Police seize 20 bags of cocaine from driver stopped in Brighton

Police seized 20 bags of cocaine from a driver who was stopped in Brighton on Saturday, Sussex Police said today (Monday 8 February). The driver was one of five people to be arrested at the weekend as part of a crackdown on knife crime and violence, the force said. And they were...
Posted On 08 Feb 2021 at 7:06 pm

Skin cancer rates soar – especially in men – Brighton study finds

Skin cancer rates have soared over the past 40 years, especially in men, according to a new study led by a Brighton expert. Rates have risen more than 550 per cent in men and 250 per cent in women since the early 1980s in England, the study found. Brighton and Sussex Medical...
Posted On 08 Feb 2021 at 5:11 pm

Police seek help finding missing boy, 15, from Peacehaven

Police have issued a public appeal for help finding a missing 15-year-old boy from Peacehaven. Harvey Stone, who has links to Brighton, has not been seen since 6.30pm on Saturday evening (6 February). Sussex Police said today (Monday 8 February): “Police are searching for Harvey...
Posted On 08 Feb 2021 at 2:34 pm

Brighton estate agent buys rival’s property management business

Brighton property specialist PS&B – formerly known as Parson Son and Basley – has bought the management and valuation division of Graves Jenkins. PS&B said that it would be “relaunching it as its sister company under the new brand of GJ Surveying and Management Limited”....
Posted On 08 Feb 2021 at 2:29 pm

Journalist told he faces no charges after Brighton MP questions arrest

A journalist has been told he faces no criminal charges after a Brighton MP questioned the Home Office about the arrest. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, the Labour MP for Brighton Kemptown, was one of a number of MPs to contact ministers in response to the arrest of photojournalist Andy...
Posted On 08 Feb 2021 at 1:49 pm

Missing teenagers found safe

Two missing teenagers were found safe shortly after Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding them. Officers had been concerned for the welfare of Wesley Smith, 15, from Brighton, and 14-year-old Ebony Milton, from Seaford. Those concerns were heightened by the...
Posted On 08 Feb 2021 at 1:14 pm

Green lighting saves cash and carbon at two Brighton and Hove schools

A switch to more energy-efficient lighting is expected to save tens of thousands of pounds and tons of carbon emissions at two Brighton and Hove schools. The Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) and the Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) have replaced old...
Posted On 08 Feb 2021 at 12:27 pm

Brighton and Hove wakes up to another dusting of snow

Brighton and Hove woke up to another dusting of snow this morning (Monday 8 February). The Met Office extended the yellow snow warning covering the east of the country, including Brighton and Hove, to the end of Wednesday (10 February). The official forecaster said: “Some roads...
Posted On 08 Feb 2021 at 9:43 am