Southern Vipers polished off by Northern Diamonds in key cup clash

Lauren Winfield-Hill’s brilliant unbeaten run-a-ball 125 guided the Northern Diamonds into next Sunday’s Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final at Lord’s at the expense of champions Southern Vipers, who could not defend 227 at Headingley and lost by four wickets. England fringe opener...

Man attacked woman by spraying her face at Brighton bus stop

A man attacked a woman at a bus stop in Brighton, spraying an unknown substance in her face. The attack happened outside the White Horse Hotel, in Rottingdean, on Thursday 1 September. Today (Saturday 17 September), Sussex Police released a picture of the suspect and asked him –...
Posted On 17 Sep 2022 at 2:43 pm

Holiday lets let-off as Labour fails to win cross-party support for crackdown

An attempt to set up an online registration scheme for Airbnbs and other short-term lets has failed after Labour councillors were unable to win the support of other political parties. The attempt failed as councillors discussed the effects of holiday lets and short-term lets on...

Councillor criticises Greens for failing to protect greenfield sites

A Conservative councillor has criticised the Greens for failing to protect greenfield sites in its 10-year blueprint for housing. Councillor Samer Bagaeen, a professor of planning, cited the latest census, which suggested that the population of Brighton and Hove had barely...

Mead scores twice as Arsenal beat Brighton in WSL opener

England star Beth Mead scored a brace as Brighton and Hove Albion were beaten 4-0 by Arsenal in the opening match of the new Barclays Women’s Super League season. Forty-eight days after England’s historic Euro 2022 triumph against Germany at Wembley, the WSL season opened at a...
Posted On 16 Sep 2022 at 10:15 pm

People near first proposed low-traffic neighbourhood in Brighton fear traffic problems

People living and working on the edge of proposed low-traffic neighbourhood in Brighton are calling on councillors to work with them on the pilot project. Eight people, who live and work in Elm Grove or have children at school there, are raising concerns about the planned Hanover...

Jury finds Brighton police community support officer not guilty of rape

A jury has found a Brighton and Hove police community support officer not guilty of rape and sexual assault after a week-long trial at Lewes Crown Court. Jamal Robinson, 29, known as Bertie to his family and friends, was previously tried in June but the jury on that occasion was...
Posted On 16 Sep 2022 at 3:01 pm

Extra cash for foster carers in Brighton and Hove

Foster carers working directly with the council are receiving extra cash to help as the cost of living rises, councillors were told this week. Officials told councillors that those foster carers tended to received more than those who had signed up with an independent foster...

Police hunting for former prisoner believed to be in Brighton and Hove

Police are hunting for a former prison inmate who is believed to be in the Brighton and Hove area. Sussex Police said today (Thursday 15 September) that it was looking for Jamie Leroy Linton, 26, formerly of St James’ House, High Street, Brighton. Linton has been before the...
Posted On 15 Sep 2022 at 6:55 pm

Alsop ton helps Sussex draw with Worcestershire at Hove

Tom Alsop led the resistance for Sussex with an unbeaten century as Worcestershire’s promotion hopes in the LV= Insurance County Championship suffered a potentially fatal setback. Alsop made 137 not out – his fourth Championship hundred of the season – and was supported by...