Missing 13-year-old boy may be in Brighton

A missing 13-year-old boy may be in Brighton, according to police. Sussex Police said: “Essex Police are asking for help from the public to locate a 13-year-old boy, missing from his home in Westcliff. “It is thought that Damien Howes, who was last seen leaving his...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016 at 9:56 pm

Greens and Labour at odds over Stonewall

Greens and Labour councillors are at odds over the cost of Brighton and Hove City Council keeping the campaign group Stonewall happy. The opposition Greens said that they were disappointed with “the Labour council’s decision not to join the Stonewall Equality Index this year”....
Posted On 22 Jan 2016 at 8:36 pm

Brighton MP meets road chiefs to discuss £75m upgrade for A27

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby has held a meeting with representatives from Highways England to discuss improvements to the A27. The Conservative MP hopes that the £75 million upgrade of the main east-west trunk road through Sussex will help ease jams on the seafront A259. He...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016 at 5:31 pm

TV thrown from third-floor window in Brighton misses girl, 8, by inches

A television thrown from the third-floor window of a property in Brighton missed an eight-year-old girl by inches, Sussex Police said today (Friday 22 January). The force said: “An eight-year-old girl narrowly escaped serious injury when a television was thrown from a third-floor...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016 at 2:00 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Ridgewell enjoying his time down south but doesn’t want to fall behind with the Timbers

By Tim Hodges from the Albion press conference Liam Ridgewell appears to be enjoying his time at Brighton and Hove Albion – and a more straightforward commute to work. The on-loan full back hails from Bexleyheath in south London. He told Brighton and Hove News: “Since...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016 at 1:50 pm

Albion boss Hughton suggests Bong could be back soon and LuaLua must take it steady

By Tim Hodges from the Albion press conference Albion boss Chris Hughton is hopeful that influential full back Gaetan Bong will be back in the side ahead of other long-term absentees Liam Rosenior and Uwe Hünemeier. Hughton told Brighton and Hove News: “It’s always...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016 at 7:57 am