Customs officers raid Brighton amusement arcade

Customs officers have seized 86 illegal gaming machines from four amusement arcades, including one arcade in Brighton. The seizures were made last week and led to the arrest of a 45-year-old man in Bognor Regis on suspicion of gaming duty fraud. Revenue and Customs said that the...
Posted On 26 Jun 2012 at 11:43 pm

Pensioner robbed in Brighton

Two men robbed an 84-year-old pensioner in Brighton on Sunday lunchtime (24 June). They demanded money from the man just after he got off a bus in Eastern Road, near the Royal Sussex County Hospital. One of the men snatched £50 from the pensioner, who comes from east London, and...
Posted On 26 Jun 2012 at 8:01 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls extend Vicente's contract

By Tim Hodges The Albion have exercised the option to extend the contract of Spanish star Vicente Rodriguez. The former Valencia winger, who has also played for Spain at full international level, is contracted to the Albion until June 2013. Vicente was a sensation in the latter...
Posted On 26 Jun 2012 at 7:00 pm

Brighton charity chief leaves

The chief executive of a Brighton charity has left after four years in the role. The Sussex Beacon announced the immediate departure of Kat Williams yesterday (Monday 25 June) and her replacement by Simon Dowe as interim chief executive. Simon Burgess, chairman of the trustees of...
Posted On 26 Jun 2012 at 6:50 pm

Sense spurs cyclist from Hove to ride for deaf-blind charity

A man from Hove is taking part in an overnight London to Brighton bike ride to raise money for Sense, the charity for deaf-blind children and adults. Paul McKeown, 29, a sports coach and music promoter, from Albany Villas, will be joined by two friends when he sets out on Friday...
Posted On 26 Jun 2012 at 11:02 am