Missing man last seen in Brighton

A man who has been reported missing from his home was last seen in Brighton yesterday lunchtime (Thursday 14 September). Sussex Police said that officers were concerned for the welfare of Paul Wiggins, 56, who was seen in Western Road, Brighton, at 1pm yesterday. The force sai...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017 at 11:08 pm

Missing teenage girl returns home

A missing teenage girl has returned home, Sussex Police said today (Friday 15 September). The force said: “Jenny Doyle, 16, who was missing since Saturday 9 September returned to her Brighton home on Tuesday 12 September.” A public appeal for help in tracing Jenny was issued the...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017 at 11:00 pm

Seagulls shocked by Cherries’ comeback

Bournemouth 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Albion lost their second Premier League away match of the season. The Seagulls, after a sterile first half, took the lead through Solly March after excellent play from Pascal Gross and Dale Stephens. Prior to this Albion had hit the bar...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017 at 10:28 pm

Brighton and Hove businessman Mike Holland jailed for manslaughter

A Brighton and Hove property developer Mike Holland and his foreman Grant Oakes have been jailed for nine months each for manslaughter. The pair were sentenced this afternoon (Friday 15 September) for the death of carpenter David Clark who fell 15ft through a gap in the first...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017 at 1:55 pm

Bottom slapping suspect brought before Brighton magistrates

The Hove man accused of slapping women’s bottoms as he rode past them on a bike has been brought before Brighton magistrates. Constantin Barbutu, 20, a dish washer, of Cromwell Road, Hove, was charged with 20 counts of sexual assault from September last year to February this...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017 at 5:56 am

Closure orders issued for two homes in Brighton

Closure orders have been granted to tackle anti-social behaviour at two properties in Brighton. One of them is in May Road where a man was hurt in a hammer attack last month and earlier in August a shotgun was fired through the window of a flat. Both incidents are widely believed...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017 at 5:43 am

Hundreds turn out for Brighton and Hove Business Awards

Hundreds of people turned out for the 12th annual Brighton and Hove Business Awards at Stanmer House last night (Thursday 14 September). The organisers said: “The sell-out event was attended by over 300 guests from around 100 different Brighton businesses and included the MPs for...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017 at 12:37 am