Man arrested after handing in sex offenders file left on Brighton bus

A Prison Service official left the details of sex offenders and violent criminals and their victims on a bus in Brighton. The sensitive documents were found by a 32-year-old Brighton man who handed them to The Argus newspaper. The man was arrested on suspicion of theft by...
Posted On 19 Jul 2012 at 8:24 pm

Steve Ovett to be made a freeman of Brighton and Hove

Brighton-born Olympic gold medallist Steve Ovett is due to be made a Freeman of the City of Brighton and Hove on Tuesday (24 July). Ovett, 56, won the 800 metres final at the Moscow Games in 1980, beating his great rival Seb Coe, who took silver. Coe, the mastermind behind the...
Posted On 19 Jul 2012 at 4:30 pm

Bank told it can't open in empty Brighton shop

A bank has been refused permission to convert an empty Brighton shop into a new branch. Metrobank, which describes itself as the first new high street bank for over a hundred years, hopes to open a branch at the top of North Street, by the junction with Western Road. Green...
Posted On 19 Jul 2012 at 4:20 pm

Brighton and Hove claimant count falls

The number of people in Brighton and Hove claiming jobseeker’s allowance has fallen for the fourth month in a row. The number of claimants in June was 6,296, down from 6,376 in May and from 6,959 in February. The February figure was the highest number for almost two years. The...
Posted On 19 Jul 2012 at 2:49 pm