Brighton teen rebailed in Bestival ticket fraud case

An 18-year-old from Brighton has been rebailed by Sussex Police as they continue to investigate the Bestival music festival ticket fraud. Former Varndean school student Ben Hyland-Ward, from Brighton, has been told to answer police bail on Wednesday 20 January. Sussex Police...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015 at 6:20 pm

Brighton housing charity asks for volunteers to help with Christmas bucket collections

Brighton Housing Trust has issued a plea for volunteers to help out with its annual Christmas bucket collections to raise money to help the homeless. The proceeds will go towards the work taking place at the First Base Day Centre, in Brighton. The first of two collections is due...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015 at 6:02 pm

High winds and heavy rain prompt further severe weather warning from Met Office

The heavy rain and more gales have prompted a fresh severe weather warning for Brighton and Hove from the Met Office. The high winds could bring down trees, the Met Office said, and are expected to reach more than 40mph with gusts of almost 60mph, according to localised...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015 at 4:41 pm

Crimestoppers to go on tour in hunt for Britain’s most wanted

Crimestoppers is marking the tenth anniversary of its Most Wanted gallery by going on tour. The charity will show images of Britain’s most wanted on large screens fitted to three vans as they tour England, Scotland and Wales. At least four of those in its sights have links with...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015 at 2:09 pm

Dom Joly films new prank in Brighton

Dom Joly was caught on camera today filming a practical joke in which he pretended to call 999 for a hangover. A short clip of the TV comic was posted on Twitter showing him dressed in a suit sitting at a bus stop by Brighton Station telling a young man sat next to him that he...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015 at 12:15 pm

Improving Brighton school wins praise from Ofsted

A Brighton school has won praise from the official watchdog Ofsted for making improvements since its last inspection. St Mark’s Church of England Primary School, in Manor Road, Brighton, wrote to parents earlier this month to say that the school had been rated as good by Ofsted....
Posted On 17 Nov 2015 at 12:00 pm

Search begins for a new Brighton and Hove traveller site

The search for where to put a new traveller site in Brighton and Hove is set to begin early next year after the government told the city council it needs to provide 19 new pitches by 2030. Brighton and Hove City Council is South Downs National Park Authority to begin to identify...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015 at 11:27 am

Book of condolence for victims of Paris attacks opens at Brighton Town Hall

A book of condolence has opened at Brighton Town Hall for people to add messages of sympathy following the Paris terror attacks. The book will be available at the reception desk for people to sign each weekday from 9am to 5pm. It has been signed by the Cllr Warren Morgan, leader...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015 at 10:44 am

18-month Terminus Road taxi trial set to begin

The Brighton Station taxi rank is set to move to Terminus Road for an 18-month trial in a bid to stop queuing taxis disrupting buses, pedestrians and clogging up nearby streets. Terminus Road was used as a temporary taxi rank while the station forecourt was revamped earlier this...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015 at 8:46 am