• Lambert takes over at Town

    John Lambert has been named as the new manager of Eastbourne Town. The former Hastings and Sidley boss was appointed this evening. He will work at the Saffrons with a management team of Jamie Podmore, Peter Heritage and Ben White. Manager

  • Albion talking point: Top six - but can they stay there?

    Albion are in the top six at last. A 1-0 win over battling Birmingham City was enough to send them into a play-off place for the first time under Oscar Garcia. So are they good enough to stay there? What grounds do you have for optimism

  • Albion boss concerned about injured Crofts

    Albion boss Oscar Garcia fears a long lay-off for Andrew Crofts and may now have to consider signing a midfield replacement. Crofts left The Amex on crutches tonight after suffering a serious-looking knee injury in the second half against Birmingham

  • David volley sends Albion into top six

    Albion are into the top six for the first time this season thanks to a wonderful David Lopez volley. But there were concerns over Andrew Crofts after their 1-0 win over Birmingham City. David let fly with a superb right-foot finish on 58 minutes

  • Albion v Birmingham City - from The Amex

    5:22pm   We'll check. He trudged off slowly looking unhappy and went straight to the bench, not down the tunnel. I don't think either of us thought he looked injured.    

  • Chichester garage gutted in blaze

    A garage was gutted in a fire on Saturday. The fire broke out in the ground floor workshop of a garage in Terminus Road, Chichester, shortly after 1am. Crews from West Sussex attended the scene. The garage suffered 100 per cent of damage

  • Investigation launched into Hastings caravan blaze

    Fire investigators are examining the cause of a blaze at a caravan. The blaze broke out at Pondswood Industrial Estate, Hastings, at 10.30am on Friday. An East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service statement said: “Firefighters were sent to Elizabeth

  • Mullins chases hat-trick at The Amex

    Birmingham City have asked Hayden Mullins to solve a defensive headache – and complete a personal hat-trick at The Amex. Mullins and Paul Robinson slot in at central defence for Blues, who have lost Dan Burn and Kyle Bartley, against Albion today

  • Obika on bench as Albion make sweeping changes

    New boy Jonathan Obika is on the bench and Liam Bridcutt not involved for Albion today. But there are changes elsewhere in the starting XI as the Seagulls take on Birmingham City at The Amex. Tomasz Kuszczak, Matt Upson, Stephen Ward, David

  • Coxon-Smith treble helps Raiders win at home

    Worthing Raiders’ Finlay Coxon-Smith scored a hat-trick as they ended their five-game losing run with a 25-17 victory over Fylde today. Ben Loosmore also went over while Joe Govett added a penalty and conversion. Fylde’s Dan Birchall, Scott

  • Team news: Three changes for Raiders

    Worthing Raiders make three changes to the starting XV for today's visit of high-fliers Fylde. Dan Sargent, Jamie Redmayne and Matt Lasis all drop to the bench after starting against leaders Doncaster last weekend. In come Iain Greenwood, Joe

  • Crack and heroin dealer Leon Reid jailed for six years

    A crack and heroin dealer who told police another crook had accidentally left drugs paraphenalia in his car has been jailed for six years. Leon Reid, 27, was found guilty of possessing heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply after a three

  • Thugs target vehicles in Worthing

    Thugs are damaging cars – tearing off windscreens and throwing paint at vehicles. Motorists are being warned about mindless damage being caused to cars and vans in the Gaisford and Tarring areas of Worthing. Sussex Police have received an increased

  • Ward reckons Blues will fancy their chances

    Stephen Ward expects Birmingham City to shrug off four key absences and fancy their chances at The Amex. Blues come south unbeaten in ten games, including four wins and two draws from their last six away fixtures.   But they have recently

  • Albion ace hails their "big surprise"

    Rohan Ince has been hailed as Albion’s big surprise of the season. Team-mate Andrea Orlandi has also praised head coach Oscar Garcia for spotting the potential of the 21-year-old as a midfielder. Ince returns to the starting line-up against

  • Ian Baxter writes...

