• Be an Argus weather watcher this weekend

    The county is set to be battered by high winds and rain on Sunday and Monday. We will be bringing you all the latest news online throughout the storm, which could be the worst to hit since the Great Storm of 1987. And we want you to get involved

  • Burgess Hill pupil flashed on walk to school

    A teenage pupil was flashed by a man as she walked to school. The 14-year-old girl was walking to Oakmeeds Community School in Burgess Hill when a man in his early 20s exposed himself. The incident happened at about 8.20am this morning in Marle

  • Bill Bailey, Brighton Centre, King’s Road, October 24

    The word comedian never seems quite encompassing enough for Bill Bailey. His extraterrestrial grasp of vocabulary sees words fall out of his mouth like poetic prose. His incredible intelligence makes him educational as well as hysterical.

  • Richard Durrant, Ropetackle Centre, Shoreham, October 24

    “Peace and love devoid of politics are my mottos”, declared Richard Durrant, before slipping into a bit of a rant about the unfinished footbridge and traffic jams in Shoreham. Otherwise good-humoured, the barefoot guitarist-composer stands out

  • Newhaven road rage rider says ‘sorry’ to victim

    A criminal has met his victim to apologise for his crime. The unnamed offender was a cyclist who was arrested in January after an incident in Avis Road, Newhaven, where a driver was abused and had his car window smashed. The cyclist pleaded

  • Jones not surprised to see Hornets buzzing again

      Albion No. 2 Nathan Jones is not surprised to see Monday's visitors Watford pushing again at the right end of the Championship table.   The Hornets are seventh, seven points and eight places above the injury-hit Seagulls ahead of the clash

  • Reds secure Bennett on loan

    Crawley Town have signed midfielder Kyle Bennett on a month’s loan from Doncaster Rovers. Bennett, 23, is the younger brother of former Albion favourite Elliott, who is now at Norwich City. Like his brother, Kyle started his career at Wolves

  • Tributes flow for Engineerium hero Jonathan Minns

    A distinguished engineer who founded the world-famous British Engineerium has died. Jonathan Minns, of Hove, rescued the historic Goldstone Pumping Station from demolition and transformed it into one of the most influential engineering museums

  • Albion youngster is an Angel

      Albion development squad striker Shamir Goodwin has joined Tonbridge Angels on a one-month youth loan.   The arrangement allows Goodwin to still play for the Seagulls' under-21s, although Conference south outfit Angels have priority over his

  • Lanterns On The Lake, The Haunt, Brighton, October 23

    At some point, someone will have said “quiet is the new loud”. Can something be the new anything though, when it is at once quiet and loud? That is a question thrown up by Lanterns On The Lake, a Geordie quintet that manage to simultaneously create

  • Dyke Road flats’ bin chaos breeds mounting vermin fears

    Rats and maggots are lurking among piles of rotting rubbish at two blocks of flats after residents after three weeks without a rubbish collection. The bin rooms at the flats are full to the brim with rotting waste. Elderly residents have complained

  • Biker fights for life after Maresfield crash

    A biker is fighting for her life after falling from her bike and being hit by another vehicle. The woman came off her bike in Maresfield High Street at 7.20am this morning and was then hit by a passing car. Inspector Steve Grace from the Sussex

  • Gym user suffers a heart attack at Crawley gym

    A gym user suffered a heart attack while working out. The 33-year-old man is believed to have suffered a heart attack while working out at the Virgin Active gym in Crawley Leisure Park at about 9pm last night. He was then taken to Royal Sussex

  • Seasick yacht crew rescued by Eastbourne lifeboat

    Yacht owners had to be rescued by lifeboat crew after suffering from sea sickness. Coastguards received a distress call at 5.50am this morning after two people on board a 27 foot yacht sailing two miles south of Beachy Head reported suffering from

  • Crews called to fire at former Hellingly Hospital site

    Fire crews were called to a house blaze where it was feared residents were still trapped in the building. Firefighters from Herstmonceux and Hailsham were called to the blaze at a home in the Hellingly Hospital redevelopment in Houghton Way, Hellingly

  • Couple fight chip pan fire in Brighton home

    A couple fought a chip pan fire in their own home. The pair in their mid 20s were cooking in the kitchen of their home in Buckingham Road at just before 9pm last night when their chip pan caught alight. The couple were able to control the fire

  • Liddle signs new two-year deal at Sussex

    Chris Liddle has committed his future to Sussex until 2015. The left-arm seamer has agreed a new two-year deal after another impressive season in limited overs cricket. Liddle, 29, was Sussex's leading wicket-taker in both T20 and 40-over cricket

  • A spooktacular night promised at Brighton and Hove Albion

    Brighton and Hove Abion has revealed shockingly good kids' ticket prices for its next game. The Seagulls' lock horns with Watford in the Championship on Monday at the AMEX - and children under 16 can watch the action for just £1 when purchased

  • Blame buy-one-get-one-free culture for our wasted food

    The shameful food waste mentioned in your editorial (The Argus, October 25) can largely be blamed on the demise of high street shops and the proliferation of supermarkets which encourage full trolleys to feed freezers. The “buy-one-get-one-free

