Brighton photographer’s wedding picture wins second place in national competition

A Brighton photographer’s shot of a couple kissing at a wedding has won him second place in a national competition. Marcel Grabowski’s picture, Dance Me to the End of Love, was highly praised for its composition shows a young, smiling couple, drawn together in a kiss....
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 1:50 pm

Missing Brighton boy found safe

Missing teenager Jack Lineham-Pulling from Brighton has been found safe and well in the city. The 15-year old was reported missing on 7 September. He was found on Monday (28 September).
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 1:37 pm

One motorbike a day stolen in Brighton and Hove over last month

Motorcycle owners are being warned about a spate of thefts of motorbikes and moped across Brighton and Hove. From 17 August to 17 September there have been been 30 reported thefts or attempt thefts of motorcycles across the city. This is effectively one incident per day. Many of...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 1:11 pm

Dancers urge Brighton and Hove to get their ‘crazy legs’ on for cancer charity

A group of ‘crazy legged’ dancers gave a leg up to charity with a boogie on Brighton beach to raise awareness of a sponsored event next month. Eight Dancefit members donned wacky leggings and leg-warmers to highlight the Crazy Legs challenge for Cancer Research UK’s...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 12:57 pm

Campaigners air concerns about doctors in Brighton and Hove at packed public meeting

Campaigners shared their concerns about surgery closures and changes affecting family doctors in Brighton and Hove at a packed public meeting. One GP (general practitioner) told the meeting that doctors were facing pressures that were affecting their ability to provide the level...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 11:30 am

Brighton Dome’s pinnacles, mosaics and ceiling to benefit from £52k Amex grant

The Brighton Dome has been awarded $80,000 (£52,700) by the American Express Foundation to restore some of its heritage features. The grant will enable a variety of improvements including renovations of the Dome’s decorative pinnacles, distinctive mosaic flooring and upgrades to...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 10:55 am

Unmanned catamaran found floating in sea

Fears are growing for the sailor of a catamaran which has been discovered floating unmanned in the Thames Estuary. Kent Police has asked Sussex Police to publish an appeal for information about the boat, which was found with a black North Face rucksack containing clothes, maps...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 10:35 am

Brighton man raped as he slept on beach

A man from Brighton was raped as he slept on the beach. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for further information about a rape on Brighton beach. “In the early hours of Tuesday 18 August a man had been out with friends in Brighton and left the Volks club at...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 8:19 am

Volks Railway to get £1.65m facelift

  The Volks Railway is to get £1.65million of tender loving care thanks to heritage lottery money. Brighton and Hove City Council has won a successful bid from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for £1.65million. The money will be used to restore carriages from the...
Posted On 28 Sep 2015 at 11:18 pm

University paper seized and editor suspended by students’ union

The University of Sussex’s student newspaper has been seized, its website frozen and editor suspended today after a story about the university was published without permission. The University of Sussex Students Union told journalists at The Badger it was not allowed to...
Posted On 28 Sep 2015 at 9:05 pm