A23 chaos follows Patcham van crash but driver but fails to stop

A van crashed on the A23 in Patcham, leading to long tailbacks, but the driver failed to stop. Sussex Police said that the crash happened at about 5pm yesterday (Thursday 16 May) on the southbound side of the road. The white van crashed into an orange Chevrolet Camaro, which in...
Posted On 17 May 2013 at 11:21 pm

Brighton man charged with helping armed robber faces crown court trial

A Brighton man has been sent for crown court trial on a charge of helping an armed robber. A date has yet to be fixed for Gerard Shelbourne, 52, unemployed, of Chiddingly Close in Whitehawk, to appear in the crown court. He was brought to the dock at Brighton Magistrates’ Court...
Posted On 17 May 2013 at 6:11 pm

Portslade hit and run driver hunted by police

Police are trying to trace a hit and run driver who crashed into parked vehicles in Portslade and then ran off. The crash happened at about 9.30pm on Monday (13 May), Sussex Police said today (Friday 17 May). A grey Ford Focus hit vehicles parked on the one-way bend in Benfield...
Posted On 17 May 2013 at 5:53 pm

Brighton and Hove council chief speaks out about binmen’s dispute

Council chief executive Penny Thompson is resending individual compensation offers to Brighton and Hove’s binmen and street cleaners. Letters were first sent last week but dozens were ripped up or handed back unopened when the refuse crews marched on Brighton Town Hall on...
Posted On 17 May 2013 at 3:34 pm