Police watchdog to investigate fatal Brighton crash

Witnesses to the fatal crash in Brighton early today are being sought by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). The man – a pedestrian – died after he was hit by a Sussex Police car in Devonshire Place, Brighton, at about 12.50am today (Friday 25 August). It is not...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017 at 3:29 pm

Energy firm offers free home insulation in Brighton and Hove

Energy firm Eon is offering free home insulation potentially worth £1,000 for families, landlords and individuals across Brighton and Hove. The cavity wall insulation and loft insulation deals are usually available for people on low incomes who live in their own home or in a...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017 at 3:16 pm

Police concerned for missing Brighton woman

Police are concerned for a missing Brighton woman Gillian Affleck. She was last seen at her home in Brighton yesterday (Thursday 24 August). Sussex Police said: “Gillian, 50, is 5ft 6in, of medium build and with shoulder-length brown hair. “She was last seen wearing a thin blue...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017 at 12:25 pm

Pedestrian dies after being hit by police car in Brighton

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a police car in Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Friday 25 August). The man died at the scene despite attempts to save him, with medics from the South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017 at 12:13 pm

Peacehaven Community School celebrates outstanding GCSE results

Students and staff at Peacehaven Community School have been celebrating GCSE success on results day today (Thursday 24 August). The school said: “Last year the school saw significant success in academic performance in comparison to previous years. “This year is no different with...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017 at 7:14 pm

Police urge missing Peacehaven girl to get in touch

Sussex Police made a public appeal for a missing girl to contact officers today (Thursday 24 August). The force said: “Police have made a direct appeal to a teenager who regularly goes missing to get in touch to talk to them and other agencies who are trying to help he...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017 at 6:51 pm

Brighton student pleads for return of stolen memory stick containing dissertation

A Brighton student has pleaded for the return of a stolen memory stick containing the dissertation for her Master of Arts degree. Jaskirat Mann – known as Jazz – said that her purse was stolen with the memory stick inside and with just one week before she is due to hand in her...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017 at 6:36 pm

GCSE joy for students and staff at BACA

Students and staff at the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) were celebrating GCSE successes today (Thursday 24 August). BACA said that 58 per cent of students secured the top grades in maths and English. Under the new system, 9 is the top grade and 4 is the equivalent of...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017 at 3:26 pm

Patcham High goes higher with best GCSE results to date

Pupils at Patcham High School have achieved the best set of GCSE results for the school, head John McKee said today (Thursday 24 August). Mr McKee praised their performance particularly in light of the changes to GCSE courses and grades this year. He said: “Congratulations to our...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017 at 12:53 pm

Portslade pupils earn praise for the GCSE performance

Pupils at the Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) have won praise for the school’s “significantly improved” GCSE results. The school said: “Students, staff and parents are celebrating another year of significantly improved GCSE exam results at Portslade Aldridge Community...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017 at 11:18 am