Body found in Hove is second death linked to same flat

A body was found in a flat in Hove this morning (Friday 4 September). The death is the second to be linked to the same flat in the West Blatchington area of Hangleton, in less than five months. Neighbours, in Downland Drive, said that they suspected that the deaths were both...
Posted On 04 Sep 2020 at 10:15 pm

Two classes must self-isolate as Hove school staff member contracts coronavirus

Dozens of children at a Hove school have been told to self-isolate for 14 days after a member of staff tested positive for the coronavirus. Two year 7 classes will spend the next fortnight in quarantine along with a number of staff at Cardinal Newman Catholic School in Hove....
Posted On 04 Sep 2020 at 6:54 pm

Security camera films man scratching cars in Portslade – with video

A man suspected of scratching cars in Portslade was captured on camera, prompting a public appeal by police for help identifying him. Sussex Police said today: “Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to interview about a recent series of damage to parked cars in the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2020 at 6:30 pm

Wanted Brighton man hands himself in to police

A wanted man has handed himself in to police in Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Friday 4 September). The force said: “A man who was wanted by police in Brighton has handed himself in. “Ashley Volk, 28, was sought in connection with a report of stalking and harassment. “He was...

Dozens of new council homes to be competed in Brighton and Hove within months

Sixty-four new council homes are on track for completion in Brighton and Hove by the end of this year. The figure appears in a draft housing performance report going before the four Brighton and Hove City Council housing panels, made up of residents’ representatives and...

Brighton band DITZ announce co-headline UK tour

Hotly-tipped Brighton noise-rock band DITZ are pleased to announce that they will be heading out on tour with fellow Alcopop! Records labelmates FALSE ADVERTISING. They will be joining forces for a Jan/Feb 2021 run of UK co-headline tour dates early next year to celebrate the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2020 at 12:36 pm

Erasure announce Brighton concert

Erasure (Andy Bell and Vince Clarke) celebrate the release of their eighteenth studio album, ‘The Neon’, (which went crashing into the official UK Album Chart at No.4) with the announcement of the first leg of their eagerly anticipated dates. October 2021 will see Erasure bri...
Posted On 04 Sep 2020 at 10:31 am

Hove roof terrace approved along with measures to protect historic flint wall

Councillors approved plans for a roof terrace while putting in place conditions to protect a historic wall. Conservationists and residents raised their concerns about the bungaroosh wall between George Street and Ventnor Villas in Hove. They spoke out after plans were submitted...

We should welcome the vulnerable children arriving on our shores

Children have been in the news a lot recently. Covid-19 has made me think hard about the importance of family, safety and health – and despite a difficult six months, I know that my family are among the lucky ones. So, when I saw the pictures of people crowded into inflatable...
Posted On 04 Sep 2020 at 12:05 am