‘Fearless and adventurous’ boy died in accidental fall taking short cut to Brighton beach

A “fearless and adventurous” 15-year-old died from brain injury after falling from the second storey of Brighton Marina carpark as he tried to find a short cut to the beach. Jordan Jamieson-Castleton suffered a catastrophic brain injury as the result of the accident and died two...
Posted On 27 Jul 2017 at 11:43 pm

Jury to retire in trial of Brighton sex therapist accused of raping boy, 14, in King Alfred toilets

A Brighton sex therapist charged with raping a 14-year-old boy in the toilets of the King Alfred Leisure Centre in Hove was “a man of integrity”, a jury was told today. Nick Gully, 48, had had a troubled youth but used his recovery from addiction to help others, his barrister...
Posted On 27 Jul 2017 at 9:41 pm

Death of the Deghayes brothers – racists targeted family at their Brighton home

An official report into the death of two teenagers from Brighton paints an unpleasant picture of racism directed at their family over several years. Abdullah and Jaffar Deghayes, who died in 2014, are referred to as siblings W and X in a serious case review published by the...
Posted On 27 Jul 2017 at 1:25 pm

Death of the Deghayes brothers – official report published

An official report about the death of two young brothers from Brighton in fighting in Syria has been published today (Thursday 27 July). Abdullah and Jaffar Deghayes, who died in 2014, are referred to as siblings W and X in a serious case review published by the Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 27 Jul 2017 at 11:42 am

Crowdfunding campaign starts to save Madeira Terraces in Brighton

A crowdfunding campaign has started to save the Madeira Terraces lining Brighton seafront between the Palace Pier and the Marina. Brighton and Hove City Council aims to raise £432,000 in four months after putting in £100,000 itself to get the ball rolling. The aim is not only to...
Posted On 27 Jul 2017 at 9:05 am