Shoreham crash victims remembered

A service is taking place this morning (Saturday 20 August) to remember the victims of the Shoreham air crash a year ago. The service starts at 11am at St Mary de Haura, in Shoreham, where many sought consolation after the disaster last year in which 11 people died. And on Monday...
Posted On 20 Aug 2016 at 10:46 am

Police hunt Brighton man to return him to prison

Police are hunting for a Brighton man to return him to prison after he broke the terms of his release licence. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 19 August): “Police are keen to trace a convict who has failed to comply with a licence that allowed him to leave jail earl...
Posted On 19 Aug 2016 at 9:27 pm

Missing boy found safe and well in Brighton

A missing teenage boy has been found safe and well in Brighton a day after police issued a public appeal for help finding him. Sussex Police said today (Friday 19 August): “Ovie Pateman, 16, who was missing from his home in Newhaven since Tuesday was found safe and well in...
Posted On 19 Aug 2016 at 9:19 pm

Man who robbed and raped Hove pensioner jailed for 10 years

A judge has jailed a man for 10 years for robbing and raping a 69-year-old pensioner from Hove. Judge Shani Barnes, the honorary recorder of Brighton and Hove, sentenced Gabriel Lupu, 23, at Hove Crown Court today (Friday 19 August). Lupu was caught after Sussex Police shared...
Posted On 19 Aug 2016 at 6:50 pm

Brighton runner Charlie Grice qualifies for 1500m final at Rio Olympics

Brighton Phoenix runner Charlie Grice has qualified for the 1500m final at the Rio Olympic Games. The former Cardinal Newman pupil finished fifth in the semi-final in the early hours of this morning (Friday 19 August). He completed the first of the two semi-finals in 3:40:05,...
Posted On 19 Aug 2016 at 2:23 am

University nursery dispute ends after better terms offered to staff

A dispute at the Mid Counties Co-operative Nursery on the Sussex University campus at Falmer has ended after staff were offered better terms. The GMB union said that the Mid Counties Co-operative had improved the “consolidation” payments on offer to staff who were being told to...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 10:20 pm

BHASVIC achieves highest number of A-level passes in Brighton and Hove

BHASVIC has again achieved the highest number of A-level passes in Brighton and Hove, with almost 3,000 graded from A* to E. The pass rate at Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form College was 99.1 per cent, with more than three in five at A* to B and almost one in eight at A*. The...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 9:36 pm

Brighton and Hove faces a wet Friday followed by a windy weekend before it warms up again

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning forecasting strong winds as the weekend gets under way. After a downpour tomorrow afternoon (Friday 19 August) with a bit of a bluster at times, the winds are expected to gather pace on Saturday. The official forecaster said...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 8:42 pm

Police believe missing teenager has returned to Brighton

Police believe that a teenage boy who has gone missing for a second time in a fortnight may have returned to Brighton where he handed himself in earlier this week. Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding Ovie Pateman this afternoon (Thursday 18 August). The force...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 8:21 pm

Students earn improved A-level grades at Hove Park School

Students sat more A levels and passed them with higher grades at Hove Park School this year. And one pupil – Daisy Snook – achieved three A* passes, ensuring she can take up her place at university. Hove Park head Rob Reed said: “Hove Park School is thrilled that so many of our...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 7:41 pm