Girl faces court charged with drunken attack on ambulance paramedic in Hove

A 15-year-old girl faces court after being charged with carrying out a drunken assault on an ambulance paramedic at a pub in Hove. The girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was believed to have collapsed in the toilets at the Grenadier pub in Hangleton Road. Sussex Police...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017 at 11:38 pm

Britain’s biggest free yoga festival returns to Brighton and Hove

Britain’s biggest free yoga festival returns to Brighton and Hove at the weekend at a bigger venue after more than 3,000 people went along last year. The fourth annual Brighton Yoga Festival takes place at the Sussex County Cricket Ground in Hove on Saturday 8 July and Sunday 9...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017 at 10:22 pm

Happy Days – it’s Fazerdaze!

Fazerdaze is New Zealand-based singer/songwriter Amelia Murray (and her band) who weave blissful, echo-drenched and semi-electronic production through bounding bedroom pop songs. Indie songwriter Amelia was raised in Wellington, New Zealand and attended the University of...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017 at 9:25 pm

Hove man held by anti-terror police

A man from Hove is among three people to have been arrested by detectives from the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command. And a property, in Maytree Walk, Hangleton, was searched by detectives on Friday evening (30 June). After the arrests the force said: “Detectives from...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017 at 7:59 pm

Police chief praises peaceful crowd at Green Pride in Brighton

The police chief in charge of keeping order at Green Pride in Brighton has praised the good natured crowd who turned out. Chief Inspector Katy Woolford, of the Brighton Neighbourhood Response Team, said that most people responded positively to the approach taken at the event in...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017 at 7:47 pm

Brighton nursery rated outstanding

A Brighton nursery is celebrating achieving an outstanding rating from Ofsted, with the inspector saying it brings the best out of children who are “extremely confident”, thoughtful and well prepared for school. Orchard Day Nursery on Queen’s Park Road, which...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017 at 4:20 pm

Firefighters called to Brighton kitchen fire

A kitchen fire broke out at a terraced house in Fiveways yesterday morning. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were sent to a domestic property in Brighton following reports of a fire. Four appliances went to Hollingbury Terrace, in Brighton, at 9.29am where they tackled a...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017 at 9:43 am

Young Everest climber scales Ditchling Beacon for charity

A 22-year-old explorer who has tried to climb Mount Everest twice opted instead to head up Ditchling Beacon on Sunday (2 July). The ascent was part of Alex Staniforth’s Climb the UK challenge during which he expects to climb the equivalent of Everest more than 13 times. Mr...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017 at 2:25 am

Another Brighton pub put up for sale

Another Brighton pub has been put up for sale by the debt-laden pub company Enterprise Inns. Enterprise – now known as EI Group – is offering to sell the freehold of the Greys, on the corner of Southover Street and Lewes Street, in Hanover, for £450,000 (£375,000 plus VAT). The...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017 at 1:47 am