UPDATE: A27 at Lewes re-opens after fire

Police have confirmed the A27 at Lewes has reopened following last night’s big fire at a recycling centre on the southern outskirts of the town.

Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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Brighton station

Disruption on Brighton Mainline after minor train collision

A low speed collision involving two trains has caused delays between Brighton and London this morning (Tuesday May 23).

Local taxi drivers are set to take part in the GMB protest

Brighton cab drivers to protest over 'Wild West' regulation

The GMB union is set to launch protests across the country tomorrow (May 23) in a bid to protect local taxi and private hire firms.

Working on Brighton beach

Ditch the commute, say Brighton firms

A new recruitment initiative by Brighton digital businesses is set to challenge the idea that London is the only place for a great career.



The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Is your car on the recall list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning – is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

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Mark Bennett, CEO of Bennett Christmas Insurance Brokers.

Trained staff the first defence against cyber attack says Sussex consultant

The NHS ransomware attack should be seen as a wake-up call for businesses to train staff in basic cyber security, irrespective of their sector or size, a Sussex insurance consultant has said.

Brighton and Hove City Council is warning of the latest scam

Council warns scammer is targeting Brighton businesses

A man claiming to be a senior police officer in Sussex has been demanding money from business in Brighton and Hove, the council has said.

The Albion-aise

Chip shop creates blue and white mayo for Albion promotion celebrations

Belgian chip shop BeFries is creating a unique 'Albion-aise' ahead of tomorrow's promotion parade (May 14).

Steven McGuire

Opinion: Brexit’s impact on the south of England

South east England one of the UK’s most successful regions. According to the Office for National Statistics, gross disposable income per person is £20,434, second highest after London (the national average income per head is £17,965).
Trains at  Brighton station

Southern’s warning ahead of Seagulls’ promotion parade

Rail operator Southern has warned that although it is putting on extra carriages for Sunday’s promotion parade, passengers should expect a ‘long wait’ at stations.

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Brighton rail services back on track after signal fault

Brighton station is back up and running after a signalling fault disrupted all routes from the city this afternoon (May 10).

Brighton Station

TRAVEL: Major disruption to Brighton rail services

Southern Rail said a ‘major fault’ with signalling systems is causing ‘major disruption’ on services in and out of Brighton this afternoon (May 10).

Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

A range of nightlights have been recalled over fears that the products could overheat and pose a safety issue.

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Southern train

Mid-week curfew for London to Sussex trains

Southern is to limit its late-night trains from London during the week so that Network Rail can carry out ‘maintenance and improvement works’.

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Krisi and Mike, founders of the Bluebird Tea Company (Photograph: Hikaru Funnell)

Brighton tea company in ‘record-breaking’ crowdfunding bid

A Brighton-based tea shop has raised a huge £365,000 in just 48 hours to expand and open a tea mixology school.

Boots, at the junction of Queens Road and North Street, where John Lewis had hoped to open a department store

BREAKING NEWS: John Lewis scraps plans for Brighton store

A department store set to move into Brighton’s city centre has announced it will not go ahead with its plans.

Mark Brailsford, Brightons political satirist and director of the Treason Show, singing the Southern protest song at Brighton station

‘Imagine there’s no Southern’: Rail protest song goes viral

A video of a Southern protest song performed at Brighton Railway Station went viral this weekend, with more than 30,000 views on social media.

Railway line gridlock due to signal failure

Railway line gridlock due to signal failure

A signal failure is causing long delays on the rail network.

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