Brighton and Hove caterer takes on two former rough sleepers

Two former rough sleepers are joining the workforce after a catering company took them on to cook for other homeless people. The pair will work for the Ethicurean Guild after boss Edd Heller approached Brighton and Hove City Council’s outreach service, run by homeless charity St...

Firefighters tackle blaze in top floor Brunswick flat on Hove seafront

Firefighters put out a blaze in a top floor flat in Brunswick Terrace on Hove seafront this afternoon (Tuesday 28 July). One person was treated for the effects of breathing in smoke as eight fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were sent to the scene. East Sussex Fire and...
Posted On 28 Jul 2020 at 4:58 pm

Boy, 14, pleads guilty to three burglaries in Brighton

A 14-year-old burglar from Whitehawk was caught by police as he hid next to a bed after breaking into a house in the small hours of the morning. The boy pleaded guilty to burgling three homes in five days last week when he appeared before Brighton magistrates yesterday (Monday 27...
Posted On 28 Jul 2020 at 3:20 pm

Brighton charity hands over specialist ventilators to children’s hospital

Rockinghorse has donated five specialist paediatric ventilators to the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton. The children’s charity said that the Royal Alex now had nine specialist ventilators – all donated by Rockinghorse – as medics grappled with the continuing...
Posted On 28 Jul 2020 at 2:07 pm

Police ask for help finding missing girl, 15, who could be in Brighton

Police are looking for a missing 15-year-old girl who they say could be in Brighton. And yesterday (Monday 27 July) Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding the teenager. The force said: “Sussex Police are searching for missing teenager Nyala James. “At around 4pm on...
Posted On 28 Jul 2020 at 11:30 am

Burglary suspect brought before Brighton court

A man charged with two burglaries in Brighton and Hove has been brought before a court. Kamil Nawrot, 35, was told that he would be kept in prison until he appears before a judge at Lewes Crown Court next month. Sussex Police said: “A man has been charged with two counts of...
Posted On 28 Jul 2020 at 11:12 am

The Human League ‘Dare 40’ UK tour coming to Brighton

Celebrating forty years since the release of ‘DARE’, The Human League will be performing this classic album in its entirety, as well as other hits from their extensive back catalogue, across arenas and theatres in the UK throughout December 2021. They will be performing at the...
Posted On 27 Jul 2020 at 9:49 pm

Tributes paid to Brighton and Hove community champion

Tributes have been paid to a community champion who helped give a voice to generations of people from some of the poorer parts of Brighton and Hove. Barry Hulyer died last weekend, having just turned 66. Mr Hulyer was a leading figure in the Hangleton and Knoll Project for 20...
Posted On 27 Jul 2020 at 9:11 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sign Adam Lallana from Liverpool

Brighton and Hove Albion have made one of their most significant signings for years after capturing Adam Lallana on a three-year deal. The 32-year-old midfielder has won the UEFA Champions League, FIFA World Club Championship and European Super Cup with Liverpool and holds 34...
Posted On 27 Jul 2020 at 8:01 pm

Sussex Police unable to account fully for racial disparity in coronavirus lockdown fines

Black people were much more likely to be fined by Sussex Police for breaking the coronavirus lockdown rules than white people. The disparity was one of the widest in the country, according to figures from the Government Statistical Service published today (Monday 27 July). The...
Posted On 27 Jul 2020 at 7:55 pm