Hunt for pair of runaway Brighton teens

Police in Brighton are searching for two teenagers who are believed to have gone missing together. 13-year old Riley Gunn has been missing from her family home since early on Tuesday morning (2 June). She was last seen at her home in Monument View, Brighton, on Monday evening (1...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015 at 2:12 pm

College expansion plans could regenerate derelict Brighton site

An international Brighton boarding school is planning to expand by putting up a nine-storey building on a plot of land which has stood empty for several years. Bellerbys College, run by the Study Group, is hoping to add to its facilities at nearby Voyager House in Billinton Way....
Posted On 04 Jun 2015 at 1:00 pm

Brighton cat lovers share the feline love with pussy portrait exhibition

A group of cat lovers who have found fellow feline fanciers via Facebook have taken their shared love offline with an exhibition of portraits of their pets. The Cats of Hanover Facebook group was set up in late 2014 by Hanoverian Ken Frost after the BBC’s Cat Watch 2014 was...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015 at 12:42 pm

Hove MP describes his path to Parliament in maiden speech

The new MP for Hove Peter Kyle spoke about his journey from school leaver with no useable qualifications to taking his seat in the House of Commons in his maiden speech. Mr Kyle raised a laugh with a tongue-in-cheek reference to immigration – of Londoners to Hove. And he...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015 at 11:48 am

Parole Board says lessons must be learnt from case of Hove killer who struck again while on licence

The Parole Board says it is determined to learn lessons from the case of a man who stabbed his Hove neighbour in the head while on parole for killing another of his neighbours 29 years ago. Keith Williams, 48, of Sackville Road, was jailed for life on Monday for the attempted...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015 at 10:59 am

Brighton trains delayed due to Preston Park signal problems

Southern trains stopped running out of Brighton Station this morning due to signalling problems at Preston Park. The problems started shortly after 9am, and meant trains could not run out of Brighton, but could go via Lewes. The main line reopened at about 9.45am. The Southern...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015 at 9:45 am

Kemp Town newsagent’s plans to sell booze run up against stiff opposition

A newsagent’s bid to sell alcohol from its St James’s Street premises has attracted a wave of opposition. Kanakbhai Patel, who runs Shiv News, has applied to Brighton and Hove City Council to sell alcohol from 9am to 9pm every day. But as his shop falls within the...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015 at 9:35 am

Redundancies at Legal and General’s Hove offices

One of the city’s biggest employers is making redundancies at its offices in Hove. Staff working for Legal and General’s learning and development team were told on Tuesday that their jobs were at risk. Other staff working in the City Park offices by Hove Park were...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015 at 8:50 am

Bracelet saves Hove man’s life

Hove resident Brendon Ryan says an alarm button he wears on his wrist every day has saved his life. Brendon, 78, has serious health issues and mobility problems. When he falls over or collapses he often can’t get up. He wears an alarm button on a wrist strap which when pressed...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015 at 8:49 am

Armed police called to Hove ‘gun siege’

Armed police were called to a man who was threatening to fire a gumn at himself and anyone who came near him in Hove yesterday evening. Police were at the flat in Titian Road, Hove, for more than two hours before entering and arresting a man on suspicion of affray. No gun was...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015 at 8:19 am
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