Sussex slump to innings defeat at Durham

Durham 459-7 dec Sussex 162 all out and 157-9 Durham win by an innings and 140 runs Durham wrapped up victory after lunch on day 4 at Chester-le-Street after some brave Sussex resistance finally came to an end. Tom Haines fell to Oliver Gibson for the only wicket in the morning...

Man knocked out cold in serious assault in Brighton today

A man was knocked out during a serious assault in Brighton early this morning (Thursday 22 September), Sussex Police said. The force issued an appeal for witnesses and information and said: “Police are investigating an assault in Brighton on Thursday morning in which a man was...
Posted On 22 Sep 2022 at 5:11 pm

Buddhist monk jailed for sex attacks on girls

A Buddhist monk has been jailed for two years for indecently assaulting two girls after winning the trust of their families. Koji Takeuchi, who calls himself Buddha Maitreya, pleaded guilty to three counts of sexually abusing the two girls who were about 12 years old at the time...
Posted On 22 Sep 2022 at 4:08 pm

Rain gives Sussex stay of execution at Durham

Durham took one wicket at the Seat Unique Riverside before rain intervened to halt their charge for victory against Sussex. The wet weather means that the game will be taken into the final day. Only 14 balls were delivered today (Thursday 22 September) but Ben Raine still found...

Brighton school remains ‘inadequate’ says watchdog – but on track to improve

A Brighton school remains “inadequate”, according to the official education watchdog Ofsted after a monitoring visit. Homewood College, in Queensdown School Road, off Lewes Road, Brighton, is though taking steps to improve, the government watchdog said. A letter was published...
Posted On 22 Sep 2022 at 9:33 am

Tories and Labour demand plan to tackle weed-infested streets

The council is failing in its legal duty to keep the streets free of weeds, councillors said last night (Wednesday 21 September). And they have told officials to prepare a report “with options for alternative methods of weed removal that are both cost-effective and...

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...