Some like it hot – but not quite so hot – at Brighton cinema

Some like it hot … but not as hot as the temperature in one Brighton cinema. Customers at Cineworld at Brighton Marina have faced a fortnight of above average heat in some of the auditoriums. Now the atmosphere has been shared with a wider audience after Brighton-based journalism...
Posted On 18 Jan 2011 at 10:44 pm

Bereaved partner pays tribute to Brighton murder victim as fifth man is held

A fifth man has been arrested in arrested after a Brighton man was found murdered at the weekend. The victim has been named as Craig Palmer, 39, and post-mortem tests indicate that he died from head injuries. Detectives are not looking for a murder weapon. His body was found late...
Posted On 18 Jan 2011 at 12:46 pm

Health campaigners thank Hove MP

A patient safety group has thanked Hove Conservative MP Mike Weatherley for signing a parliamentary motion urging better testing of new drugs. The Safer Medicines Campaign praised Mr Weatherley for putting his name to the House of Commons early day motion EDM 475. Mr Weatherley...
Posted On 18 Jan 2011 at 12:27 pm

Heavy rain floods Hove homes through the plughole

Water came up through the plugholes in people’s homes in two separate parts of Hove overnight as heavy rain caused problems across the area. Two houses were affected in Applesham Avenue in Hangleton with one of the residents calling East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service shortly...
Posted On 18 Jan 2011 at 11:57 am

Hove man jailed for horrific attack on 83-year-old woman

A Hove man has been jailed for viciously attacking an 83-year-old woman in her home. James Walmsley, 23, of Poynings Drive, Hangleton, was given an indeterminate sentence at Hove Crown Court for attempted robbery. He was told that he must serve at least five years before he can...
Posted On 18 Jan 2011 at 11:23 am

Biker mows down man aged 70

A pensioner suffered serious injuries after a hit and run accident in Brighton. A 6ft tall white biker, with a black beard with grey flecks, stopped and went back to help the injured 70-year-old pedestrian. But as officers from Sussex Police approached, the motorcyclist rode off...
Posted On 18 Jan 2011 at 1:35 am

Conmen steal cash from elderly woman

Two conmen targeted an elderly woman in Hove, stealing money while she was distracted. One of the pair called at the woman’s home in Clarendon Villas, Hove, at abut 1.30pm on Friday (14 January). Sussex Police said that the man claimed to be working on the central heating in the...
Posted On 18 Jan 2011 at 1:16 am
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