Derelict Hove pub to be demolished for 33 new homes

A derelict pub in Hove is to be pulled down and replaced by 33 homes if planning permission is granted next week. Ten terraced houses and a block of 23 flats are planned on the site of the Downsman, in Hangleton Way. The distinctive green-roofed pub opened in 1956 and closed...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017 at 11:01 pm

Builder admits leaving Hove man for dead in Kemp Town hit and run

A builder has admitted leaving a father of three from Hove for dead after a hit and run in Kemp Town. Adam McDermott, 33, of Aqua House, South Coast Road, Peacehaven, and formerly of Vernon Terrace, Brighton, pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He was...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017 at 8:25 pm

Steve Coogan wins phone hacking payout and names and blames five editors and executives

Writer, actor and comedian Steve Coogan has won a substantial payout from Mirror Group Newspapers after his phone was repeatedly hacked by journalists, according to the Press Gazette website. Mirror Group’s owner, Trinity Mirror, agreed to settle today (Tuesday 3 October) with...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017 at 6:26 pm

Brighton teenager missing for three days

Police are concerned about a teenage girl who has been missing from her Brighton home for three days . Veronika Jenisova, 14, was last seen leaving her home in the city at about 3pm on Saturday (30 September) and has not been seen since. Veronika is described as white European,...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017 at 4:10 pm

Brighton stabbing suspect arrested and brought before court

A Brighton teenager who was wanted on suspicion of stabbing an 18-year-old has been arrested and was brought before magistrates today (Tuesday 3 October). Sussex Police said: “A Brighton man sought over a stabbing in a city fast-food restaurant has been arrested and charge...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017 at 1:56 pm

Coastway trains to and from Brighton hardest hit by guards’ strike

Coastway trains to and from Brighton have been the hardest hit by the latest guards’ strike today (Tuesday 3 October) in the long-running dispute with Southern. Southern – part of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – said that most services would be running as normal. But the company...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017 at 12:09 pm

‘Progress made’ in police investigation into Shoreham air disaster

Sussex Police say they are making progress in their investigation into the 2015 Shoreham air show crash which killed 11 men. The force has informed West Sussex Coroner Penelope Schofield that progress has been made, and that a further update will be provided by Sussex Police to...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017 at 11:12 am

Fly-tipping costs Brighton waste collector £4k

A Brighton businessman has been ordered to pay almost £4,000 after pleading guilty to dumping tons of illegal rubbish in the city including fridges, sofas, beer barrels, tyres and builders rubble. Daniel Brennan, of St Cuthmans Close, Brighton, traded as Sussex House and Rubbish...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017 at 10:37 am