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Archive - Wednesday, 18 September 2002

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  • Woman killed in road crash

    A woman pedestrian was killed when she was involved in a collision with a motorbike on a fast stretch of road. read more

  • Popular view

    Dr Anthony Seldon's comments on Shoreham harbour coincide precisely with those contained in "The Graham Moss Vision" of improvements to Shoreham harbour, which have, subject to sympathetic development and care of the harbour's environs, been supported by our association, including the monorail from Shoreham to Brighton. read more

  • Strategic manoeuvre

    Join the Army and see the world. It used to be an attractive recruitment slogan in the days when most people led dull lives and didn't travel much. read more

  • McArthur off as Hastings are held

    Duncan McArthur saw red as Hastings United drew 1-1 at home to Chelmsford City. read more

  • Next step

    We knew Dr Anthony Seldon to be a dynamic headmaster. read more

  • Bad example

    Dog owners Peter and Sheila Rough face a big vet's bill after one of their Jack Russell terriers was attacked. read more

  • Swimming: Brighton sprint home

    Brighton dominated the Sussex 50m Sprint Relay Championships at Crawley Leisure Centre with seven victories and three records. read more

  • Fazer on stun

    As Brighton and Hove's planning system is widely recognised as hard-pressed to cope with the current crop of applications - something partly caused by time spent upon wayward schemes - one need not be unduly fazed by the far-fetched if sometimes stimulating ideas posited by Anthony Seldon in his view of the future, which The Argus wittily chose to publish on Friday the 13th. read more

  • Pea super

    An organic super pea is likely to break all records at the World Pea Throwing Championships in Lewes next month. read more

  • Elastic time

    Two items caught my eye in The Argus last week, one about the restoration of shelters and benches on Madeira Drive terrace and the other on restoring the historic seafront bandstand on the Lower Promenade, Brighton. read more

  • Message mix

    Councillors Duncan and Bodfish seem to contradict each other (Letters, September 13). read more

  • Cricket: Hodd hopes to seal Sussex future

    Andrew Hodd hopes selection for England under-19s will help earn him a professional contract with Sussex. read more

  • Say anything

    I had no idea any proposal for the redevelopment of the King Alfred leisure centre was being put forward until I receive a leaflet saying what was happening. read more

  • Side issue

    After analysing Councillor Ian Duncan's letter in The Argus (September 13), it has become obvious that renovating the King Alfred centre was always a side issue. read more

  • Stars pay tribute to Michael Elphick

    Family and friends of TV star Michael Elphick, who died earlier this month, were gathering today for his funeral. read more

  • Smith fumes as Crawley are beaten

    Crawley's defensive frailties were ruthlessly exposed when they slumped to their second defeat of the season at home to Dover. read more

  • September 17: Albion 1 Stoke 2

    Steve Cotterill urged Albion chairman Dick Knight to give Martin Hinshelwood time after his side heaped more misery on the unfortunate Seagulls chief. read more

  • Green space plan has lost the plot

    Like many people who love the unique character of Brighton and its Regency architecture, I was looking forward with enthusiasm to the imminent publication of Dr Anthony Seldon's new book, outlining the past, present and future for Brighton and Hove. read more

  • Ex-reporter's warning on Iraq

    A former television war reporter has warned against a US attack on Iraq, during a public meeting in Worthing. read more

  • Mum marches with MMR protest

    A mother who says her two youngest sons developed autism after being given the MMR vaccine is taking part in a national protest. read more

  • Raid on vice ring

    Police were today continuing to investigate the roots of a huge Thai prostitution ring after dawn raids at homes in Sussex. read more

  • Knockout death case man at inquiry

    A former Army official cleared of murdering his best friend in Sussex was today giving evidence to the Bloody Sunday inquiry. read more

  • Bullied rep's £3,000 pay out

    A sales rep who claimed his boss sacked him and abandoned him miles from his home in Hove has won more than £3,000 compensation. read more

  • Parents oppose schools merger

    Angry parents have condemned plans to merge two Brighton schools because a popular headteacher could be removed from her post. read more

