Missing teenage girl from Brighton found safe and well

A missing teenage girl from Brighton has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Monday 28 January). Concern was growing because 14-year-old Stephany McGuinness had not been seen since Saturday (26 January). Sussex Police said: “Missing Brighton...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 7:51 pm

Man charged with sex attack in Hove

A man has been charged by police investigating a sex attack in Hove. Suusex Police said: “Officers investigating a report of a sexual assault in Hove have arrested and charged a man. “Police received a report of a woman being sexually assaulted in Bolsover Road around...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 7:34 pm

New cafe sees more people coming to Hove Library – but books borrowed still falls

More people are visiting Hove Library now a new cafe has opened there – but the number of books being borrowed is continuing to fall. The library was closed in August last year to convert the basement into a nursery and provide space for Cafe Domenica on the ground floor,...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 6:31 pm

Best Trans Ltd

George Coaja of Best Trans Ltd has applied to Adur and Worthing Councils to use Albion Street Car Park in Southwick as an operating centre. He will use the car park to park his 44 tonnes tractor units and trailers when not in transit.
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 5:56 pm

School lunch supervisor charged with grooming following vigilante group’s online sting

A primary school lunch supervisor has been charged with grooming a child following a sting by a group of vigilante paedophile hunters. Edward Hartfield, who works at St Luke’s Primary School as a lunchtime supervisor and at its after school club, was arrested by Sussex...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 5:37 pm

Man arrested over McDonald’s arson

Police have arrested a man in connection with a small fire in London Road, Brighton. Officers received a report of a verbal altercation occurring between a man and staff in the McDonald’s branch at 4.45pm on Friday (January 25) and the man was asked to leave. A small fire...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 1:10 pm

Events held in Brighton and Hove can pay back to our communities and environment

This week Brighton and Hove City Council will discuss a petition calling on event organisers to eliminate the use of single-use plastics by 2020. Over 3,450 people have signed this petition – sending a clear message that residents want to see lasting change in how events are...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 10:46 am

Former Brighton councillor meets Rail Minister as Which? reveals Southern’s poor customer satisfaction rating

Former Brighton councillor Maria Caulfield has had a meeting with Rail Minister Andrew Jones after a report by Which? said that Southern had a customer satisfaction rating of just 34 per cent. Mrs Caulfield, the Conservative MP for Lewes, said that this was the joint second...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 9:59 am

Snow and ice warning extended to Brighton and Hove

A severe weather warning for snow has just been updated to include the possibility of ice – and expanded to cover Brighton and Hove. The Met Office yellow be aware warning, which covers eastern England from Lincoln down to the south coast, is in place from 9pm tonight until...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 9:53 am

Have you seen missing Brighton teen?

UPDATE: Stephany McGuinness has been found safe and well. Sussex Police are concerned for the welfare of missing Brighton teen Stephany McGuinness. Stephany, 14, was last seen by a friend at King’s Cross Station in London at 8.50pm on Saturday (26 January). She may be in...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 9:18 am