Protesters gather outside police HQ over fatal crash

A crowd of protesters has marched on Sussex Police headquarters in Lewes after 27-year-old Arthur Hölscher-Ermert died when he was hit by a police car a week ago. Mr Hölscher-Ermert died at the scene after the crash on the A259 South Coast Road, in Peacehaven, late last Saturday...
Posted On 07 May 2022 at 3:03 pm

Allotments with raised beds set aside for wheelchair users

A number of allotment plots have been redesigned for wheelchair users and people with mobility problems. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Our accessible friendly allotments have been designed and created specifically for wheelchair users and those with mobility issues, who...
Posted On 07 May 2022 at 2:48 pm

The ‘Kindred Spirits’ of Larkin Poe finally play Brighton gig

LARKIN POE + RYAN McMULLAN – CHALK, BRIGHTON 6.5.22 Larkin Poe finally got to play the much-delayed Brighton concert (at Chalk) and UK tour. Postponed several times, as it was originally to promote their ‘Self Made Man’ album released in 2020. Their joy at being able to...
Posted On 07 May 2022 at 2:11 pm

Why our would-be mayor was cancelled

Dawn Barnett has been cancelled as mayor. A working class woman of 80, who has worked hard all her life and, since election as a Conservative councillor, has represented her constituents faithfully and well, has been rejected by her Green and Labour colleagues. Against all...
Posted On 07 May 2022 at 12:19 pm

Despite the challenges facing us all, we’ve enjoyed a week marked by election success

The big – and outstanding – news for Labour this week has, of course, been the local elections. Although our city-wide vote isn’t until next year, we did have one by-election caused by the sudden departure of Conservative Joe Miller from Rottingdean Coastal ward. Like most of my...
Posted On 07 May 2022 at 12:05 am

Police watchdog starts reviewing video and meets family of man killed in A259 crash

A national watchdog has started to review video footage after a man was killed when he was hit by a police car on the A259 coast road. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) also spoke with the family of the man who died, 27-year-old Arthur Hölscher-Ermert. The IOPC...
Posted On 07 May 2022 at 12:01 am
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