Police appeal for help finding woman missing from Hove hospital

A woman has been reported from Mill View Hospital in Hove this evening (Wednesday 19 August). Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding the patient, Francesca Pirrone. The force said: “Police are searching for Francesca Pirrone, who is missing from Hove. “The...
Posted On 19 Aug 2020 at 10:31 pm

Drugs charge for Brighton taxi passenger picked up by police

A suspected cocaine dealer was due in court today after being picked up in Brighton earlier this week. Sussex Police said: “A man has been charged after proactive policing work led to a large quantity of cash and drugs being discovered. “Officers from the Brighton Tactical...
Posted On 19 Aug 2020 at 6:37 pm

Greater Brighton Met awarded £1.2m to upgrade teaching facilities

The Greater Brighton Metropolitan College will be given almost £1.2 million to spend improving its teaching and learning areas. The GB Met – formerly City College – received a letter from the government today (Wednesday 19 August) with basic details of the award. Some of the...
Posted On 19 Aug 2020 at 6:14 pm

Wanted Brighton man charged with arson

A wanted man from Brighton who was arrested last week has been charged with arson, burglary and fraud. Sussex Police said that he was tracked down by the new Tactical Enforcement Unit which the force set up in Brighton last December. Meehan, 27, of Thornsdale, Albion Hill,...
Posted On 19 Aug 2020 at 5:34 pm

Hove joyrider warned he faces jail

A Hove joyrider was told today that he could be jailed after a high-speed chase that ended with a police car being damaged in Hangleton last month. Trevor Howley, 40, was pursued up Mill Road, down King George VI Avenue, known locally as Snakey Hill, and along Goldstone Crescent....
Posted On 19 Aug 2020 at 4:19 pm