Green lung under threat, warn Conservatives

One of Brighton and Hove’s few “green lungs” is at risk from plans to build a hundred houses on a vital ecological site, according to the Conservatives. Hangleton and Knoll councillors Dawn Barnett and Nick Lewry have vowed to fight the threat from Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 16 Apr 2020 at 7:52 pm

Man admits causing Hangleton siege

A man whose claims he was going to shoot himself sparked a four-hour hour police siege has admitted causing a disturbance in Hangleton. Carl Owston, 31, of no fixed abode, admitted a string of offences relating to the incident in Harmsworth Crescent on April 1. As well as the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2020 at 5:34 pm

Burglar damages family-run Brighton restaurant

A burglar left a trail of damage after breaking into a family-run restaurant in Brighton last night (Wednesday 15 April). The break in – at Gars in Prince Albert Street – happened just after 7.50pm and the police arrived not long after. The Cheung family, who have run the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2020 at 4:28 pm

Trading standards chiefs warn hotels and holiday lets to stay shut

Trading standards bosses have warned hotels and holidays lets to stay closed until further notice. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Despite the current coronavirus lockdown, some people are ignoring government guidelines against non-essential travel and coming to Brighton...
Posted On 16 Apr 2020 at 3:51 pm

Third time lucky for police dog who found burglary suspect hiding on roof

A police dog located a burglary suspect hiding on a garage roof on only his third shift. PD Balto, a newly recruited German Shepherd General Purpose Dog, was called in to assist following a report of a break-in at Yummies Pizza in Longridge Avenue, Saltdean, about 2am on Thursday...
Posted On 16 Apr 2020 at 3:31 pm

Police helicopter finds missing person

The police helicopter was up above Brighton and Hove again last night – but this time, it was searching for a missing person. NPAS Redhill was spotted hovering above Hove on Tuesday night after it noticed a car driving suspiciously. When it appeared in the skies above the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2020 at 3:01 pm

Brothers appear in virtual court over Brighton seafront murder

Two brothers who are due to stand trial over the murder of Suel Delgado on Brighton seafront last year were told their court date cannot be guaranteed today. Iftekhar Khondaker, 34, is accused of murdering Suel Delgado and attempting to murder Azaan Khan and Raja Khan who were...
Posted On 16 Apr 2020 at 11:20 am

Mayor plans to honour covid-19 ‘community champions’ in Brighton and Hove

The mayor of Brighton and Hove wants people to nominate those in their community who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to help others during the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. The mayor, Councillor Alexandra Phillips, said: “It’s been wonderful to see such incredible...
Posted On 16 Apr 2020 at 9:40 am