Restaurant handed £4k bill over mouse infestations

A Brighton restaurant has been landed with a bill of more than £4,000 after two mouse infestations. The Sukhothai Palace, in Middle Street, Brighton, admitted four charges of breaching food hygiene laws. At Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday 6 February) the company...
Posted On 06 Feb 2014 at 6:11 pm

Brighton man’s face slashed in seafront attack

A 44-year-old man’s face was slashed in an attack on Brighton seafront. The man, who comes from Brighton, was confronted by three men on steps leading up from Madeira Drive to Marine Parade, opposite Rock Place. Sussex Police said: “The victim encountered three men, all black and...
Posted On 06 Feb 2014 at 3:58 pm

Hove man banned for drink driving and fined £1,800

A man from Hove is among nine more people to be banned from the roads as a result of the Sussex Police annual Christmas crackdown on drink driving. Carlo Boersma, 36, of Rutland Road, Hove, was given a 26-month ban after he admitted drink driving. Boersma was also fined £1,800...
Posted On 06 Feb 2014 at 3:31 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion report £14.7m operating loss

Brighton and Hove Albion reported an operating loss of £14.7 million for the 2012-13 season. The loss was recorded in the football club’s annual accounts which have been filed with Companies House and the Football League. Albion said yesterday (Wednesday 5 February) that the...
Posted On 06 Feb 2014 at 2:55 pm

Can you help find missing girls seen in Portslade?

Two teenage girls who have been missing for three days have been spotted in Portslade. But Sussex Police said that concerns were growing for the 13-year-old friends from Lancing, who have still not returned home. Jaadine Hobden, from Hurstfield, Lancing, and Jaydeene Boarer, from...
Posted On 06 Feb 2014 at 2:31 pm

Fire crews make hotel’s roof safe after wind loosens metal caps

Fire crews were called to a hotel by Brighton Station to deal with loose metal caps in the high winds yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 5 February). Crews from Preston Circus, Brighton, and the aerial ladder platform were sent to the Jury’s Inn in Stroudley Road, Brighton, shortly...
Posted On 06 Feb 2014 at 12:44 pm