Lightning strike at Hove keeps Sussex out of finals day

Friends Life T20, Hove Lancashire Lightning beat Sussex Sharks by 20 runs By Jack Bradshaw Sussex crashed out of the Friends Life T20, as Lancashire became the final team to book their place at finals day with a 20-run victory at Hove. At the halfway stage, the Sharks had looked...
Posted On 08 Aug 2011 at 11:59 pm

Sussex Police send reinforcements to help tackle riots in London

Sussex Police has sent at least one team of officers to London to help the Metropolitan Police as riots continue in several areas of the capital. A police support unit from Sussex was reported to be in East London early in the evening. The unit consists of three vehicles each...
Posted On 08 Aug 2011 at 9:26 pm

Meat-free Monday could bring home the bacon

The rejection of meat-free Mondays by Brighton and Hove dustmen has prompted a tongue-in-cheek response from a campaigning animal charity. PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) said that it wanted to pay for adverts on the side of dustcarts saying: “Go Green: Bin...
Posted On 08 Aug 2011 at 6:56 pm

Brighton teenager mugged at knifepoint

A woman was robbed at knifepoint in Florence Road, Brighton, at about 2am yesterday (Sunday 7 August). The 19-year-old local victim was approached from behind by a man and threatened with a knife. He stole her distinctive red bag, embroidered with golden elephants, and its...
Posted On 08 Aug 2011 at 12:43 pm

Woman bitten and punched during attack in Hove street

A woman was bitten and punched in an attack in a busy shopping street in Hove. The 25-year-old victim was grabbed around the face and arms before being bitten on the face and then punched. A man living near by intervened and Sussex Police said that detectives want to speak to the...
Posted On 08 Aug 2011 at 12:37 pm

Elderly woman robbed in Portslade

A woman mugged a pensioner in Portslade, stealing the necklace that her victim was wearing. The robbery happened near the bus stop in Trafalgar Road close to the junction with Victoria Road. The thief approached the elderly woman, took the necklace from around her neck and made...
Posted On 08 Aug 2011 at 11:14 am

Police crack down to keep tourists safe

More than 80 minibuses, coaches and cabs have been stopped by Sussex Police in the past month to make sure holidaymakers are being carried safely. Traffic police carried out the checks as the tourist season got under way – and a coach crash left several cars damaged and a woman...
Posted On 08 Aug 2011 at 11:04 am