Amazing aerial pictures of Brighton seafront

Brighton photographer Eddie Mitchell has been busy with his latest toy – a drone which has helped him take some of the most amazing pictures of the city you’ll ever see. From the pier to the Level skatepark, his photographs offer a completely new perspective on some...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 5:59 pm
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Bike sheds granted a reprieve

Two bike sheds which fell foul of planning regulations have been given a temporary reprieve following an outpouring of public support. Two families who built the sheds in their front gardens in Bates Road were last month sent enforcement letters by Brighton and Hove City Council,...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 5:49 pm
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Liverpool drugs ring jailed for supplying city with drugs

A drugs ring has today been sentenced to more than 40 years in prison for their part in supplying cocaine in Brighton. Liverpudlian brothers Kevin and Carl Freeman worked with a gang of associates and relatives to supply drugs down to Brighton and Hove. The ring was broken up...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 5:05 pm
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Woman raped in Palace Pier toilets

Police are investigating a rape that took place in the customer toilets in the Palace of Fun Arcade on Brighton Pier on Friday evening. The victim had met her suspected attacker earlier in the day and the incident is understood to have taken place around 8pm. At around 9.40pm,...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 4:34 pm
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Pappoe and Cole sign for Brighton and Hove Albion under-21

Danny Pappoe and George Cole have today joined Brighton and Hove Albion under-21, having each agreed a one-year contract. Both players – who were previously with Chelsea – have been with the club on trial throughout pre-season, and appeared in the under-21s friendly matches,...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 3:30 pm
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Homophobic leaflets target Brighton days before Pride

Brighton households have been targeted with hateful leaflets condemning “homosexualism”. Police are investigating after the homophobic cards were posted through letterboxes in the Hanover area on Thursday night. Some people chased the man down the street when they...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 2:30 pm
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Former Brighton police officer becomes new vice-chairman of regional enterprise agency

A former Sussex Police officer has become vice-chairman of the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Steve Allen, who was born in Brighton, said: “I’m delighted to have become vice-chairman of the Coast to Capital LEP. “The organisation has a vital role to play in...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 2:22 pm

WWI memorial graces Brighton and Hove bus

A bus decorated with images from World War One will be in service on city streets for the next four years from today. Images include a photograph of a wedding between a nurse and an officer who was awarded the VC, Indian soldiers at the Queen Victoria statue in Victoria Gardens,...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 11:22 am
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Missing Peacehaven boy found

James Herrington, who went missing from his home in Peacehaven last week, has been found safe and well. A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “Many thanks to everyone who assisted in publicising his disappearance.” LIKE WHAT WE DO? HELP US TO DO MORE OF IT BY DONATING...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 10:43 am
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Level fountains times extended in fits and bursts

The Level fountains are now running for longer every day – but in staged bursts to allow the water recycling system to catch up. The fountains were hit by unspecified technical problems earlier in the year, and were first switched on at the re-opening ceremony on June 14,...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 9:31 am
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