BBC Radio 5 Live focuses on Brighton’s housing crisis and electoral pacts

BBC Radio 5 Live came to Brighton for its drive-time programme this afternoon (Friday 19 May) when it focused on the area’s housing crisis and electoral pacts. Presenter Tony Livesey heard from working people struggling even to afford the rent for a small flat, including one man...
Posted On 19 May 2017 at 6:31 pm

£12m heroin gang jailed for a million drug deals on the streets of Brighton

Five members of a £12.5 million heroin gang who were behind more than a million drug deals on the streets of Brighton have been jailed for 67 years in total. They were snared by detectives after an 11-month operation having bought about 110kg of heroin with 60 per cent purity...
Posted On 19 May 2017 at 4:31 pm

Brighton Fringe premiere sells out for debut by 16-year-old Hove film director

The premiere of the debut film by a 16-year-old director from Hove sold out – and will now have an extended run at the Brighton Fringe. Charlie’s Letters, made by Elliott Hasler, opened at the Nightingale Room, above the Grand Central pub, in Surrey Street, opposite Brighton...
Posted On 19 May 2017 at 4:13 am

Woman from Brighton dies in fall from clifftop

A woman from Brighton who died after falling from the clifftop at Beachy Head has been named as Sarah Berridge. The 59-year-old, who lived in Bates Road, Brighton, fell to her death from the cliffs near Eastbourne at about 11am on Saturday (13 May). Her body was recovered from...
Posted On 19 May 2017 at 3:26 am