Police search for missing boy in Brighton

Sussex Police are appealing for help in finding 17-year-old James Herrington who has gone missing from his home in Peacehaven. James was last seen around 4pm on Tuesday (July 29). He has gone missing before, but there are concerns for him as he suffers from autism. It is thought...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 8:39 pm
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Taxi driver bottled by two women

A taxi driver was attacked by two women at the East Street taxi rank, one of whom smashed him over the head with a bottle. At around 11.05pm on Sunday (July 27), a taxi driver was stood talking to a colleague at the rank when he was punched and hit over the head with a glass...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 8:35 pm
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Wild Park travellers banned from Brighton and Hove for three months

Police used special powers to move travellers on from Wild Park yesterday. People camped there were told they had to either go to the Brighton and Hove City Council transit site at Horsdean or leave the city for three months. The last time police moved travellers on from the park...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 3:11 pm
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Can you help solve mystery of Brighton student’s final hours?

Police are appealing to anyone who can help them establish a man’s final hours before he died on the A27 in July. Adam Zachary Rice, 21, from California in America, was studying with the International Summer School of Sussex University when he was hit by a vehicles on the...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 3:11 pm
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Labour chooses third candidate for Goldsmid

The Labour Party has chosen its third candidate to contest Goldsmid ward at the next local elections. Malcolm Prescott will stand for a seat on Brighton and Hove City Council alongside Jackie Quinn and Matt Irish. He has stood in the past, including in 2002 in the Westdene...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 2:26 pm

Rottingdean Fair urgently needs a bagpiper

A bagpiper is urgently needed to help lead the Rottingdean Village Fair parade. Resident Patricia Welsh said: “Can anyone who plays the bagpipes help Rottingdean Village Fair organiser Harold Williams (01273 302431) tomorrow, 2 Aug. “He has been let down at the last...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 9:12 am
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How ticketing travellers’ vans in Preston Park took five days and 25 emails

The difficulties in dealing with traveller encampments have been highlighted in a five-day discussion on how best to ticket travellers’ vans – despite the fact they would probably never be paid. A chain of emails, sent over the course of five days in May this year,...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 7:00 am
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Are you ready for Pride?

The rainbows are coming out in Brighton ahead of Pride tomorrow as the city prepares for a massive celebration. The seafront has now been adorned with colourful flags: Brighton seafront unveils its Pride decorations http://t.co/TF7psHcYs2 Thanks @Gscene! @PrideBrighton...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 6:47 am
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itsu opens in Brighton city centre

The Pret a Manger founder’s take on a sushi bar is opening in Brighton by the Clock Tower this autumn, with the promise of live action tea. The new branch of itsu, on the corner of West Street and North Road opposite Waterstones, is only the second branch the chain has...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 6:34 am
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