Health chiefs urge people to stay away from Brighton A&E

Hospital bosses and health chiefs in Brighton and Hove are urging people to stay from A&E unless it’s a real emergency. One hospital insider said: “We’ve been really busy for the last couple of weeks – not helped by the return of norovirus.” And although the...
Posted On 31 Dec 2017 at 2:50 pm

Missing girl, 14, believed to be in Brighton

UPDATE: Senay was found safe and well in Brighton within hours of the public appeal for help to locate her. A missing 14-year-old girl is believed to be in Brighton, Sussex Police said this morning (Sunday 31 December). The force issued a public appeal for help tracing the girl,...
Posted On 31 Dec 2017 at 2:12 pm

More than 5,000 Londoners move to Brighton and Hove in one year

More than 5,000 Londoners moved to Brighton and Hove in just one year, according to an analysis of official figures. The scale of the migration from London, fuelled in part by high house prices there, was set out in The Guardian newspaper today (Saturday 30 December). Birmingham...
Posted On 30 Dec 2017 at 6:42 pm

Seagulls gain useful point at Newcastle

Newcastle United 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion are likely to be last on Match of the Day again after a goalless draw at St James’ Park. The Seagulls stay 12th in the Premier League and will stay in that position going into the new year, providing Southampton don’t...
Posted On 30 Dec 2017 at 6:29 pm

Smoking blamed for 1,100 deaths a year in Brighton and Hove

Smoking has been blamed for more than 1,100 deaths a year in Brighton and Hove, according to NHS bosses. And more than 1,860 people a year were admitted to hospital as a result of smoking-related illnesses. The estimates were published by Public Health England to coincide with...
Posted On 30 Dec 2017 at 5:00 pm

Four people from Brighton and Hove recognised by Queen in honours list

Four people from Brighton and Hove have been recognised by the Queen in the New Year Honours List. Cricket bosses Clare Connor and Mark Robinson are honoured for their part in England women’s World Cup win in the summer. Eye surgeon Christopher Liu and and civil servant...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 10:30 pm

Formed at Brighton University – Dream Wife announce self-titled debut album

Today London-based and British/Icelandic born Dream Wife announce their long-awaited self-titled debut album, which will hit the streets on 26th January via Lucky Number. Since forming in 2015 as a college art school project, Dream Wife – a name chosen as commentary on...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 10:12 pm
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Police hunt suspected Brighton burglar

Police are hunting a suspected Brighton burglar and have asked for the public’s help tracking him down.   Sussex Police said: “Police in Brighton are searching for Daniel Meehan, a 25-year-old local man who they want to interview about a burglary in the city....
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 5:19 pm

Hunt for Brighton teenager who went missing 12 days ago

A teenage boy from Brighton has been missing for 12 days. Sussex Police said today (Friday 29 December): “Police are searching for Connor Mackay, who is missing from Brighton.   “The 17-year-old was last seen at his address in the city on the evening of (Sunday)...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 5:09 pm

Women accused of assault outside Brighton burger bar

A group of women are suspected of assaulting a number of people outside a burger bar in the centre of Brighton. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on several men and women, aged 18 to 35, who were attacked in North Street, Brighton, on...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 4:54 pm