Brighton man attacked by muggers

A man was attacked by two muggers near the centre of Brighton. They stole his mobile phone. The attack happened in Clifton Street Passage, off Dyke Road, at about 1am on Sunday 28 April. The victim was walking home when the he was punched in the face. The blow knocked him to the...
Posted On 07 May 2013 at 5:17 pm

Brighton secondary school names interim principal

The Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) has appointed an interim principal who will take up his post next week. BACA vice-principal Michael Brett will take over running the school on the retirement of 56-year-old Philomena (Phil) Hogg. A letter was sent to parents this...
Posted On 07 May 2013 at 4:41 pm

Brighton footballers sex assault trial starts at the Old Bailey

Three Brighton and Hove Albion footballers and a former team mate have gone on trial accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman. George Barker, 21, Lewis Dunk, 21, and Anton Rodgers, 20, and their former team mate Steve Cook, 22, who has since joined Bournemouth, deny the...
Posted On 07 May 2013 at 4:20 pm

Knife-wielding robber holds up two Brighton shops

An armed robber stole money from two Brighton shops over the bank holiday weekend. The knife-wielding robber threatened staff at the Co-op store in Carden Avenue in Hollingbury at about 9.45pm yesterday (Monday 6 May), shortly before the shop was due to shut. The same man was...
Posted On 07 May 2013 at 3:24 pm

Head chosen to convert Brighton primary school into academy

A Brighton primary school will have a new head teacher when it reopens as an academy in September. David Williams, 55, from Hailsham, has been recruited as interim head teacher at Whitehawk Primary School. Mr Williams currently works for City College Brighton and Hove, the main...
Posted On 07 May 2013 at 2:52 pm

Brighton cyclist suffers serious injuries in accident

A 37-year-old Brighton woman was flown to hospital after falling off her bicycle. The woman suffered injuries to her head and face and was in serious but stable condition, Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 7 May). The force said that the woman was flown to King’s College Hospital...
Posted On 07 May 2013 at 2:32 pm

Brighton woman arrested in drugs raid

A 47-year-old woman from Brighton has been arrested by police during a drugs raid. Officers found what they described as “a quantity of cash” and what they believed to be cocaine at a house in Woodingdean. The woman was arrested on suspicion of having drugs with intent to supply....
Posted On 07 May 2013 at 8:30 am