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Saturday, July 4, 2020
Following an investigation by Sussex Police and a nine day trial, 73-year-old Ifor Whittaker, a former Church of England priest, has been given a 16-year prison sentence. The sentence was given for sexual offences against a young boy in his East Sussex vicarage, between 25 and 30 years ago. The...
Tucked away in Baker Street, All for Love and Love for All (ALALA) raises money to support children who have been affected by natural disasters. The charity's team have worked on many projects abroad but this month they are going super-local with their good deeds. The volunteer-run shop is currently...
Brighton resident David Gilmour, who is the guitarist, singer and songwriter in the rock band Pink Floyd, raised $21.5 million last week when he auctioned off 126 of his guitars. He is donating all of this money to Client Earth "a charity that uses the power of the law to...
Planning decisions in Brighton & Hove are being made more quickly and are now far-exceeding government standards. New figures were in a performance report to a recent council policy committee. In September this year the city council was deciding 92.54 per cent of major applications within the government’s 13-week limit.  Whitehall...
In April, Channel 4 launched its '4 All the UK' strategy aiming to extend creativity and nationwide spending across the country. It has been announced that Brighton & Hove is one of 13 locations shortlisted as a potential home for one of its creative hubs. The broadcasting company plans...
The body of missing British backpacker Amelia Bambridge has been found in the sea, police in Cambodia say. The 21-year-old former BHASVIC student was last seen at a beach party on the island of Koh Rong in the early hours of Thursday morning. Her body was recovered 30 miles off the...
Train Pulling into Brighton
Southern Rail passengers have a month left to claim refunds on their tickets after severe disruption to the network in 2016. Compensation is available as part of a scheme launched by the Department of Transport. Travellers who held at least 12 weeks’ worth of season tickets between April 1 and December 31, 2016  are eligible...
Latest LGBT+
A new LGBT+ TV channel is asking the public for cash to help it launch in Brighton and Hove. Beginning in February 2017 Latest LGBT+, which bills itself as the UK’s first terrestrial LGBT TV channel, will be bringing LGBT news and entertainment to viewers across Sussex. Initially broadcasting for an...
Police are looking for this Brighton pair who are wanted in connection with a burglary at a jewellers in Bond Street in the city on 6 December. Stuart McCue, 33 and Lacey Gunn, 32, are likely to be together and may also be linked to a theft of a purse...
With the EU Referendum tomorrow and immigration becoming such a key part of the Leave Campaign, Refugee Week serves as a timely reminder that the rejection of those seen as 'other' is to miss out on the cultural enrichment that they bring with them in abundance. Refugee Week is a nationwide celebration...