Long-serving Hove head teacher dies

A long-serving and widely respected head teacher of three Hove schools has died at the age of 96. Kathleen Corderoy was headmistress of the Nevill County Secondary School from its opening in 1958 until shortly before it merged with two other schools to become Blatchington Mill in...
Posted On 10 Jul 2017 at 6:28 pm

Girl, 15, among three teenagers arrested for corner shop raid

A 15-year-old girl is among three teenagers arrested for the robbery of a neighbourhood corner shop in Brighton last week. The shop on the corner of Albion Hill and Toronto Terrace was robbed by three people who took cash and cigarettes, leaving the cashier shaken but unhurt. The...
Posted On 10 Jul 2017 at 4:51 pm

Work starts on transforming Old Steine bus shelters into works of art

Brighton and Hove Busses have teamed up with world-renowned street artists to turn the bus shelter in front of the Pavilion into a work of art. Work started on the shelter today, and it shall remain under wraps behind a plush red curtain until September. The street artists are...
Posted On 10 Jul 2017 at 3:49 pm

Police hunt driver who failed to stop after five-car crash in Brighton

Police are trying to trace a driver who failed to stop after a five-car crash on the A23 close to the Patcham roundabout. Sussex Police said today (Monday 10 July): “Police are seeking witnesses and trying to trace the driver of a small beige vehicle which was involved in a...
Posted On 10 Jul 2017 at 12:56 pm

Brighton and Hove snapchatters warned about danger of new maps feature

The NSPCC has issued a warning to children and parents in Brighton and Hove about the newest feature on the Snapchat photo-sharing app – a map pinpointing the user’s exact location. The map feature has sparked a row about privacy, with widespread concern that the Snap Map could...
Posted On 10 Jul 2017 at 12:41 pm

Saltdean Lido glass smashed in ‘wrecking spree’

The owners of the Saltdean Lido have warned that vandalism could put its future in jeopardy after a gang broke into Saltdean Lido and went on a “wrecking spree”. Three teenage boys from Saltdean and Peacehaven were arrested on Sunday evening after a gang broke into...
Posted On 10 Jul 2017 at 9:45 am

Southern passengers face another day of strike action today

Southern passengers from Brighton and Hove face another day of strike action as members of the RMT guards’ union walk out for 24 hours. The strike – starting at 12.01am today (Monday 10 July) – comes days before voting ends in a ballot of train drivers organised by the ASLEF...
Posted On 10 Jul 2017 at 2:10 am