Brighton cyclist admits killing Hove greengrocer

The cyclist accused of killing Hove greengrocer Tony Magdi faces prison after he admitted manslaughter at a hearing at Hove Crown Court. Paul Lambeth, 36, of Stafford Road, Brighton, attacked Mr Magdi in Portland Road, Hove, last November. Mr Magdi, 52, who lived and worked in...
Posted On 04 May 2011 at 11:27 pm

500 register in Brighton and Hove in month before tomorrow's elections

More than 500 people have registered to vote in Brighton and Hove in the past month. And tomorrow (Thursday 5 May) they will be among 203,838 people eligible to vote in the elections for Brighton and Hove City Council and the referendum on the parliamentary voting system. The...
Posted On 04 May 2011 at 5:33 pm

Woman flees sex attack in her Brighton home

A sex attacker assaulted a woman in her sixties after breaking into her home in Brighton. The victim awoke this morning (Wednesday 4 May) to find a man in the bedroom of her flat in Varndean Road, Brighton, at about 6am. He is believed to have broken in to the ground-floor flat...
Posted On 04 May 2011 at 5:02 pm

Hundreds of Brighton and Hove pupils given one afternoon to shine

Hundreds of Year 11 school pupils who hope to go to City College Brighton and Hove in September will be interviewed next week. The further education (FE) college is holding an “interview day” on Tuesday (10 May). Phil Frier, the principal, said: “Interview days are the first big...
Posted On 04 May 2011 at 4:55 pm

Coaches to be allowed to park at proposed Brighton ice rink site

The site of a proposed ice rink in Brighton can be used for coach parking, planning officials have decided. Planning permission has been granted for a temporary coach park for 30 coaches at the Black Rock site. Martin Randall, head of planning and public protection at Brighton...
Posted On 04 May 2011 at 3:11 pm

Tories stand by claims about £47m East Brighton project

The Conservatives have denied reports that they have retracted an attack on Labour over the spending of £47 million meant for deprived communities in Brighton. The Tory candidates in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean suggested that the money given to EB4U had been frittered away. Labour...
Posted On 04 May 2011 at 2:28 am