Litter plea to people visiting Brighton and Hove for Easter

Take your litter home – this is the message from city leaders as thousands of people head to the Brighton and Hove’s parks this Easter. With the sun set to shine on the south coast this weekend, the city’s open spaces are set to be packed with daytrippers and...
Posted On 15 Apr 2014 at 5:05 pm

Brighton bike thief tracked down from web advert

A Police Community Support Officer’s local knowledge proved invaluable in tracking down a bike thief. PCSO Chris Murphy, part of the East Brighton Neighbourhood Policing Team, has been patrolling the patch for the past five years. When a victim in a series of local bike...
Posted On 15 Apr 2014 at 2:52 pm
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Man charged with shoplifting from Co-op

A man has been charged following a reported shoplifting incident in Brighton. Sussex Police said that officers were called to the Co-op in St James’s Street around 5pm on Monday 31 March. Melvin Cochran, 31, unemployed, of Crest Way, Portslade, was charged with theft,...
Posted On 15 Apr 2014 at 12:23 pm
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Man robbed for iPhone in North Street

Detectives investigating a street robbery in Brighton have appealed for anyone who saw the incident to come forward. The mugging happened between 4am and 8am on Saturday 5 April when a 20-year-old local man was walking in North Street, Brighton, near the Royal Bank of Scotland....
Posted On 15 Apr 2014 at 12:18 pm
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What do Hove shoppers make of their new Waitrose?

The new Waitrose in Nevill Road, Hove, finally opened on Thursday (10 April) after months of expectation. It’s rare that a shop opening garners such excitement – but the prospect of the middle-class supermarket has been the talk of the town. Now it’s here, what...
Posted On 15 Apr 2014 at 7:07 am
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Watchdog to inspect Brighton hospital after giving bosses challenging feedback

Brighton hospital bosses are preparing for a formal inspection next month on the back of challenging feedback. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) are due to visit the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton next month. Their inspection comes hot on the heels of a...
Posted On 15 Apr 2014 at 6:06 am