Missing schoolgirl may be in Brighton

A missing German schoolgirl may be in Brighton, according to Sussex Police. The force said: “Sussex Police are trying to assist colleagues in Germany with a request to help find missing 16-year-old Lisa-Bo Schlepple. “Lisa-Bo is believed to have travelled to the UK...
Posted On 25 Feb 2018 at 3:52 am

Brighton & Hove Albion thrash Swansea for biggest top-flight win since 1981

Brighton & Hove Albion 4 Swansea City 1 Albion are back to eleventh in the Premier League after outplaying in-form Swansea at the Amex. Chris Hughton chose to stick with Glenn Murray up front in preference to Leo Ulloa or indeed Jurgen Locadia. Swansea set up in a 4-4-2...
Posted On 24 Feb 2018 at 7:55 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Swansea City 0

Albion lead Swansea through a 17th minute Glenn Murray penalty after the striker was bundled over in the area. Jose Izquierdo has been lively for Albion as has Ezequiel Schelotto down the right. Swansea have had a couple of chances. Shane Duffy deflected a through ball towards...
Posted On 24 Feb 2018 at 3:58 pm

Next week’s snow warning extended to cover Brighton – and thundersnow could strike south coast

Next week’s snow warnings have been extended to cover most of the south coast, including Brighton and Hove – and there is also the possibility of thundersnow on Wednesday. Two yellow be aware warnings were put in place at 10am this morning, covering Tuesday and...
Posted On 24 Feb 2018 at 10:25 am

Schoolboy dies after being hit by bus

An urgent investigation has been launched after a teenager died after being hit by a night bus in the early hours of this morning on Brighton seafront. The accident happened just before 1am on the A259 Marine Parade near the junction with Burlington Street. A police spokeswoman...
Posted On 24 Feb 2018 at 10:07 am

Missing Kent man last seen in Brighton

A man from Kent, who has been missing since the end of January, was last seen in Brighton. Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding the man, 23-year-old Arthur Williams. The force said: “Police are concerned for missing man Arthur Williams who is believed to be...
Posted On 24 Feb 2018 at 2:45 am

Greens berate Labour and Tory ‘purple coalition’ over Brighton and Hove council budget

The Greens have criticised Labour and Conservative councillors for their “purple coalition” after the two larger parties struck a deal over Brighton and Hove City Council’s budget. At the annual budget council meeting at Hove Town Hall on Thursday (22 February)...
Posted On 24 Feb 2018 at 12:43 am

Brighton singer and songwriter joins Rag ’n’ Bone Man on European tour starting tonight

Brighton singer and songwriter Grace Carter takes to the stage as the support act as fellow Brighton performer Rag ’n’ Bone Man starts his European tour tonight (Friday 23 February). Grace, 20, will open for the Brit award-winner in the French city of Lille before heading to...
Posted On 23 Feb 2018 at 10:35 pm

Former BHS boss sentenced for breaking pension laws

The former owner of BHS (British Home Stores) has been sentenced for failing to provide information required by a Brighton-based pensions watchdog. Dominic Chappell, 51, was fined £50,000 and ordered to pay £37,000 costs after being found guilty of defying the Pensions Regulator...
Posted On 23 Feb 2018 at 10:00 pm

Brighton and Hove’s two-week half-term school holidays scrapped

The experimental two-week half-term school holidays being trialled by Brighton and Hove City Council will be scrapped – but not until next year. Almost 4,500 people responded to a survey which found that most parents and staff wanted to revert to the existing pattern of school...
Posted On 23 Feb 2018 at 6:57 pm