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Brighton teenager jailed for drug dealing

A Brighton teenager has been jailed for drug dealing, having a knife and attacking police officers. Shy Ponsonby-Way, 19, was caught dealing in the centre of Brighton in the new year and, two months later, near Eastbourne Pier. Last August, on the day of Brighton Pride, he assaulted Acting Sergeant ...

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Cannabis factory found in Hove flat

A cannabis factory has been found in a flat in Hove after a tip-off, police said today (Friday 19 July). Sussex Police said: “Officers from the Tactical Enforcement Unit (TEU) seized more than 100 cannabis plants being grown and harvested at an address in Hove. “Police received information that ...

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Crash near A27 in East Sussex: reports of blocked road after collision involving car

A road near the A27 in East Sussex is blocked this morning (Friday, July 19) after reports of a crash.

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Churches of Sussex explored in new book

A new book Churches of Sussex (Amberley Press) explores some of the great treasures of the county.

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‘Force for good’ teacher who set up community pantry up for national Teacher of the Year award

Natasha Paling from Balfour Primary School set up The Pantry while training as a teacher, making it a safe, non-shameful place for families to get food, uniform and other essentials

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E-bikes and e-scooters banned at eight Brighton tower blocks

E-bikes and e-scooters have been banned from eight council-owned blocks of flats in Brighton after a series of fire safety inspections. Parking has been suspended under the flats, meaning the closure of car parks under two of the tower blocks, after all eight were found to fall short of current safe...

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Is it the hottest day of the year in Sussex? Here are the best beaches to visit – and the one to avoid

The Met Office is reporting high temperatures across Sussex today and it may be the hottest day of the year so far in the area.

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Open-air date for classic Noël Coward comedy Present Laughter in Brighton

Changeling Theatre is staging Present Laughter for its annual outdoor tour this summer, with dates Brighton Open-Air Theatre from July 24-26.

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Hastings date for Jack Dee on 2025 tour

Jack Dee will embark on a major UK tour with his brand-new show Small World from September 2024 through to the end 2025, with plenty of dates in Sussex.

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Man held on suspicion of spiking and assault

A man has been arrested after another man reported being spike and attacked in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “We are appealing for information after a man reported being spiked and then assaulted outside of a shop in Western Road, near Clarence Square, on Thursday 27 June between 7pm and 8pm. “A...

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Argentinian family-run food business seeks drinks licence

A family-run Argentinian food business wants to open a second outlet in Brighton but faces objections to its application for a drinks licence. Malo, which has premises in Duke Street, has applied for a licence from noon to 9pm daily for premises at 90 St James’s Street, home to a shop called Descr...

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Heat network plan fuels £400k upgrade to Hove seafront flats

Plans to improve a heat network will mean a £400,000 upgrade for a block of flats on Hove seafront. The work is being part-funded by a government grant of £203,000 which is being match-funded by Southern Housing, one of Britain’s largest housing associations. The grant was awarded by the governm...

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Funding secured to continue vital local service for people experiencing homelessness

Local charity BHT Sussex is celebrating after being awarded £486,697 from the National Lottery Community Fund to extend their successful Accommodation for Work project for another five years. The project provides temporary shared accommodation and support for people in Brighton who are experiencing...

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FREE 'Got Your Back, Bro' Beach Hut pop-up day from Philips OneBlade 360

Get ready for the most epic beach day ever on Saturday, August 10th, on Brighton Beach for Got Your Back, Bro – a one-day, free pop-up from Philips OneBlade 360 Let's face it: when the sun's out, the ‘guns come out’, but what about those backs?

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Three schools hold farewell events as closure looms

Three Brighton and Hove schools are holding farewell events this week as they prepare to close. The three schools are St Peter’s Primary School, in Portslade, Hertford Infant School, in Hollingdean, and St Bartholomew’s Church of England Primary School, in Brighton. Two are due to close this wee...

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King’s Speech: Public ownership of rail takes centre stage as Government plans radical overhaul of transport

Passengers across the country will have better train services thanks to a new transport bill set out in the King’s Speech.

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64-year-old man from Surrey declared missing while on a day trip to Brighton

A 64-year-old man from Epsom, in Surrey, has been declared missing while on a daytrip to Brighton.

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GB News criticised after mistaking someone else for the mayor of Brighton

A national TV channel has been criticised after it mistook someone else for the mayor of Brighton and Hove in a news report last night (Tuesday 16 July).

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More powers for regions welcomed by Brighton and Hove City Council leader

The new government’s move to give regions more devolved powers has been welcomed by the Labour leader of Brighton and Hove City Council.

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Volunteers needed to beat the bracken at famous Sussex forest

Ashdown Forest is looking to recruit a small army of volunteers to help tackle the growing problem of bracken on the area’s protected lowland heath.