Body found on Brighton beach – update

The body of a woman found on Brighton beach is believed to be that of a 54-year-old local woman. Police were called to the beach near the Palace Pier and opposite the Queen’s Hotel at 6am yesterday (Friday 27 April). The call came from a member of the public who spotted the body...
Posted On 28 Apr 2012 at 6:59 pm

Brighton MP opens ‘skills and jobs’ shop

Caroline Lucas opened a “skills and jobs” in her constituency today on behalf of City College Brighton and Hove. The Green MP for Brighton Pavilion praised City College principal Phil Frier and the college’s partner in the venture Brighton and Hove Albion. The City Skills and...
Posted On 27 Apr 2012 at 6:01 pm

Woman's body washed up on Brighton beach

The body of a woman has been washed up on the beach near the Palace Pier in Brighton. Sussex Police said that they were called to the seafront opposite the Queen’s Hotel at 6am today (Friday 27 April) by a member of the public who had spotted the body. The woman’s body was at the...
Posted On 27 Apr 2012 at 12:09 pm

Guests evacuated as fire crews tackle blaze at Brighton seafront hotel

Guests were evacuated from a Brighton seafront hotel after fire broke out in the basement. There were no reported injuries after the fire at the Holiday Inn in King’s Road, Brighton, late last night (Thursday 26 April). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service received a call at about...
Posted On 27 Apr 2012 at 11:11 am

Fears grow for missing Brighton woman, 96

Concerns for a missing 96-year-old Brighton woman are growing, police said this morning (Friday 27 April). Nellie Herriott has not been seen since about 11am Monday (23 April) when she was at a bus stop on Race Hill, Elm Grove, in Brighton. She was described as a thin 4ft 9in...
Posted On 27 Apr 2012 at 10:03 am

Brighton & Hove Albion : Gus won't switch off!

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Press Briefing Gus Poyet told Brighton & Hove News this morning, that he doubts he will switch off and re-charge in the close season. Instead he will review the achievements and some of the less note able parts of Albion’s season and look...
Posted On 26 Apr 2012 at 10:55 pm

School catchment area changed on Brighton and Hove boundary

A school boundary change has been agreed with cross-party support by politicians in Brighton and Hove. Most children at Stanford Junior School living in the Port Hall area of Brighton will now be in the Varndean and Dorothy Stringer catchment area. Previously they were in the...
Posted On 26 Apr 2012 at 6:43 pm

Man attacked in Portslade park

A man was attacked in Portslade yesterday (Wednesday 25 April) and taken to hospital with a head injury. Sussex Police said that the 59-year-old local man was in Victoria Park when the attack happened. He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment....
Posted On 26 Apr 2012 at 4:44 pm

Police concerned for missing woman, 96

A 96-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s has been missing since Tuesday morning (24 April). Sussex Police said that officers were “increasingly concerned” for Nellie Herriott, who lives in Brighton. She was last seen by staff at the BHS café in Churchill Square at about lunchtime. A...
Posted On 26 Apr 2012 at 1:22 pm

Brighton given go ahead to expand Amex Stadium

Brighton and Hove Albion have been granted planning permission to add 8,250 seats to the Amex Community Stadium. But they can use only 6,005 of them next season as travel, transport and parking arrangements are monitored. Martin Perry, who is heading the expansion of the Falmer...
Posted On 25 Apr 2012 at 5:37 pm