Campaigners call for boost for buses and bikes in Brighton road scheme

A campaign group has called for road layout changes to make journeys better for people on buses and bikes in the centre of Brighton. The call came from Brighton and Hove Friends of the Earth in comments about proposed changes to the Old Steine layout in a scheme known as the...
Posted On 19 Oct 2018 at 6:50 pm

Brighton homeless charity celebrates half century

A Brighton homeless charity which helps thousands of people avoid or escape homelessness each year celebrated its 50 year anniversary this week. Brighton Housing Trust was founded in 1968, when there were about 20 “gentlemen of the road” living on the town’s...
Posted On 19 Oct 2018 at 3:54 pm

Illegal gunmaker sought by police

Police are looking for Thomas Keatley who is wanted on recall to prison for breaching the terms of his licence. Keatley, 33, formerly of Brighton Road, Lancing, was released from prison after being jailed in October 2013 for eight years for a range of firearms offences, including...
Posted On 19 Oct 2018 at 2:28 pm

Two arrests in park flasher investigation

Two possible suspects have been arrested in connection with a string of flashing incidents in Preston Park after one of the latest victims snapped a picture of him. After Sussex Police released the picture, officers were given more than one possible name, and just over a week...
Posted On 19 Oct 2018 at 1:17 pm

Brighton MP accuses ‘pointy elbowed, middle class parents’ of scuppering new school

A row has broken out after Brighton MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle blamed “pointy elbowed” middle class parents for scuppering plans for a new school. The comment, made during a conversation about new homes planned in Whitehawk on Twitter, provoked a furious response from...
Posted On 19 Oct 2018 at 12:08 pm

Strictly stars given cupcakes by schoolchildren as they rehearse in Brighton dance studios

Schoolchildren gave Strictly stars Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton cupcakes as they took a break from dance practice yesterday. The pair have been practising for their Samba this week at The Studio in Whippingham Road, Brighton. After word spread on Tuesday that the couple were...
Posted On 19 Oct 2018 at 12:04 pm

Teen arrested over moped hit and run rebailed

A teenager arrested for stealing a moped which knocked down a nine-year-old boy the sped off has been rebailed while investigations continue. Logan Dore was badly injured when he was struck by the moped, which was being ridden by two people, in Whitehawk Road about 12.15pm on...
Posted On 19 Oct 2018 at 11:22 am

‘Thank you for doing the right thing’

Over the last few weeks many of us have witnessed with horror a survivor of sexual assault giving televised testimony in the USA and, despite her compelling evidence, the alleged perpetrator being appointed as a Supreme Court Judge, and further the survivor being called a liar by...
Posted On 19 Oct 2018 at 10:26 am