Portuguese Man O’ War spotted on Shoreham beach

The Sussex Wildlife Trust is warning people to be careful on Sussex beaches after a Portuguese Man O’ War washed up on Shoreham beach. The sea creatures can cause incredibly painful stings which in some cases csn be fatal. Scores have been washed up on beaches in the south...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 9:50 pm

Hove girl, 16, goes missing

A 16-year-old girl from Hangleton has gone missing, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 13 October). The force said: “Police and family are concerned for the welfare of 16-year-old Chloe Bullock, from Thornhill Close, who has not been seen since she left home on Thursday...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 6:51 pm

Brighton girl, 14, reported missing

A 14-year-old Brighton girl has been reported missing and police have asked for help to find her. Sussex Police said: “Police are concerned for teenager Veronika Jenisova, who is missing from Brighton. “The 14-year-old was last seen leaving her home in the city for school on...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 6:30 pm

Volks Railway to start running again tomorrow

Volk’s Railway will start running again tomorrow for the first time since a major restoration project. The electric railway – the world’s oldest – will run throughout the extended half term break, from 14 to 29 October, and on the weekend of the Veteran Car Run,...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 3:48 pm

Lamb delight Brighton with eclectic set

Concorde 2, Brighton – Thursday 12th October 2017 It seems quite inconceivable that it has been 21 years since eclectic trip-hop duo Lamb released their debut eponymous album to much acclaim. To celebrate the anniversary of it’s release, they embarked on their...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 3:04 pm

Developers could be taxed to pay for city improvements

A levy could be imposed on new developments to go towards paying for community infrastructure such as schools, roads and parks under plans currently being consulted on by Brighton and Hove City Council from today. The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) allows local councils to...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 2:58 pm

Three Brighton and Hove schools offer more places to tackle catchment concerns

Three secondary schools in Brighton and Hove want to offer more places for students as concerns grow about proposed catchment area changes. Dorothy Stringer, Varndean and Blatchington Mill are all willing to take an extra “form of entry” – or class of 30 pupils – to start in...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 2:18 pm

Brighton hands out most fines for fly-tipping outside London

Brighton hands out more fines for flytipping than any other council outside London according to new figures released this week. Brighton and Hove City Council issued 276 penalty notices from May 9, 2016 to May 8, 2017 – coming fifth in the UK and first outside the capital....
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 2:09 pm

Meet Brighton’s friendliest bus driver

Brighton’s “friendliest bus driver ever” gets so many compliments from his customers that his colleagues joke that they’re no longer counted, they’re weighed. Phil Hadley, who even turns on the tannoy system to greet his passengers, was highly commended last...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 12:30 pm

Social services allowed my 12-year-old daughter to stay at her rapists’ house, mother claims

The mother of Lewes Harby’s youngest victim says that social services actively stopped her protecting her daughter from her rapist, instead accusing her of being a bad parent. Harby, 20, was yesterday sentenced to 18 years in jail for a series of sex attacks on young girls,...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 11:01 am
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