Police plead for help to find missing man with links to Brighton

A 48-year-old man with links to Brighton has been missing since the early hours of Friday (19 April). Paul Pantlin was last seen at about 2.30am on Friday outside a property in Woking, Surrey. Sussex Police issued an urgent plea for help to try to find Mr Pantlin, who was...
Posted On 22 Apr 2013 at 7:01 pm

Seven Dials elm tree saved from the axe

An elm tree that was due to have been felled as part of a revamp of the Seven Dials roundabout in Brighton looks likely to be spared the chop. A compromise has been proposed by Brighton and Hove City Council officials which will mean that the healthy tree is not cut down....
Posted On 22 Apr 2013 at 4:22 pm

Five charged after Brighton seafront march and protest

Five people have been charged after the March for England event and counter-protest in Brighton yesterday (Sunday 21 April). Sussex Police said that three people were given fixed penalty notices, three were cautioned and six were released on bail while investigations continue....
Posted On 22 Apr 2013 at 4:05 pm

Two Brighton-trained journalists shortlisted for awards

Two journalists who trained at City College Brighton and Hove have been shortlisted by judges for the Regional Press Awards. Claire Smyth, who has reported for Brighton and Hove News, and Bill Gardner, who works for The Argus, both trained at City College. Miss Smith, 29, who now...
Posted On 22 Apr 2013 at 2:44 pm

Author to tell Brighton community group about local ‘dens of iniquity’

Brighton author and historian Rose Collis is to tell a community group about the North Laine’s inns and dens of iniquity this evening (Monday 22 April). Rose Collis, who revised and updated The New Encyclopaedia of Brighton (based on the original by Tim Carder), is speaking at...
Posted On 22 Apr 2013 at 1:09 pm

Protesters claim Brighton seafront demo succeeded

The organisers of a seafront demonstration in Brighton said that they had succeeded in showing that racism was not welcome. Roland Ravenhill, of Brighton and Hove Unite Against Fascism, said: “’The people of Brighton showed that this will never be a city that welcomes...
Posted On 22 Apr 2013 at 9:07 am