Tributes paid to Hove kayaker

Tributes have been paid by family and friends after the body of a man was found washed ashore in Hove early yesterday (Tuesday 4 August). The body is believed to be Andrea Lauro, 36, who was the subject of an all-day search on Sunday after a kayak and paddle were found on the...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020 at 7:37 pm

Two men charged with Hove shop burglary

Two men have been charged with burglary after a break in at the Currys PC World shop in Hove. Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 5 August): “Two men have been arrested and charged with burglary after a break in at the Currys PC World store in Hove on Monday (3 August). “Police...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020 at 6:46 pm

Flats planned on former church site

Neighbours have objected to plans to demolish a former 1950s church to make way for flats. The Meeting House in Park Close, Coldean, was originally used as a Mormon meeting house but has been used as a home since 1993. The application says it is now run down and has been sold to...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020 at 12:31 pm

Woman threatened at knifepoint by two men in Brighton park

A woman has reported being threatened at knifepoint by two men in a Brighton park, Sussex Police said. A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of kidnap and released on police bail. The force said: “Police appealing for witnesses after a woman reported being threatened...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020 at 1:09 am

Boy has facial surgery after suffering serious injuries in attack in Hove

A 16-year-old boy needed lengthy emergency surgery after being attacked with a bottle in the street in Hove. Another 16-year-old boy has been charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent and brought before a court. Sussex Police said: “Police investigating...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020 at 12:56 am

Co-op faces opposition to Brighton drinks licence application

A new Co-op store faces opposition to its application for an alcohol licence. Co-operative Group Food Limited wants to be allowed to sell drink from 6am to 11pm daily at its new site, the former Maplin shop at 65-67 London Road, Brighton. But there are already 15 objections to...