Road rage cyclist jailed for killing popular Hove greengrocer

The road rage cyclist who killed popular Hove greengrocer Tony Magdi has been jailed for 18 months. Paul Lambeth, 36, of Stafford Road, Brighton, was sent to prison by Judge Michael Lawson at Hove Crown Court today (Friday 3 June). Lambeth admitted manslaughter at an earlier...
Posted On 03 Jun 2011 at 7:50 pm

Man arrested on suspicion of raping girl, 17, in Hove park

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 17-year-old girl in a park in Hove after an appeal on the BBC television programme Crimewatch. The 27-year-old suspect comes from Maidstone and was arrested in Kent yesterday afternoon. He was brought to Sussex for questioning by...
Posted On 03 Jun 2011 at 4:26 am

Jailed Brighton drug dealer hunted by police

Police are looking for a convicted drugs dealer from Brighton to return her to prison. Louise Mason, 32, also known as Louise Mason-Healey, used to live in Finsbury Road, Hanover. She is wanted for recall to prison for breaching the conditions of her prison release licence. She...
Posted On 03 Jun 2011 at 4:24 am

Police release e-fit after Brighton doorstep con

Detectives have released an e-fit of the doorstep conmen who have been targeting vulnerable people in Brighton, Peacehaven and across Sussex. The bogus callers have been fraudulently claiming to be from the gas board. They have been knocking on doors across the area telling those...
Posted On 03 Jun 2011 at 4:00 am

Robbers headbutt victim in Hove raid

Two men robbed a man in his home in Hove after headbutting him and threatening him with a broken bottle. Detectives have now released e-fits of the two men suspected of carrying out the robbery in Poynings Drive, Hangleton. The two suspects pushed past the 58-year-old victim as...
Posted On 03 Jun 2011 at 3:21 am

Brighton and Hove council scrutiny team wins award

A team of officials at Brighton and Hove City Council has picked up an award for its work on scrutinising policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions. The council’s Scrutiny Team won the Innovation category at the Centre for Public Scrutiny annual awards. The Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 03 Jun 2011 at 1:40 am