Missing teenage girl from Hove returns home

A missing 13-year-old girl from Hove has returned home after police issued a public appeal for help finding her. Sussex Police said yesterday that they were growing concerned for Kylah Dolan who had not been seen since Wednesday morning (16 September). Today (Saturday 19...
Posted On 19 Sep 2020 at 4:27 pm

Time is short to save Patcham’s precious urban fringe

What else does Brighton and Hove offer besides a beautiful seafront? In Patcham and Hollingbury, you will find stunning views of the South Downs, leafy parks and woodland. By 2030, the council plans to build 13,200 more homes in Brighton and Hove – and two idyllic locations in...
Posted On 19 Sep 2020 at 1:05 pm

Police grown concerned for missing girl, 13, from Hove

Police are concerned for a missing 13-year-old girl from Hove. Kylah Dolan has not been since she left school on Wednesday, according to Sussex Police. The force said yesterday evening (Friday 18 September): “Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of teenager...
Posted On 19 Sep 2020 at 12:17 am

Brighton’s new homes target ‘set to quadruple’

Brighton and Hove may have to build thousands more houses under government plans to quadruple its target for new homes. According to the Local Government Association (LGA), which represents councils in England and Wales, a new Government algorithm would increase Brighton and...

Special needs teacher forced to shell out £150 for covid test

A teacher at a special needs school ended up paying out £150 for a private covid-19 test after spending hours reloading the government website. Gemma Sharp from Telscombe Cliffs thought she had secured a test for her three-year-old daughter Loki, at the mobile site at Withdean...

New whisky bar coming to North Laine

A specialist whisky shop can open a bar in the North Laine after councillors unanimously agreed planning permission. Covent Garden-based Woolf Sung Limited applied to change the use of the former Trafalgar Wines off licence at the bottom of Trafalgar Street into a shop with a...

Valley Gardens now officially complete

The two year transformation of Valley Gardens is now complete, the council has announced. The rerouting of traffic from St Peter’s Church to the Royal Pavilion started in the summer of 2018, and continued through the lockdown. Although the original vision to create a new...
Posted On 18 Sep 2020 at 4:27 pm

No covid outbreak from first positive test since city’s schools returned

The first group of pupils who were put into self-isolation after a teaching assistant tested positive are all now back at school. Cardinal Newman sent their year seven pupils home in the first week at their new school following the positive test. One more member of staff...
Posted On 18 Sep 2020 at 3:48 pm

Police investigating ‘man with machete’ near Brighton school arrest a man

A man has been arrested by police investigating reports of a man with a machete near a Brighton school yesterday (Thursday 17 September). Sussex Police said this afternoon: “Police investigating reports of a man with a machete outside a school in Brighton have arrested a...
Posted On 18 Sep 2020 at 2:46 pm

Level funfair closed amid virus spike

The funfair on the Level has been asked to close by public health officials who are concerned about a rise in coronavirus cases in the Brighton and Hove. The council announced this morning that Coles Amusements, which runs the fair on the Level every autumn, had agreed to close...
Posted On 18 Sep 2020 at 12:19 pm