• Barker saves Seagulls

    George Barker scored a face-saving equaliser for Albion Reserves as they drew 1-1 with Lewes Reserves in Combination action at the Dripping Pan tonight. Barker finished off a Steve Cook pass as a young Seagulls side improved after the interval. Louis

  • Comment: Don't change, Russell

    What does Russell Slade have in common with Martin O’Neill, Tony Pulis, Steve Bruce and Paul Hart? He is among a declining number of managers whose preferred dress code for work is a tracksuit rather than Armani, Boss or some other designer label. There

  • Woman dragged from Brighton hotel fire by guests

    Two guests from a Brighton hotel are in hospital tonight, after a fire in a second floor bedroom. Fire fighters said the blaze could have been started deliberately. A woman who was staying in the room where the fire started, was dragged

  • 116,000 houses forced on Sussex

    The Government has ridden roughshod over critics of its house building targets and told Sussex to make room for 116,000 more homes. Publishing the final South East Plan, the product of six years of political wrangling, ministers said they wanted

  • Boot camp is better when you don't sleep through it

    I’m afraid I’ve neglected this blog of late. For that I apologise but I will try to bring you up to speed with boot camp life since last week. It was all going rather well and I had been getting up to get to camp on time. But a four-day break, a bank

  • A27 closed after accident

    The A27 has been closed in both directions at Firle, near Lewes. The road was closed at around 6pm following a collision between a motorcyclist and a car. The road has been closed in both the east and westbound directions while emergency

  • Major incident on the A27 near Beddingham

    Crews of fire engines and ambulances are on their way to a serious incident on the A27. It's believed they are making their way to the Beddingham area. Delays are expected. Do you have any information about the incident? Please leave your comments

  • Police Inspector Sharon Rowe's disciplinary hearing adjourned

    A disciplinary hearing into a police officer suspected of stealing wine from a supermarket has been adjourned. Chief Inspector Sharon Rowe was arrested alongside Detective Chief Inspector Jim Torbet at Marks and Spencer in the Holmbush Centre, Shoreham

  • Lemon-aid: Refresh your wardrobe with a squeeze of za-za-zing

    After a fairly dreary winter, summer is finally here in Brighton. The sun is out, people are wearing less and best of all the summer collections are now hitting the high-street rails. It's well and truly time to ditch the boring charcoal-grey knits

  • PM praises Albion's great escape

    GORDON BROWN has congratulated Brighton and Hove Albion on their Great Escape. The Seagulls secured League One safety with a 1-0 victory over Stockport County on Saturday. Mr Brown praised Albion while speaking to a packed House of Commons

  • Ancient Sussex woodland for sale for just £30,000

    If you go down to the woods today you’re sure of a big suprise - because it is up for sale for just £29,000. A six-and-three-quarter acre patch of ancient woodland in Rusper, Crawley, is now on the market, offering any buyer a chance of buying

  • I Predict A Quiet

    Music fans aren't happy. It began like the low murmur of discontent you find at gigs when a band keeps everyone waiting before they arrive on stage, but now it's reached the sort of angry crescendo that greets REM every time Michael Stipe says:

  • Free food, free jazz and no free time

    Yesterday must have been one of the busiest days I have had in my professional career. Not only were we having to deal with the sudden explosion of shows and events going into The Guide, but also we had the added fun of catching up from the

  • WIN Tickets to The Chinese State Circus

    Beijing was proud to host the Olympic Games for the first time in China in 2008 – to mark this auspicious occasion, The Chinese State Circus will be bringing a brand new spectacular to the UK. The new show encompasses world class acrobatics, gymnasts

  • Vote for our picture of the week

    Our pictures this week include images from three significant events in the city's year - Albion's last-game escape from relegation, the Children's Parade and the Smash EDO protest. Joining them are a woman cycling with sharks (yes, really), an

  • Brighton woman flying the Rainbow flag across Europe

    A woman who made history by persuading British embassies in Europe to fly the Rainbow flag is set to go on a whirlwind Pride solidarity tour. Clare Dimyon, a 44-year-old Quaker, will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of her own coming out

  • Honda CRV Road Test

    THERE'S a question in Honda's 4x4 press kit, which goes: what is the general direction for the latest CR-V? Forget the old CR-V - it's nothing at all like the striking new model, what was once a middling off-roader is now a sports utility superstar

