Helicopter scrambled over cemetery after suspected drug dealers scarper

The police helicopter has been circling over the Bear Road cemetery this evening after a suspected drug dealer ran from officers. The entrance to the cemetery in Hartington Road has reportedly been sealed off while officers on foot search the area. NPAS Redhill has been circling...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017 at 10:03 pm

Nine graves have now been found under the Corn Exchange

Archaeologists have discovered up to nine graves under what was the Corn Exchange’s mini conference room after the first skeletons were uncovered by builders yesterday. The graves, believed to belong to a 200-year-old Quaker burial site, have been discovered during...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017 at 8:38 pm

Scores of Hove homes evacuated after bomb squad called to suspicious package outside drill hall

Up to 100 homes were evacuated for four hours this evening after police threw a 100m cordon around the Drill Hall in Marmion Road when a suspect package was reported. Staff discovered the package, which had been left deliberately outside the hall used by sea and army cadets,...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017 at 8:29 pm

Brighton mother pleased that lessons will be learnt after her son’s suicide

A Brighton mother said that she was pleased lessons would be learnt after her troubled 17-year-old son killed himself. Barbara Bonnot was speaking after an inquest at which West Sussex coroner Penelope Schofield found that Steffan Bonnot committed suicide. The coroner said that...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017 at 7:13 pm

Teenager fights off sex attacker in Saltdean

A teenager fought off a sex attacker in Saltdean as he sank his teeth into her neck and chest. After the 18-year-old escaped the man’s grasp, she ran off, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Wednesday 5 July). The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017 at 6:26 pm

Plans for new Brighton doctor’s surgery at Old Steine

A central Brighton doctors surgery is set to get a new, bigger home to help meet increasing demand as other city surgeries close. City councillors are being asked to give Ardingly Court Surgery a new 20-year lease on a five storey Regency Townhouse next to Pavilion Gardens on the...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017 at 2:13 pm

Skeletons found by builders working on Corn Exchange

A number of skeletons have been unearthed by builders working on the renovation of the Brighton Dome complex this week. The grisly discovery was made yesterday by workmen from R Durtnell & Sons (RDS) as they worked on the Corn Exchange. One theory is that the skeletons come...

Seafront delays for eight weeks as works to improve accident hotspot get underway

Works to improve a seafront accident hotspot seven crashes have injured eight people in five years could cause delays on the A259 this summer. Eight weeks of roadworks to create a new bus layby on the westbound carriageway on Marine Parade above Brighton Marina will start next...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017 at 11:04 am

Brighton and Hove health and care chiefs start ‘big conversation’ to help shape priorities

Health and social care bosses in Brighton and Hove have started a six-month “big conversation” to help them shape priorities for the area as they try to make improvements. Dozens of people turned up at the Dome to talk to representatives of the Brighton and Hove Clinical...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017 at 10:35 am

Police share CCTV in appeal for help tracing hair dye thieves

Two thieves have stolen more than a thousand pounds’ worth of hair dye from businesses in Brighton and Hove. The pair targeted Brighton Capital Hair, in Crowhurst Road, Brighton, and Hove Capital Hair, on the Sackville Trading Estate, in Sackville Road, Hove. A CCTV picture of...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017 at 9:50 am
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