Brighton Half Marathon announces 2017 date

The organisers of the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon have announced the 2017 race date – Sunday 26 February. Event manager Dave Hill thanked everyone from the main corporate sponsor – the insurer Vitality – to the thousands who run the 13-mile course. At a...
Posted On 31 Mar 2016 at 7:58 pm

Brighton health trust wins ‘foundation trust’ status

A health trust based in Brighton has been awarded “foundation trust” status, giving it greater financial freedom. Bosses at Sussex Community Trust, which has its headquarters at the Brighton General Hospital, in Elm Grove, Brighton, shared the news at a board meeting today...
Posted On 31 Mar 2016 at 1:50 pm

Have you seen missing girl, 14, from Brighton?

A 14-year-old girl has been missing from her Brighton home since Saturday (26 March), Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 31 March). The force issued a public for help in finding her and said: “Police and family are concerned for the welfare of missing Lola Declemente,...
Posted On 31 Mar 2016 at 1:29 pm

Court sentences Brighton kebab shop boss over safety breaches

The joint owner of a Brighton kebab shop has been sentenced by magistrates after he admitted a breach of fire safety regulations. Mustafa Duran, 50, of Elm Lodge, Canterbury Drive, Brighton, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a prohibition notice when he appeared at...
Posted On 31 Mar 2016 at 11:30 am

Birdwatch bosses praise spectacular starling displays on Brighton and Hove seafront but warn of declining numbers

The conservation experts behind the annual Birdwatch survey have sung the praises of the spectacular starling displays on Brighton and Hove seafront but warned that their numbers are still falling. The RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) thanked the thousands who...
Posted On 31 Mar 2016 at 12:10 am

Brighton landlord given go ahead to turn family home into shared house despite neighbours’ objections

A Brighton landlord has been given planning permission to turn a family home in Hollingdean into a shared house despite objections from more than two dozen neighbours. Lee Bolingbroke, of Withdean Close, Brighton, wants to turn a four-bedroom two-storey mid-terrace house in...
Posted On 30 Mar 2016 at 8:59 pm

Hove man held in jail to await jury trial over theft from pensioners

A jobless man from Hove is being held on remand in prison to await a trial by jury after being accused of stealing from pensioners. Scott Thompson, 29, unemployed, of Sheridan Terrace, Hove, appeared before Brighton magistrates charged with burglary and shoplifting. Thompson was...
Posted On 30 Mar 2016 at 7:34 pm

Fire crews tackle flooding at two Brighton and Hove properties

Fire crews were called out to deal with flooding at two properties last night – one in Brighton and one in Hove. The fire service said: “East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of flooding affecting electrics in First Avenue, Hove, yesterday. “One appliance...
Posted On 30 Mar 2016 at 3:37 pm

CCTV bid to find Brighton robber

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a reported assault and robbery in Brighton. The victim, a 34-year-old man from Hove, was walking in Queens Road some time between 2am and 4am on Sunday, 28 February when he was knocked to...
Posted On 30 Mar 2016 at 1:49 pm

Sensation as Elvis comes back and may soon be in Brighton

Elvis Manu had been recalled from his loan period at Huddersfield Town. He will be available for selection in second place Brighton and Hove Albion’s squad for the Saturday (2 April) lunchtime clash with top of the table Burnley. Manu had played just five times for the...
Posted On 30 Mar 2016 at 10:47 am