65-year-old woman sees off would-be robber

A would-be robber attacked a pensioner in Hove but was thwarted by the victim’s 65-year-old wife. The attacker approached his 67-year-old victim from behind in Haddington Street, Hove. The attempted robbery took place at about 5.20pm on Saturday. The attacker grabbed the...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010 at 5:49 pm

Tributes paid to A&E doctor who died in crash on Brighton bypass

Tributes have been paid to the doctor who died in a car crash on the A27 Brighton bypass on Sunday evening. Guy Sanders, 46, a consultant in accident and emergency medicine from Newhaven, appears to have crashed into a parked car in a lay-by. He had worked at the Royal Sussex...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010 at 4:09 pm

Attack at Duke's Mound leaves man with broken arm

A man was left with a broken arm after being attacked at Duke’s Mound in Brighton. Three teenagers approached their 51-year-old victim as he was walking home at about 1.30am on Friday 27 August. One of them kicked the side of his body above his waist, causing him to fall and...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010 at 3:21 pm

Golf course murder victim identified

The man who was killed and dumped on a golf course has been identified as Stefan Welch, 37, from Brighton. Stefan’s badly burnt body was found by golfers just before noon on Saturday just to the north of Brighton and Hove. Detectives believe that Stefan was murdered elsewhere...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010 at 2:22 pm

Brighton and Hove's doctors urged to have dementia in mind

Brighton and Hove’s family doctors need to get better at spotting patients with dementia, according to a report by councillors. The prescription is one of 14 which comes in a warning about the ageing population placing a greater strain on local health services. The report say...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010 at 1:52 pm

Pride shows humility in asking for feedback

Brighton Pride is asking its supporters to suggest a date for next year’s event. Pride’s organisers want to avoid clashing with Brighton and Hove Albion’s first fixture at the club’s new stadium in Falmer. Four Saturdays have been put forward – 13, 20 or 27 August or 3 September....
Posted On 07 Sep 2010 at 12:10 pm

Bailiffs take over site of new Brighton Tesco

Bailiffs and police took over the Lewes Road community garden in Brighton at 2am today. They fenced off the former Esso petrol station site which is due to become a Tesco store. The overnight action comes a day before Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, was due to...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010 at 9:57 am