Sussex fall just short at Glamorgan

Friends Life T20, The Swalec Stadium Glamorgan Dragons 137-3 beat Sussex Sharks 135-4 by 2 runs By Jack Bradshaw League leaders Sussex succumbed to a disappointing defeat at the hands of Glamorgan in the Friends Life T20 at the Swalec Stadium. The Sharks were set only 138 to win...
Posted On 23 Jun 2011 at 11:31 pm

Alert neighbour raises alarm over fire in Brighton flat

An alert neighbour spotted smoke in the kitchen of a Brighton flat and dialled 999. The quick-thinking response ensured firefighters were able to stop the blaze from spreading to other flats in the high-rise block in Wellington Road. Five fire engines were sent to the blaze,...
Posted On 23 Jun 2011 at 11:12 pm

Brighton drug dealer told to hand over £19k or spend another year in jail

Drug dealer Anton Duchesne has been ordered to hand over £19,000 which he is believed to have made from selling cocaine and cannabis. Duchesne, 38, formerly of Sillwood Road, Brighton, was jailed in January for four years in total for having both drugs with intent to supply. He...
Posted On 23 Jun 2011 at 10:34 pm

Have you seen missing mother in Brighton?

Concern is growing for a missing 22-year-old woman who police believe may be sleeping rough in Brighton. Amy Richardson, from the Isle of Wight, has not been seen since she dropped off her son on Wednesday 6 April with her former partner, who lives in Littlehampton. She was due...
Posted On 23 Jun 2011 at 8:07 pm

Brighton sex attack suspect arrested

A man has been arrested this afternoon on suspicion of sexually assaulting a Brighton woman as she walked home in the early hours of yesterday (Wednesday 22 June). The 44-year-old man was arrested this afternoon after police received a tip-off. The man remains in custody. He is...
Posted On 23 Jun 2011 at 6:55 pm

Hove fire expert has hot idea

A Hove fire safety adviser’s life-saving idea is about to be shared across East Sussex. Karen Calnan, a community safety adviser in Hove, painted life-like scalding injuries on a doll. Her idea was a response to the growing number of under-fives who are suffering from scalding....
Posted On 23 Jun 2011 at 6:39 pm

Portslade man jailed for stabbing and blackmail

A Portslade man has been jailed for six years for stabbing and blackmailing a woman. Paul Ratcliff, 31, of Carlton Court, Carlton Terrace, Portslade, was sentenced to four years for wounding with intent by a judge a Hove Crown Court. He was also jailed for two years for blackmail...
Posted On 23 Jun 2011 at 1:58 pm

'Brighton's lost talent' says councillor as youth unemployment climbs

Forget Britain’s Got Talent, according to a local Labour councillor: “Brighton’s lost talent!” The claim comes from Councillor Warren Morgan in the wake of the latest unemployment figures in remarks made yesterday when the Britain’s Got Talent live tour came to the Brighton...
Posted On 23 Jun 2011 at 1:49 pm
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