Brighton and Hove firefighters help tackle theatre blaze

Firefighters from Brighton and Hove joined dozens of colleagues trying to fight the fire that destroyed a theatre in Lewes at the weekend. They were among about 40 firefighters sent to tackle the blaze at the Phoenix Theatre in North Street, Lewes, on Saturday evening (29 March)....
Posted On 31 Mar 2014 at 11:07 pm

Hove court jails paedophile for 18 years for raping girl

A Hove court has jailed a Peacehaven man for 18 years for raping and sexual assaulting a young girl. Stephen Keen, 53, of Collingwood Close, Peacehaven, abused the girl from 2004 until 2011. He was found guilty of three counts of rape and one count of sexual assault by a jury at...
Posted On 31 Mar 2014 at 10:45 pm

Two more Brighton and Hove motorists charged after drink drive crackdown

The last Brighton and Hove motorists who were on bail after being arrested during the annual Sussex Police drink drive crackdown have been charged. The force said that they brought the total number of people charged from the start of December, over Christmas and through to the...
Posted On 31 Mar 2014 at 10:19 pm

Brighton’s Filipino nurses win award for response to typhoon

Filipino nurses working in Brighton have won an award for their response to Typhoon Haiyan which devastated the Philippines last November. They were recognised at the Surrey and Sussex Proud to Care Awards on Friday evening (28 March), winning the Team Courage award. About 120...
Posted On 31 Mar 2014 at 1:10 pm

Brighton and Hove Greens announce leadership election results

The Green Party has re-elected Jason Kitcat as convenor – or leader – of the local party. He saw off a challenge from his former deputy Phélim Mac Cafferty. Councillor Kitcat won the vote of 12 of the 21 members of the Green group on Brighton and Hove City Council....
Posted On 31 Mar 2014 at 12:33 pm
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