Brighton therapy service for parents and babies wants public votes for vital £25k award

A Brighton and Hove therapy service for parents and babies is asking the public to vote for it in the hope of winning a vital £25,000 community award. Brighton Parent Infant Psychology – known as BrightPIP – is in the running for the cash in the One Family Community Awards....
Posted On 30 Aug 2017 at 4:26 pm

Woman defrauds Hove pensioner with bank card con

A woman defrauded a pensioner from Hove with a con involving a new bank card. Sussex Police said: “An elderly woman had £200 stolen from her account after she fell victim to bank card fraud. “The victim, in her eighties from Hove, received a call on Thursday 27 July from a woman...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017 at 3:55 pm

Brighton girl missing since carnival

A Brighton girl who is thought to have gone to the Notting Hill Carnival has not been seen since. Taneesha Deocampo was last seen at the home of family friends in Brighton on Sunday (27 August), Sussex Police said. The force said: “Police are concerned for missing teenager...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017 at 10:05 am

Police name 18-year-old being hunted over Brighton airgun shooting

Police have named an 18-year-old who is being hunted over a shooting in Brighton. The force said today (Wednesday 30 August) that Connor Brooker was wanted over the attack which happened in May in St Cuthman’s Close, in Whitehawk. The 18-year-old is believed to have been living...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017 at 9:51 am

Man treated in hospital after being coshed in fight in Brighton

A man has been treated in hospital after being coshed, possibly with a hammer, in a fight in Brighton earlier today (Tuesday 29 August). A second man has been arrested and questioned about the fight which happened in May Road where a shotgun was fired through the window of a flat...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 11:23 pm

Is this the very best synthpop release of the year?

Something extremely exciting indeed dropped into inbox today! It was an announcement of a brand new video by former Brighton residents Brigitte Rose and Chris Black aka Battery Operated Orchestra. Brigitte and Chris recently moved just a few miles along the coast eastwards in...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 9:08 pm

Six months of piling to start on Brighton seafront

Six months of piling and capping is about to start on Brighton seafront as part of the work to bring the Shelter Hall back into use. More of the cycle lane opposite the bottom of West Street will be diverted – extending the stretch shared by cyclists and pedestrians – until next...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 6:27 pm

Pastor jailed for vicious attack on Brighton woman

A pastor has been jailed for a vicious attack on a woman as she walked home alone after a night out in Brighton. Stephen Jay, 58, was jailed for two years at Hove Crown Court today (Tuesday 29 August) by Judge Christine Laing. Jay was found guilty of assault causing actual bodily...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 6:09 pm

Brighton bus company awarded £500k to help buy three electric buses

A Brighton bus company has been awarded £500,000 towards the cost of buying three electric buses. The Big Lemon is receiving the money from the Department for Transport (DfT) through the government’s Low Emission Bus Scheme. It is one of six bus companies or councils to have been...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 5:27 pm

Coastguard leads search for Brighton man missing at sea

Coastguard helicopters and RNLI lifeboats are searching for a 68-year-old Brighton man who has been missing at sea since yesterday evening (Monday 28 August). The man was diving on a wreck near Greeat Yarmouth when contact was lost. Colleagues reported him missing at 6pm...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017 at 10:52 am