Neighbour from hell jailed for 15 months

A neighbour from hell who rigged up speakers to cause people living in a Brighton tower block as much misery as possible has been jailed. Lionel Staff, 47, blasted loud music and computer games and screamed and shouted through the night at his flat in Wilshire House, Lavendar...
Posted On 08 Jun 2010 at 6:44 pm

Good Samaritans inadvertently help car thieves

Good Samaritans who came to the aid of two men having trouble starting a car inadvertently helped them hot wire it. The two thieves were tampering with a maroon Metro in Vere Road, Brighton, in the early hours of the morning when two other men came along to offer some help. They...
Posted On 08 Jun 2010 at 12:05 pm

Brighton's Community Base faces second advertising board refusal

Community centre staff have been given little hope of continuing to use an advertising billboard they describe as a vital revenue source. Planning officers from Brighton and Hove City Council have told councillors they are “minded to refuse” a renewal planning application from...
Posted On 08 Jun 2010 at 10:00 am

Smash EDO activists plead lawful damage

Smash EDO activists claim they were legally justified in causing £180,000 damage to the EDO arms factory in Moulsecoomb as they were seeking to stop what they believed were Israeli war crimes in Gaza, the Guardian reports. Of the eight activists on trial at Hove Crown Court, all...
Posted On 08 Jun 2010 at 8:16 am

Bizarre job ad for Brighton and Hove's new super-directors

Brighton and Hove City Council has launched its search for four new £125k super-directors with a bizarre online website, which tells Status Quo fans they cannot apply. The site, www.saynotostatusquo.co.uk, features a video of chief executie John Barradell and council leader Mary...
Posted On 08 Jun 2010 at 7:59 am
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