Brighton girl, 16, missing for three days

UPDATE: Eya El Ghoul has returned home. Sussex Police have asked for the public’s help to find a missing 16-year-old girl from Brighton. The force said: “Police are concerned about a missing teenager from Brighton. “Eya El Ghoul has been missing since Tuesday (March 5) when she...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019 at 10:25 pm

Sheltered housing resident dies of dehydration

An investigation has been launched into how a Brighton man living in council-run sheltered housing was found so dehydrated in his “unkempt” flat he later died. Henry Dunne, known as Harry, used his care alarm to request help at his home in Lindfield Court in The...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019 at 4:50 pm

Shoreham air show crash families continue their ‘search for answers’

The families of the 11 men who died in the crash at the Shoreham air show will continue their search for answers, their lawyer said today (Friday 8 March). Senior associate solicitor Rebecca Smith, from Irwin Mitchell, spoke after a jury cleared pilot Andrew Hill, 54, of 11...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019 at 4:37 pm

Brighton General Hospital plans threaten biggest local colony of endangered swifts

Plans to build homes on the Brighton General Hospital site pose a threat to what is believed to be the biggest and oldest colony of endangered swifts in Brighton and Hove. Housing is needed but it does not have be at the expense of birds like swifts which are such a wonderful...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019 at 4:10 pm

Hospitality sector donates £1,100 to Brighton housing charity after fundraiser

The hospitality sector has handed £1,100 to Brighton’s leading housing and homelessness charity after an industry fundraising event in Hove. The event was organised by Kate Alleston, from Market restaurant and bar, in Western Road, Hove, with complimentary drinks donated by...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019 at 3:56 pm

Illegal hare coursers seen hunting in Rottingdean

Illegal hare coursers are believed to have killed at least one animal on land north of Rottingdean. Police have issued an appeal for information about three men who were seen around midday on Tuesday, February 26, with three lurcher type dogs. One of the men was wearing...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019 at 1:49 pm

International Women’s Day reminds of what has been achieved and how much remains to be done

We will once again celebrate International Women’s Day this week – and with events across the city, we are reminded of the rich struggle for women’s equality in Brighton and Hove. Marking the centenary of some women first being granted the right to vote, I was honoured to attend...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019 at 1:16 pm

Jury clears Shoreham air show pilot of manslaughter

A jury has cleared pilot Andrew Hill of 11 counts of manslaughter at the Shoreham air show. Hill crashed during an aerobatic display at the air show, killing 11 men – six of them from Brighton and Hove. He was found not guilty by a jury at the Central Criminal Court –...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019 at 11:19 am

Builder charged over falling timber which left girl, 3, with serious head injuries

A Brighton builder has been charged over an accident which left a three-year-old girl in hospital with serious head injuries for four months after she was hit by a falling piece of timber. Grzegorz Glowacki, 40, of Rugby Road, Brighton, will appear at Brighton Magistrates Court...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019 at 10:17 am

Family tells of heartbreak after death of Brighton student

Family members have spoken of their heartbreak after a Brighton student died. Bethany Terry, known as B or Bea, was found dead in her bedsit flat in Windsor Court, in Windsor Street, Brighton. The promising Brighton University student had slipped into drug-taking after initially...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019 at 8:52 am
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