Woman faked panic attacks to avoid breath test in Brighton

A Brighton court has banned a woman from driving after she faked panic attacks to prevent officers from testing her for drink driving. Laura Leslie repeatedly claimed that she needed medical help and refused to answer police questions after she was arrested in Brighton. Leslie,...
Posted On 04 Mar 2014 at 10:58 pm

Brighton and Hove councillors return for council tax debate tomorrow

Brighton and Hove councillors are gearing up for crunch budget talks almost a week after discussions came to a grinding halt. Debate was suspended after a six-hour meeting on Thursday (27 February) when the three parties on Brighton and Hove City Council were unable to reach an...
Posted On 04 Mar 2014 at 8:50 pm

Senior Brighton politician calls for March for England to be banned

A leading politician is calling for a nationalist march to be banned from Brighton seafront for fear that it will damage trade. The annual March for England is due to take place on Sunday 27 April. This is despite a police operation last year that cost £500,000 but that could not...
Posted On 04 Mar 2014 at 6:22 pm

Portslade man jailed for sexually assaulting young girls in Hove

A Portslade man has been jailed for a series of sex attacks on four young girls spanning almost 30 years. Alyn Matless, 71, of Old Shoreham Road, Portslade, was jailed at Lewes Crown Court yesterday (Monday 3 March) to a total of five and a half years. He was found guilty after a...
Posted On 04 Mar 2014 at 1:25 pm

Brighton radio station appoints new boss

Juice 107.2 has appointed a new managing director. Tracy Skinner, who took up the post today (Tuesday 4 March), will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Brighton radio station. She joins from Fontwell Park Racecourse, between Arundel and Chichester, where she has...
Posted On 04 Mar 2014 at 1:12 pm