Brighton man arrested over cannabis farm

A Brighton man has been arrested after a cannabis farm was found in a house in Southwick.    Sussex Police said: “Adur prevention officers were successful in taking cannabis off the streets after discovering plants in a Southwick property. “Officers attended...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018 at 6:11 pm

East Brighton playground torched

Arsonists torched a climbing frame and a children’s train in East Brighton Park this week – just days after residents learnt they were missing out on the latest round of playground funding. The equipment in the playground off Wilson Avenue was set on first twice in...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018 at 2:58 pm

Thieves steal £5k worth of big black bins

CCTV has been released in a bid to track down the thieves behind a spate of expensive large black bins going missing from city businesses. The city council and police are studying CCTV footage of the brazen thieves who are targeting the bins, which can be sold off as scrap metal....
Posted On 08 Jun 2018 at 2:55 pm

Brighton table tennis match raises money for day centre for homeless

Brighton Table Tennis Club (BTTC) has handed over a £150 cheque to support the work of First Base, the day centre for street homeless run by Brighton Housing Trust (BHT). The money was raised through an exhibition match between pro-players Craig Bryan and Wen Wei Xu. The club...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018 at 12:29 pm

Warning after Hepatitis A outbreak in Whitehawk school

Pupils and staff at City Academy Whitehawk are being offered vaccinations against Hepatitis A after five cases were identified at the school – as well as three in the wider community. While there’s no evidence the virus, which usually causes mild illness in children,...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018 at 11:15 am

Petition seeks to move bike hire rack from ‘no cycling’ zone

A petition has been started to move a bike hire rack from a “no cycling” zone in Hove to a more appropriate location. Already 115 people have signed the petition, supporting concerns that Brighton and Hove City Council is giving out mixed messages by having the bike...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018 at 11:02 am