Brighton charity wins Queen’s Award

A Brighton charity has been recognised with a Queen’ Award for Voluntary Service for its work to improve the lives of troubled men and their families. The award – given to A Band of Brothers – is the highest award for voluntary groups. It is due to be presented this evening...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015 at 6:52 pm

Julie Burchill describes how her son’s mental illness tore both their lives apart

Brighton journalist Julie Burchill has movingly described her late son’s painful last years struggling with mental illness in a typically candid feature for the Sunday Times. The writer revealed earlier this month that Jack Landesman had taken his own life aged just 29 on...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015 at 5:19 pm

Elderly woman rescued after Brighton roof collapse

An elderly woman was rescued from her home by firefighters after the roof suddenly collapsed last night. Friends and family of the woman, who is reportedly 100-years-old, have rallied round to help her after the unwelcome surprise. East Sussex Fire and Rescue were called to the...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015 at 2:37 pm

Five out of seven Brighton pubs sell alcohol to children

Just two out of seven pubs and clubs asked underage drinkers for ID during an undercover operation in Brighton and Hove on Friday. Five venues are now facing action after teenage volunteers were sold booze during Brighton and Hove police’s latest alcohol test purchase...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015 at 2:09 pm

Sainsbury’s to open fourth city centre store

Sainsbury’s is set to open its fourth city centre convenience store on Queen’s Road, bringing the total number of its stores across the city to eleven. The supermarket giant is applying for permission to install advertising signs at Lyndean House, the ground floo...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015 at 12:31 pm

Burglars raid Hove florist shop twice

Detectives have released CCTV images of four people they want to trace after the florist shop at Hove station was burgled twice in as many months. The kiosk was broken into in the early hours of Sunday, 24 May, and then again early on Friday, 12 June. British Transport Police...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015 at 10:26 am

Search for missing Brighton student

Friends are desperately searching for a missing University of Brighton student who vanished almost a week ago. Diogo Manuel Martins-Alves-Moreira was last seen in the early hours of Tuesday morning leaving a friend’s house near to Brighton railway station. The 29-year-old...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015 at 9:42 am