Remains found in Sussex river belong to missing Brighton man

Police have confirmed that the remains of a body found close to the mouth of the River Cuckmere at Exceat on November 15 have been identified as that of missing Brighton man Martin Pepperell. A limb recovered from the beach at Cuckmere Haven, east of Seaford, on 9 November, has...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015 at 11:28 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Hughton would have looked at loan market without injuries

By Tim Hodges from the Albion pre-match press conference. Albion boss Chris Hughton was just as likely to have utilised the  loan market irrespective of  the current spate  of injuries the Seagulls have suffered in recent weeks. Speaking to Brighton & Hove News...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015 at 9:25 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion sign young Manchester United star

Albion have signed 19-year-old Manchester United striker James Wilson on loan until the end of the season.  The Seagulls have also signed Wolves midfielder Ravij van la Parra until Saturday 2 January. None of Albion’s squad members have been loaned out to other...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015 at 7:06 pm

Islamaphobic taunts made on Brighton campus while Muslim students pray

A group of young men popped balloons and shouted “Isis are coming” outside Falmer campus’s Muslim Student Centre on Friday while students prayed inside. The incident happened at about midday after the six men left the nearby Amex stadium, where they had been...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015 at 6:24 pm

High Sheriff hears how Brighton housing charity helps people facing homelessness – plus the courts and council

The High Sheriff of East Sussex has heard first-hand how a Brighton housing charity helps not just people facing homelessness but the courts and council too. She visited the Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) advice centre in Queen’s Road, Brighton, today (Thursday 26 November) and...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015 at 5:05 pm

Council asks public for help on making cuts in the fairest way

The first in a series of summits to hear from local community representatives on how the city could become a fairer and more equal place to live against a background of swingeing cuts begins tonight. The meetings, held by Brighton and Hove Fairness Commission, set up by Brighton...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015 at 3:52 pm

City MPs back FOI – in differing degrees

Brighton and Hove’s MPs have unanimously declared their support for the principle of freedom of information – but not all support the act in its current form. The Freedom of Information Act, which came into force in 2005, is being reviewed by a Government commission...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015 at 3:29 pm

Moulsecoomb bomb was dead mortar shell, bomb squad confirms

A suspected old bomb found in a Moulsecoomb garden yesterday was a mortar shell, the army confirmed today, but it was not live. The shell was found by council contractors doing work in the garden of a house in Moulsecoomb Way at about 3pm yesterday afternoon. The road was closed...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015 at 2:59 pm

Hoax caller brings lifeboat to Saltdean three times

The Newhaven Lifeboat says it fears hoax callers might one day prevent them from helping someone genuinely in trouble after the third fake callout to Saltdean this year. The RNLB Daniel L Gibson was launched at 11.45am on Monday, November 16 after the coastguard received a...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015 at 2:37 pm

Man assaulted near Brighton Station

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault near to Brighton station in the early hours of Sunday. The victim, a 24-year-old man from Crawley, was outside Budgens on Queens Road at 3.05am when he was involved in an altercation and was punched. He was taken to Royal Sussex...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015 at 2:02 pm
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