Brighton Kemptown seat to include Newhaven and Seaford under boundary review

Brighton Kemptown will stretch as far east as Newhaven and Seaford under proposals put forward in a boundary review. But the parliamentary constituency – to be called Brighton Kemptown and Seahaven – will lose the Brighton and Hove City Council ward of Moulsecoomb and Bevendean...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017 at 12:17 am

Fifth boy arrested over suspected attempted murder in Patcham

A fifth boy has been arrested over a suspected attempted murder in Patcham using a stolen pick-up truck. Sussex Police said that the force had set up a dedicated contact point as the investigation continues. The force said: “A teenager was seriously injured after being hit by a...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017 at 2:21 pm

Harvey Weinstein scandal delays release of Benedict Cumberbatch movie part-filmed in Brighton

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has delayed the release of a film starring Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch which was part-filmed in Brighton earlier this year. Weinstein, a leading Hollywood producer, faces several allegations of rape and sexual assault and has been sacked by...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017 at 2:27 am

Two men arrested after police and kebab shop boss chase suspected thieves from Shoreham to Hove

Two suspected thieves were arrested after police and a kebab shop owner chased them from Shoreham to Hove. Sussex Police said: “Just before 6.50am on Saturday morning (14 October) two men were challenged by the owner of the Charcoal Grill at the rear of the restaurant in Shoreham...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017 at 4:21 pm

Hove MP backs campaign urging train bosses to tackle railway station’s ‘third class’ conditions

Campaigners are urging train operator Southern to stop treating people like “third class” passengers at Aldrington Station. Their drive to improve the station has won the backing of the Labour MP for Hove, Peter Kyle, and Westbourne Ward councillor Tom Bewick. Commuters and...
Posted On 15 Oct 2017 at 8:11 am

Green councillor to speak at hate crime vigil in Brighton this evening

Green councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty is to speak at a hate crime vigil in Brighton this evening (Saturday 14 October). Councillor Mac Cafferty, convenor of the Green group on Brighton and Hove City Council, is joining the Community Safety Forum at the Old Steine fountain at 7pm...
Posted On 14 Oct 2017 at 3:50 pm

Hove girl, 16, goes missing

A 16-year-old girl from Hangleton has gone missing, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 13 October). The force said: “Police and family are concerned for the welfare of 16-year-old Chloe Bullock, from Thornhill Close, who has not been seen since she left home on Thursday...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 6:51 pm

Brighton girl, 14, reported missing

A 14-year-old Brighton girl has been reported missing and police have asked for help to find her. Sussex Police said: “Police are concerned for teenager Veronika Jenisova, who is missing from Brighton. “The 14-year-old was last seen leaving her home in the city for school on...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 6:30 pm

Three Brighton and Hove schools offer more places to tackle catchment concerns

Three secondary schools in Brighton and Hove want to offer more places for students as concerns grow about proposed catchment area changes. Dorothy Stringer, Varndean and Blatchington Mill are all willing to take an extra “form of entry” – or class of 30 pupils – to start in...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 2:18 pm

Missing Hove boy found safe and well

A missing 14-year-old boy from Hove has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 12 October). The force said: “14-year-old Hove boy Zen Daniels who had been missing from home since (Wednesday) 4 October has been found safe and well in Brighton. “Police had...
Posted On 12 Oct 2017 at 11:07 pm