Threatened Brighton elm tree is saved

A healthy elm tree in Brighton has been spared the axe after a campaign by residents and a rethink by councillors. The rare 150-year-old Wheatley elm in Vernon Terrace was threatened by the road layout changes taking place at the Seven Dials roundabout. But the Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 01 May 2013 at 7:12 pm

Brighton man jailed after thwarted knifepoint robbery

A 62-year-old labourer from Brighton has been jailed for five years for trying to rob a convenience store. Richard Slater, of Walmer Crescent, Bevendean, threatened shopkeeper Tario Rahman with a 6in knife and demanded money. But Mr Rahman, 45, who was by alone in the shop, put...
Posted On 01 May 2013 at 6:56 pm

Two police officers hurt after car chase through Brighton

A man has been arrested after a police chase through Brighton which left two officers injured. The officers detained a 28-year-old man on suspicion of dangerous driving, assaulting police and having drugs with intent to supply. Sussex Police said that they became suspicious of a...
Posted On 01 May 2013 at 6:18 am
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