Snake slipped in with donations

The Argus: Snake slipped in with donations

8:32am Monday 16th June 2014

This slippery customer made an unexpected appearance at an animal shelter.

Serenading boyfriend 'drove all night'

The Argus: Ben Brown, 24, in Brighton with his girlfriend Krista Lynch, 22

9:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A MUSICIAN rode 124 miles on a rusty old motorbike with a top speed of 30mph to make up with his girlfriend by serenading her in Brighton.

Team of ‘knights’ head into battle for Great Britain lead by Sussex man

The Argus: Team of ‘knights’ head into battle for Great Britain lead by Sussex man

1:56pm Friday 28th February 2014

A group of knights are putting their enemies to the sword as they bid to conquer the world.

Got a smelly beard? Head down to Kemp Town

The Argus: Got a smelly beard? Head down to Kemp Town

5:10am Tuesday 25th February 2014

A family business in Kemp Town is turning heads with a bizarre new grooming trend - beard oil.

Lancing dad delivers child on bathroom floor

The Argus: Steve, Ollie and Kirsty

5:04pm Monday 24th February 2014

It was third time lucky for a father who inadvertently missed the birth of his first two children and then delivered his third on the bathroom floor.

Hunt is on for Trudy the giraffe stolen from Uckfield garden

The Argus: Hunt is on for Trudy the giraffe stolen from Uckfield garden

5:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

A search is underway for a 12ft model of a giraffe stolen from the garden of a Sussex family.

Holy camel this milk is good cry adventurous Brighton coffee drinkers

The Argus: Holy camel this milk is good cry adventurous Brighton coffee drinkers

4:00am Monday 10th February 2014

Coffee drinkers were offered a new way to get a lift when they have got the hump.

Brighton martial arts expert Jake Sharpstone achieves his Ninja dream

The Argus: Brighton martial arts expert Jake Sharpstone achieves his Ninja dream

4:00am Sunday 9th February 2014

Every little boy dreams of one day becoming a ninja – and this martial arts nut has seen his dream come true.

The best show and tell ever? Dad drops into Worthing school - in a helicopter

The Argus: Children wave at Mr Rudd in his helicopter

9:09am Tuesday 4th February 2014

A father paid a flying visit to his children at their Worthing school by turning up in an RAF helicopter.

Brighton winter sports enthusiast to represent GB in naked sledding event

The Argus: Brighton winter sports enthusiast to represent GB in naked sledding event

5:00am Friday 31st January 2014

A budding winter sports enthusiast has her sights set on securing gold for Team GB next month – as part of their naked sledding squad.

Grandma builds Stephenson's Rocket out of pram for grandson

The Argus: Grandma builds Stephenson's Rocket out of pram for grandson

5:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

A crafty grandmother could be the best in the country – after turning a pram into a sit-on steam train with a working piston for her grandson.

Brighton MP and David Cameron mock UKIP and its Shipping Forecast during PMQs

The Argus: MP raises £420m hospital cash at Question Time

12:53pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby poked fun at Nigel Farage by referencing a viral fake UKIP Shipping Forecast during today's Prime Minister's Question Time.

WITH VIDEO: Enjoying a ski Sunday with new craze on Hove seafront

The Argus: Our man Ben Leo was no Alberto Tomba at Hove seafront

1:10pm Monday 13th January 2014

A dozen bleary-eyed people took part in the new craze of roller-skiing outside the King Alfred Leisure Centre in Hove yesterday.

Mumford and Sons' steampunk piano modified in Lewes on sale

The Argus: Mumford and Sons' steampunk piano modified in Lewes on sale

6:00am Sunday 12th January 2014

This eye-catching piano played is back on the market just weeks after being bought at a charity auction.

Woman pulls truck through Brighton with her hair

The Argus: Woman pulls truck through Brighton with her hair

9:35am Wednesday 8th January 2014

A hair-raising strong woman pulled a four ton truck 20 metres along a Brighton street with just her flowing locks.

Phoenix the cat from Arundel survives tumble dryer trip

The Argus: Phoenix the cat from Arundel survives tumble dryer trip

6:00am Friday 13th December 2013

A cat called Phoenix has risen from the flames after surviving a 20 minute spin – in a tumble dryer.

Hastings white witch’s warning over Halloween cons

The Argus: Hastings white witch’s warning over Halloween cons

2:20pm Thursday 31st October 2013

A white witch has warned Halloween lovers wanting to dabble in the dark arts to be careful of unscrupulous groups looking to exploit them.

