Teenage cyclist hurt in Brighton hit and run

Police wish to speak to the driver of a silver car, possibly a Vauxhall, which failed to stop following a collision with a pedal cyclist in Brighton. The crash occurred at the junction of Wiston Road and Wilson Avenue shortly after 9am on Tuesday (26 September). The cyclist, aged...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017 at 4:48 pm

Cow which trampled man at Devil’s Dyke ‘was being chased by dogs’

The cow which trampled a man at Devil’s Dyke this week was reportedly spooked by dogs chasing cattle on the Downs. The man was airlifted to hospital with head and chest injuries on Sunday after the cow hit him at about 9am, on land owned by the National Trust between...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017 at 12:07 pm

Brighton and Hove health chiefs host public event to discuss ‘STP’

Health chiefs in Brighton and Hove are hosting a public event to explain and discuss the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) for the area. STPs – formerly known as Sustainability and Transformation Plans – have been controversial since their inception, not least...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017 at 11:51 am

Missing Brighton schoolgirl found safe and well

A missing Brighton schoolgirl has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 27 September). The force said: “A missing teenager from Worthing has been found safe. “Courtney Marsh, 15, was last seen outside her school in the Florence Place area of...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017 at 10:28 am

Albion suffer striker setback as Hemed set to serve retrospective three-match ban

Brighton and Hove Albion striker Tomer Hemed will serve a three-match ban for an alleged stamp on Newcastle’s DeAndre Yedlin in the final minute of the Seagulls  1-0 win on Sunday. The incident went largely unnoticed at the time but was exacerbated by the claims of an NBC...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017 at 9:11 pm

Hundreds of homes approved as planners back £300m regeneration of Preston Barracks site in Brighton

Hundreds of homes are to be built as councillors gave planning permission for a £300 million regeneration of the long-derelict Preston Barracks site in Brighton. The Lewes Road scheme includes 369 homes and 1,338 student flats as well as a Central Research Laboratory for Brighton...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017 at 7:04 pm

Work to start on £30m Brighton A&E expansion before Christmas

Work is due to start before Christmas on a £30 million expansion of the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. The first phase involves providing 35 spaces for patients arriving by ambulance. This is expected to be in place by...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017 at 6:26 pm

Brighton schoolgirl missing

A Brighton schoolgirl has been reported missing, Sussex Police said. The force has asked for the public’s help in trying to find 15-year-old Courtney Marsh, who lives in Worthing and goes to school in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “Police are concerned for the welfare of Courtney...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017 at 5:15 pm

Campaigner urges Brighton council leader to quit over holocaust denial claim

Brighton and Hove council leader Warren Morgan should quit, according to a political campaigner who was singled out by him for criticism. Tony Greenstein, 63, said that he had been made the subject of a McCarthyite smear by Councillor Morgan. Mr Greenstein said: “Warren Morgan...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017 at 4:45 pm

Missing Peacehaven man found safe and well

A man from Peacehaven who has been missing for almost a week has been safe and well, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Wednesday 27 September). Daniel Hollingworth, 29, of Collingwood Close, Peacehaven, went missing on Thursday 21 September. Sussex Police issued a public appeal...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017 at 3:54 pm