Brighton man arrested after fire in Woodingdean

A man has been arrested after a fire which destroyed a beauty salon in Woodingdean in the early hours of this morning. The blaze at Pretty Pascalle in Warren Road engulfed the building and the road was closed as eight fire crews battled the flames. Firefighters were first called...
Posted On 25 Jan 2020 at 3:40 pm

Brighton and Hove’s Chinese community celebrates new year

Brighton and Hove’s Chinese community marked the new year with a spectacular showcase of song and dance but started their celebrations with a health warning. As coronavirus claims more lives, Dr Aijan Wang, who works in Brighton, urged anyone who had come to Britain from Hubei...
Posted On 25 Jan 2020 at 2:41 pm

Loan player signs contract to join Brighton and Hove Albion

Brighton and Hove have offered a three-and-a-half-year contract to loan signing Aaron Mooy. The 29-year-old Australian international is joining Albion in a move reported to be worth £5 million. Albion said: “Brighton and Hove Albion have secured the permanent signing of...
Posted On 24 Jan 2020 at 3:32 pm

UPDATED – All Brighton to London trains cancelled after person ‘hit by train’

UPDATED – All trains between London and Brighton were cancelled this morning after someone died after being hit by a train in the Balcombe area. British Transport Police (BTP) said that officers were called out just before 8.15am and that a person on the railway line was...
Posted On 24 Jan 2020 at 10:21 am

Hove burglaries suspect arrested

A man wanted by detectives after a spate of burglaries in Hove has been arrested, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 23 January). The force said: “A man wanted in connection with a series of burglaries in the Hangleton area of Hove has been arrested. “The force’s...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 6:32 pm

Safety concerns remain over home to school transport for vulnerable children

Some of Brighton and Hove’s most vulnerable children are still being taken to school without vital safety information being shared with drivers and escorts. Separately, Brighton and Hove City Council told a taxi firm to take some children to and from school using escorts who had...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020 at 2:26 pm

Resident Members fly free at BA i360 this Friday

Sponsored editorial by Brighton i360 After a period of annual maintenance, British Airways i360 Viewing Tower are celebrating re-opening this Friday 24 January, by inviting Resident Members to join them for a free pod flight! Plus, Members can bring up to five non-resident guests...
Posted On 22 Jan 2020 at 6:37 pm

Proposed price rises for parking permits rejected

Drivers are being “taxed to death” one councillor said as a raft of proposed parking charge rises in Brighton and Hove were rejected by a council committee. Conservative councillor Lee Wares said that the proposal – to put up the price of parking permits – was a “charge sheet for...

Brighton rat-run to close after neighbours’ campaign

Neighbours who wanted their road closed – to stop drivers using it as a rat-run – look having their wish granted. Councillors have approved an “experimental traffic order” to close the southern end of Temple Street – at Western Road – and to monitor the effect on the surrounding...

Detectives hunt woman after spate of burglaries in Brighton

Detectives are searching for a woman after a spate of burglaries in the Brighton area over the past six months. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing to locate a woman wanted in connection with a series of burglaries in the Brighton area. “Detectives want to speak to Toni...
Posted On 22 Jan 2020 at 4:58 pm