Missing 15-year-old girl last seen on Brighton seafront

A missing 15-year-old girl has not been seen since she got out of a taxi near the Palace Pier on Sunday (7 August), Sussex Police said. The force issued a public appeal for help in finding her, saying that they were concerned for her welfare. Sussex Police said: “Chloe Woolsey,...
Posted On 09 Aug 2016 at 3:44 am

Brighton pub throws out disabled woman

A Brighton pub threw out a young disabled woman when she went into a crouching position after being startled by a sudden blast of loud music. A man who said that he was the licensee of the Mash Tun, on the corner of Church Street and New Road, asked 19-year-old Charlie Skelton to...
Posted On 09 Aug 2016 at 1:22 am

Almost nine out of ten trains are on time despite strike, says Southern

On the first day of a five-day strike by guards, the train company Southern said that almost nine out of ten services were running on time. The company said: “This figure is a manual figure compiled by Southern as we are unable to rely on industry data which is showing inaccurate...
Posted On 08 Aug 2016 at 7:25 pm

Do you know who this Brighton burglary suspect is?

Sussex Police issued a public appeal to help them trace a Brighton burglary suspect today (Monday 8 August). The force said: “Police would like to interview him about a burglary which happened at a house in Argyle Road, Brighton, in the early hours of Sunday 24 July. “A man was...
Posted On 08 Aug 2016 at 4:52 pm

Disgruntled Brighton commuters offered more coaches during train strike

Commuters affected by the train strike this week are being encouraged to try the coach instead as National Express lays on more services between Brighton and London. The company said that it was adding thousands of extra seats to help those affected by the strike by members of...
Posted On 08 Aug 2016 at 11:45 am

Brighton Pride – 25 arrested, 130 treated and 78,000 handled by Brighton Station

Police said this morning that 25 people were arrested and 130 given medical treatment at Brighton and Hove Pride yesterday (Saturday 6 August). Up to 200,000 people packed into Brighton as the sun shone for the parade, the event in Preston Park and the party in the St James’s...
Posted On 07 Aug 2016 at 12:37 pm

Brighton and Hove planners give permission for 29 new council flats

Planning permission has been given to build 29 council flats next to a library, school and health centre in Brighton. Work on the two blocks, next to the Wellsbourne Health Centre, in Whitehawk Road, should start within months, Brighton and Hove City Council said. The scheme is...
Posted On 07 Aug 2016 at 12:12 pm

Six arrested and drugs seized in raids before Brighton Pride – rave shut down afterwards

Six people were arrested and “a significant amount of drugs were seized” in a series of raids in the run up to Brighton and Hove Pride. And a rave was shut down last night (Saturday 6 August) in a car park on Brighton seafront. The success in halting the unofficial gathering at...
Posted On 07 Aug 2016 at 1:41 am

Seagulls start with stalemate at Derby

Derby County 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0  Albion drew away at Derby in the opening fixture of the season, just as they did at the start of the 2005-06 season. Derby were the better team in the opening exchanges, with Tom Ince forcing a good save from David Stockdale. Former...
Posted On 06 Aug 2016 at 8:57 pm

Train trouble prompts police to urge Brighton Pride party-goers to plan their journey home

The police this afternoon urged tens of thousands of Brighton and Hove Pride party-goers to give some thought to how they are going to get home. The parade route was busy, Preston Park was packed and plenty of people are partying in and around St James’s Street. But the problems...
Posted On 06 Aug 2016 at 7:26 pm