Car crashes through railings into school playing fields

A car crashed through railings onto a school playing field this morning, close to where another car managed to crash through a school building’s wall last year. No arrests were made after the car careered out of control as it travelled along Carden Hill, smashing through...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017 at 5:19 pm

Firefighter cheered by crowd as he rescues trapped seagull

A crowd cheered as a firefighter rescued a trapped seagull from the top of a three storey building with the help of the aerial platform on Saturday. Two fire engines partially blocked London Road for about 15 minutes during the rescue, which started at 3.27pm. The aerial platform...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017 at 5:07 pm

Brighton charity celebrates handing over half a million pounds to good causes

A Brighton charity is celebrating handing over half a million pounds to good causes in some of the poorest parts of the area. The East Brighton Trust said: “We are celebrating having awarded £500,000 to good causes in East Brighton. “We’ve got a really fun, jam-packed event...
Posted On 19 Feb 2017 at 7:57 pm

Independent supermarket to open second Brighton store

The independent supermarket HiSbe plans to open a second store in Brighton on the site of a former Tesco. HiSbe – it stands for “How it should be” – wants the next branch of its ethical supermarket business to be in St James’s Street. The community interest company (CIC) said...
Posted On 19 Feb 2017 at 4:46 pm

Play it again Sam – Baldock double sends Albion back to the top

Barnsley 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 A double from Sam Baldock sent the Seagulls two points clear of Newcastle at the top of the Championship. Anthony Knockaert made both Albion goals as Baldock grabbed his ninth and tenth of the season. Jamie Murphy also had a good chance but...
Posted On 18 Feb 2017 at 5:56 pm

Six homes handed back during Brighton and Hove tenancy amnesty

Six families will be housed thanks to a tenancy fraud amnesty for council housing and temporary accommodation in Brighton and Hove. The six homes returned through the amnesty were two three-bedroom, two two-bedroom and two one-bedroom properties. They bring the total number of...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017 at 5:00 pm

Purse thefts in Brighton and Hove prompt police warning

A spate of thefts of purses and handbags has prompted police to warn women to keep their personal possessions on them and in sight while shopping. Sussex Police said: “Police are warning residents in Brighton and Hove to be on their guard following a spate of bag and purse thefts...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017 at 3:44 pm

NHS reports 15 newly recorded cases of female genital mutilation in Brighton and Hove, says children’s charity

Fifteen newly recorded cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Brighton and Hove were reported by the NHS in 2015-16, according to the NSPCC children’s charity. But there were no prosecutions and, the NSPCC said, local courts made no FGM protection orders. The charity said...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017 at 2:15 am

Brit Award winner Rag ’n’ Bone Man becomes patron of Brighton music charity

The Brit Award winner Rag ’n’ Bone Man has become a patron of the Brighton music charity Audio Active. The singer, who comes from Uckfield and honed his craft in Brighton, became involved with Audio Active through the Brighton hip hop night Slip Jam which was one of his earliest...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017 at 1:17 am

Required improvements at Brighton doctors’ surgery have been made, says watchdog

The required improvements at a Brighton doctors’ surgery have been made, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The official watchdog revisited the Saltdean and Rottingdean Medical Practice, at the Grand Ocean Medical Centre in Longridge Avenue, Saltdean, 10 weeks ago...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017 at 12:39 am
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