Three arrested after attack in centre of Brighton

Three men have been arrested after assaulting three other men in the centre of Brighton. The three victims were walking with friends when they were approached by another group. A 32-year-old man and 28-year-old man, both of no fixed address, and a man from Hove were each hit on...
Posted On 13 Dec 2010 at 8:27 pm

Portslade hammer attack victim treated in hospital

A 41-year-old man was attacked with a hammer and had to treated for a head injury in hospital. Four men and two women have been arrested since the attack which was part of a brawl at a squat in the Roedean area of Brighton. The fight broke out at an empty property in The Cliff,...
Posted On 13 Dec 2010 at 8:20 pm

Hove mother to address MPs about maternity services

A mother of two from Hove is speaking to a group of MPs this evening about maternity services. Hannah Sherlock, 40, of Nizells Avenue, Hove, is addressing the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Maternity at Portcullis House, next to the Houses of Parliament in London. She was...
Posted On 13 Dec 2010 at 7:26 pm

Government cuts grant to Brighton and Hove by £27m

Brighton and Hove City Council has been told how much money it can expect to receive from the government next year. The council will be given £140.5 million in revenue grants for the 2011-12 financial year compared with £153.3 million this year. And the year after – 2012-13 – it...
Posted On 13 Dec 2010 at 5:45 pm

Knifeman robs man by Seven Dials in Brighton

A man was robbed at knifepoint at a cash machine by the Seven Dials. The 23-year-old victim from Worthing was approached by the thief at 3.30am yesterday (Sunday 12 December) in Dyke Road, Brighton. The thief told the victim to hand over his phone, money and cash card. Sussex...
Posted On 13 Dec 2010 at 5:30 pm

Teenager suffers serious head injuries in bus accident

A teenager has suffered serious head injuries in a collision with a bus at the Sussex University campus in Falmer. The 18-year-old pedestrian was hit in Refectory Road at about 12.10am on Saturday (11 December) by a bus operated by Brighton and Hove Buses. He was taken to the...
Posted On 13 Dec 2010 at 12:15 pm

Students to protest in Brighton this lunchtime

Another student demonstration is expected to take place in Brighton today. Students and trade unionists are planning to demonstrate outside City College Brighton and Hove in Pelham Street, Brighton, between noon and 2pm. They are angry about proposals to scrap an allowance to...
Posted On 13 Dec 2010 at 12:05 pm

Brighton and Hove could have reduced coastguard cover

Staff at the two coastguard stations that serve Brighton and Hove will learn their fate this week. The Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government is expected to announce that more than half of Britain’s coastguard stations are to close. Ministers want to save money by...
Posted On 13 Dec 2010 at 12:02 pm

Two men treated after fire in Hove flat

Two men were treated for the effects of breathing in smoke after a fire at a flat in Hove in the early hours of this morning. The fire is believed to have started as a result of smouldering cigarette ash. It destroyed the kitchen of the first floor flat in Stirling Place, Hove....
Posted On 13 Dec 2010 at 11:47 am