Neighbours oppose plans to open whisky bar in Brighton

A specialist whisky supplier who wants a licence to serve drinks to customers at his Brighton shop faces opposition residents. Sebastian Woolf has been converting the old Trafalgar Wines off-licence, in Trafalgar Street, Brighton, into whisky retailer Cut Your Wolf Loose. But...

Police object to pop-up theatre on Brighton seafront

Sussex Police opposed a theatre company’s application for a premises licence because of the effect that they said a hundred or so more people would have on the streets late at night. The force was concerned about increases in crime, including theft, and anti-social behaviour on...

Two suspected explosive devices found in Brighton today

Two suspected explosive devices have been found in Brighton today (Monday 11 May) in unconnected incidents, Sussex Police said. The first was found in Grand Parade, Brighton, where workers are changing the road layout as part of the £18 million Valley Gardens project. The second...
Posted On 11 May 2020 at 6:36 pm

Health chiefs confirm 400th coronavirus case in Brighton and Hove

Health chiefs this afternoon said that there have now been 400 cases of the covid-19 coronavirus in Brighton and Hove since testing began. In neighbouring West Sussex 1,230 cases have been confirmed and in East Sussex the figure was 648, making 2,278 across Sussex as a whole. The...
Posted On 11 May 2020 at 6:00 pm

Man bottled in Brighton and stabbed in the back

A man was hit over the head with a bottle in a Brighton street and stabbed in the back, Sussex Police said today (Monday 11 May). The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault in Brighton. “At around 6.45pm on Friday 8 May, a man was walking along...
Posted On 11 May 2020 at 4:47 pm

Wanted woman from Brighton arrested and brought before court

A Brighton woman who was wanted on suspicion of burglary and fraud has been brought before a court. Toni Deerans, formerly of Preston Road, Brighton, was taken into custody just days after Sussex Police said that it was offering a £500 reward for information leading to her...
Posted On 11 May 2020 at 4:09 pm

Missing Hove boy found safe

A missing teenage boy from Hove has been found safe, Sussex Police said. The force made the announcement hours after publishing an appeal for help finding 14-year-old Lewis Gordon. In a tweet, Brighton and Hove police said: “Teenager Lewis Gordon, reported missing from Hove, has...
Posted On 11 May 2020 at 1:55 pm

More public toilets open in Brighton and Hove as lockdown rules relaxed

The easing of the coronavirus lockdown rules has prompted Brighton and Hove City Council to reopen more than half a dozen public toilets. But a senior councillor urged people to take their own tissues and hand cleaner as some people have been stealing the toilet rolls and soap in...
Posted On 11 May 2020 at 1:08 pm