Sunday girl to play Wednesday gig as Blondie announce Brighton tour date

Blondie – one of the bestselling bands of the late 1970s – are to play at the Brighton Centre with tickets going on sale on Friday (11 August) at 9am. The band, fronted by Debbie Harry, are touring to promote their new album Pollinator. They will play in Brighton on Wednesday 8...
Posted On 08 Aug 2017 at 10:16 pm

Jury discharged after failing to reach verdict in Brighton child sex abuse case

A jury has been discharged after failing to reach a verdict in the trial of a Brighton man charged with child sex abuse. The judge Stephen Lennard brought the case to a close yesterday (Monday 7 August) although the Crown Prosecution Service is considering whether to seek a...
Posted On 08 Aug 2017 at 9:04 pm

Supermarket thieves steal thousands of pounds from Brighton and Hove shoppers

Two thieves are suspected of having stolen thousands of pounds from supermarket shoppers in Brighton and Hove. Sussex Police issued a public warning today (Tuesday 8 August) and an appeal for information as they stepped up efforts to bring the men to justice. The force said that...
Posted On 08 Aug 2017 at 7:48 pm

Missing girl found safe and well in Brighton

A missing teenage girl has been safe and well in Brighton, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Tuesday 8 August). The force said: “Missing Jenny Doyle has been found. “Jenny, 15, who was last seen on Saturday 3 June in Ditchling, has been found safe and well in Brighton.” Sussex...
Posted On 08 Aug 2017 at 5:42 pm

Thief snatches woman’s bag in Hove street

A thief pushed a woman over and snatched her bag in a Hove street early this morning (Tuesday 8 August). She gave chase but was unable to catch the man, Sussex Police said. He escaped with her passport, bank cards and cash. The force said: “Police are seeking witnesses to an...
Posted On 08 Aug 2017 at 5:20 pm

Brighton council chief sends out warning to flytippers and litterbugs

The councillor responsible for keeping the streets of Brighton and Hove clean today issued a warning to flytippers and litterbugs. Councillor Gill Mitchell, deputy leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, spoke out after a flytipper was given a suspended prison sentence for...
Posted On 08 Aug 2017 at 3:24 pm

Brighton charity chief celebrates landmark court case that protects children and vulnerable asylum seekers

When I arrived in England in my late teens, I was somewhat bewildered and a little bit afraid, to be honest. I was also extremely lonely. I didn’t know how to meet people and the culture was very different to what I enjoyed growing up in South Africa. Yet I had everything going...
Posted On 08 Aug 2017 at 1:11 pm