Brighton robberies suspect to await trial in prison

A Brighton man has been remanded in custody charged with robbing four convenience store in the town in three days. Christopher Moodey, 32, of Harrington Road, appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday 6 July). He was charged with robberies at Corner News &...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011 at 11:33 pm

Brighton MP criticises drones

The Brighton Pavilion Green MP Caroline Lucas stepped into the debate about Afghanistan in the House of Commons today (Wednesday 6 July). She asked the Prime Minister David Cameron to review the use of drones and highlighted the recent death of four civilians as a result of the...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011 at 10:43 pm

Brighton and Hove escapes blast about wind turbine logjam

Brighton and Hove has emerged with credit from a row about councils holding up applications for wind turbines. Campaigners and renewable energy companies had complained that councils were dragging their feet as the number of planning applications for small-scale wind turbines...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011 at 10:02 pm

Court refuses to let supermarket sell drink in Brighton branch

A supermarket chain took the council to court after being refused a drinks licence for a store in Brighton. But the court sided with Brighton and Hove City Council and even ordered the supermarket – Sainsbury’s – to pay the council’s legal costs. Brighton...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011 at 6:36 pm

Body found in woodland is thought to be missing Brighton mother

A dog owner found the body of a woman in woodland off Lewes Road, Brighton, early yesterday (Tuesday 5 July). The body is believed to be missing Moulsecoomb mother Phillippa Bradley, 49, known as Pippa. Sussex Police said that the body – found by the dog walker at 6.15am...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011 at 3:24 pm

Cash stolen in Brighton supermarket burglary

A burglar or burglars broke into a supermarket in the early hours of yesterday morning (Tuesday 5 July). They stole the cash float from the tills and caused an unquantified amount of damage to the Co-op branch in Lewes Road, Brighton. Sussex Police said that a security company...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011 at 10:28 am

Teenager suffers serious head injury after being attacked in Brighton

A teenager has been left with a serious head injury after being attacked on Brighton seafront. Sussex Police said today that the 19-year-old was approached by another man who punched him in the face causing him to fall and hit his head on the pavement. The victim was taken to the...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011 at 10:23 am

Wickedness of the church denounced by Brighton priest

The wickedness of the Catholic Church was denounced in a sermon by one of its own priests on Sunday. The corruption of popes, the perversion of bishops and the sinfulness of priests were also criticised. And Father Ray Blake also preached about the infidelity of the laity to the...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011 at 10:14 am