Burglar jailed after ransacking Hove flat

A burglar has been jailed for 10 months after he ransacked a ground floor flat in Hove. Allan Kazimi, 23, stole two laptops, an iPad Air, a PlayStation – along with three controllers and about 20 games – as well as watches, jewellery and £1,200 cash. He was caught after leaving...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017 at 10:33 pm

Crowd rallies in Brighton to show solidarity with migrants

A crowd rallied at the Clock Tower in Brighton to show solidarity with migrants last night (Monday 20 February). They asked people to imagine “one day without us” – one day without the migrants who live, work and study in Britain. Locally they include doctors, dentists and...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017 at 10:29 pm

Burglar takes £2.3k in cash from Brighton flat

Police were contacted at around 2.30pm on Saturday (18 February) following a burglary at a flat in Egremont Place, Brighton. It is believed the property was broken into some time between 1.10pm the previous afternoon (17 February) and 9.10am that morning. A total of £2350 cash...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017 at 6:18 pm

Appeal to help raise £30k for pop-up homeless shelter

Offers of help for a new homeless shelter at a former police building in Hollingbury have been pouring in, from offers to paint murals to a joint proposal to manage it. A working group has been set up to work out how to run an eight-week pop-up hostel at Sussex House in Crowhurst...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017 at 6:12 pm

Brighton picked to showcase British holidays to the world

Travel buyers from all over the world will be coming to Brighton next week for a showcase of British holidays. The UK’s national tourist board, VisitBritain, is hosting its flagship annual event ExploreGB, estimated to be worth an additional £1m to the local economy, at the...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017 at 5:44 pm

Brighton’s first food awards of 2017 crowns 64 Degrees best restaurant

The first of three city restaurant awards to be held this year saw small plate eatery 64 Degrees reclaim its crown for the second Brighton’s Best Restaurant Awards last night. Brighton food awards have become a crowded market in recent months, with last night’s BBR...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017 at 5:06 pm

Brighton artist brings big name illustrators from around the world together for political comic project

An idea which came to a Brighton illustrator while she was out for a run has led to global project joined by famous comic artists around the world coming together to push back against last year’s political upheavals. Myfanwy Tristram’s brainwave for a series of comic...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017 at 4:01 pm

Grand house built by inventor of British Summer Time springs forward onto the market

Grand Avenue’s grandest home, built by the inventor of British Summer Time and Coldplay singer Chris Martin’s great great grandfather, is up for auction with a guide price of £2.5million. The Grade II listed red-brick mansion, with distinctive chimneys, was also the...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017 at 1:58 pm

Jam today for Brighton and Hove drivers

Brighton and Hove remains one of the most congested cities in the country, according to an annual survey of traffic delays. The survey ranked Brighton as the fifth most traffic-choked city in the UK, equal with Bournemouth. Belfast had the worst traffic, according to the...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017 at 2:47 am