Man airlifted to hospital after being found floating in the water

A man found floating in the sea off Hove beach has been airlifted to hospital this morning. A police spokeswoman said: “Emergency services were called after a report that body had been seen in the water off Western Lawns, Kingsway, Hove, just after 10.50am on Tuesday (14...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016 at 11:40 am

Bluetit nests in Portslade ashtray

This wonderful picture of a blue tit nesting in a wall mounted ashtray in Easthill Park was taken by the city park ranger who looked over it to ensure the family’s safety. Paul Gorringe first spotted the chick and its four siblings in the ashtray outside the Portslade...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016 at 10:45 am

Brighton police to meet with Pride to discuss impact of Orlando shootings, but tells community to stay vigilant but calm

Brighton Police are to meet with the organisers of Pride to discuss what impact the weekend’s tragic events in Orlando could have on security at the parade – but have urged people to stay calm but vigilant. Last night, about 400 people attended an impromptu vigil at...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016 at 10:43 am

Storms now likely to hit today, not tomorrow

The Met Office now says its severe weather warning for Wednesday no longer covers Brighton and Hove – but a new one for today has been issued. Today’s yellow warning again puts the likelihood of heavy downpours fairly high, but with relatively low impact. Issued this...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016 at 10:29 am

One in four trains cancelled yesterday as row between union and Southern continues

One in four trains across the Southern and Gatwick Express network were cancelled yesterday according to figures released by an anonymous member of staff. The summary for Monday was tweeted out by the unofficial @BrightonStation Twitter account this morning, showing 511 trains...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016 at 9:31 am

Yacht runs aground on way to Brighton Marina

A yacht trying to make its way back to Brighton Marina ran aground last night, sparking a five-hour mission to get it back to sea. The Laureen sailed into shallow waters at Rottingdean and beached itself shortly after 11pm, with Brighton RNLI and Newhaven Coastguard called out at...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016 at 9:12 am

Crash driver ‘fled scene to change t-shirt’

The driver of a car which crashed into parked vehicles in Hove fled the scene in the early hours of the morning and returned with another man. # Police believe the driver may have swapped t-shirts with his friend in an attempt to cause confusion about who was driving when the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016 at 8:43 am
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