East Preston buggy rider’s torrent of abuse from drivers

The Argus: East Preston buggy rider’s torrent of abuse from drivers

4:30am Friday 25th October 2013

An elderly buggy rider has hit out at the terrible abuse she gets on the roads almost every day.

Hula hoop flashmob proposal has Brighton lovebirds engaged

The Argus: Hula hoop flashmob proposal has Brighton lovebirds engaged

10:12am Thursday 24th October 2013

A romantic stroll under the Eiffel Tower, a dinner date at your favourite restaurant or perhaps a sneaky ring hidden in a cake – marriage proposals come in all shapes and sizes. But one Brighton lovebird was left in a spin after her picnic in the park was ambushed by a flashmob of dancing hulahoopers, led by her boyfriend.

Horsham teenager dresses as chicken to give out hundreds of free bars on chocolate

The Argus: Scott dresses as a chicken to give away the free chocolate

2:14pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013

Why did the chicken cross the road? To hand out lots of free chocolate.

Nail-biting attempt for world record attempt at Worthing beauty salon

The Argus: Nail-biting attempt for world record attempt at Worthing beauty salon

6:00am Monday 21st October 2013

Residents are being urged to pull their fingers out if they want to be a record breaker.

Battle royale planned for Hove Town Hall as wrestling comes to city

The Argus: Battle royale planned for Hove Town Hall as wrestling comes to city

6:00am Saturday 19th October 2013

Hove Town Hall is usually the location of intense political battles.

Romantic Newhaven man pops question by sponsoring horse race

The Argus: Romantic Newhaven man pops question by sponsoring horse race

6:00am Friday 18th October 2013

A romantic proposed to his girlfriend by sponsoring the name of a horse race to ask the big question.

Brighton's first cat cafe appeals for funding

The Argus: Cat cafe in Seoul. Picture by Cerulean Sky from Flickr

11:26am Tuesday 15th October 2013

The people of Brighton will soon have a place to share a cuppa with their feline friends as one of the UK’s first cat cafes is set to open in the city early next year.

Worthing thieves steal bananas - then split

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8:47am Tuesday 8th October 2013

Thieves have stolen inflatable 6ft bananas from a Worthing health spa.

Hollywood director to remortgage home for walrus film based on Brighton prankster's Gumtree ad

The Argus: A walrus

11:15am Monday 7th October 2013

A film director has said he is looking to remortgage his home to fund a film based on an internet advert of a practical joker.

Alternative Brighton zombie invasion also halted on health and safety grounds

The Argus: Alternative Brighton zombie invasion also halted on health and safety grounds

10:08am Monday 7th October 2013

Another planned zombie march through Brighton has been cancelled due to safety fears.

Will you be coffin up for this? Brighton charity shop sells casket

The Argus: Will you be coffin up for this? Brighton charity shop sells casket

7:00am Saturday 5th October 2013

Shoppers can take advantage of the ‘sale of the cemetery’ at a charity shop.

Brighton’s one of top places for weird finds in the sea

The Argus: Brighton’s one of top places for weird finds in the sea

5:00am Saturday 5th October 2013

Brighton is the second most popular place in the country to spot UFOs – unidentified floating objects.

Beachy Head lighthouse painters appeal for beer

The Argus: Beachy Head lighthouse painters appeal for beer

5:00am Wednesday 2nd October 2013

High-flying painters prove they have not lost their sense of humour despite spending the best part of a fortnight sharing a tiny lighthouse.

Is Poppet the world's smallest dog?

The Argus: Is Poppet the world's smallest dog?

4:00am Wednesday 2nd October 2013

At just one pound and 14 ounces could little Poppet be the smallest dog in the world?

Brighton baby cuttlefish could change tanks

The Argus: Brighton baby cuttlefish could change tanks

8:59am Tuesday 1st October 2013

These newborn cuttlefish may appear harmless – but they are set to change the face of modern warfare.

Piece of railway history discovered in Woodingdean garden up for grabs

5:00am Tuesday 1st October 2013

For decades it was home to entire families who could not afford to pay for bricks and mortar.

Woodingdean scarecrows fight it out for top spot

The Argus: Woodingdean scarecrows fight it out for top spot

1:00pm Monday 30th September 2013

Judges were left clutching at straws as they tried to decide the winners of the annual Woodingdean Scarecrow competition in Brighton.

