Boy, 14, charged over death of Connor Saunders

A 14-year-old boy from Brighton has been charged with the manslaughter of Woodingdean teenager Connor Saunders. The boy will be brought to court tomorrow (Wednesday 18 April) to appear before Brighton magistrates, Sussex Police said this afternoon. Another 14-year-old boy has...
Posted On 17 Apr 2012 at 10:50 pm

Wind farm survey mast put up south east of Brighton and Hove

Energy company Eon has put up a 360ft (110m) meteorological mast 12 miles south east of Brighton and Hove. The mast will measure wind speeds, wave heights, sea currents and other offshore environmental data. It has been put up as part of the preparations by Eon to try to win...
Posted On 17 Apr 2012 at 10:32 pm

Brighton and Hove Green chief eyes open goal

A leading Green politician has spelt out his party’s progress in bringing a more open style of government to Brighton and Hove. Councillor Jason Kitcat posted a blog about efforts to advance “the cause of openness and transparency in everything Brighton and Hove City Counc...
Posted On 17 Apr 2012 at 4:45 pm

Brighton friends and family hold vigil for Connor Saunders

Friends and family of Brighton teenager Connor Saunders held a candlelit vigil for him in Rottingdean last night. And today the 19-year-old’s uncle Jamie Denyer, speaking for the Woodingdean youngster’s family, said that his death had left a hole in their hearts. He said that...
Posted On 17 Apr 2012 at 4:13 pm

Speeding drivers face crackdown in Brighton and Hove

Traffic police are targeting speeding drivers in Brighton and Hove and across the county in a week-long crackdown. Sussex Police said that checks would be carried out at fixed enforcement sites as well as locally identified problem areas. Sergeant Phil Duffy, from the Sussex...
Posted On 17 Apr 2012 at 3:45 pm

A new dawn at St Peter’s – one of Brighton’s biggest churches has undergone a turnaround since being saved from closure

St Peter’s Church stands at the gateway to Brighton. It is an icon but just a few short years ago its future was in doubt. The Church of England looked likely to make St Peter’s redundant. This would have meant closure. The congregation had dwindled, the repair bills and running...
Posted On 17 Apr 2012 at 7:07 am

Delegates arrive for the Brighton Declaration of Human Rights

Hundreds of representatives from 47 countries are due to start arriving in Brighton today (Tuesday 17 April) for a three-day conference on human rights starting tomorrow. The city is hosting a meeting of the Council of Europe to agree a change to human rights law to be known as...
Posted On 17 Apr 2012 at 1:34 am

Brighton graffiti suspect caught red-handed, say police

A teenager from Brighton has been charged with spraying graffiti after Sussex Police said that they caught him red-handed. Thomas McCatty, 19, of Compton Avenue, in the Seven Dials area of Brighton, has been charged with criminal damage following his arrest on Saturday 3 March....
Posted On 17 Apr 2012 at 12:14 am
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