Further delays to reopening of St Luke’s swimming pool

Swimmers eager to return to the storm-damaged St Luke’s swimming pool will have to wait another month after yet more delays to the repair work. The Victorian pool’s roof was badly damaged in the January storms, and the building has been closed ever since. The repair...
Posted On 19 Sep 2014 at 1:29 pm

Former Whitehawk footballer faces court on match-fixing charge

Former Whitehawk FC footballer Moses Swaibu is due to appear in court charged with match-fixing today (Friday 19 September). Swaibu, 25, of Tooley Street, in Bermondsey, London, is scheduled to appear before a judge at Birmingham Crown Court. He is accused of conspiring to commit...
Posted On 19 Sep 2014 at 7:16 am

Apple fans queue in Brighton 12 hours before iPhone 6 goes on sale

Customers desperate to get their hands on an iPhone 6 started queueing outside Churchill Square at 8pm tonight, 12 hours before it officially goes on sale. The latest iPhone model goes on sale tomorrow, and the Brighton Apple store inside the shopping centre opens at 8am....
Posted On 18 Sep 2014 at 9:17 pm

McDonald’s roof standoff ends after five hours

A five-hour standoff with a teenager who climbed the roof of McDonald’s in Western Road has finally ended this evening. Western Road was been closed by police while police attempted to talk down the man who climbed on top of McDonald’s at about 3pm today. Later in the...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014 at 2:49 pm

Brighton sailor arrested on mission to save dophins

A Brighton sailor was arrested by the Danish Navy yesterday for attempting to stop the mass slaughter of hundreds of dolphins on the Faroe Islands. Captain Jessie Treverton is one of three volunteers manning the boat Spitfire which yesterday prevented dolphins from reaching the...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014 at 2:45 pm

Brighton’s curry houses plead with council to back their Curry Capital bid

Brighton curry restaurants have pleaded with the city council to do more to promote their entry in this year’s Curry Capital of Britain contest. Brighton and Hove has been shortlisted in the contest for the second time running, competing against curry strongholds in the...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014 at 11:34 am

Did you see brawl between street drinkers and van men?

Police today launched an appeal to track down a mystery witness to two incidents in Kings Road, Brighton, opposite the Mercure Hotel earlier in September. On Monday 8 September at around 2am, and again on Wednesday 10 September at around 12.30am, at a public shelter in Kings...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014 at 9:47 am

Could a new West Pier feature a hotel?

Hotels, offices, tourist attractions, iconic architecture, and a village hall – all these are possiblities for a new West Pier to help it represent the “essence of Brighton” The potential for a new pier is discussed at length by the West Pier Trust in a new...
Posted On 12 Sep 2014 at 7:23 am