• Hyypia praises Albion's patience

    Sami Hyypia praised Albion’s patience as they overcame a cup hurdle. The Seagulls scored twice in the last 11 minutes to see off Cheltenham 2-0 in the first round of the Capital One Cup. Hyypia said: “I thought before the game we needed to

  • Buckley misses Albion match as Sunderland close in

    Albion winger Will Buckley could be on course for a move to the Premier League with his old boss Gus Poyet at Sunderland after missing Albion's Capital One Cup victory over Cheltenham at the Amex tonight. Buckley was not in the squad for the Seagulls's

  • Gregory praises Crawley's fitness after extra-time triumph

    Boss John Gregory hailed Crawley’s fitness levels as they sunk Ipswich in the second half of extra-time in the Capital One Cup. Reds had rode their luck slightly against their Championship opponents in normal time as Frank Nouble missed a gilt-edged

  • Dunk sends Albion on the way to cup win

    Albion are up and running under Sami Hyypia – thanks to a first senior goal from Lewis Dunk and a bit of spark off the bench from Kazenga LuaLua. LuaLua, a 68th minute substitute was involved in both goals as the Seagulls beat dogged Cheltenham

  • UPDATE: A27 due to re-open after tractor fire

    EMERGENCY services have been dealing with a tractor fire on the A27 at Shoreham. Police and the fire service have been at the scene and it is understood the blaze has been causing congestion. The A27 has been closed eastbound between the A283

  • McLeod the hero as Crawley sink Ipswich

    Izale McLeod scored an extra-time winner as Crawley claimed another Championship scalp by beating Ipswich Town 1-0 in the Capital One Cup. The game had seemed destined to go to penalties when McLeod popped up in the 111th minute to scramble home

  • Bradley makes Crawley debut

    Sonny Bradley makes his Crawley debut in tonight’s Capital One Cup clash with Ipswich Town. Bradley was an unused substitute in the 1-0 win at Barnsley on Saturday but comes in at left-back in place of Ryan Dickson. It is a new role for the

  • Mackail-Smith starts in attack - but there's no Buckley

    Albion have handed Craig Mackail-Smith and Chris O’Grady a chance to strike up a partnership. Both strikers start tonight’s Capital One Cup tie at home to League two outfit Cheltenham. Kemy Agustien also gets the opportunity to make an impression

  • Underground art scene

    Over two decades Bob Mazzer captured life on the London Underground like no other photographer. Immortalising a bygone era of Mods and Rockers, fist fights, youthful antics, smoking on the tube, and the everyday interactions of the 1970s and 1980s

  • We built this show on Rock ‘n’ Roll

    From footballer to drag queen to Victorian thug, Ben Richards is a chameleon of an actor who is keen never to play the same role twice. A familiar face from television screens, Ben has starred in shows including Footballers’ Wives, Holby City and

  • Looking Back - The Regent ballroom

    The Regent ballroom in North Street was a popular attraction in Brighton for many years with its famous springy floor. It was at the Clock Tower and next door to the Regent cinema, one of the biggest and most luxurious in Britain. David Rowland

  • Community Star Awards latest News

    Nominations for this year’s Community Star Awards are flooding in – and the entries are all top quality examples of deserving award winners. Today we are on the hunt for a Youth Group of the Year, which could include sports clubs, theatre groups

  • A27 reopens after five vehicle accident

    The eastbound carriageway of the A27 has reopened following a five vehicle accident. Emergency services responded to the incident just before the Drusilla's Roundabout which happened at around 4.30pm. All lanes are now open but there is heavy

  • Bloomin’ good cause

    WE all have a charity that is close to our hearts. From major organisations like Cancer Research UK and Oxfam to smaller but equally as important local ventures like Brighton’s Kitty in the City and Amaze – the UK prides itself on being generous

  • Dog owners get festival off to a great start

    SCORES of dog owners and their pets braved the weather for the first day of an annual festival. Rural day at St Ann's Well Garden, in Hove, included a Scruffs dog show featuring pets of all shapes and sizes. There was also a range of activities