    I hope one of your readers may remember being evacuated to Linthwaite near Huddersfield in West Yorkshire in early 1941. I have lived here all my life and a few weeks ago was invited to share memories of the Second World War with children in a

  • Reds: We won't sell our stars in the cheap

    Crawley boss John Gregory insists it would take a significant offer for him to allow any his star players to leave during the January transfer window. Reds have received a number of enquiries about the availability of their players but none have

  • Donnelly fancies Town job

    Sammy Donnelly has thrown his hat in the ring for the Eastbourne Town manager’s job after the resignation of Tony Reid. Reid resigned after just four months in charge and his assistant Donnelly is the Ryman south club’s third boss this term after

  • Banks in Lewes frame

    Goalkeeper Rikki Banks is back in contention for Lewes as they visit Leiston in Ryman premier. Banks has not played since the end of November due to a thigh injury but is now fit again. Lewes last week extended the loan deal of young Millwall

  • One stays, one goes for Borough

    Boss Tommy Widdrington says Jamie Taylor could yet return to Eastbourne Borough despite being recalled by Sutton United. The good news of Tom Derry’s loan from Gillingham being extended by a second month was tempered by the fact that Borough have

  • Machinery worth £36,000 stolen from East Grinstead nursery

    Plant machinery worth £36,000 was stolen from a nursery. Between 5am and 8.30am on Saturday, January 4, a selector grab attached to an excavator and the bucket attachment for the same machine, were stolen from a demolition site at Felbridge Nursery

  • Ruler of the waves on board the Royal Clipper

    As I clambered out on to the springy cargo net in a rather ungainly fashion and settled down into something akin to a giant hammock, the surrounding scene neatly encapsulated the fact that this was a cruise with a difference. Below me, the sparkling

  • Escape to the country in the Yorkshire Dales

    I’m peering through the hotel window, buttered toast in hand, when the rain starts hammering. Conversation turns to plans for the morning’s walk. Did we remember to pack the waterproofs? Scooping up a forkful of scrambled eggs, I try to look hopeful

  • Your interview: Will Lang, chief forecaster at the Met Office

    Q: Are the winds getting stronger and is the rain becoming more frequent? Will Lang (WL): The jet stream has been particularly strong over the past few weeks – partly due to particularly warm and cold air being squeezed together in the mid-latitudes

  • Three arrested after drugs found in Horsham car

    Three people have been arrested after wraps of class A drugs were found in a car. Two men from Horsham and a woman from Crawley were stopped in Birches Road, Horsham, on Thursday night. They were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent

  • Transfer window watch: Oscar seeks replacement for Barnes

    Albion boss Oscar Garcia has admitted striker Ashley Barnes will be missed. And he has urged the club’s scouting network to find him an effective replacement in the remaining three weeks of the January transfer window. Barnes, 24, completed

  • Robertsbridge circular

    1 - If arriving by train, from the station exit turn left along Station Road. In about 250 yards, pass the Gray-Nicolls factory on the left, where the famous cricket bats are made. Just beyond, go over where the new flood defence barrier can be raised

  • Brighton's very own wonderland

    Author Lewis Carroll used to spend his summers in the salubrious setting of Sussex Square in Brighton. He particularly liked being in the secluded gardens that were created in the square and neighbouring Lewes Crescent. Carroll, whose real

  • There are questions over seafront safety as it is...

    I write in reference to last Monday’s story in The Argus about “seafront collapse fears”. Can’t Brighton and Hove City Council just put up signs advising the public to be aware of falling masonary, or is it to do with insurance? If it is going

  • Black Rock in Brighton

    Black Rock in Brighton is where the Downs first hit the sea which makes it a must for many archaeologists. But since then the development of Brighton Marina has utterly changed the atmosphere of the area. Alan Dart from Storrington, who sent

  • How Albion eased their Blues - in video

    Albion are aiming for their first home and away double of the season today. They calmed concerns about their slow start to the season, which saw them suffer three successive defeats, by winning 1-0 at Birmingham City in August. Andrew

  • Rugby fan Ollie from Portslade finds TV fame in advert

    A rugby fan has experienced new-found fame after starring alongside a friend in a series of TV adverts. Ollie Jessup, 34, from Southon Close in Portslade rarely misses a match at The Rec to watch his beloved Bath and was picked out from the crowd

  • A thousand sign up to save Brighton Hippodrome

    A campaign to retain a historic venue for live performances has more than 1,000 signatures. Last year developers unveiled a £35 million plan to renovate the Hippodrome in Middle Street, Brighton, creating an eight-screen cinema and restaurants.

  • Making a name for himself

    Mathew Horne is exasperated. He’s done Chekhov, farce, a documentary about Boy George... yet when the actor is spotted in the street, the response is always the same: “Gav-lar!” No matter that it’s three years since he appeared as the eponymous Gavin