Thief steals charity box from Hove shop

A thief swiped a charity box from a shop in Hove last week. Sussex Police said that the charity collection tin was taken from the counter of the Brunswick Food and Wine shop in Western Road, Hove. It contained cash in aid of the Sussex Air Ambulance. Officers were trying to...
Posted On 13 Mar 2013 at 7:57 pm

Brighton drugs gang jailed

Five members of a Brighton drugs gang were jailed at Hove Crown Court today (Wednesday 13 March). They were sentenced after a two-week trial in which another man was acquitted of conspiring with them to supply heroin. The five men, who are all unemployed, are Ian Edwards, 29, of...
Posted On 13 Mar 2013 at 6:52 pm

Brighton campaigners explore solutions for Seven Dials tree

By Jenni Davidson Seven Dials residents came together last night (Tuesday 12 March) to brainstorm ideas to save a historic elm tree. Around 60 people attended the public meeting at the West Hill Hall to discuss ways that the tree, at the end of Vernon Terrace, Brighton, could be...
Posted On 13 Mar 2013 at 5:17 pm

Brighton tree campaigners overwhelmed by public support

By Jenni Davidson Two tree campaigners have told how moved they were by public support for their efforts to save an elm tree. The campaigners, Tom Druitt and Stephen Hendry, climbed the tree on Vernon Terrace, Brighton, in the early hours of Thursday 7 March. They spent two days...
Posted On 13 Mar 2013 at 2:32 pm

Hove Vegfest reports surge in interest since horseburger scandal

A weekend-long event for vegetarians in Brighton and Hove has reported a huge surge in interest since the horseburger scandal made the news. Vegfest organisers said that they sold their final stall spaces a month ago and visits to their website had trebled ahead of the event...
Posted On 13 Mar 2013 at 10:13 am