Brighton and Hove Greens decide key jobs for the coming year

Brighton and Hove Green Party has named the councillors being put forward for key posts for the coming year. The announcement comes as Jason Kitcat is due to take over as convenor – or leader – of the local party on Friday (4 May) from Bill Randall. Councillor Kitcat is expected...
Posted On 01 May 2012 at 11:57 pm

Brighton murder suspect remains in custody as police name victim

A man was still being held this afternoon (Tuesday 1 May) on suspicion of murdering a Brighton man named by police as Jeffrey Burrows. Mr Burrows – known to friends as Jeff or Humphrey or Big Humph – died after being stabbed at his flat in Norfolk Square on Sunday evening (29...
Posted On 01 May 2012 at 11:19 pm

Handymen wanted by Portslade charity

Joel Lewis moved from London to Brighton 24 years ago and worked in bars and restaurants. Now he’s based in an old convent. And he’s trying to encourage men with practical skills and time on their hands to come and join him. He wants to set up a group of “sheddies” – along the...
Posted On 01 May 2012 at 10:43 pm

Brighton man arrested over sexual assault in Hove

A man from Brighton has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman in Hove. The 28-year-old man has been bailed by Sussex Police until a week on Friday (11 May) while officers make further inquiries. He is suspected of committing the offence at about...
Posted On 01 May 2012 at 4:12 pm

£70k boost for Brighton charity

A Brighton charity has been given a £70,000 funding boost. Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) has been awarded the money to deliver specialist legal advice in Brighton and Hove and across East Sussex. As a result BHT will employ two full-time legal advisers to work in its Brighton,...
Posted On 01 May 2012 at 2:09 pm