400 teenage girls in Brighton and Hove given abortions

More than 400 school age girls have had abortions in Brighton and Hove in the past three years. The information came to light in a written answer to a parliamentary question tabled by Hove Conservative MP Mike Weatherley. Mr Weatherley, a member of the All-Party Parliamentary...
Posted On 20 Dec 2010 at 8:57 pm

Stolen bikes found at Brighton property

Two people from Brighton have been arrested on suspicion of theft after three valuable stolen bikes were found. Sussex Police urged the owners of the three bicycles to come forward and reclaim them. The bikes – worth between £500 and £1,500 – were among a haul of stolen property...
Posted On 20 Dec 2010 at 8:25 pm

Student landlords to be licensed in three Brighton council wards

The licensing of landlords looks likely to be extended in three Brighton and Hove City Council wards. The proposed scheme is restricted to areas where many family homes have been let to students. It is intended to help students and their neighbours and is currently the subject of...
Posted On 20 Dec 2010 at 8:14 pm

Knifeman threatens woman in centre of Brighton

A man with a knife threatened a woman as she walked through Pavilion Gardens in the centre of Brighton. He propositioned the 23-year-old woman at about 3.15am on Saturday (18 December) but she managed to escape. The man is described as white, about 5ft 8in tall, with broad...
Posted On 20 Dec 2010 at 1:51 pm

Date set for funeral of Hove greengrocer who died after road rage attack by cyclist

The funeral of popular greengrocer Tony Magdi will be held the day before New Year’s Eve. Mr Magdi, 52, of Portland Road, Hove, died three weeks after he was attacked by a cyclist across the road from his home and shop. He is believed to have opened the door of his car in the...
Posted On 20 Dec 2010 at 1:41 pm