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  • Letter: Restrain the schoolboy in him

    I once met Anthony Buckeridge briefly and was delighted to meet someone whose writing had given me so much pleasure. However, Charles Goode (Letters, July 16) would be well advised to restrain the schoolboy in him, because, if I catch him deliberately

  • August 1: Somerset v Sussex

    Sussex reckon Tony Cottey is their answer to Goldfinger right now. Who Dares Wins might have been a more appropriate title for this latest Sussex Sharks thriller. The Sharks kept alive flickering division two promotion hopes with a tense six-run success

  • August 2: Roberts may miss opener

    Ben Roberts faces a fight to be fit for Albion's opening match at Reading on Saturday. The Seagulls' No. 1 lasted only 45 minutes in Saturday's 2-2 friendly draw at Cambridge United. Roberts has not recovered from a nagging back problem. Michel Kuipers

  • Letter: Cleaner is heaver to use than it appears

    Joan Bourner's letter, Danger Cleaner, (The Argus, July 12) is interesting. Having recently purchased a Dyson cleaner, I assembled the appliance myself. It is made of light plastic so it is strange the machine is heavy to manoeuvre. If the driving belt

  • Letter: Protect heritage

    I refer to Mrs C Burchell's excellent letter (The Argus, June 16). We are losing at an alarming rate the history and heritage of Brighton and Hove purely because of greed, commercial property development, money and an attitude history does not count for

  • Cricket: Sussex League Round-Up

    An eight wicket win over Chichester has kept Horsham in the hunt for the Sussex League title. Spinners Mark Nash (5-45), who has taken 19 wickets in the last three games, and Luke Marshall (5-47) shared all ten wickets as Chichester were dismissed for

  • Cricket: Sussex Invitation League Round-Up

    Mark Stewart's six-wicket haul was not enough to earn Findon victory in their top of the table clash with Broadwater. Graham Waller hit 55, Toby Kingsbury 67 and John Rogers added an unbeaten 74 as Findon set a challenging target of 254-4. Joe Owen top

  • Letter: Leading questions

    The future of Stanmer Parks hangs in the balance. Recently an emotive questionnaire issued by Brighton and Hove City Council reached me. It was called Protecting Stanmer Park For Future Generations and the language was leading the public to say "Yes"

  • Athletics: Kidger inspires Crawley promotion

    Joel Kidger turned on the style to help Crawley AC clinch promotion back to division three of the British Athletics League at Swindon on Saturday. Kidger stormed to victory in the 1,500m in 3min.49sec and then ran a 47.7sec last leg to snatch second place

  • Letter: PCSOs are here

    I am writing in response to the letter by J Pearce (Letters, July 22), one of the street representatives from the North Laine Community Association, regarding Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs). PCSOs have not vanished and I am surprised Mr Pearce

  • Letter: The inconsistency of parking attendants

    Some weeks ago friends of mine came for lunch and parked outside our home in a four hour parking bay. The time was 12noon. As a precaution, I had bought a visitor's parking permit which I gave to my friends as I did not know how long they were going to

  • Pre-season friendly: Cambridge 2 Albion 2

    Mark McGhee learnt some valuable lessons as Albion's first team friendly programme drew to an intriguing close. Alarmists may view successive stalemates against clubs two divisions lower as vindication of bookmakers' gloomy outlook for the Seagulls in

  • Interest rate rises blamed as business output slides

    Interest rate hikes may finally be taking their toll on UK businesses, a survey showed today. Output expectations among companies have dipped for the first time in more than a year following two rate rises in as many months, according to the latest BDO

  • rports form's profits soar to £175m

    Airports operator BAA today said it had made an excellent start to the year as quarterly operating profits climbed 18.2% to £175 million. BAA said all its operations had done well in the three months to June 30, with a record number of passengers passing

  • Call for parking hike to be reversed

    Tory councillors are calling for moves to increase parking charges to be reversed. They have asked Brighton and Hove City Council to call in the decision, made last week by the powerful policy committee, to be scrutinised. Steep charges in many on-street

