Popular and long-serving Brighton lollipop lady retires

One of the most popular lollipop ladies in Brighton and Hove is retiring after 18 years’ service. Helen Reynolds hangs up her pole on the last day of autumn term tomorrow (Wednesday 20 December). Mrs Reynolds has been patrolling the junction between Millers Road and...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017 at 9:27 pm

Council cleared of ‘trapping’ disabled man Bobby Carver’s in unsuitable housing by watchdog

Two complaints by a disabled man who claims he is trapped in unsuitable accommodation because of city hall failings have been upheld in part by the council watchdog – but no fault in how his care and housing needs were assessed has been found. Bobby Carver and his advocates...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017 at 5:42 pm

Drug dealer threatens to kill detective and slits his wrist as judge passes 18-year sentence

A man being jailed for drug dealing pulled out a blade and slashed his wrist while threatening to kill a Sussex Police detective in a courtroom outburst this afternoon (Tuesday 19 December). Louis Makai, 46, wrestled with security staff in the dock at Brighton Crown Court, as he...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017 at 3:52 pm

Subtitled Star Wars screening abandoned after hearing people complain

An advertised subtitled screening of Star Wars at the Brighton Odeon was abandoned after hearing people in the audience complained. Louise Drake took her twin daughters Esmee and Eliza, 16, to the cinema on Sunday as a special treat, as the girls are deaf and it’s difficult...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017 at 12:38 pm

Have you seen missing Brighton teen?

UPDATE: Rosie Doward was found safe and well in Brighton on the evening of Tuesday 19 December, hours after police issued their public appeal for help to find her. Police are concerned for the wellbeing of teenager Rosie Doward from Brighton. Rosie, 15, was last seen at her home...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017 at 11:41 am

Greens pick candidate for East Brighton by-election

The Greens have chosen a digital marketer to stand in the East Brighton by-election which is expected to be called in the next few weeks.   Councillor Lloyd Russell-Moyle said that he intends to step down from Brighton and Hove City Council after Christmas or early in the...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017 at 8:50 am