Plans approved for pavilion by Hove Park sports courts
A tennis club has been granted planning permission to build a sports pavilion next to the courts in Hove Park. The planning application by Hove Park Tennis Alliance was voted through at Brighton and Hove City Council’s Planning Committee. It was the tennis alliance’s second attempt to obtain per...
Calls to rethink new Level cafe plans
People living around The Level have called on the council to rethink its plans to convert one of the 1920s pavilions into a cafe and toilet block. Before the Brighton park’s 2012 revamp, the building now called the MacLaren Pavilion, on the west side of the park by the new fountains, was a cafe ki...
Gym members could lose deposits after director ‘goes awol’
Scores of fitness face being left out of pocket after the director of a new gym “went awol”. Hybrid Hove Fitness was due to open within weeks at the former Sports Direct gym off Portland Road in Hove – with reports it was being run by former Olympic gold-winning decathlete Daley Thompson, who ...
SGN gas works causing traffic chaos on A27 at Lancing
Repair work on the A27 at Lancing is causing "traffic chaos".
Red routes approved – with more loading places in London Road
More loading bays are coming to London Road, Brighton, before a proposed “red route” in the area goes live there and in Lewes Road. Councillors said that there were too few loading bays and disabled parking bays along the A23 between Cheapside and South Street, Brighton, as they agreed to experi...
Hove: King Alfred leisure centre to remain closed for days
The King Alfred Leisure Centre will remain closed until at least Friday due to continuing issues with the venue’s water supply
Brighton gay rugby team bares all for nude calendar
A gay rugby team has bared all for a calendar to raise money for a social and inclusion fund
Worthing town hall's Christmas tree scrapped this year
Worthing town hall's Christmas tree has been axed amid “financial challenges”.
Brighton restaurant hosting free Christmas meals for those in need
A restaurant in the city is hosting communal Christmas tables to help fewer people spend the festive season alone.
Search to find suspect in Brighton assault incident continues
A suspect is still on the run after a man was injured in an assault in Brighton this morning.
West Sussex: Weather warning issued for heavy rain
More heavy downpours are expected in Sussex tomorrow, with a weather warning in place for rain
UPDATED Armed police arrest two men after search in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean
Two men have been arrested a large number of armed police were spotted across Moulsecoomb and Bevendean today. A police helicopter circling above area and critical care ambulances were sent to the scene. Footage shows a house on Norwich Drive, Bevendean, being raided by armed officers with shields. ...
Fatboy Slim, Snow Patrol, Jamie T, & Biffy Clyro to headline ‘Victorious’ 2024
The UK’s biggest metropolitan festival, ‘Victorious Festival’, has revealed all four headliners for next year’s event – Fatboy Slim, Snow Patrol, Jamie T, & Biffy Clyro. Other acts joining their bumper line-up for next summer will include Courteeners, Pixies, Becky Hill, Wet Leg, Idles...
Worthing: Eight Till Late and Pie & Mash ordered to close
A pie shop and a convenience store in Worthing have been ordered to close for months over anti-social behaviour.
Brighton and Hove City Council appoint new chief executive
Councillors are set to approve a new chief executive for the city council
Armed police at major incident in Brighton
Updates as police and ambulance crews descend on The Highway, Moulsecoomb.
Safety barriers could return to Brighton crash site
People left fearful by the removal of crash-damaged barrier from outside their homes have been given a positive response from councillors. Residents in Upper Abbey Road, Brighton, want a crash barrier back after they were removed during the summer. After a deputation by 12 residents to a meeting of ...
Protestors removed from Covid inquiry as Boris Johnson apologises
Four people have been removed from the UK Covid-19 Inquiry as Boris Johnson began his evidence with an apology to victims of the pandemic.
Police now investigating ex-Labour councillor
Police are now investigating reports a councillor expelled from Labour provided false information on electoral papers. Chandni Mistry was chucked out of the party on Monday, alongside her aunt and fellow councillor Bharti Gajjar. This followed an investigation into their place of residence. Both had...
Sussex Police investigating Brighton electoral malpractice
Police have confirmed that officers are investigating claims of “electoral malpractice” after two councillors were expelled from the Labour Party over a residence scandal