  • Awards target for green firms

    Businesses are competing to be named the greenest and cleanest. Firms that can show they have reduced pollution, particularly carbon dioxide emissions, are most likely to win a sustainable business award, organised by the South-East England Development

  • Stadium stalled 'to save MPs' jobs'

    John Prescott's decision to reopen the public inquiry into Brighton and Hove Albion's stadium plans is a cynical ploy to save three Labour seats, an MP has claimed Lewes MP Norman Baker believes the Deputy Prime Minister is plotting to stall a decision

  • Downs protesters angry with Prescott

    Conservation watchdogs have accused Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott of bringing "the whole public inquiry system into disrepute" over the Falmer stadium controversy. The Sussex Downs Conservation Board hit out at Mr Prescott after he refused to kick

  • PC run down in car chase

    A policeman narrowly escaped with his life after being mown down by a suspected joyrider during a high-speed chase. PC Mark Brown was today recovering at home after suffering concussion, a dislocated shoulder and cuts to his arm and head. The experienced

  • Depp's deeply dippy for Rye

    With its cobbled streets, quaint teashops and stunning downland, Rye is simply beautiful. Now Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp has become so enamoured with the ancient port he intends to move there. Reports from America suggest the millionaire star of

  • Letter: Our suffering could easily be avoided

    As someone who has had ME for 25 years, I was interested to read about Ember Vincent's new Expert Patient Programme (The Argus, June 28), which will doubtless provide much-needed help and support. But it says something about the way this disease continues

  • Letter: Missing my cat

    Having recently lost a cat (Mr Stinks, a grey neutered tabby) in the Hangleton area, I was very sad to learn just how many cats actually go missing. After posting hundreds of leaflets in my area, putting up posters and endless phone calls to vets, cat

  • Letter: Protect heritage

    I refer to Mrs C Burchell's excellent letter (The Argus, June 16). We are losing at an alarming rate the history and heritage of Brighton and Hove purely because of greed, commercial property development, money and an attitude history does not count for

  • Letter: Dedication

    Last week we attended a graduation ceremony at Greenwich University for a student who has obtained a 2.1 degree in architecture and design. Previous to this he gained a 2.1 BA Hons degree at the University of Kent. His first interview for a job has resulted

  • Letter: Leading questions

    The future of Stanmer Parks hangs in the balance. Recently an emotive questionnaire issued by Brighton and Hove City Council reached me. It was called Protecting Stanmer Park For Future Generations and the language was leading the public to say "Yes"

  • Athletics: Kidger inspires Crawley promotion

    Joel Kidger turned on the style to help Crawley AC clinch promotion back to division three of the British Athletics League at Swindon on Saturday. Kidger stormed to victory in the 1,500m in 3min.49sec and then ran a 47.7sec last leg to snatch second place

  • Conference: Reds sign Davidson

    Crawley's new signing Danny Davidson believes he will score goals in the Conference next season. The 6ft 5in former Stafford Rangers striker agreed a two-year contract before Saturday's goalless friendly against Hornchurch at Broadfield Stadium. Davidson

  • Roberts may miss opener

    Ben Roberts faces a fight to be fit for Albion's opening match at Reading on Saturday. The Seagulls' No. 1 lasted only 45 minutes in Saturday's 2-2 friendly draw at Cambridge United. Roberts has not recovered from a nagging back problem. Michel Kuipers

  • Trees shed leaves for 'early autumn'

    Hundreds of trees across Sussex are shedding their leaves in what appears to be a bizarre early autumn. As temperatures soar, trees should be busy sucking up the solar power. But many are instead jettisoning their leaves in a bewildering clash of the

  • Help at hand for start-ups

    People in East Brighton who fancy setting up their own business are being invited to a free workshop. Bunty Dann will explain issues including market research, managing budgets, cash flow and writing a business plan. The session, run by eb4U and the Brighton

