Five year match ban for violent Seagulls supporter

A Brighton and Hove Albion fan was today banned from going to any of his beloved team’s matches after being found guilty of violent behaviour. Joshua Moore, 21, of Chichester Drive East, Saltdean,was served a five year football banning order today at Eastbourne Magistrates...
Posted On 19 Mar 2010 at 6:37 pm

Brighton pensioner jailed for 19 years for abusing five young girls

A pensioner has been jailed for 19 years today for abusing five young girls over a 20 year period. Gordon Brian Redmond, who lived in Brighton at the time of the offences, repeatedly raped and indecently assaulted his victims who were then aged between 10 and 15. It was 35 years...
Posted On 19 Mar 2010 at 6:29 pm

Rainbow coalition rises again to combat car use

The alliance of Brighton and Hove’s opposition parties came together once more last night to safeguard a commitment to get people out of their cars. The Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green councillors voted to save the sustainable transport section of the city’s...
Posted On 19 Mar 2010 at 10:17 am

Create your own celebrity potato

Brighton Garden Centre is giving youngsters the chance to carve a humble spud into their favourite rock, film or sports star. Staff at Brighton Garden Centre on Warren Road, are challenging children to create weird and wonderful creatures and people from potatoes. Models will...
Posted On 19 Mar 2010 at 9:24 am

Elderly Brighton and Hove befriending scheme hailed as national beacon

A scheme to befriend lonely elderly people in Brighton and Hove has been such a success it should be rolled out nationally, a charity said today. Counsel and Care, a national charity working with older people, has used the city’s Neighbourhood Care Scheme as proof that...
Posted On 19 Mar 2010 at 8:57 am