Brighton and Hove business leaders debate State of the City

Two hundred businessmen and women asked the people running Brighton and Hove about “the State of the City” this evening (Tuesday 9 July). They were at the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce annual State of the City debate at Brighton University‘s Sallis Benney Theatre in...
Posted On 09 Jul 2013 at 11:10 pm

Hove murder suspect extradited and charged

The man suspected of murdering Albanian scaffolder Xhem Krasniqi in Hove seven weeks ago has been charged with murder. Edmund Nela, 31, was extradited from Italy today (Tuesday 9 July) and arrived at Gatwick Airport this evening. He was taken to Brighton where Sussex Police...
Posted On 09 Jul 2013 at 10:27 pm

Brighton and Hove commuters invited to meet Thameslink managers in London

Commuters from Brighton and Hove are invited to meet members of the Thameslink management in London tomorrow morning (Wednesday 10 July). The executives will meet passengers by the ticket gates at St Pancras International station from 7.30am to 9.30am. First Capital Connect, the...
Posted On 09 Jul 2013 at 4:53 pm

Police to investigate video of officer kicking tasered suspect in Brighton

A police officer was captured on video kicking a man who had just been tasered as he was arrested for shoplifting. Sussex Police said that it would investigate the incident which was reported in The Argus today (Tuesday 9 July). The video, which shows the man falling to the...
Posted On 09 Jul 2013 at 3:51 pm

Two girls sexually assaulted on Brighton beach

Two girls were sexually assaulted on Brighton beach within half an hour of each other. Sussex Police said that although the incidents were separate, they were being treated as linked. Detectives are trying to trace a group of five men who were reported to have been hassling a...
Posted On 09 Jul 2013 at 3:25 pm

‘Better bus’ scheme will make life worse, say Brighton residents

The “Better Bus Area” scheme being proposed for Edward Street in Brighton will make life worse for people in neighbouring Carlton Hill, according to residents. Five of them are due to argue their case in a deputation to Brighton and Hove City Council’s Environment, Transport and...
Posted On 09 Jul 2013 at 3:13 pm

Man suffers dislocated shoulder in row outside Hove pub

A 46-year-old man was left with a dislocated shoulder after an argument outside a pub in Hove. The man was at the Slug and Lettuce pub, in George Street, when he became involved in a row. Sussex Police said that it escalated and the man suffered the injury to his shoulder. A...
Posted On 09 Jul 2013 at 2:49 pm