Wanted Brighton man arrested

A wanted man from Brighton has been arrested, Sussex Police said. The force said: “A man wanted in connection with a robbery and two residential burglaries in Brighton has been arrested. “Daniel Meehan, 27, was detained by officers from the Brighton Tactical Enforcement Unit on...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020 at 12:59 pm

Report promised on Old Shoreham Road cycle lane

People concerned about the future of a new cycle lane will have to wait a few more weeks before councillors take a more in-depth look into its future. The controversial lane between Hove Park and the Portslade border along the Old Shoreham Road was put in place in May after...

Brighton seafront road to remain closed despite 10,000-signature petition

The closure of Madeira Drive has hit traders, leaving them unable to pay their rent, decimated parking revenues and marginalised disabled people and their families. The move has also thrown the future of much-loved historic events into doubt, put jobs and livelihoods at risk and...

Flash floods close two key motorways for Brighton and Hove commuters returning home

Flash floods have led to the closure of two motorways this afternoon (Thursday 13 August) affecting thousands of commuters driving home to Brighton and Hove. Sections of the M23 and M25 have been shut while in some places traffic is down to just on lane. Highways England warned...
Posted On 13 Aug 2020 at 6:33 pm

Two Brighton men who died at sea named by police

The two men who died at sea earlier this week were from Brighton and have been formally identified. They were Matthew Stoneley, 46, and 51=year-old Harry Garrood, Sussex Police said. The force said: “Police have released the identity of the two men who were sadly found dead in...
Posted On 13 Aug 2020 at 6:02 pm

Brighton teen embarks on six-month cricket tour of Australia

A teenager from Brighton is to spend six months on a cricket tour of Australia having completed his sixth form studies. The Brighton Aldridge Community Academy said: “BACA College student Steve Harman is celebrating his results today with plans to play cricket in Australia before...
Posted On 13 Aug 2020 at 4:45 pm

Brighton and Hove’s A level results improve despite coronavirus lockdown and grading uncertainties

A level results have improved in Brighton and Hove despite the coronavirus and the uncertainty around how final grades were awarded. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Provisional results across Brighton and Hove show good A level performance city-wide, maintaining year on...
Posted On 13 Aug 2020 at 3:54 pm

Police charge man who was tasered on Palace Pier in Brighton

The man who was tasered by police on the Palace Pier in Brighton yesterday has been charged and bailed to appear before magistrates. Sussex Police said: “A man has been charged with public order offences after he was arrested in Brighton yesterday (Wednesday 12 August)....
Posted On 13 Aug 2020 at 3:14 pm

BHASVIC principal pays tribute to students on muted A level results day

Students can be proud despite the confusion and uncertainties surrounding the grading of A levels this year, resulting from the coronavirus lockdown, according to William Baldwin, the principal of BHASVIC (Brighton, Hove And Sussex VI Form College). The college said: “Results day...
Posted On 13 Aug 2020 at 10:33 am

Varndean College vows to address injustices marring otherwise impressive A level results

Varndean College has said that it will address injustices in the A level grades awarded to some students whose studies and results have been affected by the coronavirus lockdown. The overall picture, though, was one of success in extraordinary times, with a 98 per cent pass rate...
Posted On 13 Aug 2020 at 9:44 am