Hundreds of jobs and homes planned for Shoreham Harbour

Hundreds of jobs and up to 2,000 homes are being planned for Shoreham Harbour. Brighton and Hove City Council is working on a project with two other councils and Shoreham Port Authority. Brighton and Hove council leader Mary Mears said: “I am delighted that we have a new joint...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011 at 4:46 pm

Robbers threaten Brighton shop worker with baseball bats

Two men armed with baseball bats and wearing balaclavas robbed a shop in Brighton last night. They yelled at the man working there to get down on the floor before stealing money, drink and cigarettes. Sussex Police said that the men held up the Brighton Emporium in Warleigh Road...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011 at 4:32 pm

Second homeless man charged with Brighton murder

Another homeless man was charged with murder last night after the death of Craig Palmer in Russell Square, Brighton, at the weekend. Mike Zur, 28, was due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court with fellow squatter John Battams, 40. Three other men have been bailed after being...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011 at 4:21 pm

Brighton man jailed for growing cannabis

A Brighton man has been jailed for four years for growing cannabis and stealing electricity. Giles Matthew Bristow, 39, of Stanford Avenue, Brighton, was jailed at Lewes Crown Court. Sussex Police officers on patrol in Avis Road, Newhaven, became suspicious when they noticed the...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011 at 4:11 pm

Undercover PC infiltrated Brighton protest group

One of the undercover police officers who infiltrated various protest groups was last night said to have first joined activists in Brighton. The Guardian said that “Officer B” was known to fellow activists as Mark Jacobs, although this is not thought to be his real name. He told...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011 at 4:06 pm

First Brighton TEDx conference to take place tomorrow

The first TED conference to be held in Brighton takes place tomorrow. And the keynote speech at TEDx Brighton will challenge Brighton and Hove to become Britain’s first fully digital city by 2015. The TED conferences started in California 25 years ago around the themes of...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011 at 3:17 pm

Brighton man attacked on his way to work today

Two men assaulted a Brighton man on his way to work this morning in what Sussex Police said was an unprovoked attack. The attack happened shortly before 6.30am today in Phoenix Rise, off Albion Hill, in the Hanover area of Brighton. One of the men was black, aged 20 to 25 years...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011 at 3:10 pm

Brighton bands to play anti-fascism gig

Brighton musicians are playing a gig to support a campaign against fascism on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day. Jackson and the King Kickers, Easy Company and Monika Henter are due to appear at the Hydrant in London Road, Brighton, from 7.30pm next Wednesday (26 January)....
Posted On 20 Jan 2011 at 2:56 pm