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...

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

For families in draughty homes ‘a third of energy bills go straight out the window’

Some families are seeing up to 30 per cent of their energy bill “go straight out of the window” because of a lack of insulation, Citizens Advice has warned. The advice service said that many families would continue to struggle with high energy costs and cold damp homes despite...

Motorcyclist dies after A27 crash

A motorcyclist has died after a crash on the A27 just outside Lewes this morning (Tuesday 20 September). Sussex Police said: “Officers are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision on the A27 at Lewes. “Emergency services were called at 7.38am on Tuesday 20 September to a...
Posted On 20 Sep 2022 at 6:19 pm

Durham skittle Sussex out for 162 on opening day

Durham made the most of bowling friendly conditions at Seat Unique Riverside on Day 1 of the LV Insurance County Championship as they bowled Sussex out for just 162. After winning the toss and asking the visitors to bat, Matthew Potts and Ben Raine bowled a lengthy opening spell...

Family pay tribute after former BHASVIC student, 18, dies in crash

The family of an 18-year-old former BHASVIC student spoke of the “gap in our lives” after he died from the injuries that he suffered in a crash. Charlie Chandler was on his Honda motorbike when he was involved in a crash with a VW car three weeks ago. Mr Chandler was taken to the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2022 at 1:42 pm

A27 closed both ways after serious crash

The A27 has been closed in both directions this morning (Tuesday 20 September) after a serious crash just outside Lewes. The crash is understood to have involved a motorcyclist who was riding east earlier this morning. Drivers in the long queues of traffic have reported delays of...
Posted On 20 Sep 2022 at 10:02 am

Hove school reunion provides fresh lessons 50 years on

A reunion at a Hove school has provided fresh lessons for at least one former pupil 50 years after he started classes there. Martin Wilde, 57, had the idea of tracking down his former classmates during the first coronavirus lockdown. It soon became a new school project – to bring...
Posted On 19 Sep 2022 at 3:20 pm

Woman smashed window at Churchill’s old school in Hove and attacked police

A Hove woman has been sentenced for smashing a £400 window at the building where Winston Churchill went to school and for assaulting two police officers. Kia Ann Norris, 23, smashed a window at Lansworth House, a YMCA hostel in Brunswick Road, Hove, last November while she was...
Posted On 18 Sep 2022 at 6:35 pm