Brighton and Hove’s young people show greater levels of anxiety

Brighton and Hove’s young people are showing greater levels of anxiety, according to youth worker Ben Glazebrook. Mr Glazebrook, who manages the Young People’s Centre, in Ship Street, Brighton, and represents the Brighton and Hove Youth Collective, said that this reflected more...
Posted On 10 Dec 2015 at 11:37 pm

Kemp Town restaurant fire was accidental

The fire in Kemp Town on Tuesday afternoon (8 December) was accidental, according to East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. St James’s Street was closed as firefighters tackled the blaze in the roof of the building that houses Pomegranate restaurant, in Manchester Street, Brighton....
Posted On 10 Dec 2015 at 12:41 pm

Police hope Brighton seafront drummers can help solve attempted knifepoint robbery

Detectives are hoping that three drummers can help them solve an attempted robbery at knifepoint on Brighton seafront at the weekend. Sussex Police said: “Police believe three freelance drummers may have useful information about an attempted knifepoint robbery on Brighton...
Posted On 10 Dec 2015 at 12:29 pm

Star of Brighton cop show Cuffs due in court charged with racial harassment and threatening behaviour

One of the stars of the BBC TV series Cuffs is to appear in court today charged with racially aggravated harassment and two counts of threatening behaviour. Ashley Walters, who plays PC Ryan Draper, in the cop drama based in Brighton, is due in the dock at Blackfriars Crown...
Posted On 10 Dec 2015 at 4:12 am

Brighton named in Trip Advisor top ten

Brighton has been named as one of the top ten tourist destinations on the rise worldwide, according to the Trip Advisor website. It ranks sixth and is the only British destination in the latest global top ten. In the European top ten, Brighton is ranked third, just above...
Posted On 10 Dec 2015 at 3:38 am

Brighton is home to Britain’s fifth-most visited library

Brighton is home to the fifth-most visited library in Britain, according to a survey published yesterday (Wednesday 9 December) although numbers are down. More than 950,000 people visited the Jubilee Library, in Brighton, in the 2014-15 financial year, according to the Chartered...
Posted On 10 Dec 2015 at 2:52 am

Ofsted inspects Brighton and Hove’s biggest school

Ofsted is inspecting the biggest school in Brighton and Hove – Cardinal Newman Catholic School which has 2,235 pupils. The school contacted pupils’ parents and carers yesterday and said: “This morning we were informed of an Ofsted Inspection today.” Head teacher James Kilmartin...
Posted On 10 Dec 2015 at 1:58 am