Flats proposed on site of vacant Hove nursing home

Plans have been submitted to turn a vacant Hove nursing home for 15 people into four flats. The nursing home, Brittany Lodge, in Brittany Road, Hove, closed in February last year and was put up for sale. But the owner, Ravi Sumoreeah, of Grangeways, Patcham, has been unable to...
Posted On 15 Apr 2019 at 11:17 pm

Missing teenage girls from Brighton and Hove found safe

A pair of missing teenage girls from Brighton and Hove have been found safe, Sussex Police said today (Monday 15 April). Emily Muldoon-Love and Bebe Pettitt, both 14, were reported missing late last week. They had not been seen since Wednesday (10 April), prompting concern for...
Posted On 15 Apr 2019 at 9:42 pm

Pick of the Fringe and Festival: DANCE

Pick of the Festival – DANCE This May there is some truly groundbreaking, exciting, world-class dance coming to Brighton. Here’s our pick of the best of the Fringe and Festival: At The Spire, East Brighton: From the Netherlands, I’d Had Enough So I Killed Him is a...
Posted On 15 Apr 2019 at 2:12 pm

Brighton woman arrested for drink and drug driving after A27 crash today

A Brighton woman has been arrested on suspicion of drink and drug driving after a crash on the A27 caused rush-hour tailbacks this morning (Monday 15 April). The crash happened shortly after 6am at the Ashcombe roundabout in Lewes. Sussex Police said: “A woman has been arrested...
Posted On 15 Apr 2019 at 11:18 am

Brighton drug dealer jailed for six years

A drug dealer has been jailed for six years for his role in a “county lines” conspiracy to sell heroin and crack cocaine in Brighton. “County lines” is used to describe the way that gangs and dealers from cities such as London use single phone numbers to market and sell drugs in...
Posted On 15 Apr 2019 at 11:04 am

Candidates and councillors turn out for hustings with adults with learning disabilities

Candidates and councillors have agreed to turn out for hustings with adults with learning disabilities in Hove tomorrow morning (Tuesday 16 April). The event is part of a programme aimed at helping those adults to take part in the democratic process. It has been organised by...
Posted On 15 Apr 2019 at 10:14 am

Drink driving Brighton undertaker banned from the road

An undertaker from Brighton has been banned from the road after being caught driving having drunk more than twice the legally permitted level of alcohol. Frankie Parker, 41, also known as Frances Parker, of Lockwood Crescent, Woodingdean, was arrested in Stanstead Crescent,...
Posted On 15 Apr 2019 at 12:30 am

Our real economy keeps growing despite gloomy news and Westminster chaos

Driving into Hove Town Hall the other day a stone hit my windscreen, causing me some fleeting distraction and, for the briefest of moments, to avert my gaze from the road ahead. I soon recovered with no damage done. A similar experience hit me a few weeks ago following the...
Posted On 15 Apr 2019 at 12:05 am