Police officer ends up in pond after altercation with Pride thug

Police are hoping Pride revellers could have filmed an altercation between a rowdy reveller and police which ended with one officer falling into the pond at Preston Park. The incident happened after police told a man who had been seen acting aggressively in the park to leave on...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016 at 5:05 pm

Brighton’s best known property developer puts Stanmer House up for sale

The owner of Stanmer House has put the listed mansion up for sale for £2million seven years after he embarked on its restoration – but with a manslaughter case over the death of a workman there still hanging over his head. Mike Holland bought a 125-year leasehold on the...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016 at 4:32 pm

Brighton pizza restaurant hands over £1.6k to local children’s charity

A newly opened Brighton pizza restaurant handed over its first day’s takings from food orders to a local children’s charity. Rockinghorse was presented with £1,653 by MOD Pizza, the American brand which has opened its second British branch at Brighton Marina. Analiese Doctrove,...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016 at 3:44 pm

Man found dead on Brighton beach

A man was found dead on Brighton beach close to the i360 earlier this afternoon (Monday 29 August). A post-mortem examination will take place to establish the cause of his death. Sussex Police said: “A call came in just before 2pm. “Police and paramedics responded to a report by...
Posted On 29 Aug 2016 at 6:26 pm

Hove care home requires improvement, says official report

A Hove care home requires improvement, according to an official report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Aspen House Care Home, in Wilbury Avenue, Hove, was rated good for being safe, caring and responsive. But it requires improvement in terms of being effective and well led,...
Posted On 29 Aug 2016 at 9:55 am

Sex attacker strikes twice in a week in Brighton suburb

A sex attacker has struck twice in a week in a suburb of Brighton, Sussex Police said. The force has issued a public appeal for witnesses or information to help detectives trace the tall skinny man who targeted two teenagers a few streets apart. In a statement Sussex Police said:...
Posted On 28 Aug 2016 at 8:56 pm

Missing teenager found safe in Brighton

A missing teenage boy has been found safe and well in Brighton, Sussex Police said. The force issued a public appeal for help finding Peter Grimshaw, 17, from Angmering, earlier in the week after he went missing on Saturday 20 August. He was believed to be in Brighton. The...
Posted On 28 Aug 2016 at 8:06 pm

Police release Mile Oak murder suspect on bail

Sussex Police said that the 27-year-old man suspected of murdering Shana Grice in Mile Oak on Thursday (25 August) has been released on bail. The man has been named in some press reports as Mike Lane. The force also reissued an appeal for any witnesses to come forward to help...
Posted On 28 Aug 2016 at 2:12 pm

Seagulls are out of toon as unbeaten run ends in August.

Newcastle United 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The Albion lost in the league at Newcastle just five games into the season after going 21 unbeaten last term. Glenn Murray had an early chance for the Seagulls which was well saved by Newcastle keeper Matz Sels. Although Albion had...
Posted On 27 Aug 2016 at 8:26 pm

Boy, 15, stabbed on Brighton seafront this morning

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed in King’s Road, Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 27 August). Sussex Police said: “Emergency services were called at around 2.10am and after treatment by paramedics the victim was taken to hospital with...
Posted On 27 Aug 2016 at 12:55 pm