Covid patient warns of ‘violent’ disease from hospital bed

A Brighton woman who is sick with covid for the second time has asked people to respect the lockdown as she battles the “violent” disease from her hospital bed. Liz Allen posted a video for friends from her bed in the Royal Sussex County Hospital’s infectious...
Posted On 03 Nov 2020 at 8:47 pm

Youth service finances in limbo

Financial pressures and funding delays have left proposals for a central youth hub for Brighton and Hove in limbo. Brighton and Hove City Council’s corporate plan for 2020-23 includes a commitment to deliver “high-quality youth services.” However, delays in...

‘Lessons must be learned’ after home to school transport fiasco

Failings in the home to school transport service for hundreds of the most vulnerable children in Brighton and Hove show that lessons must be learned, according to an official report. The report said that changes to the school transport arrangements for children with special...

Wanted man from Hove arrested and charged

A wanted man from Hove has been arrested and charged, Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 3 November). Ryan McLean, 37, of Moyne Close, Hangleton, and formerly of Monarch’s View, Portslade, was due to appear in court in Brighton earlier. He was arrested just over a week after...
Posted On 03 Nov 2020 at 6:59 pm

Voyeur filmed young women in their own home

A voyeur whose flat overlooked the home of two young women filmed them walking around unclothed, a court heard today. Alan Mulholland, 54, was caught when police raided his Hove flat after his IP address had been flagged up during an investigation into child porn. As well as...
Posted On 03 Nov 2020 at 3:56 pm

Buddhist monk jailed over historic sex attacks on three-year-old girl

A Buddhist meditation master has been jailed for eight years for sexually abusing a three-year-old girl whose parents had asked him to babysit. Koji Takeuchi, now 80, of Trent Lane, North Clifton near Newark, Notts, was sentenced at Hove Crown Court on Friday 30 October, after...
Posted On 03 Nov 2020 at 3:12 pm

Crimestoppers offers £5k reward to find suspected Brighton knifeman

The charity Crimestoppers has offered a £5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a “dangerous” man wanted for questioning about threats made at knifepoint in Brighton. It said: “The independent charity Crimestoppers has launched an appeal for anonymous information...
Posted On 03 Nov 2020 at 2:13 pm