Filmstar Brighton bollard to be replaced

The Argus: Little and large - Paul Smith from the Regency Tavern with the bollards

12:20pm Monday 30th September 2013

An elaborate listed bollard which starred in a Hollywood film is to be replaced – nine months after it was damaged.

Worthing is yarn-bombed

The Argus: Worthing is yarn-bombed

10:48am Monday 30th September 2013

It sounds like a crazy yarn but it is true – an area was decorated with woolly animals.

£750 to have name tattooed on Frankie Cocozza's bum

The Argus: Frankie Cocozza ready to party Ian West/PA Wire

3:00pm Friday 27th September 2013

He famously bared his bottom on The X Factor to reveal the tattooed names of seven girls. Now Frankie Cocozza is offering fans of his new band The Telescreen a real bum deal.

Stormtroopers land on Brighton beach - for Star Wars art exhibition

The Argus: Stormtroopers land on Brighton beach - for Star Wars art exhibition

7:27am Friday 27th September 2013

Have no fear – stormtroopers haven’t invaded Brighton.

Call to put your face in Brighton North Laine masterpiece

The Argus: Call to put your face in Brighton North Laine masterpiece

1:00pm Tuesday 24th September 2013

An artist is calling on residents to help him complete his mission to turn a Brighton neighbourhood into a masterpiece.

Tory pundit and protester scuffle on Brighton seafront outside Labour conference during ex-spin doctor TV interview

The Argus: Blogger and protester scuffle on Brighton seafront as TV cameras roll

10:06am Tuesday 24th September 2013

WITH VIDEO: Iain Dale, political blogger and publisher, scuffled with a protestor while former Labour spin doctor Damian McBride gave a television interview this morning. 

Brighton's Beach of the Dead zombie walk cancelled over health and safety fears

The Argus: Zombies on last year's walk

7:30am Thursday 19th September 2013

Groaning zombies will not be lurching along Brighton's streets this year after an annual march was cancelled.

Brighton bee hotel planned for Stanmer Park

The Argus: Brighton bee hotel planned for Stanmer Park

9:25am Wednesday 18th September 2013

A Brighton artist has created a hotel which is sure to create a buzz - because it has been designed for bees.

Regretful Brighton thief returns bike after reading pleading note

The Argus: Regretful Brighton thief returns bike after reading pleading note

7:30am Wednesday 11th September 2013

A Brighton nurse has had her faith in humanity restored after her stolen bike was returned by a regretful thief.

Polegate burger van explodes

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8:00am Tuesday 10th September 2013

WITH VIDEO: This is the dramatic moment a burger van exploded after an unsuspecting worker lit up his morning cigarette.

Worthing pensioner builds cardboard castle in cul-de-sac

The Argus: Worthing pensioner builds cardboard castle in cul-de-sac

10:16am Monday 9th September 2013

They say an Englishman’s home is his castle - but this partying pensioner may have taken the old saying a step too far.

VIDEO: Brighton busker is no muppet as Rowlf costume proves hit with punters

The Argus: Brighton busker is no muppet as Rowlf costume proves hit with punters

10:00am Friday 30th August 2013

Here's a shaggy-dog story about the most tail-ented of performers who always receives a round of a-paws.

From fighting bare-knuckle to happiness guru for Horsham man

The Argus: From fighting bare-knuckle to happiness guru for Horsham man

10:10am Thursday 29th August 2013

A former bare-knuckle boxer has left a world of pain behind to become a happiness coach.

Roll up for some scary circus stunts at Zippo's Circus in Hove

The Argus: Roll up for some scary circus stunts at Zippo's Circus in Hove

6:00pm Monday 26th August 2013

The big top of Zippo’s Circus has arrived at Hove Lawns for a brand new, adrenalin-pumping show that runs until September 3.

The very height of fine dining at BA's Dine the Sky experience on Hove seafront

The Argus: The very height of fine dining at BA's Dine the Sky experience on Hove seafront

12:30pm Friday 23rd August 2013

An airline is taking the idea of a lunch break to dizzying new heights.

With Video: Brighton holidaymakers spot Stoke striker Peter Crouch reviving his robot dance

4:30pm Thursday 4th July 2013

A sozzled footballer was filmed showing off his signature dance move in front of hundreds of drunken revellers.



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