  • Last minute tickets for May 5, 2009

    Fringe Tickets Comedy Matt Whistler's Radio West Pier - Alibi Pub...Radio West Pier (late) Bar, 8.30pm – 11pm Iszi Lawrence. Matter of Tact M - Laughing Horse @ The Quadrant, 9pm - 10 pm Good Sense Of Humour presents... - Upstairs

  • Eastbourne death blaze dad on trial for rape

    A father whose sons died in a house fire has gone on trial charged with rape. Stuart Jenkins sons Lewis, seven, and Taylor, five, died in each other's arms during the blaze in Eastbourne last year. They pair were overcome by thick, choking

  • Memorial football match for terrorism victim

    A football match in memory of an Albion football fan killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks on New York is due to take place on Friday. Robert Eaton was killed in the twin towers attack in 2001. The Robert Eaton Memorial Fund (

  • Man accused of Brighton murder "boasted to friends"

    A man accused of killing a businessman with a fire extinguisher bragged about the brutal attack moments later, a jury was told. Father-of-two Ovidiu Pop, 28, died days after being violently hit on the head while on a night out in Brighton in August

  • Animal Nights, The Brunswick, Brighton, May 5

    Animal Ink’s debut fringe show was in the grip of an identity crisis. Listed as a cabaret event, it was difficult to establish whether this was a musical in miniature, a showcase for a new play, or a group of pals who’d got together at an

  • Breaking News, Theatre Royal, Brighton, May 7-May 9

    With 40 television monitors on stage, a team of multilingual interpreters and two hours of live rolling news coverage, anything could happen during Rimini Protokoll’s Breaking News. The reality theatre production is making its English debut tonight

  • Imagined Monochrome, The Basement, Brighton, May 5

    Ever wanted to know what it must be like to be subjected to an ineffectual alien probe aboard a spaceship? Me neither, but thanks to my position as a festival critic, I now have an idea. I’ll admit, my desire to review Anish Kapoor’s Imagined

  • Call for witnesses of post office robbery

    Detectives are appealing for information following a robbery at the Post Office in Station Road, Portslade at around 8.30am on Tuesday. Two men with their faces covered entered the premises and told staff to get down on the floor. The

  • Worthing beggar left lying in his own blood

    A beggar beaten within an inch of his life was left lying in a pool of blood for hours before anyone came to his aid. The street drinker, who is in his 50s, was found lying on the pavement in Chapel Road, Worthing, with serious head injuries

  • Video map of Brighton Mayday protest

    The Argus team shot hours of footage on Monday's protest. We have now edited them, and created six short films showing how events unfolded at key city locations. Click here to see the video map.

  • Brighton injury worry for Twickenham

    Brighton Blues have concerns over a key front row forward as they prepare for their big Twickenham final. The Sussex One champions are keeping a close eye on loose head prop Sam Hutton ahead of Saturday’s EDF Junior Vase showdown with Liskeard and Looe

  • Sussex nurse accused of dishing out the wrong drugs

    A bungling nurse accused of repeatedly giving patients the wrong drugs was put under special supervision just six months into her job, a misconduct hearing was told. It is claimed that Leanne Smith failed to give medication to one patient on six occasions

  • What a day!

    What a day! I woke up at 9 on Saturday knowing that a win would guarantee us playing in League One next season. I felt sick, I couldn't concentrate and all I wanted to do was go to the pub! So that's what I did, first stop was at 11am

  • Mind-reading magician will reveal embarrassing secrets

    A mind-reading magician plans to terrify audience members by revealing the most embarrassing cds in their collections. Peter Campbell-Wells, who describes himself as “a bit more approachable than Derren Brown”, says comedy will play a big part in his

  • Standing leaves Lewes

    Michael Standing has backed Steve Ibbitson to be named Lewes manager even though the midfielder will not be at the club next season. Standing is the first player to leave Lewes following their relegation from Blue Square premier. The former Aston

  • Sussex A&E is safe after MP blunder

    Health bosses insist a hospital’s accident and emergency department is safe after a MP’s newsletter mistakenly said it would be axed. Concerns over the future of the department at St Richard's Hospital in Chichester were reignited when MP David Willetts

