Planning inspector to decide Hove flats proposal

A government inspector has been asked to decide a planning application to build a four-storey block of flats and offices in place of a car and van hire business in Hove. Perth Group Holdings, run by local developer John Bacon, wants to put up nine two-bedroom flats at 77 Holland...
Posted On 08 Sep 2020 at 6:22 pm

Firefighters wearing PPE called to medical incident at nursing home

Firefighters wearing protective clothing were called to a medical incident at a Hove nursing home this morning. Residents of Princes Crescent woke up to crews wearing white suits laying stretchers on the pavement opposite Barford Court. The resident who took the photo above said...
Posted On 08 Sep 2020 at 5:40 pm

Second staffer at Hove school tests positive for coronavirus

A second member of staff at a Hove secondary school has tested positive for coronavirus. In a letter sent home to parents of Cardinal Newman pupils this afternoon, head of school Claire Jarman told parents a handful of students have been advised to self isolate. The news comes...
Posted On 08 Sep 2020 at 5:10 pm

Knife-wielding drug dealer murdered Abdul Deghayes in Brighton, court told

A drug dealer murdered 22-year-old Abdul Deghayes in a fight in Brighton, stabbing him eight times, a jury was told today (Tuesday 8 September). Daniel Macleod killed Deghayes in a “short … but vicious attack”, prosecutor Adam Feest told the jury at Southwark Crown Court....
Posted On 08 Sep 2020 at 4:39 pm

Police offer £1,000 reward in hunt for wanted man with Brighton links

Police have offered a £1,000 reward as they hunt for a wanted man with links to Brighton. Sussex Police said that Alex Evans was wanted in connection with an assault outside a night club in Eastbourne. The force said today (Tuesday 8 September): “Detectives are offering a £1,000...
Posted On 08 Sep 2020 at 11:09 am

Man winched to safety after dinghy stranded at Roedean

A man was winched to safety after his dinghy was washed ashore yesterday afternoon. Three men had gone out for a fishing trip in the boat when it was stranded at Roedean at about 2.30pm. Newhaven Coastguard was called out, and sent its Shoreham team and a rescue helicopter. Two...
Posted On 08 Sep 2020 at 10:10 am