COUNTY NEWS: Helicopter flights offered as alternative to Southern – for one week only

An energy drink company has decided to put on helicopter flights from Sussex to London in the first week of the new rail timetable.


COUNTY NEWS: Rocket launcher sparks evacuation at recycling site

A recycling centre was evacuated after a suspected rocket launcher was unearthed this afternoon (May 18), police said.
Royal Sussex County Hospital (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

COUNTY NEWS: Hospital warned over hazardous cleaning products after death

A hospital in Sussex has been told it must do more to protect patients from hazardous cleaning substances after a patient died in a medical ward last year.

Channel 4 building in Horseferry Road, London (Credit: Tom Morris/Wikimedia Commons)

COUNTY NEWS: Could Channel 4 come to Sussex?

A council in Sussex has made a bid to Channel 4 to become one of its three 'creative hubs'.

Learn to become a Jedi in Sussex

May the force be with you: Become a Jedi master in Sussex

A party company has launched a Jedi training activity in Sussex as International Star Wars Day (May 4th) approaches.

The RSPCA said the cat couldn't be saved

COUNTY NEWS: Investigation as 'cat dumped like rubbish' in bin

The RSPCA said vets were unable to save a cat which was found wrapped in a plastic bag and dumped in a bin last week.

Masterchef winner Kenny Tutt will be joining an all-star line up at the Foodies Festival in Hove

Masterchef winner to join Foodies Festival

Sussex chefs will be showing off their skills at the Foodies Festival this weekend, including this year's Masterchef winner.
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Police raid a house in Brighton (Photograph: Sussex Police)

COUNTY NEWS: Raids as police crackdown on drugs in Sussex

Police have made several arrests after drug raids in Sussex this week.

Daryll Rowe (Photograph: Sussex Police)

COUNTY NEWS: Life sentence for man who deliberately infected men with HIV

A ‘dangerous’ man who set out to deliberately infect men in Sussex with HIV has been handed a life sentence, police said.

TOWIE stars were at the pier yesterday

COUNTY NEWS: TOWIE stars spotted in Sussex

Stars from BAFTA-winning reality show The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) are filming in Sussex this week.

Flowers were placed at the scene of Shana Grice's murder (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Huge increase in stalking reports after Shana Grice murder

Sussex Police has seen a dramatic increase in stalking reports since the death of 19-year-old Shana Grice.


VIDEO: ‘The best Brighton Marathon Weekend yet’

A huge 18,000 runners took part in the three Brighton Marathon Weekend events, with an estimated 150,000 spectators lining the streets to cheer them on.

Boy George and Culture Club

Culture Club announces Brighton show

Eighties chart-toppers Culture Club will play at the Brighton Centre later this year.
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The Supervet

Extra Brighton show added to The Supervet tour

The Supervet will speak at two shows at the Brighton Centre later this year as part of his UK tour.
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Jake Thompson has created an innovative new bike light which allows cyclists to flag up dangerous potholes and junctions

Student's innovative bike light which flags up potholes

A new bike light which flags up 'danger hotspots' on the roads to local authorities has been designed by a University of Sussex student.


COUNTY NEWS: Firefighters working to stabilise house struck by van

Emergency services are at the scene of a collision which saw a van strike a house in Sussex this afternoon (April 11).

COUNTY NEWS: Travel advice ahead of Brighton Marathon

A railway station will shut its doors and blanket road closures will be put in place as the Brighton Marathon returns this Sunday (April 15).

Shane Filan

Former Westlife star to join Lionel Richie in Hove

Boy band star Shane Filan will join Lionel Richie on his UK summer tour – which visits Hove in June.

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Opening fireworks for Brighton Fringe (Photograph:  James Bellorini)

COUNTY NEWS: Fringe appeals for cash support to fill funding gap

An arts festival has appealed to the public to help it raise £20,000 to secure the future of next year’s event.

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

COUNTY NEWS: The Ivy unveils plan for its first Sussex restaurant

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.

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