Child porn suspect arrested in Hove

A man suspected of having a hoard of child porn has been arrested in Hove. Sussex Police said that a man from Blackpool was arrested yesterday (Thursday 30 May) in Hove on suspicion of having indecent images of children. The arrest comes days after Sussex Police said that Raymond...
Posted On 31 May 2013 at 6:20 pm

Thug hits woman over the head with bottle in Brighton

A 23-year-old woman was hit over the head with a bottle on a busy Brighton street. And the attacker dragged the victim along the street by her hair. Sussex Police urged anyone who saw the assault in Lewes Road to get in touch. It happened near the Forfars Bakery at about 12.30am...
Posted On 31 May 2013 at 6:05 pm

Fire crews tackle boiler blaze in Brighton

Fire crews were called to deal with a boiler which had caught fire in a block of flats in Brighton. Crews from Preston Circus and Roedean in Brighton and from Hove were sent to Pullman Haul, part of the One Brighton complex, in New England Street, Brighton. They found excessive...
Posted On 31 May 2013 at 2:51 pm

Date set for Brighton by-election

The Hanover and Elm Grove by-election will take place on Thursday 11 July. The Conservative Party has picked a 54-year-old former civil servant to run for the seat on Brighton and Hove City Council. Robert Knight, from Hollingdean, used to work at the Department for Work and...
Posted On 30 May 2013 at 5:00 pm

Two bailed by Hove murder case detectives

Detectives investigating the murder of an Albanian scaffolder in Hove have released a man and a woman on police bail. Officers arrested a 32-year-old local woman on Tuesday 28 May on suspicion of assisting an offender. Sussex Police said that she had been bailed until Monday 22...
Posted On 30 May 2013 at 1:46 pm

Man suffers broken ankle in Brighton dodgem car attack

A man was headbutted, fell and suffered a broken ankle after a ride on the dodgems with his family at Brighton Marina. The 32-year-old victim needed hospital treatment after the attack which happened on Sunday 3 March at about 2.30pm. Sussex Police published CCTV images yesterday...
Posted On 30 May 2013 at 10:32 am

Hove school governor wins national acclaim

A former Mayor of Brighton and Hove who chairs the board of governors at two local schools has won national recognition. Jenny Barnard-Langston has been appointed a national leader for governance. She is the first in Brighton and Hove and one of just 130 across the country. The...
Posted On 30 May 2013 at 9:40 am

Brighton woman suffers head injuries in seafront attack

A 28-year-old woman from Brighton suffered head injuries in an attack on the seafront. She fell to the ground after being punched in King’s Road, near the junction with West Street just before 4am on Bank Holiday Monday (27 May). The woman was taken to the Royal Sussex...
Posted On 29 May 2013 at 10:47 pm

Brighton MP welcomes new rights for park home residents

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby has welcomed new rights for park home residents today (Wednesday 29 May). He said that the new rights would give park home – or mobile home – owners the protection that they need from unscrupulous site owners. The new rights come into force this...
Posted On 29 May 2013 at 8:01 pm

Four in five Brighton and Hove schools rated good or outstanding

Four in five schools in Brighton and Hove are rated good or outstanding by the official watchdog Ofsted. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Ofsted’s most recent national statistics show that local authorities have an average of 74 per cent of schools rated good or outstanding....
Posted On 28 May 2013 at 11:07 pm
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