  • Couple return from trip of lifetime sailing around the world

    A COUPLE have returned from the trip of a lifetime after spending three years sailing around the world. Kevin Hutchings and his partner Philippa Bull stepped back on to the pontoons of Brighton Marina on Thursday for the first time since they set

  • Quality service you can be Shore about

    USUALLY they are the ones helping us find a new home, but this time a group of estate agents are the ones settling into their new place. Shore Estates, part of the Shore Group, has announced the launch of its brand new office in Middle Street,

  • Help for families in need

    A LUNCH club that helps to support children living in poverty is launching in two of the city’s most deprived areas. The Chomp lunch club in Brighton launched in Easter last year and has served more than 900 meals to families. Last week, Chomp

  • Lost bulldog takes a ride on number 22 bus

    A bulldog took a bus in to town on his own - but it was no ruff ride. It might sound like a tall tail, but the mystery mutt did not paws before boarding the number 22 bus in Elm Grove . Passengers initially assumed the dog was with his owner

  • Keeping people warm

    WE want to know about the extraordinary people who do not care when the clock hits leaving time – but instead go beyond the call of duty. The Community Star Awards recognise the unsung heroes in our communities – and on November 1 at the Theatre

  • A fantastic fun fair

    FUN, frolics, laughter, memories and most importantly, community spirit. Sussex boasts an abundance of brilliant all-year-round community events from Paddle Round The Pier in Brighton to Worthing’s popular Rotary Carnival Procession – and we want

  • Man slashed across his chest with a knife in Brighton

    A man was slashed with a knife along his torso during an evening out with friends. The 22-year-old man was in Trafalgar Street, Brighton, near to the Trafalgar Court junctio, when he was assaulted. Police are appealing for witnesses to the

  • Helping those in need

    WHICH selfless youngster in your community deserves a huge ‘well done’ for their efforts in helping others? The Young Community Star of the Year award recognises a young person under the age of 18 who has made a real difference in their community

  • Winemaker sparkles at competition

    A SUSSEX winemaker is proving that her fizz is the business after winning a haul of medals at a national competition. Emma Rice, who leads Hattingley Valley Wines team, has followed up her gold medal success at the Decanter World Wine Awards with

  • Top award for skilled care team

    CARE workers have been given a boost after winning a top training award for their innovative learning scheme. Bluebird Care, based in Hove, won the Skillsoft Inspire Award for its new e-learning training programme for care workers, which trains

  • Town Hall open for tea

    A GRADE II listed building is now open for tea and cake. The Old Town Hall in South Street, Seaford, is now being used to host tea mornings six days a week. The hall, also known as The Drop In, is run by volunteers from the St James Trust and

  • Couple sail their dream

    A COUPLE had one hull of an idea when they decided to bow out of city life and sail around the world. Despite never having sailed a day in their lives, the pair of teachers from Brighton, decided to see what it was all a-boat and climbed aboard

  • Our wonderful Wiggo

    WHEN it was announced the Tour of Britain was to visit Sussex there was one rider everyone wanted to see at the start line: Sir Bradley Wiggins. The news that the Team Sky rider will defend his title this year is therefore a huge boost. Not only

  • Squirrel eats breakfast

    I took this picture at Seven Dials. I think the image is quite interesting, catching the squirrel eating... Shaun Hamblin, Chatham Place, Brighton

  • Let’s walk from station

    On the subject of encouraging walking from Brighton station, a traffic-congested spot, I would say that if a flashing sign saying ‘town centre – 10 minutes walk’ and ‘beach – 15 minutes walk’ in turn were placed so that train travellers could see it

  • Warning to teenagers over ‘sexting’

    Children as young as ten and teenagers are putting themselves at risk by sharing sexually explicit photos via mobile phones with their friends and partners, charities have warned. ‘Sexting’ pictures can easily end up posted on the internet, in

