Greens call for action on GP shortage in Brighton and Hove

The Greens have called for action on a shortage of family doctors in Brighton and Hove after news emerge that another local surgery is to close. The party said: “Greens have repeated their call for action on GP shortages following news that another surgery in the city faces...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018 at 7:38 pm

Brighton eco-restaurant launches crowdfunder to recycle wine bottles into porcelain

Brighton restaurant Silo, which prides itself on its zero waste ethos, is turning its sights to glass recycling with a crowdfunder to help it buy machinery turn wine bottles into fine glass porcelain. The restaurant already does everything it can to reduce or reuse any waste by...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018 at 3:32 pm

Brighton and Hove to be lashed by heavy rain on Sunday night

Sunday night looks set to be more than a little soggy as forecasters warn that heavy rains and strong winds will move across Brighton and Hove – and even a chance of some snow on the South Downs. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning, which starts at 9pm on...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018 at 12:51 pm

On their knees in Hove church … not praying but cleaning

Volunteers are being asked to come into a Hove church and get down on their knees – not to pray but to clean. And they will be asked to pay for the privilege as part of a multi-purpose day of activity at All Saints, on the corner of The Drive and Eaton Road. The money...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018 at 12:45 pm

Police hunt men who brawled on Brighton train

Police have released images of two men who are wanted for questioning over a fight on a Brighton train last month. Two men began fighting on the Littlehampton to Brighton train between Fishersgate and Portslade station at about 4.30pm on Friday, 9 March. When a woman told them to...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018 at 12:27 pm

Man charged with causing death of Rottingdean pensioner who died after being hit by BMW

A man appeared in court today charged with causing the death of a pensioner who was knocked down by a BMW on the A259 in Rottingdean last summer. Carol Littler, 68, from Rottingdean, was taken to the Royal Sussex in critical condition after she was hit by a black BMW near the...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018 at 10:52 am

Brighton homeless charity ‘movin’ on up’ with choir

A local charity is joining forces with a choir to help homeless people in Brighton and Hove make new friends, grow their confidence and enjoy a hot meal. The Choir with No Name in partnership with Brighton Housing Trust from BHT Sussex on Vimeo. Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) has...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018 at 2:48 am

Missing teen last seen leaving Brighton children’s hospital

A missing teenager was last seen leaving the Royal Alex, in Brighton, prompting concern for his welfare. He had been found earlier in Hangleton, having gone missing two days before. Sussex Police said: “Police are very concerned for the wellbeing of missing teenager Elliot...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018 at 1:45 am

Exclusive interview with punk rock legend Rat Scabies – ahead of his Sussex appearance

The legendary drummer and founding member of The Damned, Rat Scabies, has announced a special Q & A session about the 1977 punk wars, which is set to take place at The Con Club in Lewes on Monday 21st May. Ahead of this interesting evening, the Brighton & Hove Music...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 11:55 pm

Three held after ‘county lines’ drugs bust in Brighton

Three people were arrested in Brighton and five “county lines” – or phone lines – were taken out of use as detectives sought to target drug supplies and dealers. Sussex Police said: “Police have carried out raids in Brighton and made further arrests...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018 at 3:45 pm