Body found on Brighton beach near Palace Pier

A man’s body has been found on a Brighton beach near the Palace Pier, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Saturday 30 September). The force said at lunchtime: “Following an extensive search for a 28-year-old man reported missing in the sea near Brighton’s Palace Pier on...
Posted On 30 Sep 2017 at 2:02 pm

Brighton councillor shortlisted for national award

A Brighton councillor has been shortlisted for a national award two years after becoming chairman of the local Health and Wellbeing Board. Daniel Yates, 44, who represents Moulsecoomb and Bevendean Ward on Brighton and City Council, is in the running for the Health and Care Award...
Posted On 30 Sep 2017 at 12:42 pm

Lifeboat crews and coastguard search for missing Brighton swimmer

Lifeboat crews and the coastguard have been searching for a missing swimmer who was reported to have gone into the sea in Brighton early this morning (Saturday 30 September). The Brighton RNLI crew were called out at about 7.45am – quarter of an hour after the swimmer was seen...
Posted On 30 Sep 2017 at 10:47 am

Armed police to patrol Brighton music festival today

Armed police are to patrol a music festival in Brighton today (Saturday 30 September). They will be sent to keep almost 10,000 people safe at the Boundary Festival in Stanmer Park where sniffer dogs will be deployed to help enforce a zero-tolerance approach to drugs. Sussex...
Posted On 30 Sep 2017 at 8:27 am

Davina McCall to join Brighton and Hove Memory Walk for her father

TV presenter Davina McCall is due to join the Memory Walk in Brighton and Hove today (Saturday 30 September) with her father Andrew, who is living with Alzheimer’s disease. She and her family helped to publicise the series of 34 fundraising walks on behalf of the Alzheimer’s...
Posted On 30 Sep 2017 at 2:37 am