Queen honours people in Brighton and Hove for making a difference

Several people from Brighton and Hove have been honoured in the belated Queen’s Birthday Honours List for making a difference, especially during the coronavirus crisis. They include Gail Davey, from Hove, a professor of global health epidemiology at Brighton and Sussex Medical...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020 at 10:30 pm

Drug dealer found guilty of murdering Abdul Deghayes in Brighton

A drug dealer has been found guilty of murdering Abdul Deghayes in Brighton after stabbing him eight times in a fight. Daniel Macleod said that he had acted in self-defence but a jury at Southwark Crown Court returned a guilty verdict this afternoon (Friday 9 October). The jury...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020 at 3:23 pm

Brighton PC arrested over theft of drugs from evidence store

A policeman is being investigated for stealing drugs from police evidence stores. The young constable was arrested in April and has been suspended from duty since then. It’s not known which drugs are alleged to have been taken, but they are class C, which includes diazepam,...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020 at 1:25 pm

Missing Brighton boy found safe and well

A missing boy from Brighton has been found safe and well, police said today (Friday 9 October). Sussex Police said: “Cameron Boxall, 17, who was missing from Brighton, was found safe and well in Lancing on Thursday (8 October).” He was found shortly after the force issued a...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020 at 1:23 pm

Let’s get on with it – councillors give their verdict on plans to restore Madeira Terraces

Plans to restore at least 30 Victorian arches on Brighton seafront have taken a step forward as councillors enthusiastically agreed to push ahead with the project. Progress on the Madeira Terraces revamp – dubbed MT30 by the council – will mostly be behind the scenes until...

Missing Peacehaven boy found in Brighton

A missing 15-year-old boy from Peacehaven has been found in Brighton, Sussex Police said this morning (Friday 9 October). The force said: “Harvey Stone, who had been reported missing from Peacehaven on Wednesday (7 October), has been found. “The 15-year-old boy was located by...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020 at 12:58 pm

Councillors turn down Brighton nursery’s lease request

A popular children’s nursery has been left looking for a new home – or may even have to close – after councillors turned down a request by the owner for a 25-year lease. The Gingerbread Nursery, in Saltdean Park, currently has a 15-year lease until 2032 and planning permission...

Man taken to hospital in serious condition after suspected binstore arson

An arson investigation has been launched after a man was taken to hospital in serious condition with smoke inhalation from a binstore blaze. Emergency services were called to the Richmond Heights block of flats in John Street, Brighton, shortly after 10pm last night. The man is...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020 at 10:49 am

Hove man sentenced for having stun gun

A man from Hangleton has been sentenced for having a stun gun and sending electronically a grossly offensive or menacing message. Jack Clementson, also known as Jack Chadwick, 32, of Amberley Close, Hove, initially appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court. He pleaded guilty to...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020 at 9:29 am

Three 120mph joyriders from Hove given prison reprieve

Three joyriders from Hangleton who led the police on a high-speed chase were spared an immediate prison sentence by a crown court judge. Trevor Howley, 40, who was at the wheel, had been warned that he faced jail after the chase that left a police car damaged. Howley, of no fixed...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020 at 8:52 am
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