Two bodies recovered after empty dinghy found adrift

Two bodies have been recovered – the first from the sea off Hove yesterday (Monday 10 August) – after an empty dinghy was reported adrift off Lancing. The RNLI Shoreham lifeboat said: “Our lifeboats resumed the search early today for a second missing man connected to the...
Posted On 11 Aug 2020 at 8:45 pm

Man arrested on suspicion of strangling woman in Brighton

A man has been arrested on suspicion of strangling a woman in broad daylight in a Brighton street. Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 11 August): “Police are appealing for witnesses of a Brighton assault to come forward. “Officers were called to an altercation where a...
Posted On 11 Aug 2020 at 7:46 pm

Storm warning for drivers

A police chief has issued a storm warning to drivers, with the prospect of slippery roads making journeys more hazardous. Sussex Police said: “After a spell of very hot weather and the likelihood of storm clouds looming on the horizon, roads policing officers in Sussex are...
Posted On 11 Aug 2020 at 7:27 pm

Wimpy rapist jailed for eight years

A man has been jailed for eight years for raping a woman in the Wimpy in Portslade. Sussex Police said today: “A man has been jailed for raping a woman Portslade. “Peraslingam Nanthvavaraman, 40, of Sheppard Way, Portslade, appeared before Lewes Crown Court on Friday...
Posted On 11 Aug 2020 at 3:20 pm

Lorry driver arrested after A27 prison van crash

A lorry driver has been arrested after a crash with a prison van on the A27 yesterday (Monday 10 August). Sussex Police said: “A man has been arrested following a serious collision on the A27 at the Lewes bypass. “At 10.55am on Monday (10 August) police were called to...
Posted On 11 Aug 2020 at 1:39 pm

Zippos Circus moves to Hove Park this week

Zippos Circus returns to Hove tonight (Tuesday 11 August) but in a different location to usual to make it easier for people to keep to the coronavirus social distancing rules. The circus is due to throw open its doors at 7pm in Hove Park rather than on the Hove Lawns where the...
Posted On 11 Aug 2020 at 10:38 am

Fast-track pavement licences to boost café culture in Brighton and Hove

Food and drink businesses in Brighton and Hove are being encouraged to apply for “fast track” pavement licences. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Changes to planning and licensing laws should help the city’s hospitality industry recover from the coronavirus...
Posted On 11 Aug 2020 at 7:11 am