Hove eco homes protesters criticise planning meeting ‘farce’

Campaigners against the Portzed eco homes scheme in Hove have criticised planners for the way that the decision was made to approve the project. And one the councillors who voted for the scheme has defended his decision saying that he did so only after careful consideration. The...
Posted On 04 Nov 2013 at 9:20 pm

Man charged over stabbing in Portslade betting shop

A man was stabbed in a betting shop in Portslade after a row when a woman was sexually assaulted. The attack happened at about 9.50pm on Friday (1 November) at the Ladbrokes branch in Station Road. Sussex Police said that the suspect was involved in a row after being accused of...
Posted On 04 Nov 2013 at 7:54 pm

Three jailed over murder of rough sleeper on Hove seafront

Three people have been jailed over the murder of a rough sleeper on Hove seafront. Two unemployed men and a woman were given prison sentences totalling 47 years at Lewes Crown Court today (Monday 4 November). The trio were found guilty on Friday (1 November) after a five-week...
Posted On 04 Nov 2013 at 1:40 pm

Help find the missing girl last seen in Brighton

The public are being asked to help find a missing girl who was last seen in Brighton. Sussex Police said that concern was growing for the welfare of Rebecca Lyons, 15, who has been missing since Sunday 27 October. The teenager, who has been living at a care home in Hassocks, was...
Posted On 04 Nov 2013 at 9:50 am

Hundreds march through Brighton in NHS protest

Hundreds of people took part in a protest march through Brighton to oppose changes locally in the NHS. The march was organised by the GMB union and Defend the NHS Sussex branch and included hospital staff, union members and supporters. The protest focused on changes being made by...
Posted On 04 Nov 2013 at 8:53 am