Work set to start on Madeira Terraces next summer

The final plans for restoring the first chunk of the Madeira Terraces is set to be unveiled on Friday – with work due to start next summer. A planning application, which will include detailed plans and images, is to be submitted on Friday, with a new lift by the Royal...
Posted On 10 Aug 2022 at 11:30 am

Lifeboat rescuers urge Fatboy Slim partygoers to respect the water and make it home safe

Brighton RNLI is urging the public to respect the water and take care if they are heading to the coast this weekend for the Fatboy Slim beach concert. The volunteer crew has stressed the need to check tide times and keep an eye on surroundings. For those who live further from the...
Posted On 21 Jul 2022 at 12:52 pm

First secure bike hangars installed

The first 20 secure cycle hangars are being installed in Brighton and Hove this week – with another 80 set to follow. The hangars will be rented out for about £1 a week to anyone living nearby, on a three, six or 12-montly basis. The locations have been chosen according to...
Posted On 21 Jul 2022 at 12:19 pm

Teen charged over brutal robbery which left man with broken arm

A teenager has been charged with a string of offences after a robbery left a man with a broken arm and a wounded leg. Roman Lee, 18, will next appear at Lewes Crown Court charged with causing Rendijs Lejins grievous bodily harm in the early hours of Wednesday, June 29. He’s...
Posted On 21 Jul 2022 at 11:29 am

Video shows moment thug armed with scissors chases victim into Portslade shop

Police have today released CCTV footage showing the moment a thug chased his victim into a Portslade convenience store before repeatedly stabbing him the head with scissors. Ryan McLean, 39, was jailed for 34 months last week for the vicious attack in February, which was sparked...
Posted On 20 Jul 2022 at 1:39 pm

New London Road Co-op to open with free water refill and soft plastic recycling station

The London Road Co-op is to reopen in its new home on Friday, with an environmentally friendly focus. The Co-ops previous London Road store was demolished to make way for a student housing development – but the supermarket chain has taken a unit next door to where its old...
Posted On 20 Jul 2022 at 12:58 pm

Motorcyclist and pedestrian seriously injured in Old Shoreham Road crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Hove yesterday afternoon between a car, motorcycle and a pedestrian. Officers were called to the A270 Old Shoreham Road shortly before 5pm, at the junction with St Josephs Close. A motorbike was reported to have collided with a...
Posted On 20 Jul 2022 at 10:30 am

Tagger filmed being chased off by angry resident after vandalising community mural

A tagger vandalising a newly painted community mural was caught on camera as he was confronted by an angry resident. The man was one of two vandals who sprayed over the mural on the Upper Lewes Road, which had only been finished last month by a collective of artists. The pair...
Posted On 19 Jul 2022 at 4:30 pm

Shoplifting ‘menace’ jailed for assaulting Co Op staff

A violent shoplifter who persistently harassed staff at a convenience store has been jailed for more than three months. Arron Haines repeatedly targeted the Co Op in St George’s Street, Kemp Town, twice assaulting members of staff as well as shoplifting hundreds of pounds...
Posted On 19 Jul 2022 at 12:06 pm

Travellers evicted after quad bikes speed through park

A large group of travellers who camped in Preston Park have been evicted after speeding quad bikes forced the cancellation of park events. Caravans began arriving at Preston Park on Thursday night, with about 30 in the park by Friday afternoon. The Preston Park parkrun cancelled...
Posted On 18 Jul 2022 at 3:03 pm