Fire crews tackle blaze near Brighton coronavirus test centre

Fire crews from Brighton and Hove were called to tackle a blaze in East Brighton this evening (Friday 27 November). The fire was at East Brighton Golf Club close to the coronavirus testing centre. Shrubs and overgrowth were well alight but the test centre was not damaged by the...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 8:34 pm

Cowardly bullies film attack on boy, 12, before sharing it on Instagram

Two bullies picked on a boy much smaller than them, filmed their attack and then posted it on social media. Sussex Police issued an appeal today (Friday 27 November) for help tracing the cowards who targeted a 12-year-old. The force said: “Police are asking the public to help...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 5:09 pm

Brighton girl, 12, goes missing

UPDATE Hope Stokes has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said. A 12-year-old girl from Brighton has been reported missing today (Friday 27 November). Sussex Police this afternoon issued an urgent appeal for help finding her. The force said: “Police are urgently searching...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 4:38 pm

Man guilty of keying Portslade cars

A man who keyed and damaged cars in Portslade shouted abuse at a builder who filmed him, a court heard today. Shouidur Rahman, 33, was caught on camera by Christopher Stokes as he attacked Kathleen Dent and James Pearce’s cars in Vale Road at 12.45pm on 22 February this...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 4:16 pm

Suspected Patcham flasher arrested

A man suspected of flashing in Brighton has been arrested by the police. This morning (Friday 27 November) Sussex Police said that the arrest followed an incident in Graham Avenue, Patcham, earlier this week. The force said: “Police investigating a report of a man exposing...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 12:40 pm

Hove secondary starts search for next principal

A Hove secondary school has restarted its search for a new principal after putting the process on hold during the first coronavirus lockdown. The governors of Cardinal Newman Catholic School had hoped to appoint a new principal in March. Instead, the governors announced that...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 11:28 am

Covid test sites for asymptomatic students open on Monday

New testing sites for asymptomatic students using kits which can deliver results within an hour will open on Monday. Students at both universities will be able to get tested ahead of their return home for Christmas to make sure they are not bringing the virus back with them. A...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 10:51 am

Palmeira Square taped off after man collapses and dies

Part of Palmeira Square was taped off last night after a man collapsed and died. Several ambulances and police cars rushed to the scene, and a cordon was put up, prompting local rumours that an attack had taken place. But police said it was a medical incident, and there were no...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 10:03 am

Have your say about the council – you could even win a prize

One of the most positive aspects I noticed about lockdown the first time around was how active and engaged people were getting with how their city is run and how decisions are made. I’m a big believer in participatory democracy. I want people to be as involved as possible in the...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 12:21 am

Brighton state school ranked among cricket elite for second year running

A Brighton state school has been ranked among the cricketing elite for the second year in a row. The Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) is one of the top 100 senior schools for cricket alongside the likes of Eton, Harrow and Winchester, three of Britain’s leading public...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 12:06 am
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