Man suffers broken cheek bone in Brighton night club attack

A man suffered a fractured cheek bone and an eye injury after attacked in a Brighton night club, Sussex Police said today (Friday 8 June). The attack happened on the dance floor at Revolution in West Street, Brighton, where the 28-year-old victim was dancing with friends. Another...
Posted On 08 Jun 2012 at 11:57 pm

High winds and signal problems hold up Brighton and Hove commuters

Commuters from Brighton, Hove and Portslade suffered delays coming home from both Victoria Station and London Bridge this evening (Friday 8 June). A signal failure in the Battersea Park area – just outside Victoria – disrupted journeys and caused delays and cancellations. Some...
Posted On 08 Jun 2012 at 7:31 pm

Boy, 16, arrested after Brighton man left with fractured skull

A 16-year-old boy from Brighton has been arrested after a man was attacked and left with a fractured skull. The boy was arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm in an attack in a car park off Oxford Street in Brighton. He has been released on police bail...
Posted On 08 Jun 2012 at 6:16 pm

Brighton card shop to close

The Clinton Cards shop in Western Road, Brighton, is closing for good today (Friday 8 June) with the loss of six jobs. The news comes after 24 jobs in Brighton and Hove were saved yesterday (Thursday 7 June) with the sale of the Churchill Square branch in Brighton and the shop in...
Posted On 08 Jun 2012 at 5:22 pm

Hove serial burglar back behind bars 20 years after exposing 'Paddy Pantsdown'

The Hove man who exposed Paddy Ashdown’s affair 20 years ago has been jailed again for burglary and fraud. Career criminal Simon Berkowitz, 65, was sent back behind bars at Winchester Crown Court on Wednesday (6 June). Berkowitz, of Fourth Avenue, Hove, was jailed for five years...
Posted On 08 Jun 2012 at 2:09 pm

Brighton bypass closed during morning rush-hour after crash near Southwick tunnel

The Brighton bypass was closed for much of the morning rush-hour period after a crash near the Southwick tunnel (Friday 8 June). A woman was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with neck injuries after the crash on the A27 between the Holmbush roundabout and the...
Posted On 08 Jun 2012 at 12:08 pm

Van driver flown to hospital after rush-hour crash on Brighton bypass

A van driver was flown to hospital after a crash on the Brighton bypass during the evening rush hour yesterday (Thursday 7 June). The 45-year-old man, from Crawley, was on the slip road leaving the A27 for the A23 London road, near Vale Avenue, Patcham, when the accident...
Posted On 08 Jun 2012 at 11:39 am