  • Hospital care was great

    With reference to your piece in the Argus (Friday August 8) I was taken to the A&E department in February, after waking up in the night suffering shortness of breath. I was taken straight into resuscitation, given an X-ray and told I had water

  • Police called to road hole

    EMERGENCY services headed to the scene after reports that a hole had opened up in a road. Sussex Police and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service received calls on Sunday evening reporting a hole in Holland Road, Hove. Police discovered the hole

  • Rio fitness challenge

    A TEAM has completed their epic virtual journey from London to Rio. Team Bulwinkle was the first West Sussex team to finish their journey and receive a prize. Each of the five team members: Craig Duffy, Claire Edwards, Lucinda Dugan, Angela

  • Foundation needs £1,000

    A CHARITY set-up in memory of a talented sportsman needs help to raise £1,000. The Connor Saunders Foundation is calling on its supporters to “like” their JustGiving page to give them the chance to win the money in the JustGiving 100 Care Challenge

  • Coming to terms with the war

    IT could not have escaped readers’ attention, with all the moving ceremonies that have been held throughout Europe this week, that 100 years ago the country was coming to terms with being at war. Famous names were getting behind the war effort

  • Woman gets wedged in banisters

    A WOMAN got wedged in between two banister railings after she fell down the stairs. Ambulance crews had to call in firefighters to release the woman, who became trapped at a property on Beaconsfield Villas, Brighton. The crew from East Sussex

  • Football club in final push for new pitch

    A FOOTBALL club’s regeneration plans are well on course after a terrific response from fans. Lewes Community Football Club have passed the halfway mark on their £200,000 fund for ground improvements but need a final push to hit the target by the

  • Young jobseekers get a helping hand

    YOUNG people taking their first steps into work are being given a helping hand by government experts. Bosses at Jobcentre Plus in Edward Street, Brighton, have created a “youth hub” to offer targeted support to school leavers – including CV makeovers

  • Time to take the test

    IT is concerning that a large number of women in Sussex are not taking up the offer of a test for cervical cancer. It is vital that greater awareness is made of the importance of an early diagnosis of the disease, which kills about 1,000 people

  • Charity from public sector

    An adult education charity is one of the first 100 British businesses to have spun out from the public sector. Aspire Sussex attended a celebratory reception hosted by Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude at 10 Downing Street. Formerly West

  • Agricultural survey is promising

    Farmers are optimistic about growth and planning for expansion where possible, a new agricultural survey has found. Despite falling prices, optimism among Sussex farmers is high with 69% expecting growth. Predictions the European cereal harvest

  • Wind could wobble i360

    On the TV news coverage of the i360 ground-breaking ceremony it was interesting to see the artist’s impression of the viewing pod which showed, at most 20 customers. Surely it should have shown ten times that amount to be the 200 the developers

  • Fireco are no match for Focus Group at the cricket

    Two companies swapped the phone line for batting time in a friendly cricket match. Employees representing Fireco Ltd and Focus Group took part in a 25-over match at Southwick Green. Both Fireco Ltd – a supplier and manufacturer of fire safety

  • Pavements are still parked on in local streets

    I read your headline ‘Parking blitz success’ in total disbelief. Who is trying to fool who? Having complained on numerous occasions about pavement parking on Kingsway to the police, council and parking attendants, it pleased me when the council

  • Dropping in to raise funds for hospital home

    A skydiver raised £1,000 for charity. Michael Bates, 47, from Portslade decided to throw himself out of an aeroplane from 13,000ft in aid of former servicemen and women. The fundraising event commemorated the centenary of the First World War

  • £200,000 to help obese lose weight

    Free keep-fit and healthy eating classes are being provided for people who are obese. East Sussex County Council is investing £200,000 on specialist weight-management services across the county. These include clinics in Lewes, Peacehaven, Newhaven

