Sussex students self-isolating after handful of positive cases

A small number of students at the University of Sussex have had positive coronavirus tests, it emerged tonight. Students and staff at the Brighton based university were informed of the cases this evening. All those who tested positive and their housemates are now self-isolating....
Posted On 28 Sep 2020 at 8:38 pm

From the Brighton Railway Disaster to a mass burial pit

Book review – Legends of Lamplit Lewes by Jane Hasler and Nick Cole Why is a book set in Lewes being reviewed on Brighton and Hove News? Please bear with me while I explain. Jane Hasler is a former Brighton resident, while sadly co-author Nick Cole passed away before this book...
Posted On 28 Sep 2020 at 5:54 pm

Police object to 3am Subway opening plans

The Subway in Lewes Road could open as late as 3am if the owners get a late-night licence. Owner of the sandwich franchise Nikita Bhairi wants to open until 3am on Friday and Saturday and until 2am Sunday to Thursday. But although she isn’t looking to sell alcohol, the...

Young woman hit by car

A young woman has been left with head injuries after being hit by a car. Carden Avenue was closed by police after the collision which happened shortly before 2pm this afternoon. The woman was hit between Carden Avenue Primary School and the Long Man pub. The woman was later taken...
Posted On 28 Sep 2020 at 4:37 pm

Brighton murder trial defendant says he was responsible for causing death of Abdul Deghayes

The man charged with murdering Abdul Deghayes in Brighton told a jury this morning: “I accept that it was my responsibility for causing his death.” Daniel Macleod, 37, said: “Throughout that whole incident I never saw any blood although I’ve seen the pictures showing how awful...
Posted On 28 Sep 2020 at 12:22 pm

Missing Brighton teenage girl found

A teenage girl who went missing from her Brighton home was found just hours after Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help tracing her. The force put out a public appeal on Friday (25 September) and this morning (Monday 28 September) it said that she was found later the same...
Posted On 28 Sep 2020 at 10:06 am

Conservatives welcome Green u-turn on Madeira Drive

The Greens want a partial reopening of Madeira Drive along virtually identical lines to the Conservative proposal tabled at a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council on Thursday 13 August. But when the almost identical proposal was discussed at the meeting of the full council...
Posted On 28 Sep 2020 at 9:52 am