Police appeal for help tracing Korrel Kennedy after violent attack in Brighton

Sussex Police have issued a public appeal for help finding a local man, Korrel Kennedy, after a woman was attacked in Brighton. Kennedy, 28, formerly of Brunswick Place, Hove, and Gladstone Place, Brighton, was “present at the time” the violent assault took place, the force said....
Posted On 18 Aug 2021 at 6:43 pm

Police speak out after Hove man jailed for life-changing attack

A Sussex Police detective said that an assault which left a man with life-changing injuries was “a callous, unprovoked attack”. Detective Constable James Botting spoke out after Aftab Miah, 37, of Sherbourne Close, Hangleton, was jailed for 21 months for assaulting Kit Bruce in...
Posted On 18 Aug 2021 at 6:25 pm

Recycling scheme starts for facemasks, gloves and old covid tests

A recycling scheme has started for facemasks, gloves and other personal protective equipment (PPE) as well as old covid tests. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “An innovative scheme to collect and recycle facemasks, gloves and other PPE has been launched in Brighton and Hove....
Posted On 18 Aug 2021 at 5:34 pm

Public Service Broadcasting set to play Brighton Dome concert

Public Service Broadcasting will be releasing their brand new album ‘Bright Magic’ on 24th September 2021. You can pre-order it HERE, including the gatefold limited orange/black marbled vinyl LP edition. Watch the video for their latest single ‘People, Let’s Dance’ (ft. EERA)...
Posted On 18 Aug 2021 at 3:17 pm

Knifeman arrested in Queen’s Road

Police have safely detained a man following an incident in Queen’s Road, Brighton, this morning. It follows a report of a man in distress and in possession of a knife – which was recovered by officers – about 11.36am. A 35-year-old man from Brighton was arrested on suspicion of...
Posted On 18 Aug 2021 at 2:18 pm

New £90m plans for extended Hove Gardens scheme go on show

Detailed designs for a newly enlarged £90 million Hove Gardens scheme are due to go on show this afternoon (Wednesday 18 August). Watkin Jones, the developer, will be sharing its plans from 4pm to 8pm today at Ralli Hall, in Denmark Villas, Hove. The company aims to put up 300...
Posted On 18 Aug 2021 at 2:04 pm

Brighton commuters brace for biggest rail fare rise in a decade

Brighton and Hove’s train passengers could be hit by the largest fares rise in a decade. Increases are usually linked to the previous July’s Retail Prices Index (RPI) measure of inflation, which was confirmed as 3.8% for July 2021 by the Office for National Statistics on...
Posted On 18 Aug 2021 at 12:43 pm

Security camera catches man burgling Hove shop

Security cameras caught a burglar on camera as he stole from a shop in Hove – now police want to catch him so that he can face justice. Sussex Police published pictures recorded by the closed-circuit television cameras at Organic Corner, in Church Road, Hove, just yards away from...
Posted On 18 Aug 2021 at 12:10 pm

Man jailed for homophobic attack in Brighton

A man has been jailed for a homophobic attack in Brighton which left the victim unconscious in the street. Aaron Rhoods, 25, was jailed for five years by Judge Stephen Mooney at Lewes Crown Court last Wednesday (11 August). Rhoods, of Waterden Road, Guildford, had been found...
Posted On 18 Aug 2021 at 9:31 am

After a testing year, our young people deserve a brighter future

In what has been another hugely challenging year for Brighton and Hove’s young people, their families and teachers, I want to celebrate the incredible achievements of students in our city receiving their results. The impact of the covid-19 pandemic on young people, families and...
Posted On 18 Aug 2021 at 8:16 am