Brighton bar ordered to close after police complaints

A bar in the centre of Brighton has been ordered to close for a month and will no longer have a 24-hour licence when it re-opens. VaVoom, in the Old Steine, will shut from midnight on Sunday and has been told to replace its management. The changes follow complaints from Sussex...
Posted On 21 Jan 2011 at 1:36 pm

Man dies after horror smash in Grand Parade in Brighton

A 28-year-old man has died after a car carrying four people crashed into a tree in Grand Parade in the centre of Brighton this morning. The victim was one of four men travelling in a light Blue BMW which collided with a tree near the Ocean Rooms and across the road from Barfly,...
Posted On 21 Jan 2011 at 10:16 am

Brighton and Hove council tax scam warning

Fraudsters have tried to con personal details out of at least two people in Brighton and Hove in the past week. Both residents received telephone calls from someone claiming to be from Brighton and Hove City Council offering them council tax refunds and then asking for personal...
Posted On 21 Jan 2011 at 4:55 am

Hove Police Station may close

Hove Police Station is at risk of closure, according to a Brighton councillor. Warren Morgan, one of the Labour councillors for East Brighton and the party’s spokesman on community safety on Brighton and Hove City Council, spoke of his concern this week. He said that the threat...
Posted On 21 Jan 2011 at 4:17 am

Fewer arrested for drink driving over Christmas and the new year

More drivers were tested for drink driving in Sussex over the Christmas and new year period but the number of arrests was down on the previous year. Sussex Police welcomed the figures but pointed out that a significant number of drivers were still choosing to drink and drive,...
Posted On 21 Jan 2011 at 4:03 am