Hove drugs baron ordered to pay £0.8m

A drugs baron who planned to flood the streets of Brighton and Hove with cocaine has been ordered to pay back £866,250 of his ill-gotten gains. Lorenzo Sirignano, the head of a drugs gang, is already serving 21 years in jail for drug trafficking and money laundering. Today,...
Posted On 30 Mar 2010 at 7:56 pm

Brighton second home benefit cheat claimed £35k

Two Brighton benefit cheats who conned tens of thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money faced justice. Phillipa Long, of London Terrace, Brighton, claimed more than £35,000 in housing, council tax and income benefits even though she part-owned a second home in Wales. And Paul...
Posted On 30 Mar 2010 at 6:55 pm

Signalworkers strike cancels Easter week trains

The number of trains operating from Brighton next week will be severely reduced if signalling and maintenance staff go on strike. Members of the ~National Union of Royal, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) are due to walk out from Tuesday, April 6 to Friday, April 9. Southern...
Posted On 30 Mar 2010 at 9:11 am