Artists support Brighton Dome fundraiser with art prints

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival (BDBF) have released a series of high-quality art prints as part of its #BringBackBrightonDome Crowdfunder campaign. Four art works were selected from an audience survey of Brighton Festival’s back catalogue of posters from the last 54 years....
Posted On 24 Sep 2020 at 12:54 pm

Do you recognise this man?

Police would like to trace this man in connection with a burglary at a property in Brighton earlier this month. A man went into a house in London Road between 3.30pm and 4pm on Wednesday 2 September and made a quick search before leaving. Nothing was stolen. Crime Investigator...
Posted On 24 Sep 2020 at 12:51 pm

Testing difficulties mean city remains on yellow covid alert despite fall in cases

Brighton and Hove is still on yellow alert for covid despite a fall in cases because of the difficulties people have had getting coronavirus tests and results. The number of cases in the week to 17 September was 47 – a fall from the 59 cases in the previous seven-day...
Posted On 24 Sep 2020 at 10:18 am

All right on the Preston front as Albion move into 4th round and Man U at home

Preston North End 0 Brighton and Hove Albion 2 Brighton and Hove Albion will face Manchester United twice in five days at the Amex after dispatching Preston North End en route to the League Cup 4th Round. The Seagulls missed a few opportunities in the first half with Alireza...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020 at 8:54 pm

Three held after Brighton drugs raids based on encrypted message intelligence

Three addresses in Brighton and Portslade were raided as part of a coordinated operation across London, Kent and Sussex last night. Nine people were arrested for a range of offences including conspiracy to supply cocaine and 10 kilos of Class A drugs and £60,000 were seized. The...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020 at 4:26 pm

Neighbours oppose Hove wine bar plans

Neighbours and Sussex Police have voiced their opposition to plans to convert a shop into a wine bar. Owner Stephen Strafford wants to convert the premises at 32 Blatchington Road, Hove, which has previously housed a florist, tattooist, nail bar and care agency office. At a...

Driver’s arm amputated after he crashed while texting behind the wheel

A driver’s arm had to be amputated after he crashed his car into a central reservation while texting behind the wheel. Shocking footage of the moment the car crashed has been released by Sussex Police today as part of its new safe driving campaign, highlighting the...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020 at 3:46 pm

Bike swarm celebrates new cycle lanes

Scores of cyclists rode through Brighton and Hove yesterday to support the city’s new cycle lanes. The Brighton bike swarm, organised by climate campaigners Extinction Rebellion and cycling group Bricycles, saw about a hundred cyclists ride from The Level to the West Pier....
Posted On 23 Sep 2020 at 2:48 pm

Man charged over Brighton firearms incident

A man has been charged over a firearms incident which saw armed police go to three different locations while the helicopter searched overhead. Andrew Fossey, 45, of Upper Lewes Road, Brighton, has been charged with two counts of assaulting two police officers after he was...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020 at 2:09 pm

Parents of new(ish)borns urged to register births

The parents of more than 150 babies born during lockdown who have not yet registered their birth are being urged to make the trip to the town hall. More than 850 babies were born while the register office was closed from 24 March to mid-June during lockdown. Most of these have...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020 at 12:06 pm