Snowdogs auction raises £337k for Martlets Hospice

The auction of the 44 “snowdogs by the sea” in Brighton this evening raised £337,000 for the Martlets Hospice in Hove. The event at the Corn Exchange, Brighton, drew hundreds of bidders for the fundraising snowdogs which have been on show around Brighton and Hove for the past few...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 10:41 pm

Brighton Centre packed for the Schools Christmas Concert

More than 1,200 youngsters from 43 schools across Brighton and Hove took part in the annual Schools Christmas Concert at a packed Brighton Centre last night. The evening also featured the Brighton and Hove Youth Big Band, Concert Band, Woodwind Ensemble and the new Orchestra 3...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 6:18 pm

Free i360 tickets for every pupil sent to Brighton and Hove state schools this week

British Airways i360 is this week issuing a free ticket to every child currently attending a state primary school, secondary school or sixth form college in Brighton and Hove. Vouchers for a flight on the seaside attraction, which is conceived and designed by Marks Barfield...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 5:49 pm

Brighton and Hove cabbies lay on Christmas treat for youngsters with special needs

Dozens of children at a special school in Brighton have been treated to a slap up Christmas lunch thanks to a local cab firm and a seafront restaurant. A fleet of drivers from City Cabs chauffeured youngsters from Downs View School, in Warren Road, Woodingdean, to the Brighton...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 5:32 pm

Police find cannabis farm in tent inside Brighton loft

Police searching a Brighton house found a cannabis farm in a tent in the loft this morning, leading to the arrests of three Brighton people, including an OAP. Police were alerted to the house in Whippingham Road this morning, and in the loft they found 21 plants in a...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 5:27 pm

Snowdogs auction marks final farewell to fabulous Martlets fundraiser

By Claire Jacobs Snowdogs across Brighton and Hove have bid their final farewell this week and will each be auctioned off for charity tonight (Tuesday 6 December). The Snowdogs by the Sea trail across the city has been popular with residents and visitors since it started on...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 5:21 pm

Abusive thug pulls hunting blade on man who went to help his girlfriend

A Good Samaritan who went to the aid of a young woman whose friend was screaming abuse at her had a knife pulled on him this afternoon. Handyman Paddy Mulholland was in Islingword Road this afternoon when he saw the pair, a young man and a woman, on the corner by the Codfather...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 5:16 pm

Brighton detective sacked over cocaine use after hair strand test

A Brighton detective has been sacked from Sussex Police after testing positive for cocaine. Trainee Detective Constable Laura Stanley, 39, was arrested in August and she was requested to voluntarily provide a sample of hair for analysis. This she did and a subsequent test showed...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 3:56 pm

Killer with links to Brighton on the run – £500 reward

Police have put up a reward for information leading to the arrest of a man previously jailed for manslaughter after punching a man to the ground in a drunken street brawl. Rossi Michael Henderson, 28, was last known to be living at Anderida Road in Eastbourne but also has links...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 3:11 pm

‘Rock solid’ strike kicks off Christmas rail strikes

The first day in weeks of industrial action on Southern Rail by both conductors and drivers has started with a “rock solid” strike by conductors, as drivers begin their overtime ban. Brighton and Hove commuters have already suffered months of disruption so bad that...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 2:14 pm
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