Missing teenage girl from Brighton found safe

Sussex Police said that Aaliyah Dahir, 14, had been found and was safe. The teenager had been missing from her home in Brighton since Thursday 13 February.
Posted On 17 Feb 2020 at 11:23 pm

Brighton to be given £1.6m digital ‘upgrade’ to boost 5G services and broadband speeds

The centre of Brighton is due to be given a £1.6 million digital upgrade as council bosses and businesses prepare for the next generation of mobile and wireless technology. They plan to lay a three-mile ring of fibre-optic cable, linking university and college buildings, a public...

Electronic jazz outfit Portico Quartet set to play Brighton concert

Mercury Prize-nominated Portico Quartet are heading to Brighton as part of their 19-date UK & European tour. There are only seven UK dates, with the six others being in Cambridge, York, Sheffield, Nottingham, Southampton and London. London’s Portico Quartet are comprised of...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020 at 7:44 pm

American blues singer-songwriter & guitarist Samantha Fish heading to Brighton

Samantha Fish will be closing her exclusive 9-date UK tour here in Brighton, when she will be appearing at the Concorde 2 on Sunday 8th March. She will be joined by special guest Félix Rabin. Samantha Fish’s incendiary live performances have been mesmerising audiences all...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020 at 4:02 pm

Up to 30 doctors and surgery staff ‘self-isolate’ over coronavirus concerns

Up to 30 family doctors and fellow surgery staff have gone into “self-isolation” as a precaution to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Brighton and Hove. All – including about a dozen GPs (general practitioners) – are expected to return to work this week. A local NHS insider...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020 at 2:50 pm

Hove man among complainants as two men face multimillion-pound fraud charges

A 33-year-old man from Hove is among more than 60 alleged victims of a multimillion-pound fraud run by two men from Sussex. The pair, Simon Reynolds, 62, a publican, of Hoe Lane, Horsham, and his nephew Ian Reynolds, 50, self-employed, of Ninfield Road, Bexhill, are due before a...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020 at 2:39 pm

William Doyle in Brighton – a gig NOT to be missed!

The very talented musician William Doyle will be heading to the popular Brighton concert venue, The Hope & Ruin on Sunday 23rd February (courtesy of promoters Neat Neat Neat) as part of his exclusive half dozen UK tour dates in support of his latest album ‘Your Wilderness...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020 at 1:37 pm

University staff to strike for 14 days in pay and pensions row

Academic staff at the two universities in Brighton are to strike for 14 days in a dispute over pay and conditions. The strikes at Sussex University and Brighton University are due to start on Thursday (20 February) and culminate in a week-long walkout ending on Friday 13 March....
Posted On 17 Feb 2020 at 1:12 pm

Bevendean bungalow goes up in flames

The resident of a bungalow knocked on doors for help as his home went up in flames in the early hours of Thursday morning. Firefighters were called to Leybourne Close in Bevendean shortly after 4am after the alarm was raised. One of the residents was taken to hospital to be...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020 at 11:36 am