Do you know who this lost phone belongs to?

Do you recognise this scary character? A phone with his picture on was found on Brighton beach this week. The cracked iPhone, otherwise in working order, was stumbled upon by Robert Dee on Tuesday morning. He said: “It has a lock but the person’s home screen has a...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 1:18 pm

Brighton teenager found safe and well

A boy missing from Brighton has now been found. Ryan Bussy, 16, was reported missing on Monday (September 22) but has now been found safe and well. LIKE WHAT WE DO? HELP US TO DO MORE OF IT BY DONATING HERE. And don't forget to sign up to our email newsletter, bringing you the...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 11:12 am

Brighton pub fears its quiet corner of the Lanes could suffer from East Street pedestrianisation

A Brighton pub fears it could become swamped with passing traffic if more of the Lanes are pedestrianised. Northern Lights is tucked away in a quiet corner of Little East Street, but if plans to close East Street to traffic go through, cars, vans and lorries will instead be...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 10:20 am

Brighton and Hove makes a blooming good show

Beautiful gardens, wonderful window boxes and spectacular streets have been recognised in this year’s Brighton and Hove City in Bloom awards. The annual gardening competition’s prize ceremony was held at the Thistle Hotel yesterday afternoon. Individual residents,...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 10:13 am

Conman pays Portslade woman, 86, just £17 for valuable silver and ornaments

A conman tricked a vulnerable pensioner in Portslade into letting her into her home so he could steal silver and ornaments. The man knocked on the 86-year-old woman’s home in Melrose Avenue at about 11.30am on 19 September and told her he was looking for watches and...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 9:24 am

Brighton man accused of rape to face jury trial

A 26-year-old man from Brighton is to go on trial charged with rape, gross indecency and a number of other sexual offences. Sean Roach, 26, is alleged to have sexually assaulted the same girl, who was under 14 at the time, and tried to rape her on another occasion. The offences...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 8:33 am

Comic designs alternative set of Brighton stamps

A Brighton comedian and prankster has designed an alternative set of stamps to celebrate the city. Phil Lucas put together the collection in response to a phone-in on Juice FM about the Royal Mail’s seaside architecture stamps issued last week, which feature the Palace...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 6:56 am

Beauty of stunning silent storm caught on camera

Last week’s silent storm off the south coast caught the imagination of thousands of readers of Brighton and Hove News. This stunning photograph of the cloud in which the storm was contained show just how incredible it actually was. The picture is one of a set by Kevin Long...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 6:56 am

Fine for Portslade man caught with cocaine

A Portslade man who was caught with cocaine has appeared in court where he was given a £400 fine by magistrates. Mark English, 41, of St Andrew’s Road, Portslade, pleaded guilty to having cocaine when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court earlier this month. He was caught...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 6:55 am

Brighton charity wins £140k lottery grant

A Brighton charity is running one of four projects in the south east to have been awarded lottery grants totalling just over £1 million yesterday (Wednesday 24 September). The money comes from the Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities programme. The Terrence Higgins Trust will...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 5:22 am