Chris Eubank’s nephew in Brighton court on domestic violence charges

Luke Simon Eubank appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday 28 February) charged with domestic violence. Eubank, a nephew of the former world boxing champion Chris Eubank, was arrested yesterday (Wednesday 27 February) charged with battering a woman and threatening...
Posted On 28 Feb 2013 at 11:55 pm

Landmark Brighton restaurant to close

One of Brighton’s most prominent restaurants is to close. Sam’s, at the Seven Dials, will shut on Sunday 24 March leaving owner Sam Metcalfe to focus on his Kemp Town restaurant Sam’s of Brighton in Paston Place. The restaurant will close less than three weeks after nine months...
Posted On 28 Feb 2013 at 11:45 pm

Budget council: Labour warns of human cost of welfare reform

Welfare and benefits advisers are likely to be stretched beyond breaking point in the coming months, a leading Labour councillor warned this evening (Thursday 28 February). Councillor Warren Morgan told the budget meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council that the small advice...
Posted On 28 Feb 2013 at 11:30 pm

Budget council: leading Green spells out effect of cuts on Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove has suffered the second biggest reduction in council spending power in the south east, a Green councillor said this evening (Thursday 28 February). It has also endured the worst cuts per person in the region, Councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty told the budget...
Posted On 28 Feb 2013 at 11:28 pm

Brighton and Hove council tax bills to go up 2 per cent

Council tax bills in Brighton and Hove are to rise by 1.96 per cent, just below the 2 per cent threshold requiring a local referendum. Members of Brighton and Hove City Council voted this evening (Thursday 28 February) on how much to charge for the coming financial year. The...
Posted On 28 Feb 2013 at 7:26 pm

Hove handyman faces another charge of abusing Brighton care home resident

Care home handyman Paul Brown will face more charges when he appears in court Brighton tomorrow (Friday 1 March). Brown, 55, of Clarendon Road, Hove, has been charged with another count of engaging in sexual activity with a woman care home resident who has a mental disorder. He...
Posted On 28 Feb 2013 at 4:09 pm

Man beaten up after being dragged from Brighton and Hove taxi

A 28-year-old man was attacked after a night out in Brighton. The victim got into a cab at the taxi rank at the bottom of West Street in Brighton between 3am and 4am on Sunday (24 February). Four men were already in the taxi which then headed east along the A259 coast road. It...
Posted On 28 Feb 2013 at 12:46 pm

Council to stop towing away cars in Brighton and Hove

Cars will no longer be towed away and impounded if they are parked illegally in Brighton and Hove. And the car pound is also being scrapped by Brighton and Hove City Council in a move that is expected to save £400,000 a year. Instead, cars that are causing an obstruction will be...
Posted On 27 Feb 2013 at 8:44 pm

Free chance to try electronically assisted bikes in Brighton

The chance to try an electronically assisted bike – or ebike – for free is on offer in Brighton. An event is taking place in Preston Park on Saturday 9 March when the public will have the chance to test an ebike for themselves. The event is part of a project being led by Brighton...
Posted On 27 Feb 2013 at 5:30 pm

Two Brighton men arrested minutes after robbery

Two men from Brighton were arrested minutes after a man was mugged close to the seafront in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 26 February). A 29-year old local man was attacked from behind in Charlotte Street, Brighton, at about 3.15am. He was robbed of his wallet and...
Posted On 26 Feb 2013 at 6:09 pm
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