Brighton tenant rep threatened with eviction over Nazi claim

A tenant rep is being threatened with eviction by Brighton and Hove City Council after he passed on critical comments. John Melson, 74, of Lavender Street, Brighton, has been told that he has to vacate his flat by Monday 1 April because he called council officials Nazis. Mr...
Posted On 07 Mar 2013 at 9:41 pm

Portslade man jailed for kidnapping hairdresser’s receptionist from Hove

An unemployed 41-year-old man from Portslade has been jailed for nine years for kidnapping a hairdresser’s receptionist from Hove. Stephen Webber, who lived in George William Mews, Portslade, spun a web of lies, pretending that he was an MI5 spy. Webber persuaded his victim Laura...
Posted On 07 Mar 2013 at 6:21 pm

South African minister visits Brighton and Hove

A South African government minister was part of delegation to visit Brighton and Hove this week. Mayor Bill Randall welcomed Zoliswa Kota-Fredericks, the Deputy Minister for Human Settlements. She was joined by the chief executive of the Southern African Housing Foundation, John...
Posted On 07 Mar 2013 at 1:14 pm

Brighton cubs gather to earn faith badge

Cub scouts from Brighton will be among more than a hundred youngsters spending the day at a Sussex church trying to earn their faith badge. They will join fellow cubs from Peacehaven, Hastings and Bexhill at St Mary’s Church in Barcombe, near Lewes. The day is being overseen by...
Posted On 07 Mar 2013 at 9:35 am