Fire in Hove flats may have been arson

An arsonist may be to blame for a fire at a block of flats in Hove. Twenty people had to be put up in emergency accommodation after the fire on Monday afternoon. Sussex Police said: “Police are treating a fire at a block of flats in Hove as suspicious. “Officers were...
Posted On 23 Dec 2015 at 11:16 pm

Police appeal for help finding man who was last seen in Brighton

A 60-year-old man who was last seen in Brighton has been reported missing to Sussex Police. The force said: “Police are concerned about the welfare of missing 60-year-old Brian Bennett, from Peacehaven. “Brian was last seen when he dropped his wife in Brighton at around midday on...
Posted On 23 Dec 2015 at 9:55 pm

Train crew shortages bring more frustration for Brighton and Hove commuters

Commuters from Brighton and Hove faced another day of frustration as train crew shortages were blamed for a series of delays and cancellations. The problems on the railways were exacerbated by signal failure in the Haywards Heath area and at Littlehampton. Hove MP Peter Kyle is...
Posted On 23 Dec 2015 at 8:26 pm

Brighton teenager wanted for recall to prison

A Brighton teenager is being hunted by police who want to return him to prison. William Westein, 19, formerly of Theobald House, Blackman Street, Brighton, was jailed for 18 months when he appeared at Lewes Crown Court less than a fortnight ago on Friday 11 December. He was part...
Posted On 23 Dec 2015 at 3:35 pm