Missing boy may be in Brighton – have you seen him?

A missing 14-year-old boy may be in Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Friday 23 January). Connor Mackay left his home in Hastings a week ago – on Friday 16 January – having last been seen at 11.30am. He was described as 5ft 7in tall, of slim athletic build, with light brown...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015 at 11:56 pm

Hove pub to reopen in a fortnight

A Hove pub is to reopen early next month, specialising in craft beer and shellfish. Building work is currently under way as the owners of the pub – formerly the Bell and previously the Belfast – prepare to open the premises as the Urchin. The new team includes Nick Jerrim, 42,...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015 at 11:54 pm

Brighton rapist jailed for six years

A rapist has been jailed for six years for attacking a woman at his Brighton flat. He was sentenced to a further three years for drug dealing, making nine years in total. Arnand Rruci, 28, of Old Shoreham Road, Brighton, raped a 20-year-old Brighton woman after meeting her at a...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015 at 11:28 pm

Flooding hits Thameslink customers to and from Brighton

Only one in four Thameslink trains will run during the rush hour this evening (Friday 23 January) after flooding in a tunnel between Farringdon and St Pancras in London. Thousands of passengers returning to Brighton are likely to be affected by delays and cancellations while...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015 at 5:39 pm

Brighton lifeboat crew calls out for volunteers

The Brighton RNLI is looking for volunteers to join the local lifeboat crew. Senior helmsman Conrad Levy said: “Being part of a lifeboat crew is a major commitment that could ultimately include risking your life. “You must live or work within five minutes of the lifeboat station...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015 at 5:26 pm