Family home in Brighton to become shared house

Councillors have granted planning permission for a family home in Brighton to be turned into a shared house despite having reservations. Two ward councillors – Steph Powell and David Gibson – wrote to planners with concerns about the “creeping” growth in the number of houses in...

Police watchdog to investigate Brighton officer over arrest

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 A Brighton police officer is being investigated for misconduct after footage of an arrest was...
Posted On 06 Aug 2020 at 8:16 pm

Semi-derelict Brighton site to become four-storey block of flats

Plans to build nine flats in Lewes Road, Brighton, have been approved by councillors. Local developer John Blankson wants to demolish an existing three-storey building and replace it with a four-storey block of two-bedroom flats. The plans include a shop, office or café on the...

Man, 54, arrested on suspicion of stalking woman in Hove

A man has been arrested on suspicion of stalking a woman in Hove, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 6 August). The force said: “Police are appealing for information after a woman was followed by a man in Hove. “Officers received report that a man began following a woman in...
Posted On 06 Aug 2020 at 6:22 pm

Tag for Hove pensioner, 77, along with curfew after ‘offensive’ graffiti spree

A 77-year-old man who tagged dozens of buildings across Hove with “offensive” graffiti must wear a tag and obey a curfew after being sentenced by a crown court judge. Bahman Khorsandian, of Hogarth Road, Hove, admitted scrawling phrases such as “Death to Islam” and “Curse on...
Posted On 06 Aug 2020 at 6:12 pm

King Alfred sets date for reopening

The King Alfred has set the date for the reopening of the leisure centre and swimming pool. The operator, Freedom Leisure, said that the doors would reopen to the leisure centre on Saturday 15 August. And two days later – on Monday 17 August – the swimming pool will also be back...
Posted On 06 Aug 2020 at 12:01 am