Armed police arrest man after boy of 13 shot in Hangleton

Armed officers arrested a man after a teenage boy was shot in the shoulder in Hangleton last night. The 13-year-old was treated by paramedics after being hit in Buckley Close, off Hangleton Way. A 20-year-old man from Hove was being held on suspicion of committing firearms...
Posted On 25 Apr 2011 at 11:38 am

Portslade man faces trial on wounding charge

A Portslade man who tried to help his killer brother cover up a murder has been brought back to court. Navid Iran, 23, of St Richard’s Road, Portslade, has been committed for trial by Brighton magistrates. The bench sent Iran for trial at Lewes Crown Court on a charge of wounding...
Posted On 25 Apr 2011 at 10:56 am

Drugs suspect flees house fire in Portslade

A suspected cannabis farmer fled a burning house in Portslade as firefighters and police arrived. The man left by the back of the house in Old Shoreham Road, Portslade, and ran off leaving about 400 plants behind. Sussex Police said that detectives wanted to interview the man....
Posted On 25 Apr 2011 at 9:14 am

Brighton financial trading firm vows to recruit more graduates

Brighton graduates are expected to be offered opportunities to work in financial services as a trading business sets up in the town. OSTC Brighton has already recruited six graduates from Brighton University and expects the number to rise to 35 over the coming 18 months. The...
Posted On 25 Apr 2011 at 9:00 am

Brighton climate change protesters squat in old school

A group called Brighton Climate Action is squatting in a disused school in Lewes. The group is threatening to take direct action against businesses that it says are damaging the environment, including the Newhaven incinerator and Gatwick airport. It also said that it would target...
Posted On 25 Apr 2011 at 8:48 am