  • Legal action is biggest threat

    The growth of a US-style litigation culture is seen as a greater threat to businesses in the South-East than the cooling property market. Fluctuating interest rates, falling confidence and increasing EU powers also paled against the threat of being taken

  • Mum slams 'excessive' jail term

    The family of a law student jailed for biting the top off a man's ear in a street fight has condemned his five-year sentence as wildly excessive. Now relatives of Jess Morris have launched a campaign, backed by a 600-name petition, to get the sentence

  • Waterbikers injured in speedboat collision

    Two brothers were taken to hospital after the waterbike they were riding collided with a speedboat. It is believed an 18-year-old suffered serious head injuries and a ten-year-old boy broke his arm in the crash near Bognor pier on Saturday. Onlookers

  • Downs protesters angry with Prescott

    Conservation watchdogs have accused Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott of bringing "the whole public inquiry system into disrepute" over the Falmer stadium controversy. The Sussex Downs Conservation Board hit out at Mr Prescott after he refused to kick

  • PC run down in car chase

    A policeman narrowly escaped with his life after being mown down by a suspected joyrider during a high-speed chase. PC Mark Brown was today recovering at home after suffering concussion, a dislocated shoulder and cuts to his arm and head. The experienced

  • Depp's deeply dippy for Rye

    With its cobbled streets, quaint teashops and stunning downland, Rye is simply beautiful. Now Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp has become so enamoured with the ancient port he intends to move there. Reports from America suggest the millionaire star of

  • Pre-season friendly: Cambridge 2 Albion 2

    Mark McGhee learnt some valuable lessons as Albion's first team friendly programme drew to an intriguing close. Alarmists may view successive stalemates against clubs two divisions lower as vindication of bookmakers' gloomy outlook for the Seagulls in

  • Letter: Our suffering could easily be avoided

    As someone who has had ME for 25 years, I was interested to read about Ember Vincent's new Expert Patient Programme (The Argus, June 28), which will doubtless provide much-needed help and support. But it says something about the way this disease continues

  • Letter: Missing my cat

    Having recently lost a cat (Mr Stinks, a grey neutered tabby) in the Hangleton area, I was very sad to learn just how many cats actually go missing. After posting hundreds of leaflets in my area, putting up posters and endless phone calls to vets, cat

  • Letter: Dedication

    Last week we attended a graduation ceremony at Greenwich University for a student who has obtained a 2.1 degree in architecture and design. Previous to this he gained a 2.1 BA Hons degree at the University of Kent. His first interview for a job has resulted

  • Cricket: East Sussex League Round-Up

    Glynde skipper Richard Harding described his side's five-wicket win over previously unbeaten Ringmer as 'ground-breaking' as they moved a step closer to retaining the title. Harding said: "It was a giant step in the right direction. "Ringmer are a side

  • WWII hero to be honoured

    A Battle of Britain fighter pilot who gunned down a German bomber despite being shot is to be honoured with a permanent memorial. Flight Lieutenant James Nicolson was hit in an eye and a foot after his Hurricane was raked by bullets from the guns of a

  • Letter: Bike menace

    Can something be done about the cyclists in Brighton? They seem to use the pavements more than the roads. They jump red lights, cycle the wrong way up one-way streets, chain their bikes to anything on the pavements, blocking the access. I saw one mum

  • Cricket: Cottey spins Sussex to victory

    Sussex reckon Tony Cottey is their answer to Goldfinger right now. Who Dares Wins might have been a more appropriate title for this latest Sussex Sharks thriller. The Sharks kept alive flickering division two promotion hopes with a tense six-run success

  • Conference: Reds sign Davidson

    Crawley's new signing Danny Davidson believes he will score goals in the Conference next season. The 6ft 5in former Stafford Rangers striker agreed a two-year contract before Saturday's goalless friendly against Hornchurch at Broadfield Stadium. Davidson

  • Clue to Jack the Ripper's identity

    Someone in Brighton and Hove could hold the ultimate clue to the identity of Jack the Ripper, investigators believe. 'Ripperologists' believe the Whitechapel murderer was brought to Hove to be identified at the end of his bloody killing spree. But his