  • Law firm’s award

    An employment law firm has been shortlisted for an industry award. Loch Associates, which has an office in Church Street, Brighton, is one of three firms shortlisted for a Halsbury Legal Award. The award ceremony, which celebrates excellence

  • Guide to cruising

    Cruise virgins can discover the excitement of the sea thanks to a local author’s new book. Cruisemaster, by broadcaster and presenter Roger Mallock, from Arundel, helps first-time cruisers realise “why they will have the best holiday experience

  • Rolls-Royce reveals new model

    Luxury car company Rolls-Royce has announced plans for a new vehicle. The new model, to be made at the company's headquarters at Goodwood, is described as delivering “effortless, open-top touring”. Rolls said the new car will build on the success

  • Rewarding youngsters with flair and passion

    The Sussex Business Awards are fast approaching – and this year organisers have introduced a brand new category. The event, on December 10 at The Grand hotel in Brighton, is on the lookout for the Young Sussex Businessperson of the Year. Sponsored

  • Arduous walk to raise £3,000

    A HEALTH communications team took on the ultimate challenge by walking 40 miles through the night along the South Downs. Consultancy Pegasus, based in Brighton, took on The Sussex Plod, a charitable walk for Action Medical Research. The 40-

  • Fundraising football match

    Brighton-based search agency Search Seven will lock horns with a team from Royal Sussex County Hospital’s Trevor Mann Baby Unit (TMBU) in the Ted’s Trophy fundraising match on September 7. The event is being held to highlight the work and raise

  • Group learn water problem fat, oil and grease can cause

    SUSSEX'S top chefs, restaurateurs and hoteliers enjoyed a tour of Brighton's Victorian sewers. The underground event was organised by the Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival and Southern Water, as part of the company's Pain in the Drain campaign

  • Mealey Eubank found safe and well

    A 15-year-old girl who went missing from her foster home for six days has been found. Missing teenager Mealey Eubank was found safe and well yesterday after going missing last Tuesday afternoon. Enquiries were made among her friends and family

  • New call to women to have cancer test

    THOUSANDS of younger women across Sussex are putting themselves at risk by not getting tested for cervical cancer. About a third of 25-29 year-olds in the county have not accepted an invite to have a screening, which could pick up the early signs

  • Scorching summer sun melts railway tracks in 2003

    THE recent spell of warm weather has been one of the hottest in recent years. However, Sussex is no stranger to red hot summers. Ben James delves into The Argus archives for more. BACK IN 2003 rail passengers let out a collective sigh as their

  • Garden centre scoops several awards at national event

    A FAMILY-RUN garden centre scooped several awards at a national ceremony. Paradise Park, in Avis Road, Newhaven, picked up an award of merit for its customer service in a national inspection of independent garden centres. The Garden Centre

  • Become a community correspondent

    The Argus has always been your paper – and we want you to help us provide more of the news that matters to you. We’d like you to bring us the news as a community correspondent. It could be an event, a hero who deserves recognition or a local issue

  • Plea over stolen harbour sign

    A HARBOUR sign has been stolen from the north entrance of Eastbourne’s Sovereign Harbour. It was taken from a granite block and features the name of the harbour. PC Ed Faulkner, of Sussex Police, said: “Sovereign Harbour is a lovely place to

  • Car boot sale to aid Lions

    A CHARITY car boot sale is being held on Saturday. The event, in aid of Burgess Hill District Lions, is being held at South Downs Nurseries in Brighton Road, Hassocks. Sellers should arrive from 8am. Cars are £10 and vans £12. To book a

  • Footpaths to be refurbished

    ELEVEN footpaths are being refurbished for walkers and cyclists. East Sussex County Council manages 2,000 miles of paths, bridleways and byways. Councillor Carl Maynard, East Sussex County Council’s lead member for transport and environment

  • Work experience girl who became the boss

    A SCHOOLGIRL who took work experience at a modelling agency has just become the firm’s director. Eight years after taking up a work experience placement at Fresh Agents in Wilbury Villas, Hove, 23-year-old Sophia Egeler bought the company out to

  • Bridge players go head to head

    CARD players will go head-to-head in the UK’s biggest bridge tournament. Brighton Summer Meeting kicked off at the Hilton Metropole hotel on Friday and runs to August 17. The meeting, run by the English Bridge Union, is set for more than 1,500

  • Dog owners get festival off to a great start

    SCORES of dog owners and their pets braved the weather for the first day of an annual festival. Rural day at St Ann's Well Garden, in Hove, included a Scruffs dog show featuring pets of all shapes and sizes. There was also a range of activities

  • Learn all about spiders!

