• Residents agree to two neighbourhood plans

    Residents have voted in favour of two neighbourhood plans being adopted by the council. Some 93 per cent of voters in the Hove Station area and 89 per cent of voters in Rottingdean Parish voted to back their respective neighbourhood plans in referendums

  • Strictly winner to star in play in Brighton

    Strictly Come Dancing winner Ellie Leach is set to take to the stage in a theatre adaptation of Cluedo. The actress and glitterball winner will be taking on the role of Miss Scarlett in the touring cast of Cluedo 2 – The Next Chapter when it comes

  • Police searching for man after car stolen

    Police are searching for a man they want to speak to after a car was stolen. At about 4pm Sussex Police received a report of a van having been broken in to in Iden, near Rye. A mobile phone, car keys and driving licence were stolen, leading

  • New poem initiative launches on city buses

    Bus passengers can expect to see poems on their journeys this month. Across Brighton and Hove, an initiative, called 'Poems on the Buses', has been launched by Brighton and Hove Arts Council (BHAC), and the Brighton and Hove Bus and Coach Company

  • Gatwick Airport crowned the best in UK for families

    Gatwick Airport has been crowned the best for families in the country. The airport was ranked the top in a new study. It was praised for its dedicated children zones and breastfeeding facilities. The research also looked at the average

  • Fatboy Slim launches Brighton's 2024 Restaurant Awards

    Local restaurant awards were launched by Fatboy Slim last week. The DJ introduced the 2024 Brighton Restaurant Awards Vote Online (BRAVO), hosted by Restaurants Brighton, with a special video voiceover on Instagram. Restaurants Brighton said

  • How absent RDZ played his part as Albion took on Tottenham

    Absent head coach Roberto De Zerbi played a significant part in Albion’s match at Tottenham. Andrea Maldera and staff kept in close contact with De Zerbi, who was banned from the touchline and watched from afar after having invasive dental surgery

  • Dog owners' anger at Chinese New Year fireworks on beach

    Dog owners have expressed anger after fireworks were set off across parts of the city to mark Chinese New Year. Festivities to mark the Year of the Dragon took place across Brighton and Hove and around the world yesterday, with traditional festivities

  • Fan pictures as Albion suffer 2-1 defeat against Tottenham

    Albion fans had their hearts broken after facing a 2-1 defeat against Tottenham in stoppage time. Brighton took a half-time lead against Spurs after a penalty from Pascal Gross in the 17th minute, but Tottenham levelled after a goal from Pape Sarr

  • Van Hecke makes big impression, Welbeck sets the tone

    Albion had two good periods at Tottenham, before their goal and after the hosts' first. At other times they were on the back foot against a Spurs side who felt they owed the Seagulls one. But they were always resolute and always had an eye

  • One of the country's best forests is in Sussex

    A forest has ranked as one of the best in England. According to Pebble Magazine, Ashdown Forest, in Forest Row, near East Grinstead, is the seventh best forest in the UK. It is believed the area attracts 1.5 million visitors every year.

  • Shock after tree 'torn down' by vandals

    A business owner has stood a tree up with packing tape after vandals are believed to have torn it down in the middle of the night. David Mallon, who owns Porta in Bond Street, Brighton, arrived at his shop to discover the tree - planted by the

  • Independent record shop to open new high street branch

    A new vinyl shop will be opening in the next few months. Slipped Discs, an independent record shop based in Steyning, will be opening a new branch in Shoreham High Street. The store will sell the latest vinyl releases, new issues of classic

  • 'Don’t worry too much about zombie viruses'

    The term zombie virus conjures images of reanimated corpses and apocalyptic outbreaks straight out of Hollywood, writes columnist James Williams. While fiction sensationalises, reality presents a more sobering picture: ancient viruses trapped in frozen

  • Historic house in Sussex inspired Cluedo board game

    A historic building which inspired the hit board game Cluedo could receive a new heritage plaque and information board. Tudor Close in Dean Martin Road, Rottingdean is believed to be the house which inspired the murder mystery game.  It hosted