Dancefloor brawl at Brighton nightclub leads to savage street attack

A fight which started on the dancefloor at Shooshh ended in a street brawl in which a teenager’s jaw was broken. Police tonight launched a witness appeal to the attack, which happened in the early hours of Saturday morning. The incident began at about 3.30 am at the club in...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 9:37 pm

City centre’s last free parking neighbourhood calls for controls

People living in Hanover have voted by two to one to ask the council to introduce a controlled parking zone after years of resistance. The area known as Muesli Mountain was asked in 2010 if they would like a CPZ, and voted plans down. But since then, neighbouring areas have got...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 9:18 pm

Quirky old neighbourhood shop to be turned into flats

A former neighbourhood electrical repair shop is set to be turned into two homes. Electrical Motor Rewinds on Islingword Road has been empty now for a couple of years. Its owners Mr and Mrs Boyle have applied for permission to turn it into a three-bedroom maisonette. The one...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 8:39 pm

Hove schoolboy treated in hospital after being knocked over

A Hove schoolboy was knocked over by a car on his way home from Cardinal Newman this afternoon (Monday 13 April). The 11-year-old Year 7 pupil was hit at the corner of Montefiore Road and Lyndhurst Road, Hove. He was taken to hospital in Brighton by South East Coast Ambulance...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 6:17 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion opponents charged with fielding ineligible player

Brighton and Hove Albion were beaten by a side fielding an ineligible player, according to the Football League. Rotherham United fielded Farrend Rawson in defence for the full 90 minutes of their 1-0 win over Albion on Easter Monday (6 April) at the Yorkshire club’s New York...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 5:44 pm

Portslade teenager missing for a week after trip to shops

UPDATE: Gemma has now been found. Police are concerned for the welfare of teenager Gemma Black who has gone missing from her home in Portslade. The 16-year-old was last seen in Maplehurst Road at about 7.10pm on Monday (6 April) when she said she was going to the nearby Co-op...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 5:11 pm

Track defect to delay trains home for Brighton and Hove commuters today

A track defect is expected to delay the journey home for thousands of commuters from Brighton and Hove today (Monday 13 April). Network Rail and the train company Southern have both issued warnings on their website and through social media. Southern said: “Trains will be delayed...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 4:59 pm

Hove man arrested for attempted murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after another man was stabbed in a flat in Hove.    Police were called to Wilbury Gardens at around 12.30am on Monday (April 13) to reports a man had been stabbed. The 32-year-old was taken to hospital by air...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 3:01 pm

Brighton and Hove once again shrouded in spooky sea fog

A thick sea mist has again enveloped the city in its spooky grip as warm spring air moves over the cool waters. But for anyone worried this might mean high levels of air pollution, (sea) fret not – the government has no warnings in place today, with low levels forecast...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 1:34 pm

Labour pledges to freeze rail fares – by delaying A27 works

Labour has today pledged to freeze rail fares for a year – but the £200m cost will be paid for by delaying work to the A27. The Conservative government pledged £350million to improve the road west of Brighton and Hove last year, with a new bypass at Arundel and work at...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 1:20 pm
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