Five men jailed for £2m Brighton fraud

Five fraudsters have been jailed for trying to launder more than £2 million stolen from Sussex University. Gurdip Singh, 37, his business partner Hamel Bakrania, 36, Dennis Francis, 50, Innocent Ohazurume, also 50, and Andrew Wormstone, 43, tried to use a network of bank...
Posted On 15 Feb 2013 at 7:56 pm

Brighton gap year student found alive in the outback

A former Brighton College student has been found alive three days after going missing in the outback in Australia. Sam Woodhead, 18, got lost after going for a run while working as a jackeroo at a cattle station in Queensland. Rescuers said that the teenager was lucky to be...
Posted On 15 Feb 2013 at 7:06 pm

Brighton rape case detectives praise response to Crimewatch appeal

Detectives trying to find out who raped a woman on Brighton beach received 13 calls after an appeal on the BBC TV programme Crimewatch last night (Thursday 14 February). The calls were in response to CCTV pictures showing a man who Sussex Police said they would like to eliminate...
Posted On 15 Feb 2013 at 5:43 pm

Portslade school to advertise for new head

Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) is to advertise for a new head teacher this month. In the meantime the interim principal, James Fox, has had his contract extended until the end if the summer term. Mr Fox has upset parents and pupils by enforcing existing rules about...
Posted On 15 Feb 2013 at 1:39 pm

Deaf and partially sighted runner inspires Brighton pupils ahead of half marathon

A deaf and partially sighted runner spoke to pupils at a deaf school in Brighton this week. James Clarke, 35, has set himself a personal challenge by entering 100 runs of between 10 kilometres and 26 miles despite having Usher syndrome. He is running the Brighton Half Marathon on...
Posted On 15 Feb 2013 at 11:53 am

TEDx Brighton seeks ideas for this year’s theme

The organisers of TEDx Brighton are inviting people to help choose a theme, having confirmed the return of the international conference. They are holding an “open round table event” today (Friday 15 February) for everyone interested in helping develop the initial ideas. These are...
Posted On 15 Feb 2013 at 11:29 am

Brighton secondary school starts search for new head

A new head is being sought for the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy in Falmer to replace Phil Hogg when she retires at the end of the summer term. Applications have to be in by 9am on Monday 11 March with interviews scheduled for Monday 25 March and Tuesday 26 March. An advert...
Posted On 15 Feb 2013 at 12:59 am