Brighton Greenway celebrates opening with first ever public event

The first ever community event on Brighton’s newest community space is to take place this Sunday. The Friends of Brighton Greenway are inviting the community to a picnic on the greenway, which they have spent months lovingly cultivating into a magical pedestrian route. The...
Posted On 08 Sep 2015 at 7:23 pm

Stencils latest weapon in battle against dog poo

The Roundhill Society, a residents’ association, is trialling a novel way to highlight the issue of people not clearing up after their dogs. The group has purchased several specially designed stencils which they plan to spray high-visibility paint at certain locations on...
Posted On 08 Sep 2015 at 7:17 pm

Whitehawk to get community clean-up

Brighton and Hove City Council’s street-cleansing service Cityclean will be out with the local community in Whitehawk on Thursday 10 September as part of a series of local clean up days that are being established around the city. The initiative is part of the service’s drive to...
Posted On 08 Sep 2015 at 7:05 pm

Teenage motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in crash in Brighton

A 17-year-old motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a crash with a car in Brighton. The accident happened at 9pm on Friday (4 September) and today (Tuesday 8 September) Sussex Police asked any witnesses to come forward. Both the motorcyclist and car driver were from...
Posted On 08 Sep 2015 at 5:59 pm

Missing girl believed to be in Brighton and Hove

UPDATE: Lacey Easen has been found safe and well. A teenage girl who went missing on Saturday (5 September) is believed to be in Brighton and Hove. Sussex Police issued an appeal to the public to help trace her this afternoon (Tuesday 8 September). The force said: “Police are...
Posted On 08 Sep 2015 at 5:41 pm

Cobb’s communal bakery proving popular

A Hove neighbourhood has taken the craze for artisan bread into their own hands with a communal bakery. The Stoneham Bakehouse, launched in Poets Corner last year by former teacher Simon Cobb, sees volunteers join together to make a range of breads which are then sold at a...
Posted On 08 Sep 2015 at 5:06 pm

Former Bishop of Lewes admits sexually abusing two boys

The former Bishop Lewes Peter Ball has admitted sexually abusing two boys. Ball, 83, pleaded guilty to the offences, which took place in the 1980s and 1990s, and to misconduct in public office. He started his church career as a curate in Rottingdean. He later became Bishop of...
Posted On 08 Sep 2015 at 12:11 pm