Brighton in Minecraft: Engaging children in urban planning

Two university students are enlisting children to help build designs for urban planning through Minecraft.

Tom Druitt behind the wheel of one of The Big Lemon's electric buses

Bus company’s bid to run its network on electric

Eco-friendly bus company The Big Lemon is fundraising to make its public bus network entirely electric.

Passengers stuck at Barnham station this morning

Rail delays caused by cable theft attempt

The huge delays that have plagued travellers for the entire day have been caused by an attempt to steal signalling cables, Southern has reported.

The refurbished site used by Deliveroo Editions at Saxon Works, Hove, as shown in the company's planning application to the council

Food delivery giant ordered to close Hove ‘dark kitchen’

Deliveroo has been told it must cease operations at its Hove takeaway kitchen by July.


Concern over jobs as Carpetright looks at closures

Carpetright, which has 15 stores across Sussex, is looking to close under-performing stores and restructure its business, according to national media.

Taxis in Queens Road, Brighton

Survey claims Brighton among cheapest cities for taxi fares

New data released today said Brighton and Hove had the third cheapest taxi fares in the 25 most-populated cities in the UK (March 20).

What The Ivy in The Lanes is set to look like inside

The Ivy unveils its plan for restaurant in Brighton

Exclusive restaurant chain The Ivy Collection is set to open a base in The Lanes this spring, and has today given a glimpse of what to expect when it opens its doors.

Some of the first customers to visit Chandlers Building Supplies at Shoreham Port this morning

Building suppliers reopens after huge fire

A building merchant at Shoreham Port has reopened its doors after a huge fire engulfed one of its buildings on Thursday (March 15).

A Highways England gritter dealing with the snow

Weather warning: ice and snow hit Sussex

Drivers are being told to pack snow kits and take precautions after Highways England and the Met Office issued snow warnings.

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, March 18

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, March 18

Snow settled across Sussex last night, so road and rail travel are highly likely to be affected.

Dr Jelena Goranovic

Brighton Chamber: Improving wellbeing in the workplace

Stress and burnout are caused by factors both in and outside of work, but their effect on business is significant. Stress-related absences cost the British economy almost £6.5 billion each year.


Students stand with striking staff at Sussex University

University of Sussex students have halted construction on university grounds by occupying a building on site and say they will not leave until their demands are met.

WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Sussex

Sussex is set to be hit by snow and ice as the cold weather returns.

Toys R Us store in Hove (Photograph: Google Maps)

Toys R Us in Hove to close within six weeks

Administrators of toy retailer Toys R Us has announced it will close all UK stores over the next six weeks after it failed to find a buyer for the company.

Pret at Brighton Station

Pret to trial bottle recycling scheme in Brighton

Brighton has been chosen by sandwich shop Pret as the place to trial a plastic bottle return scheme next month.

Keep clear signs outside Woodingdean school

Crackdown on 'dangerous' parking outside schools

'Inconsiderate' drivers parking illegally outside schools are set to be hit by fines as the council recruits three additional enforcement officers.

Nick Hempleman, owner of The Sussex Produce Company in Steyning, with Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert

Urgent changes are needed to way food is sold, to protect local producers

The Taste West Sussex food and drink summit was a fantastic celebration of local food and that is a wonderful tribute to so many people, who have put so much work in to get us to where we are today.

The West Pier Traditional Fish & Chips was fined over hygiene standards

‘Filthy’ fish and chip shop fined over hygiene standards

The owner of a fish and chip shop which became ‘a breeding ground for flies and rat infestation’ has been fined more than £8,000, Brighton and Hove City Council said.

New Look has announced plans to close 60 stores

New Look announces plans to close 60 stores nationwide

High street fashion chain New Look has announced plans to close 60 of its stores to reduce its UK store estate – but none of the closures relate to stores located in East Sussex.

Toys R Us, Hove (Credit: Google Maps)

Toys R Us in Hove set to close

A toy retailer in Hove looks set to shut as the company announced a closing-down sale this week.
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