Hove school wreckers cause tens of thousands of pounds of damage

Three vandals have caused tens of thousands of pounds of damage to a secondary school in Hove. They broke in overnight and smashed several windows and damaged doors around the premises at Cardinal Newman Catholic School, in The Upper Drive, Sussex Police said today (Friday 10...
Posted On 10 Jul 2020 at 6:59 pm

Police ask for public’s help to find missing Brighton boy

Sussex Police today issued a plea for the public’s help to find a missing teenage boy. The force said this afternoon (Friday 10 July): “There are concerns for the safety and welfare of a missing 17-year-old boy from Brighton. “Jack Winstanley has connections throughout Brighton...
Posted On 10 Jul 2020 at 6:46 pm

Emergency budget warning as council finance chiefs spell out cost of coronavirus crisis

An emergency budget may be on the cards as increased spending and lost income because of the covid-19 coronavirus crisis has left a £49 million hole in the council’s finances. The pandemic was directly responsible for almost £38 million in extra spending and lost income,...

Modernisation should reduce missed rubbish and recycling collections, says council

The “dreadful” number of missed rubbish and recycling collections should be reduced thanks to a long-awaited modernisation, a senior council official said last night (Thursday 9 July). A report to councillors said that missed recycling collection rates had trebled over the past...

Animal charity to buy £350k field from council

A Brighton animal charity plans to spend a six-figure sum buying a patch of land that it currently rents for a nominal amount to use for dog walking. The RSPCA Sussex, Brighton and East Grinstead Branch wants to buy the field in Braypool Lane, Patcham, from Brighton and Hove City...

Anger over ‘I can’t breathe’ police arrest video

Police brutality in the uk, a lot of you love to say it only happens in America, this is not the case. @sussex_police pic.twitter.com/I6iqmf6UJF — soph (@PasDe_Cheval) July 8, 2020 Sussex Police have responded to anger about a video of officers pinning down a suspect while...
Posted On 10 Jul 2020 at 12:08 pm

Spitfire flypast and road closures for Dame Vera Lynn’s funeral in Brighton

Family, friends and fans are expected to bid a fond farewell to Forces’ sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn today (Friday 10 July). A private funeral is due to take place at Woodvale crematorium, in Brighton, with a memorial service to be held at a later date. But fans are expected to...
Posted On 10 Jul 2020 at 10:24 am