West Pier Trust to hold final sale of fragments

The West Pier Trust is to hold a final sale of cast iron fragments from the derelict Victorian masterpiece early next month. The trust said that the fragments – from the old tollbooths – were too unstable to be incorporated in the new building on the i360 site. The trust sai...
Posted On 02 Jun 2016 at 9:52 pm

Brighton pensioner sees off suspected doorstep conman – police release picture

A Brighton pensioner refused to let a suspected doorstep conman come into her home. She was able to give a good enough description for Sussex Police to issue an efit picture of a man they would like to interview about the incident. The force said: “Police have issued an e-fit of...
Posted On 02 Jun 2016 at 8:05 pm

Government minister visits Saltdean Lido

A senior government minister visited the Saltdean Lido today (Thursday 2 June) and met some of those trying to bring the Art Deco attraction back into use. Communities and Local Government Secretary Greg Clark met Rebecca Crook and other members of the Saltdean Lido Community...
Posted On 02 Jun 2016 at 6:25 pm

Train bosses win High Court injunction to head off strike

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has won a High Court injunction this afternoon (Thursday 2 June) heading off proposed strike action by the train drivers’ union ASLEF. The company said: “GTR sought an injunction in the High Court over discrepancies in ASLEF’s ballot of drivers for...
Posted On 02 Jun 2016 at 5:56 pm

Missing boy may be in Brighton

A missing schoolboy may be in Brighton, according to police who have asked the public to help find him. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for information concerning the whereabouts of a missing teenager from East Sussex. “Eusef Yazdanmehr, 14, was last seen on...
Posted On 02 Jun 2016 at 12:12 pm

Journeys delayed as train derailed at Brighton

Journeys to and from Brighton have been delayed this morning after a train derailed at the depot as the morning rush hour got under way shortly before 6am. Southern said: “Delays to Southern services to and from Brighton expected until 8.30am “A derailment within the...
Posted On 02 Jun 2016 at 8:36 am