Brighton chauffeur killed in Shoreham airshow crash makes final journey

The chauffeur killed in the Shoreham airshow crash, Maurice Abrahams, made his final journey today (Wednesday 9 September). The funeral of Mr Abrahams, 76, of The Brow, Woodingdean, took place at a packed St Margaret’s Church, in Rottingdean. He had driven many brides to their...
Posted On 09 Sep 2015 at 11:32 pm

Public urged to look out for missing boy in Brighton and on the trains

UPDATE: Reece Pateman has been found. A missing 14-year-old boy could be in Brighton or travelling on a train further afield. Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 9 September): “Police are searching for 14-year-old Reece Pateman who was last seen leaving his school in Peacehaven...
Posted On 09 Sep 2015 at 11:17 pm

Which Labour leadership candidate was the most popular in Google searches in Brighton and Hove?

The most popular Labour leadership candidate in Brighton and Hove in terms of Google searches is Jeremy Corbyn. He topped the searches in the three parliamentary constituencies – Hove, Brighton Pavilion and Brighton Kemptown. The finding came to light in research carried out by...
Posted On 09 Sep 2015 at 11:00 pm

Missing teenage girl found safe and well

A missing teenage girl who was believed to be in Brighton has been found safe and well. Sussex Police said: “Sixteen-year-old Lacey Easen, who had been missing from her home in Worthing since Saturday (5 Saturday), was found safe and well this morning (Wednesday 9...
Posted On 09 Sep 2015 at 7:02 pm

Brighton train is one of Britain’s top ten overcrowded services

A train service from Brighton is in the top ten most overcrowded services in Britain, according to new figures from the Department for Transport (DfT). The list, published today (Wednesday 9 September), said that the 7.24am Brighton to Bedford service was Britain’s seventh most...
Posted On 09 Sep 2015 at 6:27 pm

Fresh hope for Preston Park Cycle Track in Brighton

Hopes have been raised that the Preston Park Cycle Track in Brighton can be saved. A report published today (Wednesday 9 September) outlined a plan to raise £285,000 to upgrade the track so that it meets the sport’s safety standards for racing. British Cycling – the sport’s...
Posted On 09 Sep 2015 at 2:49 pm

Caroline Lucas to debate anti-austerity with Greek finance minister

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas will discuss the fight against austerity with Greece’s former radical finance minister and Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign manager on Sunday. Ms Lucas, Yanis Varoufakis and John McDonnell MP are speaking at a fringe event at the TUC...
Posted On 09 Sep 2015 at 2:30 pm

Brighton man jailed for looking at child porn

An unemployed man from Brighton with a history of looking at child porn has been jailed for five years. Mark Furnevel, 46, of Dorset Gardens, Brighton, pleaded guilty to having five “indecent images” of young boys, all of which were taken from the internet. Four of the five...
Posted On 09 Sep 2015 at 1:03 pm

Albion plan tribute to Matt and Jacob at Saturday’s game

Brighton and Hove Albion are asking all supporters coming to Saturday’s match against Hull City to arrive early and be in their seats by 2.30pm as the club joins together to pay tribute to Matt Grimstone and Jacob Schilt, who died in the Shoreham airshow disaster. At the...
Posted On 09 Sep 2015 at 1:00 pm