Brighton Samaritans call for help

Brighton Samaritans are used to taking calls for help not making them. But the voluntary group is asking for assistance in the run-up to the first Brighton Marathon. It has four paid-up fund-raising places available, according to the Brighton Bits blog. The blog urges runners to...
Posted On 25 Jan 2010 at 11:21 pm

West Pier covered in green lights

Brighton’s West Pier was lit up in green tonight during a beachfront laser display. mroovax made this video of the display – which begins in earnest at about two minutes in: LIKE WHAT WE DO? HELP US TO DO MORE OF IT BY DONATING HERE. And don't forget to sign up to our...
Posted On 21 Jan 2010 at 8:31 pm

Family cat's Christmas reunion after 70-mile trip to Brighton

A family moggie has returned home after being discovered in Brighton – 70 miles away from its home in Isleworth in south west London. The Richmond and Twickenham Times reports how Julia Romp’s 10-year-old black and white cat Ben went missing on September 21. Ms Romp...
Posted On 31 Dec 2009 at 2:56 pm

Delays on Brighton line as man chases dog along tracks

Brighton commuters are enduring massive delays tonight after a man reportedly chased a dog along the railway tracks at Haywards Heath. Southern Railway, First Capital Connect and Gatwick Express services are all either being delayed or cancelled as a result of the incident....
Posted On 30 Nov 2009 at 8:25 pm

Twitter 'serial killer' comes to Brighton

Twitter is often described as a place to tell people what you had for lunch – but a new Brighton twitterer’s grisly tweets are more likely to put you off your dinner. @dinner_guest started tweeting last week, and already he’s dragged a victim back to his...
Posted On 18 Nov 2009 at 10:15 am

Halloween round-up: Rocky Horror record broken and zombies crawl over city

Brighton celebrated Halloween in style yesterday with two ghoulish events attracting thousands of people to the city. The world record for the biggest ever Time Warp dance from the Rocky Horror Show was broken by 1,570 fans. They were joined by the musical’s creator Richard...
Posted On 01 Nov 2009 at 10:51 pm

In pictures and video: London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2009

Hundreds of our fine four fendered friends chugged into town today with the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2009. Organisers estimate nearly 500 classic cars made the 60-mile run from London’s Hyde Park to Brighton sea front. In a statement, they said: “Despite the...
Posted On 01 Nov 2009 at 10:09 pm

Hip-hop history at Brighton Bandstand

The newly re-opened Brighton Bandstand has already hosted some oh-so Brighton happenings – from late-night salsa dancing to a pets blessing ceremony. Now, in a hit YouTube hip-hop spoof, it once again takes the best supporting role award. Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer has used...
Posted On 30 Oct 2009 at 1:06 pm