Brighton dad explains tomorrow’s eclipse in cartoon form for children

A Brighton dad has drawn this enchanting cartoon to help explain the science behind tomorrow’s solar eclipse to young children. Simon Russell’s two young boys aged three and five are both excited about the eclipse, and wanted to know more about it. But explaining how...
Posted On 19 Mar 2015 at 8:51 pm

Detectives investigating student’s murder to hit streets of Hove tonight

Police investigating the murder of student Janet Müller will be in the area of Mill View Hospital in Hove asking people for information this evening. Janet, 21, was last seen at the hospital in Nevill Avenue at 10pm on Thursday (12 March). They are appealing to anyone who may...
Posted On 19 Mar 2015 at 8:20 pm

Brighton burger joint named UK’s second best takeaway

A Brighton burger joint has been named the UK’s second best takeaway less than two years after it opened. Smoque Grill in Islingword Road came second in online ordering platform hungryhouse.co.uk’s top ten restaurants. The family-run business only opened in May 2013,...
Posted On 19 Mar 2015 at 3:16 pm

Brighton man charged with child sexual abuse

A Brighton man has been charged with child sexual abuse and will appear in court next month. Sussex Police said: “Detectives at Brighton’s safeguarding investigation unit have charged a man in connection with a child sexual exploitation investigation in Brighton. “Kasey Knowles,...
Posted On 19 Mar 2015 at 3:02 pm

After unauthorised camps doubled last year, Brighton and Hove police expect yet more this summer

The city’s police chief says he expects Brighton and Hove to see more traveller camps in its parks and open spaces than usual this year. The number of unauthorised camps on public land last year was almost twice as many as in 2013, with Brighton and Hove City Council going...
Posted On 19 Mar 2015 at 2:56 pm

Brighton beach photo wins prize

A photograph of Brighton beach has won a prize in a competition run by English Heritage and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). The picture, by Aman Kapoor, from Oxford, was the runner up – attracting the support of more than 2,000 people in a public vote....
Posted On 19 Mar 2015 at 1:53 pm

Blind Tiger Club was ‘noisiest officer had ever encountered’

A Brighton live music venue which shut down after being served a noise abatement notice was one of the noisiest a council officer had ever encountered. The Blind Tiger Club closed down last year after saying the notice effectively stopped it operating as a live music venue as the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2015 at 1:35 pm

Hove man cleared of shouting racist abuse at shop staff

A Hove man has been cleared of shouting racist abuse at shop staff at 4am on a Sunday morning almost a year ago. The case against George Dalmon, 28, of Lansdowne Street, Hove, was thrown out by the bench at Brighton Magistrates’ Court last Friday (13 March). He had been accused...
Posted On 19 Mar 2015 at 10:10 am