    A WILDLIFE trust is inviting people to learn about spiders. Sussex Wildlife Trust is to run a one-day course for people who want to learn more about the eight-legged arachnids. An illustrated talk will be held at the Linklater Pavilion, Railway

  • Success on a plate for chip shop

    A fish and chip chain opened its newest restaurant last week. Harry Ramsden’s opened its new 80-seater Worthing restaurant on the site of the former Connaught Corner Cafe Restaurant in Marine Parade on Tuesday. Ruslan Kyshtoobaev, who was awarded

  • Arrest over stolen satnav

    A MAN has been arrested over a stolen satnav. A 48-year-old was arrested on August 6 on suspicion of stealing the satnav from a car parked in Selsey – he is currently on police bail until August 21. Sussex Police want to hear from anyone in

  • Mystery Pictures

    Who knows what adventurer Catrina Francis is up to these days? Does anyone know the owner of the fancy sports car – pictured circa 1959? Who recognises this young dancer from the 1960s or the dad or grandad among the countryside drinkers?

  • Make the right choices when you retire

    Making the right decisions at retirement will make all the difference to your financial security and affect how you pass your wealth down the generations. Francis Jarman discusses the most common mistakes people make at this critical time and how to

  • ‘Graduates must adjust unrealistic views'

    Graduates should adjust “unrealistic” expectations on landing their dream job at a multinational. The Government needs to work on its “confused” approach to renewable energy to help environmental technology firms plan more effectively. And

  • New proposals to build major new office spaces

    Developers have submitted plans to build one of the biggest new office spaces in Brighton and Hove. Hyde Housing wants to demolish existing buildings at 113-119 Davigdor Road, Hove, to build a nine-story office building with 700 sqm of space –

  • Itsu Asian-inspired food chain comes to Brighton

    A food chain that prides itself on healthy, Asian-inspired food is coming to Brighton. Itsu, which has nearly 50 shops across London including two flagship restaurants in Chelsea and Notting Hill, is coming to the city this autumn. The new

  • Oliver Bonas womensware opens in Brighton

    One of the UK’s most stylish retail brands has opened in Brighton. Oliver Bonas, known for its exclusive womensware, handcrafted jewellery and eye-catching accessories, opened yesterday in 14 Bond Street. Already a British success story with

  • Quality service you can be Shore about

    Usually they are the ones helping us find a new home, but this time a group of estate agents are the ones settling into their new place. Shore Estates, part of the Shore Group, has announced the launch of its brand new office in Middle Street,

  • Bikes sought for artistic event

    A town council is looking for old bikes for a special event. Haywards Heath Town Council is looking for bicycles to be used artistically throughout the town when it welcomes the Tour of Britain on Saturday, September 13. If you can help, call

  • St Barnabas draw results

    The results of the latest St Barnabas House Hospice lottery draw, made on Friday, have been revealed. First prize of £1,000 goes to ticket number 598996 held by someone from Steyning. Second prize of £250 goes to ticket number 643201 held by

  • Rime, Pavilion Theatre, Worthing, Friday, August 8

    The audience held a collective breath on Friday as the ensemble cast of Rime performed jaw-dropping and gravity- defying acrobatic stunts. Based on Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner, Square Peg Contemporary Circus’s

  • Relaxed way of getting to know your neighbours

    An event has been set up to help residents get to know their neighbours. The city’s first “zocalo”, which comes from the Mexican word for plinth and refers to a town square, was first held in 2006 by anti-television campaigner David Burke.

