Two bailed after death crash just north of Brighton

Two men have been released on police bail having been arrested after two other men died in a car crash just to the north of Brighton. Sussex Police released the men after questioning them on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. All four men – the two who died and the...
Posted On 20 Jun 2011 at 12:13 pm

Hove man dies after being run over

A man from Hove has died in mysterious circumstances. Thomas Howat, 27, of Orchard Road, Hove, was run over in Worthing in the early hours of Saturday (18 June). Mr Howat was lying in the road – the A259 Wykeham Road – when the accident happened. But Sussex Police said this...
Posted On 20 Jun 2011 at 11:51 am

Three-hour sea search fails to find man missing in Brighton

A man who was rescued from the sea in Brighton was feared to have gone back into the water and to have vanished. The disappearance of the man yesterday morning (Saturday 18 June) led to a three-hour search involving the Coastguard, the RNLI Brighton lifeboat and Sussex Police. A...
Posted On 19 Jun 2011 at 10:13 pm

Thousands complete London to Brighton Bike Ride

Thousands of cyclists rode into town on the London to Brighton Bike Ride today (Sunday 19 June). The first cyclists set off on their 54-mile charity ride from Clapham Common at about 6am. The final starters set off by 10.30am by which time the first cyclists had crossed the...
Posted On 19 Jun 2011 at 7:50 pm

Two men die in crash just north of Brighton

Two men died this morning after a crash on the A23 on the approach to Brighton. Their Peugeot car left the road at Pyecombe a few minutes after 1am. Two other men in the same car were taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. They were not seriously injured. They...
Posted On 19 Jun 2011 at 1:23 pm

Hundreds of women take part in Martlets Midnight Walk in Brighton

And they’re off! Hundreds of women have taken to the streets of Brighton for the annual Martlets Midnight Walk. The rain held off although the wind was whipping up as the sight of groups of women in flashing bunny ears greeted onlookers along the 13-mile route through Brighton....
Posted On 18 Jun 2011 at 2:46 am

Girl, 10, pens poignant letter to missing Portslade father

The 10-year-old daughter of missing Portslade man Gary Hampson has written a heartfelt letter to him for Father’s Day. Detectives hope in releasing the letter, someone will come forward and provide the vital information that will lead them to the location of Mr Hampson’s body....
Posted On 17 Jun 2011 at 8:21 pm

Teacher's bike stolen from school in Brighton

A teacher’s bicycle has been stolen from the roofrack of a car parked at a school in Brighton. The theft is believed to have occurred some time between 1.45pm and 4.10pm on Wednesday 15 June. Sussex Police said that the car had been left parked at Varndean School, Balfour...
Posted On 17 Jun 2011 at 8:09 pm

Nine cyclists ticketed during crackdown in Hove

Nine cyclists were given fixed penalty tickets in Hove yesterday after a “day of action” by the Hove Neighbourhood Police Team. Police Community Support Officer Darren Penter, of Sussex Police, said that the day of action had been held in response to concerns raised by residents....
Posted On 17 Jun 2011 at 5:35 pm

Brighton lifeboat called out after swimmer struggles at 1am

The RNLI Brighton lifeboat was called out early this morning after reports that someone was in the sea to the west of the Palace Pier, Brighton, and was in distress. When the lifeboat crew reached the scene they found that the individual was no longer in the water. And they...
Posted On 16 Jun 2011 at 10:41 pm