Woman in Brighton footballers sex assault trial cries and describes her fears

The woman who said that three Brighton and Hove Albion footballers sexually assaulted her broke down in tears during cross-examination today (Thursday 24 January). She spoke of her fears – about what people would think of her and how she was too scared at first to report the...
Posted On 24 Jan 2013 at 6:02 pm

Council staff hold protest in Hove over changes to pay

Dozens of Brighton and Hove City Council staff held a protest outside Hove Town Hall this afternoon (Thursday 24 January). They fear that cuts to allowances for working at weekends and unsocial hours will mostly affect low-paid staff. Alex Knutsen, of Unison, said that his union...
Posted On 24 Jan 2013 at 6:00 pm

Bogus caller steals cheque from Hove pensioner

A conman stole a cheque and an old passport from a pensioner in Hove. The bogus caller asked the man, in his mid-eighties, about doing some painting work at his home in Prinsep Road, Hove. He also asked to use the toilet. After leaving the pensioner found his out-of-date passport...
Posted On 24 Jan 2013 at 5:18 pm

Brighton skate park funded with Olympic legacy grant

An Olympic legacy grant of £150,000 will go towards the cost of the new skate park being built at The Level in Brighton. The grant from Sport England was announced yesterday as work started to build the £400,000 skate park. Sport England has been granting money through i...
Posted On 24 Jan 2013 at 10:08 am