Missing Hove girl returns home safe and well

A missing teenage girl from Hove has returned home safe and well, Sussex Police said today (Friday 29 December). The force said: “We are pleased to say that Mia Epps, 16, reported missing from Hove, has been found safe and well after returning to her mother’s address...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 2:46 pm

Brighton woman takes Boxing Day dip to raise money to fund overseas placement

A Brighton woman braved the chilly sea for a Boxing Day dip to raise money for the charity International Service. Yasemin Craggs Mersinoglu, 24, wore a Santa outfit – with a wetsuit underneath – and stayed resolutely close to the shore as she ventured into the water....
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 1:35 pm

Christmas tree recycling points open across Brighton and Hove

More than 20 places for recycling Christmas trees have opened across Brighton and Hove, the council said. Trees can also be recycled at the main tips in Wilson Avenue, Brighton, and Old Shoreham Road, Hove Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Every tree we collect will be...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017 at 9:17 am

Have you seen missing Hove girl?

UPDATE: Mia has returned home safe and well. A 16-year-old girl from Hove has been reported missing, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 28 December). The force said: “Police are concerned for the welfare of Mia Epps after she was reported missing from an address in...
Posted On 28 Dec 2017 at 3:39 pm

Report highlights challenges in driving people to buy electric cars

A newspaper report has highlighted challenges facing organisations such as Brighton and Hove City Council as public policy aims to drive more people to switch to electric cars. The biggest obstacle to buying an electric car is having no off-street parking at home, according to...
Posted On 28 Dec 2017 at 3:25 pm

Man suffers head injuries in Christmas Day robbery on Brighton seafront

A man needed hospital treatment after a robbery on Brighton seafront on Christmas Day, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 28 December). The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery that occurred on the upper promenade, King’s Road, Brighton,...
Posted On 28 Dec 2017 at 1:43 pm

Missing teenager thought to be in Brighton

A missing 16-year-old boy is believed to be in Brighton, where he was last seen four days ago, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 28 December). The force said: “A 16-year-old boy missing from his home in Northamptonshire was last seen in Brighton on Christmas Eve (Sunday 24...
Posted On 28 Dec 2017 at 11:31 am

Two teens arrested after pair dump stolen moped in Brighton and run off

Two teenagers from Brighton have been arrested after police spotted a pair on a stolen moped who dumped the bike and ran off as officers approached. Sussex Police said: “Police are hoping Brighton motorists may have caught an off-road moped on their dash cams. “At...
Posted On 27 Dec 2017 at 4:23 pm

Champions Chelsea give Albion the boot

Chelsea 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion held Chelsea to a first-half draw as the teams met competitively for the first time since 1989. But just under a minute after the restart Albion were chasing the game after going behind. Goals from Alvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso saw...
Posted On 26 Dec 2017 at 8:58 pm

How a Brighton programmer exposed the Kremlin’s use of social media

A self-taught programmer from Brighton rumbled the Kremlin’s extensive use of Twitter bots after Russia annexed eastern Ukraine. His detective work and a write up of his analysis prompted America to ask for his help as it struggled to deal with Russia’s increasingly sophisticated...
Posted On 26 Dec 2017 at 2:29 pm