Two Brighton fraudsters sentenced for £10m scam

A Brighton man has been jailed today for his role in a money laundering gang which netted £10 million. Another Brighton man was given a suspended prison sentence for his part in the racket which involved mass fraud and forgery. The pair were among eight gang members to be...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 11:58 pm

Dozens call Crimewatch about Hove rape

Dozens of people have called the BBC television programme Crimewatch about the rape of a 17-year-old A-level student in a park in Hove in February. At least two names have been suggested to detectives from Sussex Police after a reconstruction and a brief clip of CCTV footage was...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 11:00 pm

Court remands Hove stabbing suspect in custody

Magistrates have remanded a Hove man in custody after he was brought to court accused of a stabbing. Earl Martin, 32, of Salisbury Road, Hove, appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday 23 May). He was charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm. Martin is...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 4:51 pm

Developer faces investigation after Brighton community garden is trashed

The developer which reclaimed land in the centre of Brighton from community gardeners is facing investigation. Hargreaves, which is based in Littlehampton, is accused of trashing the site at The Mound in Church Street. The community gardeners have made a complaint to Brighton and...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 2:59 pm

Thug attacks woman in wheelchair in Brighton

A woman in a wheelchair suffered a broken arm and facial injuries after a brutal attack in Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 24 May). The attack happened just before 3am in Albion Street. A man who was with her was also hit with what may have been a cricket bat...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 1:02 pm

Crimewatch appeal aims to solve Hove rape

The BBC television programme Crimewatch will ask viewers to help catch a rapist who attacked a 17-year-old girl in Hove in February. The programme tonight will feature a reconstruction of the attack which happened when the girl was walking home along Dyke Road, Brighton, near the...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 12:27 pm

Eight Brighton and Hove pharmacies offer free hepatitis tests

Eight pharmacies in Brighton and Hove are working with health chiefs and a national charity to offer free hepatitis tests. Brighton and Hove City Teaching Primary Care Trust said that this was one of the first parts of the country to offer free on-demand tests for hepatitis B and...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 2:53 am
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