Police urge public to help find missing boy in Brighton

A missing boy has been spotted in Brighton as his parents made an emotional appeal for him to return home. Matthew Turner, 15, went missing yesterday evening (Friday 16 August) and today Sussex Police said that officers were extremely concerned for the teenager. The force...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 10:57 pm

Local community rallies round for Ropetackle

Less than two weeks since the launch of its Ropetackle 2020 Patrons and Friends Appeal, donations for the Shoreham based community arts centre have flooded in, to the tune of £10,000, which, with the addition of Gift Aid, has increased the fund to £12,500 – more than a third of...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 7:52 pm

Albion virtually beat West Ham but have to settle for a draw

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 West Ham United 1 Albion, magnificent at times, had to settle for a point apiece against an enigmatic looking West Ham. Javier Hernandez sprinted clear to bundle the ball home just after the hour mark. But after seeing a superb strike ruled out by VAR...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 5:11 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 West Ham United 0

Albion are level with West Ham at the break. The Seagulls could be ahead. A superb strike from Leandro Trossard was eventually ruled out by the dreaded (in this case) VAR. Albion have had the better of the exchanges and have looked stronger. Solly March saw a shot well saved by...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 3:58 pm

Premier League Match Day 2 – Brighton & Hove Albion v West Ham United: The quest for top spot

Albion play their first home Premier League match of the season against West Ham at the Amex this afternoon (Saturday 17 August). A win could send the Seagulls to the top of the table for the first time. Here are the line ups. Brighton: Ryan, Duffy, Dunk, Burn, Montoya, Propper,...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 2:43 pm

Brighton Holiday Homes boss borrowed £1m from the firm before his business went bust

Brighton Holiday Homes boss Neil Stonehill borrowed £1 million from the lettings company before his business went bust, according to an official report. Mr Stonehill, 54, of Chesham Street, Kemp Town, is being pursued by the administrators of the business who said that he could...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 1:29 pm

Two banned from Sussex by police investigating cycling rampage through Asda at Brighton Marina

Two people have been from coming to Sussex by police investigating a gang on a cycling rampage through Asda at Brighton Marina. Sussex Police said at lunchtime today (Saturday 17 August): “Brighton and Hove police have placed bail conditions restricting two people from entering...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 1:28 pm

Police arrest man over theft of violin on train from Brighton

A man has been arrested over the theft of a violin which was left on a train from Brighton. The British Transport Police said: “Officers investigating the theft of a bag containing a valuable violin have made an arrest. “The theft happened at approximately 5.20pm on (Tuesday) 11...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 11:15 am

Brighton and Hove council tenants to discuss cash for youth work

Tenants and leaseholders are to be asked whether some of the money collected in council rents should continue to be spent on youth services. A report to councillors earlier in the summer said that fewer tenants were reporting anti-social behaviour by young people on the estates...

A lot of benefits to having an allotment

It’s National Allotments Week so I have been digging around to find out more about our activity in Brighton, Hove and Portslade. Chatting to Jane, a site rep on one of the council’s 37 allotment sites, I asked what she thought were the main benefits of having a local allotment....
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 12:01 am