Brighton and Hove wakes up to a light dusting of snow

Brighton and Hove awoke to a light dusting of snow this morning (Wednesday 21 November) as the mild autumn made way for freezing temperatures. Although light rain quickly melted the overnight sleet and snow, drivers warned to take care on the roads. The snow covering was mostly...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018 at 7:01 am

Babes in the Wood father sobs as he denies abusing and murdering his own daughter

The father of a murdered nine-year-old girl sobbed as he denied killing her and told a jury how he identified her body at the mortuary in Brighton. Barrie Fellows, 69, shed tears as he denied murdering his daughter Nicola and her friend Karen Hadaway, also nine years old, known...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018 at 10:18 pm

Pavilion discounts may be scrapped for ‘wealthy’ OAPs

Senior citizens discounts may be removed from the Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum due to baby boomers’ “relative wealth”. Increased entrance fees to the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Museum and Preston Manor are being considered by councillors with two for one...

Brighton Marathon 50k bike ride route revealed

The route for the new Brighton Marathon 50km bike ride has been revealed. Hundreds of cyclists are expected to join in the early morning event which for the majority of its route uses existing marathon road closures. An extra circuit takes riders heading up through Ovingdean to...

New protections for Hippodrome set to be agreed

The Brighton Hippodrome is set to be given extra protection this week from any development which would prevent it being used as a theatre . The Hippodrome’s future is still uncertain following its latest sale last autumn to HIPP Investments, which says it wants to restore it but...

Brighton man arrested over security van robbery in Hove

A Brighton man has been arrested over the security van armed robbery in Hove yesterday lunchtime (Monday 19 November). But detectives are still hunting three other men after a security guard was threatened with an axe. The four robbers stole cash from outside the Brighton and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018 at 2:51 pm

Damned if I do, Damned if I don’t

THE DAMNED + JOHNNY MOPED – BRIGHTON DOME 19.11.18 Decisions, decisions! Sometimes you just can’t win. Tonight, yet another clash of decent gigs. On offer was an away gig with Gary Numan and orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall in London with a load of my mates or to stay at...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018 at 1:05 pm

Smoker becomes face of Royal Sussex switchboard thanks to web glitch

A smiling smoker merrily puffing away next to a no smoking sign at the Royal Sussex inadvertently became the face of the hospital’s switchboard this month. The woman’s picture was used by Samsung phones’ new smartcall feature and popped up whenever anyone made a...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018 at 12:57 pm

Council sacks its litter cops

The city council is set to end its litter enforcement contract with controversial company 3GS and bring the service ‘in-house’ after the contractors demanded all the money from fines. Since the so-called litter cops hit the streets in February 2016, they have come under fire for...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018 at 12:48 pm

Brighton man infected with HIV by Darryl Rowe wins £22k compensation

  The victim of a man convicted of deliberately infecting his partners with HIV has told how his life ‘fell apart’ as a result – causing him to lose his job, home and place at university. The man, who was 26 at the time, had been in a short-term relationship with Brighton...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018 at 10:48 am