Brighton police offer reward for wanted assault suspect

Police in Brighton are looking for a man suspected of assault, affray and behaving in a controlling and coercive way. Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 4 August) that a £500 reward was on offer for anyone providing information leading to his arrest. The force said: “Police are...
Posted On 04 Aug 2021 at 9:48 pm

Travellers pitch up in grounds of listed Brighton mansion

Travellers have set up camp in the grounds of a grade II* listed 18th century mansion on the edge of Brighton. About 15 caravans were reported to have pitched up at Patcham Place, in London Road, Brighton, close to where the A23 passes under the A27 Brighton bypass. The buildi...
Posted On 04 Aug 2021 at 9:40 pm

Police appeal for help finding missing girl, 16, from Brighton

Police have issued a public appeal for help to find a missing 16-year-old girl from Brighton. Sussex Police asked for help to locate Emily Batt, 16, this afternoon (Wednesday 4 August). The force said: “Police are looking for Emily Batt, 16, who has been reported missing from...
Posted On 04 Aug 2021 at 9:24 pm

Hove hospital wins permission for four-storey extension

A hospital in Hove was granted planning permission to build a four-storey extension this afternoon (Wednesday 4 August). The Montefiore Hospital, in Montefiore Road, Hove, plans to add 11 bedrooms for in-patients and 11 more day patients. The private hospital is owned by Spire...

Mills signs on for two more seasons with Sussex

Fast bowler Tymal Mills is staying at Hove for two more years after extending his T20 contract with Sussex, the club said today (Wednesday 4 August). The club said: “Since joining the club in 2015, the left-arm fast bowler has played 60 T20 matches for Sussex. “The 28-year-old’s...
Posted On 04 Aug 2021 at 7:15 pm

Fontaines D.C. CHALK off another Brighton gig

FONTAINES D.C. – CHALK, BRIGHTON 3.8.21 Tonight, it finally happened! Fontaines D.C. got to play tunes from their second album, ‘A Hero’s Death’, at a local launch gig here in Brighton at CHALK courtesy of Resident music and One Inch Badge. Brighton is clearly one of their...
Posted On 04 Aug 2021 at 6:52 pm

Health chiefs seek ‘community ambassadors’ from ethnic backgrounds

NHS chiefs are looking to recruit 10 volunteers to be “community ambassadors for diverse ethnic communities” and help change future health and social care services. The Sussex Health and Care Partnership, made up of councils and NHS trusts, said: “People from diverse ethnic...
Posted On 04 Aug 2021 at 5:22 pm

50 abandoned bikes donated to Brighton cycle workshops

Southern Railway has donated over 50 bikes abandoned on their network to two community cycle workshops in Brighton. Brighton Bike Hub, based just off Lewes Road, and Cranks, in Kemp Town, are not-for-profit workshops which aim to promote and provide affordable cycling. They...
Posted On 04 Aug 2021 at 2:40 pm

50 elm trees felled in Coldean Woods

Temporary traffic lights are being put in place on Coldean Lane this week as 50 trees are felled following the discovery of a large outbreak of elm disease. Work started on removing the elms in Coldean Wood today, and is expected to take between three and five days. The trees are...
Posted On 04 Aug 2021 at 2:28 pm

Hove roofer banned for drink driving

A roofer from Hove has been banned from the road after being caught drink riving on the A23 last month. Curtis Seaward, 28, of Lorna Road, Hove, was also landed with a four-figure bill after being ordered to pay a total of £1,361, including a fine and costs. He was arrested on...
Posted On 04 Aug 2021 at 1:43 pm
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