  • Lotto glitch hits punters

    A computer failure has caused chaos for punters wanting to buy tickets for tonight's £15m National Lottery rollover jackpot. read more

  • Rail firm sees profits fall

    Britain's biggest rail operator, National Express, unveiled sharply lower pre-tax profits as strife on the network took its toll. read more

  • Record book sales hope

    Bloomsbury Publishing turned the spotlight away from its Harry Potter series as it geared up for what it believes will be a record autumn. read more

  • UK sales boost French Connection

    Fashion chain French Connection hailed the robust formula which has enabled it to overcome tough trading conditions and lift profits. read more

  • Hinsh's spot of bother

    Albion manager Martin Hinshelwood's wretched run of luck continued as the Seagulls lost 2-1 at home to fellow strugglers Stoke. read more

  • It's another miserable night

    Albion's miserable start to the season continued against fellow strugglers Stoke. read more

  • Comment: Ian Hart

    Dick Knight's appearance on Saturday's post-match radio phone-in provided a full and frank exchange of opinions between the Albion chairman and supporters. read more

  • Cricket: Adams ruled out

    Chris Adams was ruled out of Sussex's final Championship match today after suffering a recurrence of the knee injury which has plagued him for much of the season. read more

  • Nurse's death plunge verdict

    An Australian nurse who fell to her death after DJ Fatboy Slim's Brighton beach party had taken a cocktail of drink and drugs, an inquest heard. read more

  • Don't go, Mr Sutton-Smith

    I am seven years old and am very sad my headteacher is leaving my school. read more

  • We should be proud of our Pride parade

    Doug Coup wrote of his perception of the Pride in Brighton and Hove parade (Letters, September 4) comparing it to the Notting Hill Carnival and was "sad to see the pathetic efforts of the Gay Pride parade". read more

  • D-d-delegate

    Andy Naylor's comments were spot-on about the Albion following Dick Knight's appearance on the Southern Counties Radio phone-in and the rantings of the lynch mob who would have Martin Hinshelwood removed (The Argus, September 16). read more

  • Ex-reporter's warning on Iraq

    A former television war reporter has warned against a US attack on Iraq, during a public meeting in Sussex. read more

  • Hot seat

    Andy Naylor was correct in his article concerning the position of Martin Hinshelwood. read more

  • Boogie Nights, Theatre Royal, Brighton, until September 21

    If Boogie Nights, The Seventies Musical, does one thing, it will leave you in a good mood. read more

  • Dancing At Lughnasa, Wick Theatre Company, The Barn, Southwick

    To open its new season, the Wick Theatre Company chose Brian Friel's study of five impoverished spinster sisters living in a remote part of Donegal during the summer of 1936. read more

  • No priority

    Regarding the cost to taxpayers of the inquiry into the new Brighton and Hove Albion stadium (The Argus, September 17), I am sorry to say I think £250,000 is disgusting. read more

  • Extra baggage

    Some residents of Wivelsfield Road, Saltdean, are very senior retired people, at least two being in their 80s and one close to 90 years of age. read more

  • Green or red?

    Congratulations. After my many years of research of aerial phenomena, The Argus (September 3) has been able to determine that whatever the police chopper was chasing was crewed by "little green men". read more

  • On the button?

    If I was to go to that telephone kiosk in Richmond Place, Brighton, and press the "hash" button, would a dealer turn up? read more

  • I'm proud for Helen

    How proud I feel for Helen Radley and her parents after reading "Talking volumes without words" (The Argus, September 16). read more

  • Nightmare Square

    I live in Norfolk Square, Brighton, which has been taken over these past few months by drunks. read more

  • Beyond comprehension

    How I agree with Chris Horlock (Letters, September 14). read more

  • The Seldon plan

    I was under the impression we are soon to have a public inquiry into the ten-year Local Plan. read more

  • Good call on Mushtaq

    The signing of Mushtaq is good news and, as spin master, he can bring on a new generation of Sussex cricketers in the art of leg spin as part of the Umer spin clinic. read more

  • Fox myth

    I have no particular feelings one way or another on the hunting debate but I must take issue with Jill Brown (Letters, September 12), who states that foxes kill only to eat. read more

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