Two Portslade primary schools told they require improvement

Concerns were raised about standards after a second school in Portslade dropped a grade in its Ofsted report. A two-day inspection in June at Mile Oak Primary School in Graham Avenue, Portslade, led to it dropping from good to requires improvement. Inspectors said teaching was...

Teen charged over Level stabbing

A teenager has been arrested and charged in connection to a stabbing at The Level, Brighton. Kia Zanre, 18, was arrested on Monday (17 September) after two others suffered wounds, believed to be caused by a knife. One of those injured was stabbed in the neck. The three people...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018 at 4:08 pm

Brighton council prepares to drop Mears as housing contractor

Council home repairs and refurbishments should be brought back in-house once the city council’s contract with Mears ends and other building projects split into smaller contracts, a report published today recommends. Brighton and Hove City Council’s ten year contract...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018 at 3:05 pm

Boy suffers serious head injuries in moped hit and run in Brighton

A nine-year-old boy suffered serious head injuries when he was hit by a moped in Brighton. The rider didn’t stop – and Sussex Police issued CCTV images this morning (Tuesday 18 September) as part of their investigation. The force said: “Police have released CCTV footage of...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018 at 11:25 am

Two hurt in attack outside Brighton pub

Two men were hurt in an attack outside a Brighton pub, with one of them suffering a broken wrist and dislocated elbow. Sussex Police said: “Police are seeking witnesses to a violent incident outside a Brighton city centre pub in which two men were injured. “At half past midnight...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018 at 10:46 am