Brighton man charged with the murder of Billy Henham

A Brighton man has been charged with the murder of 24-year-old Billy Henham, Sussex Police said this evening (Tuesday 22 June). Dushane Meikle, 27, of North Street, Brighton, and formerly of Amberley Drive, Hove, is the fourth man to be charged with murdering Mr Henham, who came...
Posted On 22 Jun 2021 at 10:01 pm

Moulsecoomb Primary School looks likely to leave council’s family of schools with six-figure deficit

Moulsecoomb Primary looks likely to become an academy before the start of the next school year, a senior official said yesterday (Monday 21 June). Richard Barker, the head of schools organisation at Brighton and Hove City Council, also said that the council would be saddled with...

Council urged to tackle fly-posters, stickers and graffiti

A councillor called for a crackdown on fly-posting, stickers and graffiti on the seafront at a meeting this afternoon (Tuesday 22 June). Conservative councillor Robert Nemeth said that he was “primarily concerned with the state of Hove seafront but my comments could just as...
Posted On 22 Jun 2021 at 7:50 pm

Waterlogged pitch sinks another Sussex Sharks match

Sussex Sharks suffered a third successive washout in the Vitality Blast when their South Group game against Glamorgan at Hove was abandoned 90 minutes before the scheduled 7pm start. Heavy rain for much of the previous 36 hours had left the outfield saturated and umpires Paul...

Police appeal for help to find missing man last seen in Brighton

Police have issued a public appeal for help to find a missing man who was last seen in Brighton at the weekend. Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 22 June) that Grant Bronger, 29, was seen in the Kemp Town area on Sunday night. The force said: “Police are concerned for the welfare...
Posted On 22 Jun 2021 at 7:16 pm

Coronavirus cases soar in Brighton and Hove – mainly among 15 to 29-year-olds

The number of new coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove has continued to soar but mainly among 15 to 29-year-olds. The number of new cases in Brighton and Hove in the seven days to Friday 18 June stood at 335 compared with 217 in the seven days to Friday 11 June. The rate rose...
Posted On 22 Jun 2021 at 3:12 pm

Suspected wheelclamper was aggressive and intimidating, officer tells panel

A man arrested on suspicion of illegally wheelclamping a car was aggressive and intimidating, a police disciplinary panel heard today. James Breeds is accused of gross misconduct for using force to enter Alexander Hamilton’s offices to retrieve a note left on the car, by...
Posted On 22 Jun 2021 at 2:36 pm

‘Let’s Get Together Again’ for one final evening of Glam Rock

After a sold-out show in Sussex in early 2020, John Rossall brings The Glitter Band back for one final time to the Lewes Con Club as part of his farewell tour, courtesy of Black Rabbit Productions and TLF Presents. The legendary Glitter Band founder John Rossall and his...
Posted On 22 Jun 2021 at 1:44 pm

Hove school raises funds for outdoor classroom

The parents and supporters of children at a Hove school are fundraising to pay for and kit out a new £12,000 outdoor classroom and garden space. West Hove Infant School, in School Road, Hove, has taken delivery of a 20ft x 10ft insulated log cabin but fundraising is still under...
Posted On 22 Jun 2021 at 1:18 pm

Cat killer caught on CCTV installed by previous victim’s owner, court hears

A Brighton man accused of stabbing 16 cats was caught on CCTV installed by the owner of one of his previous victims, a court heard today. Steve Bouquet, 54, who worked as a security guard at Churchill Square, was filmed stabbing a cat called Hendrix on May 31, 2019 by a camera...
Posted On 22 Jun 2021 at 12:51 pm
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