  • Roberts may miss opener

    Ben Roberts faces a fight to be fit for Albion's opening match at Reading on Saturday. The Seagulls' No. 1 lasted only 45 minutes in Saturday's 2-2 friendly draw at Cambridge United. Roberts has not recovered from a nagging back problem. Michel Kuipers

  • Trees shed leaves for 'early autumn'

    Hundreds of trees across Sussex are shedding their leaves in what appears to be a bizarre early autumn. As temperatures soar, trees should be busy sucking up the solar power. But many are instead jettisoning their leaves in a bewildering clash of the

  • Students show brains for business

    It is said creative people use the right-hand side of their brain while logical number-crunchers exercise the left. But students from the University of Brighton have shown both sides can be employed to get ahead in the world of business. At a graduate

  • Help at hand for start-ups

    People in East Brighton who fancy setting up their own business are being invited to a free workshop. Bunty Dann will explain issues including market research, managing budgets, cash flow and writing a business plan. The session, run by eb4U and the Brighton

  • Legal action is biggest threat

    The growth of a US-style litigation culture is seen as a greater threat to businesses in the South-East than the cooling property market. Fluctuating interest rates, falling confidence and increasing EU powers also paled against the threat of being taken

  • Life insurance exit to net RSA £850m

    Royal & SunAlliance (RSA) is to raise £850 million from the sale of the UK life insurance operation it closed to new business two years ago. The proposed deal with a new company set up to run closed funds will enable Horsham-based RSA to focus on

  • Mum slams 'excessive' jail term

    The family of a law student jailed for biting the top off a man's ear in a street fight has condemned his five-year sentence as wildly excessive. Now relatives of Jess Morris have launched a campaign, backed by a 600-name petition, to get the sentence

  • Waterbikers injured in speedboat collision

    Two brothers were taken to hospital after the waterbike they were riding collided with a speedboat. It is believed an 18-year-old suffered serious head injuries and a ten-year-old boy broke his arm in the crash near Bognor pier on Saturday. Onlookers

  • Letter: Restrain the schoolboy in him

    I once met Anthony Buckeridge briefly and was delighted to meet someone whose writing had given me so much pleasure. However, Charles Goode (Letters, July 16) would be well advised to restrain the schoolboy in him, because, if I catch him deliberately

  • August 1: Somerset v Sussex

    Sussex reckon Tony Cottey is their answer to Goldfinger right now. Who Dares Wins might have been a more appropriate title for this latest Sussex Sharks thriller. The Sharks kept alive flickering division two promotion hopes with a tense six-run success

  • August 2: Roberts may miss opener

    Ben Roberts faces a fight to be fit for Albion's opening match at Reading on Saturday. The Seagulls' No. 1 lasted only 45 minutes in Saturday's 2-2 friendly draw at Cambridge United. Roberts has not recovered from a nagging back problem. Michel Kuipers

  • Pre-season friendly: Cambridge 2 Albion 2

    Mark McGhee learnt some valuable lessons as Albion's first team friendly programme drew to an intriguing close. Alarmists may view successive stalemates against clubs two divisions lower as vindication of bookmakers' gloomy outlook for the Seagulls in

  • Letter: Cleaner is heaver to use than it appears

    Joan Bourner's letter, Danger Cleaner, (The Argus, July 12) is interesting. Having recently purchased a Dyson cleaner, I assembled the appliance myself. It is made of light plastic so it is strange the machine is heavy to manoeuvre. If the driving belt

  • Cricket: Sussex League Round-Up

    An eight wicket win over Chichester has kept Horsham in the hunt for the Sussex League title. Spinners Mark Nash (5-45), who has taken 19 wickets in the last three games, and Luke Marshall (5-47) shared all ten wickets as Chichester were dismissed for

