Three Brighton and Hove men banned for drink driving

Three men from Brighton and Hove have been banned after they admitted drink driving when they were brought before magistrates. Godfrey Bwire, 35, of Links Close, Portslade, had almost three times the legal limit as he drove an Audi A4 along Western Road, Brighton, on Wednesday 18...
Posted On 29 Apr 2015 at 4:03 pm

Missing teenager may be in Brighton

People in Brighton are being asked to look out for a missing teenager who hasn’t been seen for five days. Police are concerned for the welfare of Dominic Abnett who has gone missing from his home in Seaford. The 17-year-old was last seen at 11am on Friday (24 April), Sussex...
Posted On 29 Apr 2015 at 3:29 pm

Cyclist appeals for help tracking down hit and run driver

A cycling enthusiast is appealing for help in tracing the driver of a car that hit her as she rode along a cycle lane in Hove last week. Lucy Rowe, 20, who works for Cyclelife Electric in Brighton Marina, was hit at 9.10am on Friday as she rode south along The Drive by a black...
Posted On 29 Apr 2015 at 2:28 pm

Telscombe and Peacehaven postal voters told to wait for new packs after printer error

Brighton and Hove City Council has told postal voters in Telscombe and Peacehaven to destroy green ballot papers after a printer error. Everyone registered for a postal vote for the town council in these two areas have been sent green ballot papers for Lewes District Council by...
Posted On 29 Apr 2015 at 2:19 pm

Greens launch easy-read and Arabic versions of manifesto

Two new versions of the Brighton and Hove Green Party manifesto have been produced to reach more voters. An easy-read version designed for people with learning difficulties and an Arabic translation are now available online. The local party’s equalities and diversity...
Posted On 29 Apr 2015 at 2:07 pm

Hove roof fire was accidental

Firefighters were called to a roof fire in Hove yesterday afternoon. Two fire engines from Hove attended the address in Dyke Road Avenue. On arrival they found a small fire in an extension roof on the ground floor of the property. Crews used small tools to cut away the roof and...
Posted On 29 Apr 2015 at 12:03 pm

Brighton man’s eye socket and cheek broken in savage seafront attack

Police in Brighton are seeking witnesses to a violent seafront incident which left a man with facial fractures. At about 5am on Monday there was an altercation between two men on the Lower Esplanade outside the Club Wahkiki. One of the men, a 24-year old from Brighton, sustained...
Posted On 29 Apr 2015 at 11:25 am

Burglars try to force their way into Brighton home

Two burglars tried to force their way into a property in Brighton on Monday night (27 April). The people living at the property, in Elm Grove, Brighton, near the corner of Brading Road, heard a knock at the door just before 11pm. When they opened the door two strangers – both men...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015 at 11:02 pm

Small fire in Hove flat was accidental

A small fire in the kitchen of a Hove seafront flat was accidental, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said. The fire service said: “East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called out at 5.08pm yesterday (Monday 27 April) to reports of a fire in a flat in Hove. “An extended...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015 at 10:58 pm

Two Brighton drivers charged under new drug driving law

Two drivers from Brighton have been charged under a new drug driving law which came into force last month. Sussex Police said that the new law, which took effect on Monday 2 March, sets legal limits for how much of a number of substances drivers could have in their system. The...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015 at 10:50 pm