Brighton police officer jailed for keeping child porn

A Brighton police officer has been jailed for two years for keeping child pornography and misconduct in a public office. Martin Harris, 37, of Perry Hill, Saltdean, was a police constable in Brighton and Hove when the offences came to light. Colleagues reported their concerns and...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018 at 7:27 pm

Portslade school appoints inspirational teacher as new head

A teacher rated as inspirational by students is to be the next principal of Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA). Mark Poston, currently vice-principal of Miltoncross Academy, in Portsmouth, has been appointed as the PACA’s next head. He will succeed Katie Scott, who...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018 at 7:02 pm

Demolition of burnt-out building at Hove end of Shoreham Harbour to continue over weekend

The demolition of the burnt out remains of a building at the Hove end of Shoreham Harbour will continue over the weekend, the fire service said this afternoon (Friday 16 March). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it was “making steady progress alongside...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018 at 6:34 pm

Brighton man jailed for domestic abuse

A Brighton man has been jailed for domestic abuse, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 16 March). Tobias Denyer, 35, unemployed, of no fixed address, was jailed for almost nine months in total when he appeared before Judge Guy Anthony at Lewes Crown Court today. His 38-week...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018 at 6:09 pm

Help find missing Portslade boy, 14, urge police

A 14-year-old boy from Portslade went missing on Monday and hasn’t been seen since. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 16 March): “Police are concerned for missing teenager Albie Smith from Portslade. “Albie, 14, was last seen in Portslade on Monday (12...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018 at 5:41 pm

Man suffers serious head injuries in attack outside Brighton shop

A man was seriously hurt in an attack outside a shop in yesterday, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 16 March). The force issued a public appeal for witnesses and said: “Police are investigating an incident in Warren Road, Woodingdean, shortly after 5pm on Thursday...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018 at 5:28 pm

Review: the clock is ticking in ‘Unexploded Ordnances’ by Split Britches

“Get out your phones!” commands ‘Madam President’, “and set an alarm for 60 minutes”. Thus are the limits set for Unexploded Ordinances, the award-winning show from Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver of Split Britches, co-written with Hannah Maxwell. The action takes place...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018 at 12:47 pm

Fire crews return to scene of harbourside blaze in Hove as demolition starts and investigation continues

Fire crews returned this morning to the scene of the blaze at the Hove end of Shoreham Harbour as demolition work started and an investigation continued. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that firefighters were expected to remain at the scene of yesterday’s fire...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018 at 12:43 pm

Hove mother and son join special screening to mark World Down’s Syndrome Day

A four-year-old boy from Hove and his mum are among the stars of a carpool karaoke style video to mark World Down’s Syndrome Day. Stef Fallows and Aiden took part using Makaton, a simplified form of British Sign Language, to make the heartwarming video. To see it, click...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018 at 4:22 am

Minister praises pioneering Brighton NHS trust staff for going green

A government minister has praised “pioneering ” NHS staff at a health trust based in Brighton for their green credentials. Many have switched to electric and hybrid cars, while walking and cycling to work is encouraged and a growing number of virtual conference calls...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018 at 12:25 am
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