Brighton priest sent for trial on child sex charges

A priest who worked in Brighton and Hove has been sent for trial on charges of sexually abusing two boys more than 20 years ago. Father Wilkie Denford, 77, of Broad Reach Mews, Shoreham, is due to stand trial at Lewes Crown Court on Monday 10 December. He appeared at Mid Sussex...
Posted On 27 Jul 2012 at 7:48 pm

Brighton and Hove churches ring bells to celebrate Olympics

Churches in Brighton and Hove heralded the start of the Olympic and Paralympic Games with a peal of bells this morning. The bells rang out at All Saints, in The Drive, Hove, St Andrew’s Church in Waterloo Street, Hove, and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Dyke Road, Brighton....
Posted On 27 Jul 2012 at 7:38 pm

Main candidates to be first police commissioner all have Brighton links

The three main candidates to be the first Police and Crime Commissioner of Sussex all have Brighton links. And they’re not all the usual suspects either. Ian Chisnall, 51, the independent, lives in Brighton but works across the county. Katy Bourne, 47, the recently chosen...
Posted On 27 Jul 2012 at 2:57 pm

Man charged with mugging in Portslade

A 38-year-old man has been charged with mugging a teenage boy in Portslade earlier this week. Mark Cawfield, of no fixed address, is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court this morning (Friday 27 July) where he will be charged with the robbery. The robbery is alleged to...
Posted On 27 Jul 2012 at 1:02 pm