Eight people rescued from three stuck lifts in Brighton

Eight people were rescued after becoming trapped in three different lifts in Brighton over the weekend. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said today (Monday 15 January): “On (Saturday) 13 January at 11.42am, firefighters from Brighton attended a property in Varndean...
Posted On 15 Jan 2018 at 11:59 pm

Portslade man jailed for stabbing love rival in Hove

A 21-year-old Portslade man has been jailed for stabbing his love rival and former friend on Hove seafront after finding out about his affair with his girlfriend. Tyler Hallett, of Tozer Court, Vale Road, Portslade, climbed up scaffolding and stabbed Steven Marchant repeatedly...
Posted On 15 Jan 2018 at 9:56 pm

Victim of NYE sex attack urged to come forward

Sussex Police are appealing for a woman to come forward following a report of sexual assault in a pub on New Year’s Eve. Police received an initial report of a sexual assault from a victim who was at the Good Companion pub on Dyke Road, Hove, when she was approached and touched...
Posted On 15 Jan 2018 at 2:48 pm

Owners of polluting vehicles to pay more for parking permits

People who own vehicles with higher emissions will have to pay 25% more for resident, business and traders parking permits under new charges set to come in this April. Brighton and Hove City Council officers have recommended that there is no increase for standard permits –...
Posted On 15 Jan 2018 at 2:39 pm

Tweets from RSPCA as hundreds of budgies rescued in Brighton go cheep

When the RSPCA rescues more budgies than it knows what to do with, there’s only one thing to do … it tweets. The charity rescued 359 budgerigars after being called to a house in Brighton when the owner went in to hospital. RSPCA inspector Liz Wheeler said: “We...
Posted On 15 Jan 2018 at 2:07 pm

Brighton pub closed for ‘health and safety’ refurb

A Brighton pub which claims the best views in the city has been closed while it undergoes building work to make sure it’s safe. The Setting Sun in Windmill Street closed over the Christmas break after having been open at increasingly irregular times over the past few months...
Posted On 15 Jan 2018 at 2:01 pm

Albion defender requests ‘full investigation’ of allegations against West Brom player

Brighton defender Gaeten Bong is asking for a full investigation into his allegation that a West Bromwich player made offensive comments to him during Saturday’s match. Albion left-back Bong reported Jay Rodriguez to match official Martin Atkinson for a verbal comment made...
Posted On 15 Jan 2018 at 1:43 pm

Wind warning for Wednesday night

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for wind on Wednesday night, with gales of up to 80mph possible in some places. The warning, which begins at 9pm on Wednesday and ends at 1pm on Thursday, says the current location of the strongest winds is not yet certain, but they are...
Posted On 15 Jan 2018 at 12:33 pm

Fresh appeal for witnesses as investigation into Hangleton stabbing continues

Six boys arrested in connection with a stabbing in Hangleton on Friday night have all been released – but all but one is still under investigation. Police this morning made a fresh appeal for witnesses to the assault on two twenty-something men in Queen’s Parade at about...
Posted On 15 Jan 2018 at 10:04 am