Missing girl may be in Brighton

Police have asked the public to look out for a missing girl who may be in Brighton.    Sussex Police said: “Police are concerned for the welfare of Yasmina Atir who was reported missing from her home in Lancing on Sunday (3 December). “Yasmina is white, 5ft...
Posted On 05 Dec 2017 at 10:55 pm

Ladder smashes through car windscreen after falling off the back of a lorry

An elderly driver was left shocked after a ladder smashed through her car windscreen after falling off the back of a lorry. Sussex Police issued a public appeal for witnesses and even dash cam footage this afternoon (Tuesday 5 December). The woman, in her seventies, was driving a...
Posted On 05 Dec 2017 at 4:49 pm

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash in Portslade

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash in Portslade, prompting concerned residents and their councillors to organise a petition calling for proper road safety measures. The motorcyclist, a 27-year-old man from Portslade, suffered a broken leg and was taken to the Royal...
Posted On 05 Dec 2017 at 4:20 pm

Brighton’s very own The Go! Team set to play The Haunt in February

The Go! Team are quite an enigma in the music world. They formed in 2000 after founder member Ian Parton really wanted to merged together an unusual conglomerate of musical ideas that would see the use of electro, old skool hip hop, indie guitar work, double Dutch chants and...
Posted On 05 Dec 2017 at 4:04 pm
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Council ordered to pay £300 to homeless mother who complained of ‘revenge eviction’

Brighton and Hove City Council has been ordered to pay £300 to a mother who claimed she was evicted from notorious temporary accommodation in revenge for inviting a journalist to interview her there. The young mum invited BBC journalist Simon Cox to visit her and her two-year-old...
Posted On 05 Dec 2017 at 12:05 pm

Rebuild of Brighton General site on the cards as NHS launches plans for ‘health hub for the future’

Buildings on the Brighton General site could be demolished to make way for a new state-of-the-art community health hub under plans announced today. Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is drawing up four options for the site, ranging from doing nothing to a wholesale...
Posted On 05 Dec 2017 at 12:00 pm

Biggest rail fare hike for years is ‘body blow’ to Brighton commuters

The highest rise in rail fares for five years is a “body blow to hard pressed passengers”, says Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas. Fares on GTR, which runs Southern and Thameslink, are to go up an average of 3.3% – but season tickets will rise by between 3.5%...
Posted On 05 Dec 2017 at 10:51 am