Hove man charged after hit and run leaves a man in hospital

A man in his mid-thirties was seriously injured in a hit and run incident in Brighton yesterday morning (Saturday 19 March). A Volvo estate car struck the victim in Widdicombe Way, Moulsecoomb, and then demolished a wall before coming to rest. The driver ran off before police and...
Posted On 20 Mar 2011 at 10:44 pm

Two Brighton teenagers charged with burglary

Two teenagers have been charged with burglary after two flats in Whitehawk were broken into. Shane Larman, 19, of Heath Hill Avenue, Bevendean, and Joshua Douglas, 18, of Ashton Rise, Brighton, were due to appear before Brighton magistrates on Friday (18 March). They were charged...
Posted On 20 Mar 2011 at 10:37 pm

Brighton lifeboat crew help man at risk of harm

The RNLI Brighton lifeboat was called out yesterday evening after a man was believed to have entered the sea near the Palace Pier after dark. A distressed member of the public dialled 999, concerned for the man’s safety, with the air temperature just above freezing and the sea...
Posted On 20 Mar 2011 at 2:21 am

Clear up begins at Brighton's worst fly-tipping sites

Eight of the worst fly-tipping sites in Brighton and Hove are being cleared up. The council is also promising measures to prevent further dumping as part of an operation to improve council estates. Brighton and Hove City Council said that it was carrying out the clean up in a...
Posted On 20 Mar 2011 at 1:45 am