Public asked to help find missing Portslade girl last seen in Saltdean

The public are being asked to help find a missing girl from Portslade who was last seen on the other side of Brighton and Hove nearly two weeks ago. Sussex Police said: “Police are concerned about the welfare of missing 16-year-old Clara Collins from Portslade. “Clara was last...
Posted On 24 Feb 2016 at 9:28 pm

Cuts mean people in Brighton and Hove will pay more for less, warns council leader

Cuts in government grant mean that people in Brighton and Hove will pay more for less in future, council leader Warren Morgan warned today (Wednesday 24 February). Councillor Morgan was speaking a day before Brighton and Hove City Council meets to set its annual budget – for the...
Posted On 24 Feb 2016 at 8:46 pm

New Brighton council homes come a step closer

Plans to build another 56 new affordable council flats for people on Brighton and Hove’s housing register could take a big step forward at a meeting next week. The city council’s housing and new homes committee is being asked to agree a scheme to build 29 council flats at...
Posted On 24 Feb 2016 at 4:37 pm

Wet and windy winter puts popular Brighton fishing spot out of action for months

Storm damage and a massive growth of algae have closed one of Brighton’s most popular fishing spots for months over winter. The breakwaters at Brighton Marina are often closed for a short period each year because the amount of algae makes the arms slippery and dangerous....
Posted On 24 Feb 2016 at 3:52 pm

Firefighters tackle basement fire in centre of Brighton

Firefighters put out a fire in a basement flat in the centre of Brighton yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 23 February). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “Two appliances from Preston Circus attended the scene in Grand Parade, Brighton, at 1.22pm. “On arrival crews used...
Posted On 24 Feb 2016 at 3:11 pm

Brighton Fringe reveals new venue and all-nighter programme for 2016

Brighton Fringe reveals its 2016 programme today, including major new seafront pop-up venue Republic, the arrival of Edinburgh venue Sweet, and a 900-event programme including the Fringe All Nighter that will see shows run until dawn. This year’s WINDOW programme, ten shows...
Posted On 24 Feb 2016 at 12:47 pm

Tom Jones to play the green, green grass of Hove County Ground

Hove is set to be hit by a knicker shortage after it was announced Tom Jones is set to play the County Ground this summer. Sir Tom will be coming to Hove for the first time in his five decade career on Sunday, 17 July as part of his 2016 UK tour. He is the latest big name to play...
Posted On 24 Feb 2016 at 10:23 am

Student robbed by gang at Brighton bus stop

A student who had only just arrived in the UK was robbed by a gang of three men at a bus stop outside Churchill Square in Brighton yesterday morning. The 18-year-old victim was sat on a wall behind the bus stop closest to the North Street end of Churchill Square when the incident...
Posted On 24 Feb 2016 at 9:53 am

5 things that occurred to us after Brighton & Hove Albion beat Bristol City

By Tim Hodges 1) It was Albion’s biggest win under Chris Hughton . And the most emphatic away result since beating Charlton in 2010.  2) However, the Robins handed out the same treatment to The Seagulls in November 2003 . Winning 4-1 at Withdean early in Mark...
Posted On 24 Feb 2016 at 8:24 am