Paedophile doctor found guilty of abusing boy, 8, from Hove

A paedophile doctor has been found guilty of sexually abusing an eight-year-old boy from Hove after sedating him. Robert Wells, 69, formerly of Hangleton Road, Hove, was convicted by a jury at Hove Crown Court today (Tuesday 27 July). Wells, who also previously lived at Brighton...
Posted On 27 Jul 2021 at 2:11 pm

Suspected stalker hunted by Brighton police

A suspected stalker is being hunted by police in Brighton and today (Tuesday 27 July) Sussex Police issued a picture of the man they are looking for. The force said: “Police in Brighton want to identify and trace this man, suspected of recent stalking offences against a woman in...
Posted On 27 Jul 2021 at 1:52 pm

‘All The Young Dudes’ were having fun at Absolute Bowie Brighton gig

ABSOLUTE BOWIE – CHALK, BRIGHTON 24.7.21 After two days of solid Punk Rock gigs, it was now time for some Glam Rock in our lives! This evening, Brighton welcomed back Absolute Bowie, (courtesy of Black Rabbit Productions) who are the Winners of the ‘Best Bowie Tribute’ a...
Posted On 27 Jul 2021 at 11:27 am

A night of beautiful chaos in Brighton

WIFE SWAP USA – THE PIPELINE, BRIGHTON, 23.7.21 + MONAKIS – THE ROSSI BAR, BRIGHTON 23.7.21 Post covid lockdown and Brighton town centre has once again become a veritable hive of musical activity. It’s been far too long in coming and many regular local gig goers have...
Posted On 27 Jul 2021 at 8:00 am

Is the covid tide turning in Brighton and Hove?

The number of new coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove has fallen for the first time in weeks. The decrease in the number of new infections comes as the national figure fell for the sixth day in a row. There were still 1,326 new cases of covid-19 in Brighton and Hove in the...
Posted On 27 Jul 2021 at 12:01 am

Racist abuser wanted by police after outburst on Brighton bus

A man suspected of an outpouring of racist abuse on a bus in Brighton is wanted by Sussex Police. The force issued a picture of the suspect today (Monday 26 July) and asked for the public’s help in finding him. Sussex Police said: “Police have released this image of a man sought...
Posted On 26 Jul 2021 at 9:02 pm

Hove bistro faces closure over drugs, fight and covid rule-breaking

Drug-taking, violence and a refusal to provide detectives with legally required information could cost a Hove bar and restaurant its premises licence and force it to close. A man was left with “life-changing injuries”, police said, after a fight which started at Pascal’s Bistro...

Hove business shortlisted for two national awards

A world-leading Hove event industry business has been shortlisted in two categories at a national awards finals. The IMEX Group, based in Ellen Street, Hove, has made the cut for the finals of the Exhibition News Awards which take place on Friday (30 July). The company’s...
Posted On 26 Jul 2021 at 6:55 pm

Pedestrian seriously injured in A259 crash

A male pedestrian is being treated in a Brighton hospital for serious injuries after a crash on the A259 coast road. Sussex Police issued an appeal for witnesses after the crash which happened about 3.45pm today (Monday 26 July). The road was still closed during the evening rush...
Posted On 26 Jul 2021 at 5:37 pm

Brighton school postpones governor election after claims about pre-filled ballot papers

A school cancelled a parent governor election after claims that a candidate’s friend was handing out pre-filled voting forms at the school gates. Parents complained to the executive head teacher at Hertford Infant School and Hertford Junior School after some received ballots that...