Jury split over Brighton footballers accused of sex assault

Three Brighton and Hove Albion footballers and a former team mate face a retrial on charges of sexual assaulting a 19-year-old woman. Albion players George Barker, 21, Lewis Dunk, 21, and Anton Rodgers, 20, and their former team mate Steve Cook, 21, who has since joined...
Posted On 07 Feb 2013 at 8:51 pm

Fire authority freezes tax bill for Brighton and Hove

East Sussex Fire Authority agreed not to put up bills for the council tax payers of Brighton and Hove at a meeting today (Thursday 7 February). The authority oversees East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service and sets the budget for firefighters in East Sussex and Brighton and Hove....
Posted On 07 Feb 2013 at 8:28 pm

Two Romanians beaten up in Brighton

Two men beat up two Romanian friends in Brighton as the visitors were waiting to catch a bus home after a night out. Sussex Police said that the Romanians, aged 21 and 27, live in Eastbourne and were waiting at a bus stop by the Royal Pavilion in Old Steine. The men who attacked...
Posted On 07 Feb 2013 at 8:13 pm

Tax return scam targets people in Brighton and Hove

Trading standards officers are warning people in Brighton and Hove about a tax return scam. Conmen have been sending emails designed to look as though they have come from the Revenue and Customs. The emails claim that there has been an error in the recipients’ calculation of...
Posted On 07 Feb 2013 at 12:53 pm

Hundreds of Brighton students to celebrate degree success

More than 1,700 Brighton University graduates will collect their degrees at the Dome today (Thursday 7 February) and tomorrow (Friday 8 February). The university said that some of those graduating at the winter graduation ceremony were already making their mark in the wider...
Posted On 07 Feb 2013 at 9:54 am