Black Lives Matter protest held in Brighton after death of George Floyd

A Black Lives Matter protest was held in Brighton this evening (Wednesday 3 June) after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis just over a week ago. Several hundred people marched from St Nicholas Church, Brighton, down West Street and along the seafront before holding a vigil...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020 at 11:45 pm

Coronavirus adds to uncertainties facing troubled home to school service

Head teachers are not sure how many children will come back to Brighton and Hove’s special schools in September, adding to the challenges for the home to school transport service. Taxi boss Andy Cheesman told members of Brighton and Hove City Council that the uncertainties would...

Health chiefs aim to resume normal service as number of coronavirus cases tumbles

Health chiefs are trying to resume a normal service for thousands of patients across Brighton and Hove as the number of covid-19 coronavirus cases falls – figures below. They are aiming for a phased return to routine work while remaining ready in case of a second wave of...

Knifeman robs convenience store of Pringles tub

A knifeman attempted to hold up a convenience store in the early hours of Friday morning – but after a fight with the cashier, he escaped with just a can of Pringles. Officers were called to Three 2 Four convenience store, in Western Road, at 4.23am on Friday (29 May) to...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020 at 4:54 pm

Brighton restaurants continue to adapt to pandemic challenges

Restaurants in Brighton and Hove are continuing to adapt to lockdown challenges by applying to sell alcohol alongside takeaways. Brighton and Hove City Council has received a clutch of applications from eateries in the city asking for variations to their licenses. Kitgum Kitchen...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020 at 4:42 pm

Three assaulted at Duke’s Mound

A teenager has been arrested after three men were assaulted at Duke’s Mound in Brighton in one night. The three separate assaults happened on Monday 25 May between 8.30pm and 9pm on three men aged 30, 33 and 50. One of the victims was punched around the head. An 18-year-old man...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020 at 3:34 pm

Conservatives criticise delays in reopening Brighton and Hove schools

The Conservatives have accused Labour of playing party politics with children’s welfare by delaying the reopening of schools in Brighton and Hove based on myths rather than scientific evidence. Councillor Samer Bagaeen said that Labour-led Brighton and Hove City Council did not...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020 at 12:28 pm

Bus stops suspended ahead of McDonald’s reopening

Two bus stops have been suspended in anticipation of heavy traffic when the McDonald’s drive through at Brighton Marina reopens this morning. When the drive through announced it was closing on March 23, traffic snaked around the roundabout and up to the flyover as fast food...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020 at 11:11 am

CCTV released in bike theft investigation

Police are appealing to identify the three men pictured following a report of a burglary in Hove. On 23 April, a block of flats in Eaton Road was broken into and three bikes were stolen from a communal bike storage. CCTV footage shows three men come into the building around 3am....
Posted On 03 Jun 2020 at 10:33 am