Brighton off-licence forced to close over smuggled and fake booze

By Richard Hook The owner of a Kemp Town off-licence had his licence revoked today (Wednesday 20 April). Ali Uktusavas, who runs Lord of the Wines in Upper St James’s Street, Brighton, lost his licence after a three-month investigation of Sussex Police and trading standards...
Posted On 20 Apr 2011 at 10:49 pm

Brighton MP gives lesson in politics of the sewer

Some MPs indulge in gutter politics but Green Party leader Caroline Lucas has piped up with a contribution that could more accurately be described as the politics of the sewer. Ms Lucas, the MP for Brighton Pavilion, took a tour of the town’s Victorian sewers on Monday (18...
Posted On 20 Apr 2011 at 1:39 am

Police issue BB gun warning to children and parents

Children and parents across Brighton and Hove are being warned not to use or carry BB guns in public by Sussex Police. The force said that there had been a rise in the number of incidents involving young people and BB or pellet guns since the start of the school holidays....
Posted On 20 Apr 2011 at 12:40 am

Voluntary groups told about £900k grant up for grabs by Brighton MP

Brighton and Hove charities and community groups are at risk of missing out on a lottery handout, according to one of the MPs for the area. Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, urged local partnerships to bid for money from the Big Lottery Fund’s “Improving...
Posted On 20 Apr 2011 at 12:08 am