Police chief defends online approach

The chief constable of Sussex has defended the increasing emphasis on dealing with victims of crime and the public by email and internet. Chief Constable Giles York spoke out after an interview in the Mail on Sunday, published yesterday (Sunday 10 September). The newspaper sai...
Posted On 11 Sep 2017 at 10:10 pm

Life-saving seafront officers bring swimmer ashore in Hove

Two seafront officers saved a struggling swimmer caught in heavy waves and a strong current from the sea off Hove yesterday afternoon (Sunday 10 September). Brighton and Hove City Council, which employs the pair, said: “The seafront officers have done it again after rescuing a...
Posted On 11 Sep 2017 at 8:49 pm

Police appeal for help to find missing girl from Hove

Sussex Police today issued a plea for help to find a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from Hove. The force said: “Police are extremely concerned for the wellbeing of teenager Jenny Doyle who was reported missing on Saturday (9 September). “Jenny, 16, is missing from Hove and...
Posted On 11 Sep 2017 at 6:35 pm

Brighton secondary school given Ofsted verdict

A Brighton secondary school has won praise from Ofsted in an inspection report published today (Monday 11 September). Head teacher William Deighan said that he was pleased and proud with the good verdict for Varndean School, in Balfour Road, Brighton. Ofsted said: “This school...
Posted On 11 Sep 2017 at 5:17 pm

‘Modern vintage’ shop to be first tenant on revamped Brighton estate

A “modern vintage” shop is to become the first tenant at the revamped Hanningtons Estate in the centre of Brighton. Cath Kidston, which currently has premises in East Street, has signed a lease for a ground floor sales and storage area totalling 1,700 sq ft at 6-7 North Street....
Posted On 11 Sep 2017 at 3:06 pm

Police hunt hoax caller after bomb scare leaves Brighton seafront in lockdown

Police are hunting a hoax caller after a bomb scare left a stretch of Brighton seafront in lockdown on the day when the annual TUC conference opened. Bomb disposal experts, police and sniffer dogs searched the Grand after an anonymous caller said that there was explosive device...
Posted On 11 Sep 2017 at 1:16 am