Busy Brighton junction to close overnight for five nights

One of Brighton’s busiest junctions is to be closed overnight for five nights running so the southbound side of the road can be resurfaced. The Vogue Gyratory will be closed from 8pm to 6am from Monday 1 December to Friday 5 December inclusive. Brighton and Hove City Council said...
Posted On 25 Nov 2014 at 3:31 pm

Whitehawk After School Project wins praise

The Whitehawk After School Project has won praise for the valuable work that takes place while children are playing The Whitehawk After School Project (WASP) regularly wins praise from parents, professionals and politicians. At one level it’s a play project where dozens of...
Posted On 25 Nov 2014 at 12:25 pm

Brighton students drinking less than expected, says bar operator

Brighton students are drinking less than expected, according to a bar company as it published a disappointing trading statement. And it could cost jobs as the company, Eclectic, cuts costs – even though bookings over Christmas and the new year are showing encouraging signs....
Posted On 25 Nov 2014 at 12:20 pm

Trio jailed for racist and homophobic attacks

Three men have been jailed after being found guilty of a vicious homophobic assault and a racially motivated attack in Brighton. Bradley Brachman, 19, unemployed, of Egmont Road, Hove, Rhys Pryer, 19, also unemployed, of Wilfrid Road, Hove, and Andrew Wilson, a painter, of Manor...
Posted On 25 Nov 2014 at 9:49 am

Ofsted visits nine Brighton and Hove schools

Ofsted inspectors have visited nine schools across Brighton and Hove since the start of the autumn term. The schools watchdog carried out full inspections at six of the nine and monitoring visits at the other three. Hillside School in Portslade retained its outstanding rating in...
Posted On 24 Nov 2014 at 7:59 pm

Gang of youths kick and punch man to the ground for his wallet and phone

Police are searching for a group of youths who robbed a man of his wallet and phone in a Hove street. Just before 4am on Saturday 22 November the 42-year old local man who was walking home was attacked and robbed by up to ten youths who kicked and punched him to the ground...
Posted On 24 Nov 2014 at 4:46 pm

Man escapes knife attack with minor scratches

A man has been arrested after an attack in Hove in the early hours of Sunday morning. The victim, a 38-year-old man from Hove, was walking northwards on Osbourne Villas around 3.30am on Sunday (November 23) when he was approached by a man who tried to stab him with a knife. He...
Posted On 24 Nov 2014 at 3:23 pm

Man attacked by muggers in North Laine

A man was assaulted and robbed as he walked in the North Laine area of Brighton on Friday night (November 21). The victim, a 25-year-old man from London, was walking from the station and turned left, he believes down North Road at about 11pm. He was then attacked by three men who...
Posted On 24 Nov 2014 at 3:22 pm

Man raped in Brighton hotel

Police are appealing for help to trace a man they need to speak to about a rape in Brighton. A 25-year-old man from London has told officers he was raped in a hotel by a man he met while on a night out in Brighton in the early hours of Saturday 18 October. Detective Sergeant...
Posted On 24 Nov 2014 at 3:16 pm

Brighton burglars leave empty handed after break-in

Detectives are hoping to trace this man who is thought to be connected to a burglary in Brighton. A break-in at a house in Elmore Road was reported between 2.20pm and 3pm on October 21 and nearby neighbours saw two or three men jumping over the fence at the property. The men...
Posted On 24 Nov 2014 at 3:10 pm