Hove shop owner given second chance after licensing breaches

A Hove shop was caught selling alcohol to a 16-year-old, a licensing panel was told yesterday (Thursday 19 January). The shop, which trades as Best One, in Hangleton Way, was also selling fake booze, and cigarettes and drink on which duty had not been paid. The panel, made up of...
Posted On 20 Jan 2012 at 11:08 pm

Brighton footballer cleared of sex attack as five other players are bailed

Brighton and Hove Albion footballer Tommy Elphick has been eliminated from a police investigation into a sex attack in Brighton. He was one of five Albion players who were arrested yesterday (Thursday 19 January) on suspicion of sexual assault in July. Former Albion player Steve...
Posted On 20 Jan 2012 at 8:13 pm

Brighton resident raises petition over parking charges for Preston Park

A resident has accused Brighton and Hove City Council of creating the parking problem in Preston Park. She reacted by raising a petition after the council announced that it intended to solve the Preston Park problem by banning parking in most of the places where it currently...
Posted On 20 Jan 2012 at 7:58 pm

Southwick man admits having thousands of child porn pictures

An unemployed Southwick man admitted having thousands of child porn pictures on his computer when he appeared in court yesterday (Thursday 19 January). John Anthony Sergeant, 61, of Mile Oak Road, Southwick, appeared on police bail at Worthing Magistrates’ Court. He pleaded...
Posted On 20 Jan 2012 at 1:41 pm

Visit Brighton says it took conference bookings worth £58m

Brighton and Hove’s conference team said that 39 bookings worth £58 million were made over the past year. Visit Brighton – part of Brighton and Hove City Council – said that 28 major conferences and events were booked for the current year. The 28 conferences and events in 2012...
Posted On 20 Jan 2012 at 12:53 am