Brighton knife robberies suspect remanded

A teenager has been remanded in custody by magistrates charged with carrying out five armed robberies in six days in Brighton and Hove. James Brown, 18, of Dyke Road, Brighton, is accused of using a knife when he carried out the street robberies. They are alleged to have taken...
Posted On 07 Feb 2011 at 6:04 pm

Public asked for views on derelict Hove mansion

The owner of a derelict building by Hove Park is expected to try for planning permission for a third time in three years. But first Brighton and Hove City Council is asking the public what it would like to see on the site. The council is hosting a series of exhibitions about Park...
Posted On 07 Feb 2011 at 5:52 pm

Business 'voice' for Brighton and Hove looks for top team

A new organisation for Brighton and Hove businesses is looking for a chairman and seven other directors. But they will be expected to work for no pay although they may claim expenses. The Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership will take over some of the work of SEEDA (the...
Posted On 07 Feb 2011 at 5:31 pm

Third suspect in Brighton murder case remanded in custody

A third man is being held in prison to await trial after being accused of the murder of Craig Palmer in a Brighton squat just over three weeks ago. Bartlomiej Szostek, 27, who is homeless, was brought before Brighton magistrates and remanded in custody until tomorrow (Tuesday 8...
Posted On 07 Feb 2011 at 5:04 pm

MPs visit Brighton as part of inquiry into threat to language schools

A group of MPs came to Brighton today to learn about the threat to local language schools posed by the government’s proposed changes to student visas. Members of the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee held an informal evidence session at Brighton Town Hall with...
Posted On 07 Feb 2011 at 4:52 pm

Children of murdered Brighton woman pay tribute

The three children of a woman found dead in her Brighton home early on Saturday have paid tribute to her. The parents of Pauline Jenkins, 46, of Rosebery Avenue, Woodingdean, said that she was “a much-loved daughter, sister and mother”. A 46-year-old man was arrested at the house...
Posted On 07 Feb 2011 at 4:29 pm

Three Brighton men arrested after robbery

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of robbery after a man was attacked in Moulsecoomb in the early hours of this morning. The victim, 25, suffered a broken cheek bone and cuts to his face after being attacked in his car. The grey Kia car was parked in Lewes Road, Brighton,...
Posted On 07 Feb 2011 at 2:54 pm