Queues form along coast road after lorry gets stuck in Rottingdean

A lorry which has got stuck while trying to turn a corner in Rottingdean village is causing tailbacks along the A259 and back up as far as Woodingdean tonight. The HGV has been stuck in the one way system since about 9.10pm and emergency services are currently on the scene, at...
Posted On 06 Aug 2015 at 9:46 pm

Detectives publish CCTV pictures of man wanted for interview after Brighton night club rape

Brighton detectives are trying to trace a clubber who may be able to help solve a rape case. Sussex Police said: “Police are investigating the rape of an 18-year-old woman that happened in the early hours of Friday 12 June. “Detectives believe that the men pictured could have...
Posted On 06 Aug 2015 at 7:06 pm

Brighton rapist jailed

A man who raped a 19-year-old as she staggered home from a works night out in Brighton has been jailed for nine years. Philip Olliver, 33, was jailed by Judge Charles Kemp at Lewes Crown Court today (Thursday 6 August) having been convicted by a jury last month. Olliver, of West...
Posted On 06 Aug 2015 at 6:00 pm

Pinhole camera destroyed by controlled explosion before Brighton Pride

The object destroyed in a controlled explosion by bomb disposal experts before Brighton Pride was a pinhole camera, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 6 August). The parade was delayed and rerouted as a result. The force said: “Police have confirmed that a suspicious...
Posted On 06 Aug 2015 at 5:33 pm

Dozens of caravans return to Wild Park as closure of official traveller pitch means they cannot be moved on

Scores of caravans have returned to Wild Park just two days after a large camp was evicted – a scene which police have warned will become commonplace over the next year now the city’s official traveller site has closed for building work. Families living at the...
Posted On 06 Aug 2015 at 2:24 pm

Missing girl found in Brighton

A 13-year-old girl who went missing yesterday (Wednesday 5 August) has been found in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “Missing Jade Davis, 13, from Worthing has been found in Brighton. “Thanks to everyone who has been looking out for her.”
Posted On 06 Aug 2015 at 12:31 pm

Funding for second Brighton line study puts BML2 back on the agenda again

The possibility of a second railway line to Brighton is back on the cards once more after chancellor George Osborne announced funding for a feasibility study. The Brighton Main Line 2 (BML2 campaign) has been pushing for a second line from the capital to the coast, by doubling...
Posted On 06 Aug 2015 at 11:08 am

Quirky North Laine market saved from latest bid for development

A North Laine flea and vegetable market has been given a reprieve after councillors defied planning advice and refused plans to build an office block on it. Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee voted yesterday by 11 to one to refuse Sussex Property Investment’s...
Posted On 06 Aug 2015 at 10:16 am

Have you seen missing girl in Brighton?

UPDATE: Jade has been found in Brighton. A missing  13-year-old girl may be in Brighton, police said. Sussex Police has asked people to be on the lookout for Jade Davis who went missing yesterday. The force said: “Thirteen-year-old Jade Davis is missing from her home in Worthing....
Posted On 06 Aug 2015 at 9:00 am