Sussex Police starts search for next chief constable

The search is on for a new top cop for Sussex – with the successful candidate in line for a salary of £150,000 a year. After the retirement of Sussex Police chief constable Martin Richards, Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne has started looking for his...
Posted On 04 Apr 2014 at 6:18 pm

Ninja protest after Hove primary school ordered to take more pupils

Youngsters dressed as ninjas are to join their parents in a protest outside the headquarters of Brighton and Hove City Council this afternoon (Friday April 4). The protest comes after officials ordered Davigdor Infant School to find space for 30 more children. The school, in...
Posted On 04 Apr 2014 at 6:09 pm

Brighton and Hove man wanted for return to prison

By Jenni Davidson A 23-year-old man from the Brighton and Hove area is wanted by Sussex Police for return to prison. Grant Penfold was released on prison licence after having previously been sentenced for burglary. He has been recalled to prison by the Probation Service for...
Posted On 04 Apr 2014 at 4:03 pm
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Brighton University appoints new deputy vice-chancellor

Brighton University has appointed Chris Pole as its new deputy vice-chancellor. He will be responsible for student recruitment, academic standards and the development of the university’s Hastings campus. He will take over from Stuart Laing, who is retiring at the end of the...
Posted On 04 Apr 2014 at 12:22 pm

Prior signs on for two more seasons with Sussex

The England wicketkeeper and batsman Matt Prior has signed a two-year extension to his contract with Sussex County Cricket Club. The deal means that he will stay at Hove until the end of the season next year. The 32 year-old former Brighton College student made his first-class...
Posted On 04 Apr 2014 at 12:05 pm

Woman and children flee house fire in Brighton

A woman and two children escaped from a house in Brighton after a fire started in the kitchen. They were getting out of the house just as fire crews from Preston Circus in Brighton arrived to tackle the blaze late on Wednesday afternoon (2 April). East Sussex Fire and Rescue...
Posted On 04 Apr 2014 at 10:34 am