Firefighters put out blaze in Portslade

Fire investigators are due to look into a fire which started in the attic of a house in Warrior Close, Portslade, this evening (Monday 17 August). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 7.19pm, we were called to attend a fire at a residential property in Portslade. “Crews...
Posted On 17 Aug 2020 at 9:52 pm

It’s the perfect time to investigate extending Volk’s Railway

With major public works currently being planned at both ends of the Volk’s Railway line, a golden opportunity has presented itself to investigate extending the world’s oldest electric railway in both directions. Volk’s Electric Railway currently has three stations – Black Rock,...
Posted On 17 Aug 2020 at 6:55 pm

Police appeal for help to find wanted man from Brighton

Police issued a public appeal for help finding a wanted man from Brighton this afternoon (Monday 17 August). Sussex Police said: “Have you seen Ashley Volk? “The 27-year-old man is sought by police in relation to a matter of stalking and harassment. “He is white, approximately...
Posted On 17 Aug 2020 at 6:21 pm

How can our city avert the climate crisis? Residents have the answer

Just last week research placed North Street as the third worst for air pollution in the country. When evidence already tells us air pollution knocks almost three years off average life expectancy, this must be a call to action. The weather events of this year should warn us that...
Posted On 17 Aug 2020 at 5:47 pm

No way to remember them – Brighton’s War Memorial left in ‘disgraceful’ state

The War Memorial in Brighton was in a “disgraceful” state on VJ Day, prompting an angry broadside from the former leader of Brighton and Hove City Council. Mary Mears wrote to fellow councillors and senior officials about “how disgusting and unkempt” the Old Steine memorial and...
Posted On 17 Aug 2020 at 1:38 pm

Police appeal for witnesses to bottle attack in Hove

Sussex Police today issued an appeal for witnesses and information to an attack in Hove when a boy was hit over the head with a bottle. The 16-year-old victim suffered serious facial injuries and needed lengthy surgery after being attacked on the corner of Portland Road and...
Posted On 17 Aug 2020 at 12:12 pm

Missing man from Brighton found safe

A man who was reported missing in Brighton has been found safe. Joseph Sadler, known as Joe, went missing on Thursday (13 August). Sussex Police said this morning (Monday 17 August): “Missing Joseph Saddler from Brighton was found safe in Brighton on Friday evening (14 August).”
Posted On 17 Aug 2020 at 11:08 am

Missing woman from Hove has been found

A missing woman from Hove has been found, Sussex Police said late last night (Sunday 16 August). The force said: “The search for missing Hove woman Lyn Burgess has been called off after she was found. “The 51-year-old had last been seen on Sunday morning (16 August). “She was...
Posted On 17 Aug 2020 at 1:13 am