Hove student charged after swinging flag from Cenotaph

A Hove student is to appear in court on charges of violent disorder and theft after he was pictured swinging the Union Flag from the Cenotaph during a protest against tuition fees. Charlie Gilmour, 21, the son of Pink Floyd star David Gilmour and author Polly Samson, has been...
Posted On 27 Jan 2011 at 10:08 pm

Residents plead for crossing in busy Brighton road used by hundreds of school children

The case for pedestrian crossings in a road used by hundreds of Brighton school children is to be re-examined. The promise to take another look at the case for crossings in Surrenden Road, Brighton, was made at a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council this afternoon. Council...
Posted On 27 Jan 2011 at 9:41 pm

Hove supermarket bosses offer £5k reward after armed robbery

The armed robber who stole £20,000 from a Hove supermarket is pictured in newly released CCTV images. And the Co-op has put up a £5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the attacker. He threatened the manager of the Co-op in Church Road, Hove, as he arrived for work and...
Posted On 27 Jan 2011 at 4:23 pm

Hove woman, 50, attacked and robbed in her home

A thug robbed a woman in her home in Hove before stealing cash and making off. He asked to see the 50-year-old’s meter then forced his way into her property in Brunswick Square. He pushed her into her door, grabbed her by the hair and dragged her into the lounge before stealing...
Posted On 27 Jan 2011 at 4:01 pm

New £70k bike crossing planned for Brighton

Proposals have been put forward for a £70,000 bicycle crossing in Preston Road, Brighton. The plans, which include general safety improvements to the stretch of the road between Preston Circus and Preston Park, have been put forward by officials and Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 27 Jan 2011 at 11:42 am

Stephen Fry made doctor by Sussex university

Stephen Fry is to be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Sussex. The honour will be given to the comedian during the Winter Graduation ceremony at Brighton Dome on Friday to recognise his work on campaigns to help people with bipolarity, mental health issues and...
Posted On 27 Jan 2011 at 8:20 am

Tobin detectives search for Brighton friends as part of rape investigation

Detectives investigating rapes committed by serial killer Peter Tobin are searching for three people he knew from his time in Brighton to come forward. Police have identified seven women who were raped by Tobin, who is serving three life sentences for the murders of schoolgirl...
Posted On 27 Jan 2011 at 8:08 am
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