Bonfire warning after backyard blaze in Hove

Fire safety chiefs have issued a warning about bonfires after a backyard blaze in Hove yesterday evening (Tuesday 22 August). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it sent firefighters from Hove to Burwash Road, in Hangleton, shortly before 6.30pm. The fire service sai...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017 at 11:51 am

Missing Brighton woman found safe

A woman who was reported missing in Brighton a month ago has been found safe and well. Sussex Police said: “French woman Anissa Moktharia, 22, reported missing in Brighton on Sunday 23 July, has been found safe and well. “She was located in the city at 4am on Tuesday 22 Augus...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017 at 11:21 am

Seagulls win by a Barnet Fair’s breadth

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Barnet 0 Albion won their first game of the season and in turn scored their first goal of the new term. But who’d have thought it would be number 70, James Tilley, who made it first on to the Seagulls’ 2017-18 scoresheet. A much-changed...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 11:40 pm

Don’t miss The KVB at The Joker in Preston Circus, Brighton on Tuesday 21st November

The KVB are a duo that you might not as yet of heard of, but they are well worth investigating! Last year, I timed it perfectly when walking into Brighton’s excellent Resident Records in Kensington Gardens as my ears pricked up immediately on entering the shop. They were...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 11:36 pm

Pedestrian suffers head injury after stepping out in front of a bus in Brighton

A pedestrian suffered a head injury after stepping out in front of a number 5 bus in Brighton this afternoon (Tuesday 22 August). Sussex Police said: “A man has been taken to hospital with a head injury after he was involved in a collision with a bus in Brighton on Tuesday (22...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 6:13 pm

Whitehawk Inn wins plaudits for improving its information and advice service

The Whitehawk Inn has won plaudits for improving the information, advice and guidance that it offers. The community centre, which also provides adult education and routes back into work, was assessed for its Matrix accreditation. Matrix is the international quality standard for...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 3:24 am

Chief prosecutor’s personal experience of racism reinforces her determination to stamp out hate crime

The chief prosecutor for the south east has spoken about her personal experience of racism and how it has reinforced her determination to stamp out hate crime. Jaswant Narwal said: “I know only too well from my own experiences over the years what it feels like to be the victim of...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 2:23 am

Golf day raises £1,000 for Brighton special school

A golf day raised £1,000 for a special school in Brighton – despite the rainy conditions. The event was organised by a grandparent of two children at Downs View School and Link College along with his colleagues in the Surrey Freemasons. The challenges were a hole in one...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 2:04 am

Thief stole 95-year-old Hove woman’s handbag

A thief stole a 95-year-old Hove woman’s handbag during a trip to the shops. Sussex Police published a CCTV picture of the suspect and asked for the public’s help in tracing her. The force said today (Monday 21 August): “Do you know this woman? “Police would like to talk to her...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 8:02 pm

Brighton doctor’s surgery rated as good in inspection by official watchdog

A Brighton doctor’s surgery has been rated as good in an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The official watchdog carried out a focused inspection at the GP surgery in Ship Street, Brighton, run by Adolfo Gracia. The CQC looked at whether the practice was well-led...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 7:47 pm