Brighton man bailed after £6k watch is stolen

A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing an expensive watch. Sussex Police said that it was now trying to find the stolen Rolex which has been valued at £6,300. A 29-year-old man from Brighton was held on suspicion of stealing the watch from someone in a pub in Rock...
Posted On 22 Mar 2011 at 7:09 pm

Brighton and Hove college students pick up three awards

Three students from City College Brighton and Hove picked up prizes at a Sussex-wide further education awards ceremony. The hat-trick of successes repeated last year’s performance at the annual awards, with the winners picking up a trophy, certificate and £100 in gift vouchers...
Posted On 22 Mar 2011 at 2:41 pm

Bogus caller steals wallet from pensioner's Brighton home

A kind-hearted pensioner had his wallet and some cash stolen from his Brighton home after he let a stranger in to use his toilet. The 72-year-old victim, who lives in Montague Street, Kemp Town, was befriended by the conman outside his flat. Sussex Police urged residents to be...
Posted On 22 Mar 2011 at 2:30 pm

Four protesters charged for creating a sticky situation in Brighton

Four protesters have been charged after a sticky protest in Churchill Square, Brighton. The three men from Brighton and another from Hove took part in a demonstration during which protesters glued themselves to BHS and Dorothy Perkins. Two of the men were dressed as Father...
Posted On 22 Mar 2011 at 12:58 pm

Health chief being treated in Brighton hospital

The woman in charge of mental health services in Brighton and Hove and across Sussex is being treated at a Brighton hospital for inflammation of the gall bladder. Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust said that its chief executive Lisa Rodrigues had had acute cholecystitis...
Posted On 22 Mar 2011 at 2:54 am

Brighton publisher bids to run national TV channel

The company behind Latest magazine is bidding to run the proposed new national television network from Brighton. Latest Homes already broadcasts Latest TV. Now it hopes to take control of Channel 6 – the government’s planned network of local TV stations. The government wants the...
Posted On 22 Mar 2011 at 2:26 am

Brighton MP votes against military action in Libya

Brighton Pavilion Green MP Caroline Lucas voted against Britain taking military action in Libya in the House of Commons late last night (Monday 21 March). She was one of only 13 MPs to vote against British military personnel enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya, credited with...
Posted On 22 Mar 2011 at 2:01 am