Coronavirus case at Brighton care home prompts union to raise concerns

At least one resident has coronavirus at a Brighton care home, prompting union bosses to spell out health and safety concerns on behalf of staff and residents there. The GMB union said that there were three coronavirus cases at the Craven Vale Resource Centre but Brighton and...
Posted On 01 Apr 2020 at 11:49 pm

Farmer urges dog walkers not to trample crops

Dog walkers are reported to be damaging crops by walking across a farmer’s fields. Mile Oak Farm said on its Facebook page that people had been spotted people walking dogs “non-stop” across the fields every day since the coronavirus lockdown started. There are...

Senior councillors approve £100m coronavirus emergency financial package for Brighton and Hove

A £100 million emergency financial package has been agreed by senior councillors to support individuals, businesses and other organisations across Brighton and Hove through the coronavirus crisis. The cost is likely to rise but officials and councillors said that they would do...

Have you seen missing 14-year-old girl from Brighton?

A 14-year-old Brighton girl has been reported missing for the second time in a couple of months. Sussex Police said that it was trying to find Aaliyah Dahir who has not been seen since Monday (30 March). A public appeal has been made for help to trace her as concerns grow for her...
Posted On 01 Apr 2020 at 6:33 pm

Council asks people not to light woodburning stoves or bonfires during outbreak

The council has asked people not to light woodburning stoves or bonfires during the coronavirus outbreak because poor air quality could worsen breathing difficulties. The sharp decrease in cars on the road has seen the amount of nitrogen dioxide being recorded at Brighton’s...
Posted On 01 Apr 2020 at 2:31 pm

Standoff between armed police and man threatening to shoot himself ends peacefully

UPDATE: A standoff between armed police and a man who was threatening to shoot himself has ended peacefully. Armed police swooped on a Hangleton flat this morning where a man had barricaded himself in and was threatening to self-harm. But at 2.10pm the man, who officers had...
Posted On 01 Apr 2020 at 11:35 am

Could Harry and Meghan make a modernised Royal Pavilion their British bolthole?

Rumours are circulating that Harry and Meghan will announce today (Wednesday 1 April) that they plan to use the Royal Pavilion as their new British residence … but most people realised that today’s the day for an April fool! The couple, who have relocated to North...
Posted On 01 Apr 2020 at 12:01 am