Man held after attack in Portslade

A man has been charged with assault after another man was attacked in Portslade. Lukisz Lisowski, also known as Lukasz Lisowski, appeared in court and was ordered to stay in custody as he awaits justice. Lisowski, 35, of Trafalgar Road, was charged with maliciously wounding...
Posted On 17 Apr 2020 at 7:55 pm

Firefighters called to arson blaze at Brighton flat

Firefighters were called to a block of flats in Brighton after an arson attack last night (Thursday 16 April). But the blaze was out when crews from Preston Circus reached the flats in Kingswood Street. Officers from Sussex Police were also called to the scene. Today the force...
Posted On 17 Apr 2020 at 7:34 pm

Fire, police and ambulances called to man on ledge

A man sitting on a ledge on the outside of a Hove building was brought to safety after two hours. Police, fire and ambulance were called to York Road shortly after 9pm after the man climbed out. But after two hours, he was brought to safety. A police spokesman said: “Police...
Posted On 17 Apr 2020 at 5:27 pm

Portslade teen jailed for six years for stabbing love rival at party in Brighton

A teenager from Portslade has been jailed for six years for stabbing a “love rival” at a party in Bevendean. Finley Apps, 19, of St Peter’s Road, Portslade, was jailed in a virtual hearing at Lewes Crown Court this afternoon (Friday 17 April). Apps said that he was “truly sorry”...
Posted On 17 Apr 2020 at 4:04 pm

Ballyregan Bob trainer George Curtis passes away at 96

George Curtis, the trainer of Hove’s world record-breaking greyhound Ballyregan Bob, has died aged 96. Bob, won 32 consecutive races at Hove and other tracks such as White City and Wembley between Thursday 9 May 1985 and Tuesday 9 December 1986. The culmination was a night at the...
Posted On 17 Apr 2020 at 1:29 pm

Public toilets to close to help maintain social distancing

Almost all public toilets in Brighton and Hove are closing from today as the coronavirus lockdown continues. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Following the continued restrictions on movement, we’ll be closing the majority of public toilets in the city from Friday 17 Apri...
Posted On 17 Apr 2020 at 12:41 pm

Madeira Drive closed to traffic during lockdown

Madeira Drive is to be closed to traffic during the lockdown to give residents more space to walk, run and cycle. Brighton and Hove City Council is looking at which other roads it can ban traffic from to open up more space for people to exercise at a safe distance. The Madeira...
Posted On 17 Apr 2020 at 12:36 pm