Police release e-fit after Brighton robber is thwarted by 62-year-old

Detectives investigating an attempted robbery in Brighton have released an e-fit of a man they are seeking in connection with the incident. A 62-year-old man was sitting reading in his lounge in Manor Way, Whitehawk, when he became aware of someone next to him. A man was stood by...
Posted On 19 Oct 2010 at 10:50 pm

Fake trading standards officer thwarted in Brighton

Fake trading standards officers have been reported to be operating in Brighton and Hove. A cold caller wearing a yellow high-visibility vest with the words “Trading Standards” on it cold called at a house in central Brighton last Wednesday (13 October). He told the person who...
Posted On 19 Oct 2010 at 8:07 pm

Brighton and Hove commuters held up by rush-hour crash on A23

Thousands of commuters were held up on their way to work this morning after a two-car prang blocked the A23 just north of Brighton. No one was hurt in the accident on the northbound side of the A23 at Pyecombe. But the crashed cars brought traffic to a standstill with queues back...
Posted On 19 Oct 2010 at 12:01 pm

Buses to skip busiest stop because of gas leak

A gas leak in the centre of Brighton will mean hundreds of buses will be unable to stop at one of the town’s busiest stops tomorrow (Wednesday 20 October). Buses going along Western Road from Hove, Portslade and Southwick will not be stopping in Churchill Square, Brighton, from...
Posted On 19 Oct 2010 at 10:52 am

Whitehawk school wins praise from education minister

Whitehawk Primary School earned top marks from a government minister during a question time session in the House of Commons. The Brighton school was held up as an example of how to join up support services for families in deprived areas. Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP fort...
Posted On 19 Oct 2010 at 2:48 am