Brighton woman lived with partner's dead body for five weeks

A disabled Brighton woman was found in a frail state five weeks after the death of her partner, who was also her carer. Jessica Makarab, 51, of Tyson Place, Grosvenor Street, Brighton, lived with his dead body because she was too ill to report his death. She is in such a poor way...
Posted On 21 Aug 2011 at 10:52 pm

Sussex made to wait for semi-final spot

Clydesdale Bank 40, Scarborough Yorkshire Carnegie 302-4 beat Sussex Sharks 267 by 35 runs By Jack Bradshaw Sussex failed to take their chance to qualify for the semi-finals of the Clydesdale Bank 40 in a 35-run defeat at the hands strugglers Yorkshire. Jacques Rudolph hit a...
Posted On 21 Aug 2011 at 10:39 pm

Brunswick Festival attracts big crowds

The Brunswick Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary this weekend. The final weekend of the festival – held in Brunswick Square in Hove yesterday and today – attracted big crowds between noon and 7pm. It featured live music, dance, street theatre, circus skills, a healing area,...
Posted On 21 Aug 2011 at 9:08 pm

Brighton man jailed over drugs money

A Brighton man has been jailed for 18 months for being involved in drug dealing. Justin Hurst, 39, of Bramble Rise, Westdene, pleaded guilty to money laundering at Lewes Crown Court. The court was told that he made more than £120,000 from selling cannabis. He was caught by Sussex...
Posted On 21 Aug 2011 at 8:14 pm

Crowds expected at 999 displays on Hove seafront

Fire crews are offering the public a lift on Hove seafront today (Sunday 21 August) at the annual 999 event. With a warm and sunny day forecast, the chance to go 100ft up on the aerial ladder platform should afford some spectacular views of Brighton and Hove and the surrounding...
Posted On 21 Aug 2011 at 10:59 am