Thug leaves Brighton nurse with serious eye injury

A nurse from Brighton suffered a serious injury to her eye while the March for England and counter-protest were taking place last weekend. The 25-year-old woman was an innocent passer-by when a thug threw a missile which hit her in the face. Sussex Police said: “She crouched to...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013 at 10:01 pm

Brighton and Hove school appoints new head

A new head has been appointed by the governors of the Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA). James Fox, who has been acting as interim principal since January, will take on the job permanently. He took over from Stuart McLaughlin who left at Christmas, weeks after a visit...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013 at 7:25 pm

Brighton charity’s plans to house homeless in shipping containers wins approval

A plan to house homeless people in shipping containers in an old metal scrap yard in Brighton has been given approval. Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) and developer QED have been granted temporary planning permission for the scheme for five years. They will put up recycled shipping...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013 at 6:55 pm

Two Brighton and Hove teenagers face trial after man left in coma

Two teenagers from Brighton and Hove are to go on trial charged with assault after a man was attacked and left in a coma. Max Corbett, 19, unemployed, of Albany Villas, Hove, and a 17-year-old boy from Brighton are accused of attacking three other men in separate incidents on the...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013 at 6:25 pm

Open air cinema returns to Brighton beach

Brighton will have an open air cinema on the beach for the second summer running. Brighton’s Big Screen showed the Olympics and popular films last summer and is promising more box office hits, classics and live sport this summer. The films include Les Miserables, Life of Pi and...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013 at 5:20 pm

Crash shuts A27 eastbound in Hove

The A27 eastbound was shut for an hour after four vehicles crashed at the end of the rush hour this morning (Friday 26 April). A transporter, a lorry, a van and a car crashed on the Hangleton section of the Brighton bypass at about 8.45am. Sussex Police said: “A road traffic...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013 at 4:37 pm

Former Brighton police sergeant faces jail for selling stories to The Sun

A former Brighton police sergeant faces a prison sentence after he admitted selling information to The Sun newspaper. James Bowes, 30, a former member of the Brighton and Hove Neighbourhood Policing Team, pleaded guilty to misconduct in a public office at the Central Criminal...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013 at 4:12 pm

Untaxed van seized from tyre fitter in Brighton

A mobile tyre fitter had his van impounded when he went to help a customer who had been stopped by Preston Park in Brighton. His van was clamped when it was found to have no tax or MoT, Sussex Police said. The fitter then disclaimed all rights to the vehicle so it was impounded....
Posted On 26 Apr 2013 at 9:53 am
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