  • Like dogs, we should be putting cats on a lead, too

    In relation to dog fouling in public spaces, Anna Sexton demands that dogs should “be on a lead at all times” (Letters, October 19). I suggest the same control for the millions of cats who defecate at will in people’s private gardens, which is

  • Brighton Museum's new exhibition causes controversy

    Two witty ceramics by psychoanalysis-obsessed former pop artist Carole Windham might make a few eyes bulge. Venus With A Penis, a disconcerting figure with both male and female genitals, is certainly not the classical image of the Roman goddess. Claire

  • Little love for new lampposts in Brighton street

    Householders are dismayed historic lampposts have been removed and replaced with “extremely ugly” eco-friendly ones. For decades, the traditional curly decorative metal posts have stood in the Preston area of Brighton lighting the way for locals

  • Parking fines are a risk at Hove's Greyhound Stadium

    Readers, be careful when visiting the Greyhound Stadium in Hove as you could get a parking fine. In the foyer, there is a machine into which you enter your car registration number. The car park is owned by the Co-op – by using this machine you

  • MPs need to take action over mental health crisis

    Thank you Bill Gardner for writing your article about suicidal patients being turned away from mental health wards (October 23). Without The Argus focusing on this serious social issue, in print, we would all be ignorant of the true facts.

  • Half-term horror days: museums

    Brighton Museum and Brighton Dome Foyer Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, Sunday, October 27, 1pm to 4.30pm, free, 03000 290900 DIWALI, the Hindu festival of lights, is being celebrated with a drop-in session for all the family this weekend. Among

  • Hove councillor's Haddington Close reply

    Peter Willesden (Letters, October 23) takes a forthright tone about long-blighted Haddington Close in Hove. In fact, the police have been working closely with the immediate neighbours in recent months, and Brighton and Hove City Council is taking

  • Half-term horror days: Fun parks and farms

    Paradise Park Avis Road Newhaven, Saturday, October 26, to Sunday, November 3, 9am to 6pm, £9.99, 01273 512123 NEWHAVEN’S Paradise Park is promising “a really scary half-term adventure to remember” next week. The park will host a spooky

  • Lewes Road from a pedestrian’s viewpoint

    I have read with interest the views and experiences of car users and cyclists who use Lewes Road. In an attempt to balance these views I would like to give the facts from the most environmentally- friendly users of these changes. No, please get

  • Half-term horror days: grown-up spooky fun

    West Dean College A286, near Chichester, Thursday, October 31, 6pm to midnight, £60, 0844 4994408 THE Edwardian house and college is hosting a Night Of The Uncanny, combining performance and creative drawing based around some of the bizarre

  • Winger Conway eyes first Amex start for Albion

    Craig Conway has set his sights on his first start at The Amex for Albion. The Scottish winger has yet to make his full home debut for the Seagulls, six weeks into his loan move from Cardiff. That is about to change against Watford in front

  • Half-term horror days: family theatre

    LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Seaforth Hall, Warninglid, Wednesday, October 30, to Saturday, November 2, 7.30pm, £5, MAN-EATING plant Audrey Two returns in Act Too The@tre Group’s version of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s horror musical

  • A slice of New York in Brighton

    As Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Dave Barry once put it, “Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. “Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with

  • Horsdean traveller site expansion could affect water supply

    Councillor Pete West, the environment spokesperson for the Green Party on Brighton and Hove City Council, seems to use his Soapbox column (The Argus, October 19) to accuse people campaigning against the enlargement of the Horsdean traveller site in

  • Half-term horror days: Days out

    Burgess Hill Thursday, October 31, from 10am, THE DoStuffBus pulls into Burgess Hill’s Church Walk on Thursday to host pumpkin-carving workshops for over-fives, with youngsters encouraged to come dressed in their scariest

  • Half-term horror days: workshops and activities

    Wilderness Wood Main Road, Hadlow Down, Tuesday, October 29, to Friday, November 1, various times, from £5.50 children, £4.50/£3.50 adults, 07766 486548 EXPLORERS in Wilderness Wood can take part in storytelling and woodland cooking sessions

  • Key Watford trio in frame to face Albion

    Depleted Albion are set to face a Watford side boosted by the return of three key players. Troy Deeney, Ikechi Anya and Almen Abdi are all expected to make comebacks from injury for the seventh-placed Hornets at The Amex on Monday evening.

  • Festival fundraiser Oxjam takes over Brighton this Saturday

    More than 40 city acts are playing across 12 stages for this year’s Oxjam Takeover, raising money for Oxfam. The music starts from noon in a series of daytime shows at Royal Pavilion Tavern in Castle Square, Seven Stars in Ship Street, The Hobgoblin

  • East Preston buggy rider’s torrent of abuse from drivers

    An elderly buggy rider has hit out at the terrible abuse she gets on the roads almost every day. Widow Sara Wyness, 77, uses road-worthy scooter HOTBUG1 to go to the doctors, shops and see friends. But she says ignorant drivers subject her

  • The Brighton Early Music Festival kicks off in style

    Love and heartbreak have remained central musical themes over the centuries, as this year’s Brighton Early Music Festival is set to prove. The 2013 festival takes Passion as its theme – ranging from broken hearts and desire, to Christ’s love for