Brighton music venue threatened with closure over noise levels

A music venue faces closure after being told its licence will be suspended because of noise levels. Management of the Freebutt, in Phoenix Place, Brighton, have launched a petition against the move by Brighton and Hove City Council. They say they have been told by council...
Posted On 17 Jun 2010 at 2:17 pm

Hove drug dealer gives up Aston Martin after order to repay ill-gotten gains

A Hove drug dealer has been ordered to repay £27,921 of his ill-gotten gains or face an extra year in jail. Simon Neil Archer, 45, of Newtown Road, Hove, is already serving a six year sentence after being caught on Hangleton Link Road in February 2008 driving a white Ford Transit...
Posted On 17 Jun 2010 at 11:23 am

Biker dies after Ditchling Road crash

A motorcyclist died  when his Suzuki GSF 1200 motorbike was in collision with a silver VW Golf on Ditchling Road, Brighton. The collision happened at 8.15pm on Wednesday, June 16, just south of the junction with Coldean Lane. The rider, a 39-year-old man from Burgess Hill, who...
Posted On 17 Jun 2010 at 9:17 am

Hollingdean teenagers save boy from drowning in Brighton Marina

A 14-year-old fisherman almost drowned after falling into Brighton Marina. Ben Cooke, from Burgess Hill, accidentally tumbled into the water while he was fishing on the harbour arm. He was saved when his fall was spotted by Harry Oswin and Connor Macey, both from Hollingdean, who...
Posted On 17 Jun 2010 at 7:40 am