Driver flees after crashing stolen car in Hove

A driver crashed what is believed to have been a stolen car in Hove this evening (Monday 17 November) and ran off before the police arrived. The incident – described on Twitter as a hit and run – blocked Holmes Avenue in Hangleton for about an hour. One resident said that a...
Posted On 17 Nov 2014 at 11:51 pm

Man stabbed in face and stomach in Brighton

A man has been stabbed in the face and stomach in Brighton. Two men went up to the 32-year-old victim in Dorset Gardens, Brighton, knocked him to the ground and stabbed him in the face and stomach. The victim went to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, where he was...
Posted On 17 Nov 2014 at 11:41 pm

Brighton pub for sale at auction

A popular Brighton pub is to be sold at auction with a nearby bank building also on the block. The Shakespeare’s Head, in Chatham Place, on the corner of New England Road, has a reserve price of £725,000. An unnamed vendor is selling the freehold through the London property...
Posted On 17 Nov 2014 at 10:56 pm

Chill descends on politics at Hove Town Hall

The discussion was about climate change when a chill descended on party politics at Hove Town Hall this afternoon (Monday 17 November). It wasn’t just the Arctic air blasting through an already cool council chamber when Brighton and Hove City Council’s Children and Young People...
Posted On 17 Nov 2014 at 6:20 pm

£2.5m expansion of Hove school approved

The £2.5 million expansion of a Hove primary school has been approved despite the objections of a number of parents. St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School, in Belfast Street, Hove, will grow from having 450 pupils to more than 650, rising by about 30 a year over seven...
Posted On 17 Nov 2014 at 5:09 pm

Three thousands runners take part in Brighton 10k

More than 3,000 runners took part in the Brighton 10k yesterday (Sunday 16 November). And many more watched the 10-kilometre race which started and finished in Madeira Drive on Brighton seafront. Two local runners finished in the top three behind Paul Whittaker, of Southend...
Posted On 17 Nov 2014 at 3:43 pm

Fire crews tackle blaze in flat above Hove shop

Firefighters from Hove and Preston Circus, in Brighton, put out a blaze in a flat above a shop last night (Sunday 16 November). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “Hove firefighters were called to a fire at a residential property above a shop last night. “Two fire...
Posted On 17 Nov 2014 at 3:23 pm