  • Brighton mum delivered dead baby by herself

    A mother delivered her dead baby on her own after hospital bosses sent her home. Nicola Mitchell, was 13 weeks pregnant when she went into the Royal Sussex County Hospital’s accident and emergency department. Doctors gave her a scan,

  • Worthing store looted by ram-raider

    A ram-raider smashed a car backwards through the doors of an entertainment store before snatching up handfuls of computer games. The driver was captured on CCTV as he drove off the road and reversed carefully up to the entrance of the HMV store in the

  • Prior put to the test

    When you finished your last international series averaging 77 you are probably entitled to feel that your place in reasonably secure. But when has life in the England team ever been comfortable for Matt Prior? He will start his 16th Test match against

  • Sussex v Durham: Day 1

    CLOSE OF PLAY: Durham 318-7 (96) Plunkett finished on 65 and Calum Thorp is 8 not out. That late success will have lifted Sussex's confidence. They bowled well I thought but conditions for batting did get easier and dropping Benkers when he's only

  • Losing yourself in the Fringe launch

    I’m writing this at my desk while eating cold curry, surrounded by coffee cups and press cuttings. I’ve spent the last five days reeling between launches, the office and the Fringe performers centre and I can’t remember the last time I had a full night

  • Now Slade can plan for future

    Russell Slade has swapped a fireman’s helmet for a hard hat. Up until last Saturday Slade had, for the past eight weeks, been the footballing equivalent of Red Adair. Now, with League One survival secured and a new two-year contract agreed, Albion’s

  • Bridger: I'll be fit for derby date

    Lewis Bridger has assured Eastbourne fans he will be fit for derby day. The 19-year-old Eagles star pulled out of his top-flight Polish meeting for Czestochowa on Sunday. Bridger suffered shoulder damage when falling in heat 13 of Eagles’ win over Ipswich

  • Suor Angelica & Pagliacci, The Barn, Southwick, until May 9

    This double bill by Southwick Opera is linked by heartbreak and tragedy. The first, by Puccini, is set in a convent where Sister Angelica has been sent by her family following the birth of a son, conceived outside of wedlock. Helen Hardwick sings the

  • Scuba diving mother enjoys bike ride with the sharks

    Turtles, sharks and brightlycoloured fish are what you normally expect to see in an aquarium – so imagine what 60-year-old turtle Lulu thought when she saw a scuba diving cyclist at the Sea Life Centre. Jo Brooksbank, a transport

  • Real-life mystery brought to the stage

    A real-life mystery is set to intrigue theatre goers, four years after it puzzled the world’s media. In 2005 a mute young man caused a media frenzy after emerging from the sea in a black suit. His story will now be told in a quirky comedy as part of

  • Eastbourne woman could have been killed by drugs gang

    A young woman found dead in Argentina may have been murdered by a drugs gang. Laura Hill died in October 2007 while on a trip with a friend to South America. The Argentinian authorities have always maintained that the 25-year-old took a cocaine overdose

  • Falmer is the goal for Slade

    Russell Slade wants to put himself in pole position for Falmer – by turning Albion from League One relegation survivors into a top six club. The new two-year contract agreed by the manager coincides with the final two seasons at Withdean. But Slade

  • Newhaven surgery closed after suspected swine flu case

    A second person in Sussex is undergoing tests for a suspected case of the potentially fatal swine flu. The unnamed patient walked into the Quayside Medical Practice in Newhaven yesterday afternoon showing flu-like symptoms. When staff

  • Reserves have youthful look

    Albion include several schoolboys in their squad for the final reserve team fixture of the season against Lewes at the Dripping Pan tonight (7pm). Tom Godfrey, 16, takes over in goal from Mitchell Walker, who was injured along with striker Kane Louis

  • Yardy looks to build on victory

    Skipper Mike Yardy believes Sussex’s eye-catching one-day win over Durham can kick-start their season. The sides meet again in the Championship at Hove today 48 hours after an unbeaten 103 from opener Ed Joyce inspired Sussex to an eight-wicket victory

  • Brighton Pride campaigner to take fight to Europe

    A woman who made history by persuading British embassies in Europe to fly the rainbow flag is set to go on a whirlwind Pride solidarity tour. Clare Dimyon, a 44-year-old Quaker, will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of her own coming out by jetting