Man stabbed in Brighton

A man has been stabbed in Brighton this afternoon (Friday 25 May) and the attacker is still at large. The victim suffered injuries that Sussex Police said were not life-threatening. The stabbing happened at about 5pm at the bottom of Islingword Road near the corner of Elm Grove....
Posted On 25 May 2018 at 9:11 pm

Brighton mugging suspect has been identified, say police

The suspect in an attempted mugging in a Brighton street has been identified, according to Sussex Police. The force shared the news of their success shortly after making a public appeal which was publicised by the local press and on social media. Sussex Police said: “A suspect...
Posted On 25 May 2018 at 8:08 pm

Missing pensioner found safe and well in Hove

A missing pensioner from Southwick has been found safe in Hove after a public appeal by Sussex Police this afternoon (Friday 25 May). The force said this evening: “Missing 77-year-old Elizabeth Smith from Southwick has been found. “Elizabeth was missing since Thursday evening but...
Posted On 25 May 2018 at 7:51 pm

Police appeal for help to find missing teenage girl from Brighton

Sussex Police issued an appeal for the public’s help this evening (Friday 25 May) to find a missing Brighton teenager. The force said: “Police and family are increasingly concerned for the safety of a teenage girl missing from home in Brighton. “Rosie Doward, 15, of...
Posted On 25 May 2018 at 7:43 pm

Have you seen missing Southwick pensioner?

UPDATE: Elizabeth Smith has been found. Concern is growing for a missing pensioner from Southwick, Sussex Police said today (Friday 25 May). The force said: “Police are growing concerned for a missing 77-year-old from Southwick. “Elizabeth Smith was reported missing...
Posted On 25 May 2018 at 7:06 pm

Hove teenager charged with raping two underage schoolgirls

A teenager living in Hove raped two underage schoolgirls in separate attacks, a jury has been told. Karam Majdi, who is believed to be 19, denies raping one girl from Brighton and another from Bognor last autumn. He said that he thought that both girls were old enough to have sex...
Posted On 25 May 2018 at 3:39 pm

Brighton Festival review: Creation (Pictures for Dorian) *****

https://brightonfestival.org/event/13570/creation_pictures_for_dorian/ Creation (Pictures for Dorian), Gob Squad. The Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts I’m lucky. The prime years of my youth are behind me now but I’m ageing well. At least that’s what I’d like to believe....
Posted On 25 May 2018 at 3:06 pm

Empty council homes cost £537k in lost rent

More than £535,000 was lost in rent due to empty council homes in Brighton and Hove in 2017/18. A total of 37 homes were empty for six weeks or more as of 1 April, with two houses having been empty for more than 800 days. One, in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean, was originally put...

Brighton Fringe Review: Anna

Anna – Emul8 Theatre Co., Rialto Theatre, 20th May Having worked in the Hastings area some time back, I’d heard often of the inspiring protagonist of this show, Annie (Baroness) Brassey, a titled lady adventurer oft found in vast undiscovered areas in foreign lands in her...
Posted On 25 May 2018 at 2:54 pm

‘Exceptionally rare’ pump breakdown means Level fountains won’t be on until end of July

Children hoping to splash in The Level fountains will find themselves disappointed this half term. After downtime during the winter the restart is delayed until a new specialist pump is installed. The situation has left Brighton parents frustrated as many say the same problems...
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