Four people from Brighton and Hove recognised by Queen in honours list

Four people from Brighton and Hove have been recognised by the Queen in the New Year Honours List. Cricket bosses Clare Connor and Mark Robinson are honoured for their part in England women’s World Cup win in the summer. Eye surgeon Christopher Liu and and civil servant...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 10:30 pm

Formed at Brighton University – Dream Wife announce self-titled debut album

Today London-based and British/Icelandic born Dream Wife announce their long-awaited self-titled debut album, which will hit the streets on 26th January via Lucky Number. Since forming in 2015 as a college art school project, Dream Wife – a name chosen as commentary on...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 10:12 pm
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Police hunt suspected Brighton burglar

Police are hunting a suspected Brighton burglar and have asked for the public’s help tracking him down.   Sussex Police said: “Police in Brighton are searching for Daniel Meehan, a 25-year-old local man who they want to interview about a burglary in the city....
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 5:19 pm

Hunt for Brighton teenager who went missing 12 days ago

A teenage boy from Brighton has been missing for 12 days. Sussex Police said today (Friday 29 December): “Police are searching for Connor Mackay, who is missing from Brighton.   “The 17-year-old was last seen at his address in the city on the evening of (Sunday)...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 5:09 pm

Women accused of assault outside Brighton burger bar

A group of women are suspected of assaulting a number of people outside a burger bar in the centre of Brighton. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on several men and women, aged 18 to 35, who were attacked in North Street, Brighton, on...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 4:54 pm

Brighton’s Prince Albert hosts another night of musical revelry

I was really looking forward to this one, ever since the tickets were released. The Albert (located below Brighton Station) was rather busy when we arrived. The first band on were Brighton’s very own The Spiders From Marz. Familiar faces in the band and as with the name suggests...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 3:16 pm

Missing Hove girl returns home safe and well

A missing teenage girl from Hove has returned home safe and well, Sussex Police said today (Friday 29 December). The force said: “We are pleased to say that Mia Epps, 16, reported missing from Hove, has been found safe and well after returning to her mother’s address...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 2:46 pm

Brighton woman takes Boxing Day dip to raise money to fund overseas placement

A Brighton woman braved the chilly sea for a Boxing Day dip to raise money for the charity International Service. Yasemin Craggs Mersinoglu, 24, wore a Santa outfit – with a wetsuit underneath – and stayed resolutely close to the shore as she ventured into the water....
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 1:35 pm

Punk band Ruts DC to play Sussex Charity concert

The reggae influenced punk band Ruts DC, who as The Ruts are most remembered for their Top 10 single “Babylon’s Burning” and the “In A Rut” single, are set to play a charity gig at the Victory Hall at Balcombe Club, Stockcroft Road, Balcombe, Haywards Heath, RH17 6HP on Sat 7th...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 11:13 am
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Christmas tree recycling points open across Brighton and Hove

More than 20 places for recycling Christmas trees have opened across Brighton and Hove, the council said. Trees can also be recycled at the main tips in Wilson Avenue, Brighton, and Old Shoreham Road, Hove Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Every tree we collect will be...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 9:17 am