WWI soldier Lieutenant Singh honoured with poppy wreath at Brighton Station

A poppy wreath has been laid at Brighton Station to honour a soldier who was shot while carrying his comrade to safety. Subedar (Lieutenant) Manta Singh died of his injuries in Brighton after being sent to the Royal Pavilion, which was temporarily used as a hospital for Indian...
Posted On 08 Nov 2021 at 4:16 pm

Rat running campaign revived after girl, 10, knocked over by car

A 10-year-old girl being knocked down by a car has revived a 15-year campaign against rat-running. Nearly 150 people have signed a petition calling for action to stop people using roads in Round Hill as a rat run to avoid the traffic lights at the junction of Ditchling Road and...

Brighton and Hove health watchdog shortlisted for national awards

Healthwatch Brighton and Hove has been shortlisted for two national awards, recognising the watchdog’s team of volunteers and its response to the coronavirus pandemic. The results of the national Healthwatch Network Awards are due to be announced during Healthwatch Week which...
Posted On 08 Nov 2021 at 2:25 pm

Dreadlocked man sought by police

An image of a dreadlocked man has been released by Brighton detectives investigating the assault of a 63-year-old man on Hallowe’en. Officers were called over reports of an altercation in Ship Street, Brighton, at 3.50pm on October 31. The victim, a man aged 63 from...
Posted On 08 Nov 2021 at 1:21 pm

Food vouchers and emergency grants to help with winter finance woes

Councillors were split on how to use more than £2million in government money to support people in need during the winter. Labour and Green councillors disagreed over how much money should go to families in Brighton and Hove to cover food vouchers during the school holidays....