up to £5,000 are available for groups that provide a positive and lasting impact on the local community in Sussex....
Posted On 21 Sep 2022 at 11:07 am

Dunk’s home on the market for £3.5m

Albion captain Lewis Dunk has put his Hurstpierpoint home on the market for £3.5 million. Mr Dunk bought the home in 2016 for just £787,500 – but since then, he has transformed it, adding a bar in an outside garden room, swimming pool, gym and cinema in a new basement and...
Posted On 21 Sep 2022 at 9:41 am

Brighton MP’s staffer apologises for behaviour at pro-trans protest

A Brighton MP’s head of policy has apologised for shouting at a father and his baby that they were fascists at a pro-trans protest. Carly-May Kavanagh, who works for Lloyd Russell-Moyle, was filmed at the gender-critical Let Women Speak event in Brighton on Sunday. She and...
Posted On 21 Sep 2022 at 8:46 am
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