Photographer’s bubble picture turns out ruder than expected

When a photographer saw someone blowing giant bubbles on Brighton beach in front of the West Pier, he thought it would make a wonderful picture. But when he came to look at the photo he’d taken, it didn’t come out quite as he’d expected to. Instead, the result...
Posted On 15 Nov 2018 at 1:58 pm

Brighton boy reunited with cat that made its way 70 miles along the coast to Southampton

A Brighton boy was reunited with his missing cat last night after she was found 70 miles away in Southampton. Yolo Woodman was given Cookie for his seventh birthday almost a year ago, after years of pretending that he had a pet kitten of the same name. He was devastated when she...
Posted On 08 Nov 2018 at 10:29 am

Hove policewoman’s pheasant day’s work rescuing lost bird

A policewoman on patrol in Hove encountered her “weirdest job ever” when she helped rescue a pheasant from a Regency balcony. Had a pheasant shift rescuing this lost visitor in town, it ruffled some feathers! Officers flew into action & successfully detained and...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018 at 11:00 am

Mink spotted at Brighton Marina

A mischevous mink has been spotted at the Marina this week – but although it’s charmed some of the fishermen there, others have warned not to be fooled by its cute appearance. Fisherman Ted Gillam took this picture of the mink after spotting it there on Sunday, and...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018 at 5:41 pm

Did someone fail a bench test outside Hove shop?

A new bench outside a supermarket in Hove has rapidly proved to be something of a talking point – and the butt of dozens of jokes and quips. A few feet from the Co-op shop window in The Parade, in Hangleton Road, the bench faces the store from close quarters. Dog walker Kelly...
Posted On 31 Aug 2018 at 8:55 pm

Could you be a snail trail guide?

Martlets is looking for volunteers to help guide people around the Snailspace trail this autumn. Following on from the success of Martlets Snowdogs by the Sea, this Autumn 50 giant and 50 junior Snail Sculptures will slide onto Brighton and Hove streets to create the city’s...
Posted On 19 Jul 2018 at 12:06 pm

Hundreds queue for hours at Brighton Build a Bear

Parents queued for hours in Churchill Square today for a chance to take advantage of BuildaBear Workshop’s Pay Your Age offer. Susie Kyriacou shot this video of the queues snaking round from the store by Debenhams on the upper level, all the way down to the customer service...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018 at 3:46 pm

Owners invited to get their pussy on Brighton’s cat-bus

Brighton cat owners are being given the chance to get their moggies on the side of Brighton’s cat-bus. The cat-bus was designed to celebrate the life of Fiveways Wilf, who was well known in his neighbourhood and passed away in October last year. There are still two spots...
Posted On 10 Jul 2018 at 2:31 pm

Baby born on pavement outside Royal Sussex

A baby was born on the pavement outside the Royal Sussex County Hospital this week after a pregnant mother didn’t quite make it to the labour ward in time. The mother, Kimberly Docherty, arrived at the hospital at about 10am on Monday morning. But instead of a bed in the...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018 at 12:06 pm

Modern Toss launches two beers for ‘upmarket connoisseurs of canned alcohol who like looking at cartoons’

Brighton cartoonists Modern Toss are branching out into lager and ale with the launch of two canned beers for “upmarket connoisseurs of canned alcohol who like looking at cartoons”. The small-batch brewed beers, irreverently named Horse Piss and Ditch Scooper, have...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018 at 12:20 pm