Police investigate claims of racism after dogs accused of killing neighbour’s cat in Hove

Police are investigating claims that a woman was racially abused after a row between neighbours over a dog attack that left a pet cat dead in Hove. Sussex Police said that anyone with information about the incident last week should contact the force. A spokesman for Sussex Police...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 3:05 pm

Portslade youngsters brighten up local doctors’ surgery with happy art

Primary school children from Portslade came up with the right medicine when patients asked their doctors for something more cheerful in the waiting room than boring old posters. Links Road Surgery teamed up with nearby Brackenbury Primary School for an art competition with the...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 2:27 pm

Another stabbing in Brighton leaves a man with life-changing injuries

A second stabbing in Brighton within 48 hours has left a man with injuries described as “life changing but not life threatening”. Two men were taken to hospital with stab wounds after police and the ambulance service were called to a street in Coldean. Neighbours said that it...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 9:24 am

Panto returns to revived Brighton theatre – oh yes it does!

Brighton director James Weisz is bringing panto back to a Brighton theatre for the first time since it reopened. Along with writer Patric Kearns, he will be putting on Pinocchio at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA), formerly the Gardner Arts Centre. The...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 7:49 am

Missing Southwick girl found safe and well

A missing girl who was staying in Southwick has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said today (Monday 24 July). Bonnie Rose May Clarke, 17, had been visiting family in Southwick on Friday 30 June but didn’t return to where she had been staying and was reported missing the...
Posted On 24 Jul 2017 at 8:57 pm

Conman scams cash from generous public in Hove

A conman has scamming cash from generous members of the public in Hove, Sussex Police said today (Monday 24 July). The force said: “A man who has ‘borrowed’ more than £80 from generous members of the public in Hove to allegedly help him get home is being sought by police. “The...
Posted On 24 Jul 2017 at 8:44 pm

Girl, 15, critically hurt in A259 lorry accident

A 15-year-old girl suffered critical injuries in an accident involving a lorry on the A259 seafront road in Shoreham on Friday (21 July). Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident which was on a road much used by drivers to and from Brighton and Hove. Sussex Police said:...
Posted On 24 Jul 2017 at 8:29 pm

Two people in court over Brighton stabbing as police continue hunt for Jordan Ash

Two people were due to appear in court this morning (Monday 24 July) charged with assault after a stabbing in London Road, Brighton, on Saturday night. An 18-year-old-man is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed at the KFC restaurant. Police are still trying...
Posted On 24 Jul 2017 at 12:42 pm

Brighton University awards 4,400 degrees including to local black history expert and former Guardian newspaper editor

Brighton University is awarding more than 4,400 degrees in a series of graduation ceremonies at the Brighton Centre this week. Students from 90 countries and aged from 19 to 79 will be stepping on to the stage to collect their awards over four days starting tomorrow (Tuesday 25...
Posted On 24 Jul 2017 at 5:58 am

Deadline looms to renew tax credit claims for thousands across Brighton and Hove

More than 14,000 tax credit claimants across Brighton and Hove are being urged by Revenue and Customs to renew their claims this week or risk having their payments stopped. Tax credits include working tax credits for those on low incomes – whether self-employed or employees – and...
Posted On 24 Jul 2017 at 12:01 am