Brighton and Hove stalking suspect remanded by court

A man charged with stalking two women has appeared in court in Brighton. Malcolm Howell, 53, who gave his name as John Fynn Dory, and is also known as “Fish”, was remanded in custody until next week. Howell faces charges of stalking Jemma Turner and damaging the front door of her...
Posted On 19 Aug 2019 at 4:10 pm

Police appeal for help finding missing girl from Hove

Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help to find a missing girl from Hove. The force said: “Sussex Police are appealing for information on missing Leah Shawyer. “Leah, 14, was last seen leaving her Hove home at midday on Wednesday (14 August). “She is white, 5ft 1in, of...
Posted On 19 Aug 2019 at 3:32 pm

Missing boy found safe and well in Brighton

A search for a missing teenage boy ended in success in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 18 August). Sussex Police said that officers had found missing Matthew Turner safe and well. The force said: “Missing Mid Sussex teenager, Matthew Turner, was found safe and well by...
Posted On 18 Aug 2019 at 1:53 pm

Three blue badge fraudsters fined £2k by Brighton magistrates

Three blue badge fraudsters were fined more than £2,000 between them after being caught out in Brighton. Daniel Birch, 34, of White Hart Lane, Romford, was caught three times in a few weeks close to Brighton police station and the courthouse. He was spotted fraudulently using a...
Posted On 18 Aug 2019 at 1:42 pm

Brighton swimming teacher marks 10 years of taking people from ‘pool to pier’

A Brighton swimming teacher is celebrating 10 years of taking people from “pool to pier” with a series of events including a reunion and a beach clean. Paul Smith, founder of the Brighton Swimming School, based at the Brighton Swimming Centre, in Eastern Road, in Kemp Town,...
Posted On 18 Aug 2019 at 12:43 pm

Police urge public to help find missing boy in Brighton

A missing boy has been spotted in Brighton as his parents made an emotional appeal for him to return home. Matthew Turner, 15, went missing yesterday evening (Friday 16 August) and today Sussex Police said that officers were extremely concerned for the teenager. The force...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 10:57 pm

Brighton Holiday Homes boss borrowed £1m from the firm before his business went bust

Brighton Holiday Homes boss Neil Stonehill borrowed £1 million from the lettings company before his business went bust, according to an official report. Mr Stonehill, 54, of Chesham Street, Kemp Town, is being pursued by the administrators of the business who said that he could...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 1:29 pm

Two banned from Sussex by police investigating cycling rampage through Asda at Brighton Marina

Two people have been from coming to Sussex by police investigating a gang on a cycling rampage through Asda at Brighton Marina. Sussex Police said at lunchtime today (Saturday 17 August): “Brighton and Hove police have placed bail conditions restricting two people from entering...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 1:28 pm

Police arrest man over theft of violin on train from Brighton

A man has been arrested over the theft of a violin which was left on a train from Brighton. The British Transport Police said: “Officers investigating the theft of a bag containing a valuable violin have made an arrest. “The theft happened at approximately 5.20pm on (Tuesday) 11...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019 at 11:15 am

Brighton and Hove council tenants to discuss cash for youth work

Tenants and leaseholders are to be asked whether some of the money collected in council rents should continue to be spent on youth services. A report to councillors earlier in the summer said that fewer tenants were reporting anti-social behaviour by young people on the estates...