Drug dealer jailed after being caught in Brighton

A drug dealer who was spotted dealing in Brighton has been jailed for more than three years at Hove Crown Court. Thomas Kekurah, 26, a business studies university student, of New Steine, Brighton, was seen dealing in the St James’s Street area of Brighton in February 2020. Robin...
Posted On 15 Aug 2022 at 9:04 pm

Rebellion & R-Fest – Day Two Report

‘VARIOUS ARTISTS’ – WINTER GARDENS, BLACKPOOL & PROMENADE, BLACKPOOL 5.8.22 The Rebellion Festival is the biggest punk rock music festival in the UK. It is spread across four days and it attracts the largest bands and new emerging talent on the scene. It is annually...

Dozens of tenants evicted in Brighton and Hove in just three months

Dozens of tenants have been evicted from their homes in Brighton and Hove in just three months, according to new figures from the Ministry of Justice. A total of 27 evictions took place in the April to June quarter, up from eight in the same quarter a year ago. The 2021 figures...
Posted On 15 Aug 2022 at 6:58 pm

Falmer community come together to rescue dying carp

A “military style operation” to rescue dying carp from Falmer Pond saw volunteers using an inflatable dinghy to rehome the fish. An eleven-hour community effort helped rescue 120 carp from Falmer Pond and relocate them to lakes elsewhere in Sussex on Saturday. Extreme...
Posted On 15 Aug 2022 at 5:26 pm

Burglars trash community cafe and food bank at Brighton church

Burglars trashed a community cafe and foodbank at a Brighton church. Community meetings at St George’s Church in Kemp Town had to be cancelled on Thursday while police worked at the scene. The burglars had broken open the till at the cafe, but no money is kept there overnight so...
Posted On 15 Aug 2022 at 3:56 pm

Brighton man jailed for domestic abuse and controlling or coercive behaviour

A Brighton man has been jailed for more than three and a half years for domestic abuse, assault and harassment. Jack Fitzpatrick, 26, of Stanmer Park Road, in Brighton, was jailed for a total of 44 months for a series of offences committed in January and February. At Lewes Crown...
Posted On 15 Aug 2022 at 1:06 pm

Carden Park playground reopens after revamp

The new Carden Park playground and fitness area in Carden Hill was officially opened after a massive refurbishment on Friday, 12 August. Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Councillor Lizzie Deane, led the ceremony which opened the new playground, mini exercise track and outdoor fitness...
Posted On 15 Aug 2022 at 12:44 pm

Council housing chief appeals to quadriplegic man’s landlords as talks grow of compulsory purchase

A council housing chief has issued a plea to the landlords of a quadriplegic man who faces eviction from his specially adapted home of 25 years. Green councillor David Gibson, who co-chairs Brighton and Hove City Council’s Housing Committee, spoke out as officials were understood...
Posted On 15 Aug 2022 at 12:19 am