  • Cricket: Sussex Invitation League Round-Up

    Mark Stewart's six-wicket haul was not enough to earn Findon victory in their top of the table clash with Broadwater. Graham Waller hit 55, Toby Kingsbury 67 and John Rogers added an unbeaten 74 as Findon set a challenging target of 254-4. Joe Owen top

  • Cricket: East Sussex League Round-Up

    Glynde skipper Richard Harding described his side's five-wicket win over previously unbeaten Ringmer as 'ground-breaking' as they moved a step closer to retaining the title. Harding said: "It was a giant step in the right direction. "Ringmer are a side

  • WWII hero to be honoured

    A Battle of Britain fighter pilot who gunned down a German bomber despite being shot is to be honoured with a permanent memorial. Flight Lieutenant James Nicolson was hit in an eye and a foot after his Hurricane was raked by bullets from the guns of a

  • Letter: Bike menace

    Can something be done about the cyclists in Brighton? They seem to use the pavements more than the roads. They jump red lights, cycle the wrong way up one-way streets, chain their bikes to anything on the pavements, blocking the access. I saw one mum

  • Letter: PCSOs are here

    I am writing in response to the letter by J Pearce (Letters, July 22), one of the street representatives from the North Laine Community Association, regarding Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs). PCSOs have not vanished and I am surprised Mr Pearce

  • Cricket: Cottey spins Sussex to victory

    Sussex reckon Tony Cottey is their answer to Goldfinger right now. Who Dares Wins might have been a more appropriate title for this latest Sussex Sharks thriller. The Sharks kept alive flickering division two promotion hopes with a tense six-run success

  • Letter: The inconsistency of parking attendants

    Some weeks ago friends of mine came for lunch and parked outside our home in a four hour parking bay. The time was 12noon. As a precaution, I had bought a visitor's parking permit which I gave to my friends as I did not know how long they were going to

  • Clue to Jack the Ripper's identity

    Someone in Brighton and Hove could hold the ultimate clue to the identity of Jack the Ripper, investigators believe. 'Ripperologists' believe the Whitechapel murderer was brought to Hove to be identified at the end of his bloody killing spree. But his

  • Pre-season friendly: Cambridge 2 Albion 2

    Mark McGhee learnt some valuable lessons as Albion's first team friendly programme drew to an intriguing close. Alarmists may view successive stalemates against clubs two divisions lower as vindication of bookmakers' gloomy outlook for the Seagulls in

  • Interest rate rises blamed as business output slides

    Interest rate hikes may finally be taking their toll on UK businesses, a survey showed today. Output expectations among companies have dipped for the first time in more than a year following two rate rises in as many months, according to the latest BDO

  • rports form's profits soar to £175m

    Airports operator BAA today said it had made an excellent start to the year as quarterly operating profits climbed 18.2% to £175 million. BAA said all its operations had done well in the three months to June 30, with a record number of passengers passing

  • Call for parking hike to be reversed

    Tory councillors are calling for moves to increase parking charges to be reversed. They have asked Brighton and Hove City Council to call in the decision, made last week by the powerful policy committee, to be scrutinised. Steep charges in many on-street

  • Students show brains for business

    It is said creative people use the right-hand side of their brain while logical number-crunchers exercise the left. But students from the University of Brighton have shown both sides can be employed to get ahead in the world of business. At a graduate

  • Awards target for green firms

    Businesses are competing to be named the greenest and cleanest. Firms that can show they have reduced pollution, particularly carbon dioxide emissions, are most likely to win a sustainable business award, organised by the South-East England Development

  • Life insurance exit to net RSA £850m

    Royal & SunAlliance (RSA) is to raise £850 million from the sale of the UK life insurance operation it closed to new business two years ago. The proposed deal with a new company set up to run closed funds will enable Horsham-based RSA to focus on

  • Stadium stalled 'to save MPs' jobs'

    John Prescott's decision to reopen the public inquiry into Brighton and Hove Albion's stadium plans is a cynical ploy to save three Labour seats, an MP has claimed Lewes MP Norman Baker believes the Deputy Prime Minister is plotting to stall a decision