Join the summer fun on the i360 - drag queen story time and a silent disco

A drag queen story time, pottery classes, a discovery trail and even a silent disco will all take place on the British Airways i360 this summer.

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'Mayday' call sparks huge coastguard search

A distress signal sparked a huge coastguard and rescue search off the coast of Newhaven and Brighton last night (July 2).
Teachers strike in Uckfield SUS-180622-144109001

Teachers set to strike over pay

Strikes are being held at schools across Sussex as a dispute over pay rages on.

Tom O'Dell

Tom O'Dell to perform in Sussex on latest tour

Sussex-born singer/songwriter Tom O'Dell has announced the details of his upcoming UK tour, as he shared details of his forthcoming third studio album Jubilee Road.

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Lionel Richie

All you need to know if you're seeing Lionel Richie in Hove

Hit maker Lionel Richie is playing a summer show at Hove Cricket Ground on Saturday (June 23).
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Orbital with support from Faithless and Gentleman’s Dub Club to play Brighton Racecourse

After a triumphant return in 2017, Orbital are to headline a night in Brighton on Friday June 29.

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Sign up for the Macmillan trek

Trek across the South Downs and raise cash for Macmillan

A fundraising walk from Brighton to Eastbourne is set to raise cash for cancer patients in Sussex.


Boyzone's farewell tour dates announced

Chart-topping nineties boyband Boyzone is embarking on a farewell tour around the UK next year.

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Years & Years

Years & Years announce Brighton gig

British pop band Years & Years will head to Brighton later this year as part of their UK and Europe arena tour.
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David Seaman took on the challenge (Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire)

COUNTY NEWS: Football legend joins thousands on London to Brighton Bike Ride

Former England goalkeeper David Seaman joined 16,000 cyclists taking on the London to Brighton bike ride for the British Heart Foundation on Sunday (June 17).

Swoon is coming to Sussex

Popular online furniture retailer to open pop-up store in Sussex

An online furniture shop will open its doors in Sussex for three weeks only with a new pop-up store.

City Academy Whitehawk (Credit: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Confirmed cases of Hepatitis A in Sussex schoolchildren

Students and staff at a Sussex school are being offered vaccinations after five confirmed cases of Hepatitis A.


Grab your broomsticks for a game of Quidditch

Muggles can now experience a game usually only played in the wizarding world as Quidditch comes to Sussex.
Florence Welch

Brighton show for Florence and the Machine

Hit-makers Florence and the Machine will make a stop in Brighton on their UK arena tour later this year.
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Take a flight from Shoreham to Battersea

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.

Southern Rail

Dogs on the line cause rail delays

Rail services between Brighton and Lewes were disrupted this morning (May 16) as two dogs were walking along the railway line at Falmer.

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'.

Fireworks at The Warren to launch Brighton Fringe 2018 (Photograph: James Bellorini)

Get ready for a month of Fringe festivities

Brighton Fringe launches with a firework display at The Warren this evening (May 3), marking the start of the month-long arts festival.
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