  • Helping hand for young jobseekers

    YOUNG people taking their first steps into work are being given a helping hand by government experts. Bosses at Jobcentre Plus in Edward Street, Brighton, have created a “youth hub” to offer targeted support to school leavers – including CV makeovers

  • Rinaldo, Glyndebourne, near Lewes until August 24

    Handel’s opera weaves together a love story, abduction and sorcery amid Jerusalem’s siege during the First Crusade. Director, Robert Carsen chooses to set it at British boarding school where a bullied boy escapes into a madcap fantasy world, becoming

  • We’re looking for walkers to contribute regular features

    The Argus is inviting two keen walkers to contribute regular features to be published in our Seven Days magazine. One will cover West Sussex, submitting two articles a month from September, and the other East Sussex, submitting one article a month

  • Trio arrested after fight

    A 56-YEAR-OLD man needed stitches and was arrested following a fight. A 38-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man, both from Bexhill, were also arrested on suspicion of affray following the fight on Thursday. The 56-year-old, from St Leonards

  • Thousands of children victims of family debt

    TENS of thousands of children are suffering anxiety, bullying and stress as their families fall behind with debt repayments of more than £145 million, a report has revealed. The study found more than 34,000 Sussex families struggling to pay debts

  • Promenade under Eastbourne Pier to reopen

    The section of promenade under Eastbourne Pier should be open in time for the town's annual airshow which starts on Thursday. Structural engineers have confirmed that the pavement is safe and that the pier flooring, which runs over the top of this

  • Family invite to the races

    A RACECOURSE family fun day free for children will be held on September 21. The Plumpton Racecourse event will be held on the Sunday and will see an action packed day of racing as well as free pony rides, a funfair, face painting and a rock climbing

  • Young jobseekers get a helping hand

    YOUNG people taking their first steps into work are being given a helping hand by government experts. Bosses at Jobcentre Plus in Edward Street, Brighton, have created a “youth hub” to offer targeted support to school leavers – including CV makeovers

  • Worker able to save man

    A CHARITY worker saved a seriously ill pensioner after becoming concerned while speaking to him on the phone. The administration assistant sprang into action while working at Community Transport for the Lewes Area (CTLA). The charity provides

  • Railway line trespasser

    A MAN arrested after being caught trespassing on a railway line has been cautioned. The 37-year-old went on to the line near Fishersgate station on Friday morning. The man had been escorted from the train at the station by staff before going

  • Help six-year-old walk

    A fête to raise funds to help a six-year-old walk is to be held on Saturday (August 16). The planned event in support of Christian Fortunato was rained off last month. Funds raised at the Sedlescombe fête will help pay for an operation to reduce the

  • Brighton medical students happiest in country, research shows

    STUDENTS at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) are among the happiest with their course in the country, new research shows. Ninety six per cent of its students told the latest annual National Student Survey NSS they were satisfied overall with

  • £200,000 to help obese lose weight

    FREE keep-fit and healthy eating classes are being provided for people who are obese. East Sussex County Council is investing £200,000 on specialist weight-management services across the county. These include clinics in Lewes, Peacehaven, Newhaven

  • Albion target finally set to sign for Boro

    Albion target Adam Clayton is finally scheduled to complete a move to Middlesbrough. According to the Middlesbrough Gazette the Huddersfield midfielder is due to have a medical today in the North-East at the third time of asking. Clayton did

  • Drills and power saws stolen in spate of thefts

    DRILLS, power saws and nail guns have been stolen from vans in a spate of thefts. Police have issued a warning after five vans were targeted in Tarring between Saturday August 2 and Monday August 4. Goods were stolen from vans in St Andrews Road,

  • Help for families in need

    A LUNCH club that helps to support children living in poverty is launching in two of the city’s most deprived areas. The Chomp lunch club in Brighton launched in Easter last year and has served over 900 meals to families. Last week Chomp launched

