Roadworks double whammy as closures are expected to bring jams to Brighton

One of Brighton’s busiest roads is to close for resurfacing for eight weeks just as three months of work starts at a double junction near The Level. North Street will shut from Monday 18 September for Southern Water to resurface the road from the Clock Tower to just before East...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017 at 7:51 pm

Man rescued after driving car into water at Shoreham Harbour

A man was rescued from Shoreham Harbour after driving a car into the water at the port this morning (Monday 4 September). A man who worked at the port dived in and rescued the 43-year-old man who had driven into the water from Basin Road South just before 9am. As he swam to the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017 at 6:19 pm

Missing 15-year-old girl found safe and well in Brighton

A missing 15-year-old girl has been found safe and well in Brighton, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Monday 4 September). The force said: “Fifteen-year-old Yasmina Atir, who was reported missing from Lancing last Monday (28 August), has been found safe and well in Brighton.”...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017 at 6:00 pm

More than 1,500 people sign up for Brighton bikeshare over first weekend

More than 1,500 people signed up for the Brighton bikeshare scheme over the first weekend, the operator Hourbike said today (Monday 4 September). And about 1,700 trips were recorded, with some cycling from the centre of Brighton and Hove out to Rottingdean in the east and...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017 at 5:45 pm

Rescuers try to save baby seal found struggling near pier in Brighton

A baby seal was found struggling in the sea near the Palace Pier in Brighton at the weekend. The RNLI Brighton lifeboat crew were called out to help after a 999 call and managed to bring the seal pup ashore for expert attention. The RNLI said: “The volunteer crew of the Brighton...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017 at 2:27 pm

Police renew appeal to find missing Brighton woman

Sussex Police renewed its help for help in trying to find a missing woman from Brighton who has not been seen more than 10 days. The force said: “Police are concerned for missing woman Gillian Affleck who was last seen at her home in Brighton on Thursday 24 August. “Gillian, 50,...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017 at 1:44 pm

Brighton man suffers serious neck injury in bottle attack

A man from Brighton man suffered a serious neck injury when he was attacked with a broken bottle outside a burger bar early yesterday morning (Sunday 3 September). Sussex Police said that it was trying to trace the three men who were believed to be responsible for “a particularly...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017 at 1:34 pm

British Science Festival opens in Brighton tomorrow

The annual British Science Festival opens in Brighton tomorrow (Tuesday 5 September) with more than a hundred free events taking place. The festival is being hosted jointly by Brighton University and Sussex University with events being held in campus buildings as well as around...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017 at 1:13 pm