‘Arrogant’ Brighton fraudster sentenced over loans scam

A fraudster from Brighton was one of three men sentenced by a judge over a fake loans scam yesterday (Monday 29 April). Imaad Khan, 24, of Bedford Place, Brighton, was sentenced to nine months in prison, suspended for two years, at Hove Crown Court. Khan was also ordered to do...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013 at 10:58 pm

Bus boss Roger French to be made a freeman of Brighton and Hove

Recently retired bus company boss Roger French is to be made an honorary freeman of Brighton and Hove. A special meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council has been called for Thursday 9 May to confer the honour on 58-year-old Mr French. The council said that the civic honour w...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013 at 9:22 pm

Hove residents ask 'turn our road into a play street'

Residents of a Hove road have asked for it to be turned into a “play street”. Almost 150 people living in Westbourne Street signed a petition which was presented to the Brighton and Hove City Council Transport Committee this afternoon (Tuesday 30 April). The petition,...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013 at 8:44 pm

Brighton and Hove youngsters offered help finding apprenticeships

City College Brighton and Hove is holding a series of “assessment days” to help young people wanting an apprenticeship. Nicole Bass, a recruitment consultant for the college’s Apprenticeships Service, said: “There are actually many more openings for apprenticeships than young...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013 at 2:46 pm

Brighton and Hove Tories pick new deputy leader

The Brighton and Hove Conservative group of councillors has elected Dee Simson to be its new deputy leader. Councillor Simson, who represents Woodingdean, replaces Westbourne councillor Denise Cobb who is due to become the Mayor of Brighton and Hove next month. Councillor Simson...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013 at 2:30 pm

Muggers rob Fishersgate man outside his home

A man was attacked and robbed on his doorstep in Fishersgate, Sussex Police said. The man, who is in his late fifties, was leaving his home in Summer Close when muggers stole cash and personal items from him. The force said: “The victim suffered no injuries but was very shocked...
Posted On 29 Apr 2013 at 6:11 pm

Brighton and Hove environmental group urges councillors to save the Seven Dials elm

Brighton and Hove Friends of the Earth is calling on councillors to save the Seven Dials elm tree. The healthy 150-year-old tree in Vernon Terrace, Brighton, was due to be chopped down as part of a scheme to try to make the busy Seven Dials junction safer. But protests and a...
Posted On 29 Apr 2013 at 5:52 pm

Brighton University wants volunteers for physiotherapy treatment

Brighton University is looking for volunteers who are suffering from lower back-related leg pain. The aim is to recruit them to take part in a study during which they will receive physiotherapy treatment. A spokesman for the university said: “Researchers are looking at how...
Posted On 29 Apr 2013 at 4:30 pm

Driver hits Brighton father with toddler but fails to stop

A father from Brighton was hit by a car as he pushed his 13-month-old son in a buggy at the weekend. The driver failed to stop after hitting the 26-year-old man who managed to push the buggy out if the way, Sussex Police said. The father was not seriously hurt and the baby was...
Posted On 29 Apr 2013 at 4:18 pm

Missing man with links to Brighton found safe and well

A missing man with links to Brighton has been found safe and well. Sussex Police said that Paul Pantlin, 48, returned to an address in Woking late on Thursday night (25 April). The force issued a plea for help, in conjunction with Surrey Police, to find Mr Pantlin after he went...
Posted On 28 Apr 2013 at 11:45 am
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