Police looking for A23 crash driver

Police are trying to trace the driver of a car that crashed into a lorry on the A23 just north of Brighton. Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding the man who was at the wheel of black BMW 6 series saloon earlier today (Thursday 19 November). The crash happened...
Posted On 19 Nov 2020 at 11:03 pm

Housing chiefs given £1m homeless challenge

Housing chiefs in Brighton and Hove have been set a £1 million homeless challenge by the government. They need to help 41 homeless people switch from emergency or temporary housing to “move on” housing or somewhere more permanent by the end of the year – or lose the seven-figure...

Doors open once more for a ‘covid-safe’ Artists Open House Winter Festival.

City artists and crafts people are once again exhibiting work as part of the Artists Open Houses Winter Festival. Despite this year’s lockdown restrictions, the event is going ahead in a format adapted for our current circumstances. Artists from across the city will exhibit...
Posted On 19 Nov 2020 at 8:53 pm

Three homeless people from Brighton die after move to Eastbourne

Three homeless people from Brighton and Hove are reported to have died after moving to Eastbourne, councillors were told yesterday (Wednesday 18 November). Two were believed to have died from a drugs overdose and one of the deaths is a suspected suicide. The deaths came to light...

Brighton murderers jailed for life

Two men who murdered a young father-to-be in broad daylight have been jailed for life. Bobby Smith, 22, stabbed Muhammed Jassey in the chest during an unprovoked attack in Whitehawk Road in April, accompanied by Daryl Richardson, 26. Mr Jassey, 26, had only recently learnt his...
Posted On 19 Nov 2020 at 12:11 pm

Tensions between neighbours of Hove dogtrack and protesters bubble over

Both protesters and neighbours of Hove Dog Track have felt the long arm of the law as tensions over a weekly demonstration outside the track continue. The Close Hove Dog Track campaign has been protesting outside the Brighton and Hove greyhound stadium in Nevill Road, Hove, for...
Posted On 19 Nov 2020 at 10:45 am