Brighton man charged with trying to abduct and sexually assault 8-year-old girl

A Brighton man has been charged with trying to abduct and sexually assault an eight-year-old girl at the weekend. The 24-year-old man, from Bevendean, is due to appear before Brighton magistrates tomorrow morning. Sussex Police said: “Detectives investigating the attempted...
Posted On 08 May 2018 at 11:16 pm

More witnesses sought to attempted abduction of 8-year-old in Brighton – new footage released

Police investigating the attempted abduction of an eight-year-old girl in the North Laine area of Brighton are keen to trace three people who were near the scene. They have arrested a 24-year-old suspect from Brighton and are racing to find potential witnesses. Sussex Police...
Posted On 08 May 2018 at 8:04 pm

Brighton man runs for a seat on Co-op Members Council

A Brighton man is standing in a national election to select representatives for the Co-op Members Council. Rob Heale is running to become one of the south east regional members of the Co-op National Members Council. The Members Council aims to represent members within the...
Posted On 08 May 2018 at 3:47 pm

Portslade nursery wins award for getting parents to leave the car at home

Children and staff from the Footsteps Day Nursery in Portslade are celebrating after winning a national award for encouraging parents to ditch the car. Two years ago, Footsteps installed scooter storage, updated cycle storage, created a covered waiting/sitting area for parents...
Posted On 08 May 2018 at 2:22 pm

Man arrested over attempted abduction of 8-year-old girl

Police investigating the attempted abduction of an eight-year-old girl in Brighton city centre have arrested a man. The 24-year-old Brighton man is currently in custody having been detained on suspicion of attempted abduction. The girl was walking along Gloucester Road at about...
Posted On 08 May 2018 at 12:51 pm

Most Brighton and Hove passengers use Britain’s most unpopular railway stations

Most passengers from Brighton and Hove travel to some of the most unpopular railway stations in the country. A survey of stations placed Brighton 35th out of 56, with 83 per cent of customers saying that they were satisfied. The top 10 least satisfactory stations included Gatwick...
Posted On 08 May 2018 at 4:51 am

Brighton and Hove passengers caught up in rail chaos at Gatwick

Passengers travelling to, from and via Gatwick Airport faced chaotic scenes at the weekend as train operator Southern was accused of failing to lay on enough buses. The rail replacement buses were needed as a section of track between Gatwick and Three Bridges was closed for...
Posted On 08 May 2018 at 3:35 am

The Children’s Parade 2018 in pictures

The annual Brighton Festival got under way with its traditional opener – the Children’s Parade – on Saturday (5 May). Thousands of school children from Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area – and thousands more parents, family and friends –...
Posted On 08 May 2018 at 2:24 am