Brighton police searching for podgy bald man after sexual assault

A woman was sexually assaulted in the centre of Brighton as she waited for a bus to Lewes. Sussex Police released a CCTV image of the suspect who is alleged to have stroked the woman’s bottom. The incident happened as the woman waited for the number 28 bus at the Old Steine in...
Posted On 17 Jan 2013 at 9:53 pm

Met Office issues snow warning for Brighton and Hove tomorrow

Brighton and Hove may have more snow tomorrow (Friday 18 January). The Met Office has issued a blizzard warning for parts of southern England with snowfall of up to 2ft forecast on higher ground. Up to 4in is expected to fall in or near Brighton and Hove with cold south-easterly...
Posted On 17 Jan 2013 at 6:48 pm

Blockbuster shop in Hove at risk of closing

The Blockbuster Video shop in Blatchington Road, Hove, is threatened with closure after the rental chain went into administration yesterday (Wednesday 16 January). The shop rents and sells DVDs and video games and is continuing to trade while the administrators try to find a...
Posted On 17 Jan 2013 at 5:33 pm

Police release CCTV image of Hove shop break-in

Police have published a CCTV image of a break-in at the Co-op supermarket in Hangleton Road, Hove. Two men smashed a glass panel and stole cigarettes worth thousands of pounds from the shop at about 5am on Wednesday 9 January. One of the burglars was wearing a black hoodie with...
Posted On 17 Jan 2013 at 1:39 pm

Brighton ice rink to stay open for an extra five weeks

The Royal Pavilion Ice Rink in Brighton is to stay open for an extra five weeks. It had been due to close on Sunday but will now remain open until Sunday 24 February. Shella Parkin, managing director of Laine Ltd, which manages the rink, said: “We are thrilled to be staying on...
Posted On 17 Jan 2013 at 8:52 am

Brighton and Hove commuters face delays after train fire at Victoria

A train fire at London Victoria left commuters from Brighton, Hove and Portslade facing delays and disruption this morning (Thursday 17 January). The small fire was spotted on an empty Gatwick Express train as it arrived at Victoria. The station was evacuated and the fire was put...
Posted On 17 Jan 2013 at 8:27 am