Brighton murder trial opens

The trial of a man accused of stabbing his wife to death outside the Brighton office where she worked started in Lewes today (Monday 15 July). Ty Medland, 26, of Cavell Avenue, Peacehaven, admits killing his wife Samantha Medland, 24, after their marriage ended but he denies...
Posted On 15 Jul 2013 at 11:55 pm

Brighton murderer being hunted by police

The man who murdered a Brighton barman is being hunted by police. Officers are trying to trace Ian McLoughlin, 55, in connection with the murder of a man in Hertfordshire on Saturday (13 July). Detectives believe that McLoughlin, also known as Ian John Baker, could head for...
Posted On 15 Jul 2013 at 6:53 pm

Labour challenges Green hold on Brighton and Hove council committees

The Labour Party is using its by-election victory last week to challenge the Greens’ control of two key council committees. Labour candidate Emma Daniel won the Hanover and Elm Grove by-election last Thursday (11 July) for a seat on Brighton and Hove City Council. The result gave...
Posted On 15 Jul 2013 at 6:21 pm

Brighton hospital’s £420m revamp is a case of when not whether, says minister

Cabinet Office Minister Oliver Letwin gave health chiefs a boost during a visit to Brighton this morning (Monday 15 July). He said that the funding for a £420 million overhaul of the Royal Sussex County Hospital had been allocated. He toured the hospital with Matthew Kershaw,...
Posted On 15 Jul 2013 at 12:24 pm