Court jails racist ranter on Brighton train

A wanted man who launched a tirade of racist abuse towards a passenger on a train in Brighton has been found, arrested and jailed for a total of 26 weeks. Darren Daley, 43, was arrested in London. He was jailed after pleading guilty to racially aggravated common assault and a...
Posted On 22 Jul 2013 at 3:23 pm

Burglary crackdown leads to arrests in Brighton

A crackdown on burglary has led to at least four arrests in Brighton over the past month. Sussex Police is running Operation Magpie as a way of focusing efforts on break-ins to homes and commercial premises. The force said: “In the first three weeks of the initiative 71 burglars...
Posted On 22 Jul 2013 at 8:33 am

Brighton man rescued from kitchen fire

A Brighton man was brought to safety from his basement flat after a pan caught fire in his kitchen. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service gave the man oxygen to treat him for the effects of breathing in smoke until a South East Coast Ambulance Service crew arrived. Two fire crews...
Posted On 22 Jul 2013 at 8:16 am

Two held after police raid cannabis farm in Hove

Two people were arrested after Sussex Police raided a house in Hove which was being used as a cannabis farm. A 26-year-old Hove man and an 18-year-old woman from Hastings were held on suspicion of growing the drug. The man was also arrested on suspicion of abstracting...
Posted On 22 Jul 2013 at 8:01 am

Firemen rescue Portslade girl stuck up tree after trying to save cat

Firemen rescued a young girl who became stuck up a tree in Portslade last night (Sunday 21 July). The girl had climbed the tree in Locks Crescent, Portslade, to try to rescue a cat which appeared to be stuck. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that the call came in at just...
Posted On 22 Jul 2013 at 7:53 am