Family pay tribute to Elm Grove murder victim Gordon Stalker

The family of Brighton murder victim Gordon Stalker, who was stabbed to death at his home in Elm Grove on Monday, have paid tribute to him. In a statement released tonight, they said: “Gordon was a much loved son, brother and uncle. “He spent his younger years with...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010 at 7:25 pm

Man arrested over Elm Grove murder

Detectives investigating the stabbing of a man in Elm Grove, Brighton, are today interviewing a 40-year-old man who was arrested in London late last night on suspicion of the murder. The victim, 51-year-old Gordon Stalker, of 67 Elm Grove, was found dead in the hallway of the...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010 at 12:49 pm

Seven arrested after brawl leaves Brighton man seriously injured

Seven men have been arrested after a man was left with life-threatening head injuries in what is believed to be an unprovoked attack in Trinity Street, Brighton, in the early hours of this morning. Police found the 20-year-old man from Bevendean walking in Popes Folly, near Lewes...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010 at 12:45 pm

Albion use football to teach Moulsecoomb kids dangers of booze

The sale of unclaimed property handed to police has raised £280 for an alcohol awareness football tournament for young people in Moulsecoomb. The free tournament next Saturday, February 27 is being run by Brighton and Hove Albion in partnership with Sussex Police and Communities...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010 at 10:40 am

Brighton hosts youth cadets' 150 year anniversary

Cadets gathered at their Brighton HQ this week to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the movement. The BBC has a video of the event, held at the Sussex Army headquarters in Dyke Road, here. Colonel Chris Blessington, who chairs the Sussex Cadet150 committee, said: “We are...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010 at 9:46 am

Bush pruning sparks bird safety fears

A spate of harsh pruning in St Ann’s Well Gardens and Adelaide Crescent has sparked fears birdlife might be at risk. Bushes and shrubs have been cut back to such an extent residents say they have been “butchered”. But Brighton and Hove City Council has defended...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010 at 9:33 am

Household painkillers are drug-death Brighton's most common overdose drug

Brighton and Hove may have regained the unenviable title of the UK’s drug death capital – but the most common substance people overdosed on last year paracetamol. Figures released to Brighton and Hove News under the Freedom of Information Act show that 215 people came...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010 at 8:58 am

Brighton and Hove cycle lane proposal to be scrapped

Brighton and Hove City Council is believed to have dropped plans for a cycle lane along Old Shoreham Road. The council carried out a public consultation last year but has not published the result. A majority of respondents were believed to have favoured the cycle route although...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010 at 2:11 am
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