  • Sussex set to reap the reward of the £3m 'Wiggo' effect

    SIR Bradley Wiggins will ride through Sussex in defence of his Tour of Britain title – and bring £3 million to the county as the “wiggo factor” makes it a “must-see event”. The 2012 Tour de France champion and multiple Olympic gold medal winner

  • Robber wanted on recall to prison

    A ROBBER is wanted on recall to prison for breaching the terms of his prison licence. Jack Rainsford, 22, was released on licence in July, part way through his four-year sentence for robbery. He is described as white, 5'9", of medium build, with short

  • Have your say on fire service cuts

    RESIDENTS have until Saturday to speak out over plans to cut £1.6 million from the fire service budget for 2015-16. The proposals would keep all fire stations open but cut the number of firefighters. They also intend to keep the same number

  • Firefighters to strike every day until Saturday

    FIREFIGHTERS are striking twice daily into the weekend as part of their ongoing dispute with the government over pensions. Strikes started on Saturday and will take place every day this week, up to and including August 16, between noon and 2pm and between

  • Ipswich stand in way of Gregory's dream Cup clash

    John Gregory would love a showdown with Louis van Gaal. But the Crawley manager knows his team have a big hurdle to climb before they can think about playing Manchester United or one of the other big Premier League clubs in the Capital One Cup.

  • Woman hit with motorbike helmet

    A 50-YEAR-OLD woman was assaulted in a recreation ground. The woman was verbally abused by a group of youths and struck in the face with a motorcycle helmet, police said. She suffered heavy bruising in the assault at the Archery recreation ground,

  • Tributes paid to top cop

    TRIBUTES have been paid to an award-winning police sergeant who lost his battle with cancer. Sergeant Neil Costello’s colleagues paid their respects following his death yesterday. Former chief superintendent Graham Bartlett tweeted: “So sad

  • Hospital staff ‘attacked and abused daily’

    Hospital workers are facing physical attacks and verbal abuse from patients and relatives on a daily basis. Frontline staff at the county’s three main hospital trusts have reported hundreds of incidents during a year-long period. These have included

  • Stranded ship seamen have left for home

    The last two crew members of a cargo vessel stranded in port because its parent company faced financial difficulties have finally gone home. The Independent had been in Shoreham Port since 2013 after its owners failed to pay outstanding fuel bills

  • Veterans remember fallen friends

    KOREAN War veterans met at Lancing Methodist Church on Sunday for the final time to remember friends who died in the 1950 to 1953 conflict. The Sussex Branch of the Korean War Veterans Association has met regularly for more than half a century.

  • Shopping centre launches its Big Summer Read

    A HOST of children’s authors will be dropping into a shopping centre over the next two weeks. Churchill Square in Brighton has officially launched its Big Summer Read, which features free readings, book signings and special events including workshops

  • ‘Gay venue’ sign at pub causes controversy

    The oldest gay bar in Brighton has caused a stir over a sign about who the venue is suitable for. The Bulldog Tavern in St James’s Street in Kemp Town has a controversial sign on the door of the premises stating: ‘This is a gay venue for gay clientele

  • Dog owners get festival off to a great start

    SCORES of dog owners and their pets braved the weather for the first day of an annual festival. Rural day at St Ann's Well Garden, in Hove, included a Scruffs dog show featuring pets of all shapes and sizes. There was also a range of activities

  • Hughes feels under no pressure to fill Upson's boots

    Albion defender Aaron Hughes says there is no pressure on him to perform as well as Matt Upson. Former England centre-half Upson is preparing for his return to the Premier League with promoted Leicester after winning Albion’s player of the season

  • Poyet targets Albion winger Buckley again

    Albion winger Will Buckley has been targeted again by his old boss Gus Poyet at Sunderland. Argus sources in the North-East have confirmed Sunderland’s strong interest in the player signed by Poyet when he was the Seagulls’ manager. Buckley