Brighton pop star fronts campaign to tackle mental health stigma

Brighton pop star Jordan Stephens is fronting a campaign to tackle the stigma that prevents some young people from seeking help with their mental health. He hopes that young people will be more open, understanding and supportive with each other as a result. Stephens, 24, became...
Posted On 10 Oct 2016 at 7:14 pm

Brighton road shut as three cut free from car crash wreckage

A busy Brighton road was closed for more than an hour after two cars crashed and firefighters cut three people from the wreckage this lunchtime. The crash happened at about 1.40pm today on Elm Grove, near the junction of Brading Road. Firefighters worked for almost an hour to...
Posted On 10 Oct 2016 at 3:44 pm

Man charged over charity box theft

A Brighton man has been charged with stealing a charity box from a city centre Sainsbury’s after being arrested in London. Bavan Ravindra, 37, of Tichborne Street, Brighton, was arrested in Harrow on Saturday (8 October) by the Met Police for an alleged offence there. He...
Posted On 10 Oct 2016 at 1:21 pm

Police warn creepy clowns could be arrested

Police are advising pranksters not to dress up as a clown and frighten strangers with a weapon after the force received numerous calls over the weekend from people feeling intimidated by the new trend. Inspector Simon Starns said: “We are aware this is a trend that has come...
Posted On 10 Oct 2016 at 12:50 pm

Fire damages Brighton restaurant

Fire has damaged a Brighton restaurant, the fire service said. In a statement, the fire service said last night (Sunday 9 October): “East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene of a fire at a Brighton restaurant. “We were called at 6.36pm on (Sunday) 9 October 2016 to a...
Posted On 10 Oct 2016 at 4:09 am

Noodle bar approved for busy Brighton street after appeal to planning inspector

A noodle bar has been given approval to open in a busy Brighton street after an appeal to a planning inspector. The takeaway will take over the Green Chair café premises in Queen’s Road, Brighton, next to the Hope and Ruin pub, near the corner of Church Street. The planning...
Posted On 10 Oct 2016 at 3:56 am

RMT union urges Southern guards to take new role but says strike is still on

The RMT union has urged train guards to take the new onboard superviser roles being offered by Southern. But the union has insisted that the three-day strike due to start tomorrow (Tuesday 11 October) will go ahead. Southern welcomed the RMT’s new advice to members and called on...
Posted On 10 Oct 2016 at 1:14 am