Traffic warden taken to hospital after attack in Hove

A man attacked a traffic warden with his key in Hove, leaving the warden needing hospital treatment for a minor eye injury. The assault in Church Road, Hove, happened as the warden was issuing a ticket because the van was parked on double yellow lines. A 33-year-old man from...
Posted On 22 Feb 2011 at 6:40 pm

Bomb scare on Hove seafront

Police have cordoned off part of Hove seafront after a suspected bomb was found. The suspected improvised explosive devise (IED) was discovered by fire investigators  looking into a suspected arson attack at a diner at around 11.20am today (Tuesday 22 February ). Buildings...
Posted On 22 Feb 2011 at 3:04 pm

Brighton and Hove traders warned to be wary of January sales rise

Brighton and Hove business leaders have warned traders not to be fooled by healthy-looking sales figures for January. The total value of sales rose 6.4 per cent in January, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The Brighton and Hove Business Forum said: “This is...
Posted On 22 Feb 2011 at 1:17 am

Brighton and Hove election candidates invited to briefings

Anyone who wants to stand as a candidate in the local elections in May is invited to briefing sessions being held by Brighton and Hove City Council. With all 21 wards in Brighton and Hove being contested, the briefing sessions are open to all prospective candidates and their...
Posted On 22 Feb 2011 at 12:50 am

Brighton rapist jailed for 13 years

A Brighton man raped a woman while he was on the run from police and subjected her to a terrifying ordeal. He blackmailed the 27-year-old Brighton woman over a number of months, demanding increasing sums of money. Now Tobias Kingsley Dynes has been sentenced to 13½ years in...
Posted On 22 Feb 2011 at 12:32 am

Armed robbers steal £1,000 from Portslade off-licence

Two armed robbers stole about £1,100 cash and two bottles of Scotch in an armed robbery in Portslade. The pair threatened staff with a knife when they held up the off-licence in Valley Road, Portslade, by the junction with The Crossway. The two staff members were shaken but...
Posted On 22 Feb 2011 at 12:00 am