Dog walker breaks woman’s leg after she offers his pet a biscuit

A man savagely attacked a woman, breaking her leg and fracturing her knee – because she offered to give his dog a biscuit. The 36-year-old woman, from Brighton, was walking home from work at 11.20am on Monday (28 April) when she stopped to offer a biscuit to the dog with a...
Posted On 02 May 2014 at 6:20 pm
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Two Brighton kebab shops lose licence for staying open all night

Two late night kebab takeaways in Brighton have had their late night licences taken away from them after staying open later than allowed – and a third has been warned not to do the same. Casba, Casba 2 and Golden Grill, all in Western Road, have licences to stay open until...
Posted On 02 May 2014 at 6:18 pm
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Students and staff set to protest at City College jobs cull

Students and staff are set to protest outside Brighton’s City College tomorrow at plans to shed up to 50 jobs and close courses. The demonstration is set to start at 2pm in the Pelham Tower car park off Trafalgar Street in the North Laine. It comes as the two unions...
Posted On 02 May 2014 at 5:36 pm
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Brighton man repeatedly stabbed on his way to work

A man was repeatedly stabbed while walking to work early in the morning on Monday. The victim, 39, was walking in Plaistow Close in Whitehawk when he was approached from behind by a stranger who struck him repeatedly in the side and then ran off at about 5.45am. He fell to the...
Posted On 02 May 2014 at 2:59 pm
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Sneak preview of new Brighton train

New pictures have just been released of First Capital Connect’s newest train being put through its climactic paces before being unleashed on the Brighton to Bedford line. The new Class 700 train has has been frozen to temperatures as low as -25C and as high as 40C,...
Posted On 02 May 2014 at 2:52 pm
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Brighton Station revamp turns over thousands of new leaves

Work to transform Surrey Street and Queens Road into tree lined boulevards will be started next week. The trees are being planted as part of the next stage of work to improve the area around Brighton Station. So far, Surrey Street has been given extended pavements, a loading bay,...
Posted On 02 May 2014 at 2:38 pm
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Street drinkers force removal of Hove WWI hero’s memorial bench

By Tim Ridgway Latest TV A bench installed to remember a hero of the Great War is to be removed after becoming a base for street drinkers. Residents in the Westbourne Gardens area of Hove have complained that the seat at the top of the street is being regularly used by large...
Posted On 02 May 2014 at 2:36 pm
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Plumpton to host new classic car show

A Plumpton College lecturer is hoping to make his classic car show an annual fixture after the hundreds turned up to the first one. Kevin Avins organised the pilot show last year in the grounds of the college in Ditchling Road, Plumpton to raise money for the its charitable...
Posted On 02 May 2014 at 2:34 pm
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Two men charged with Brighton burglary

Two men are due to appear in court today charged with burgling a flat in Islingword Road on Wednesday afternoon (30 April). Oliver Pierce, 22, of Totland Road, Brighton, and Alexander Evans, 21, of Ashmore Close, Peacehaven, have been charged with the daytime break in, during...
Posted On 02 May 2014 at 2:18 pm
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New Brighton parking zone delayed by missing ticket machines

The start of Brighton and Hove’s newest controlled parking zone will be delayed for two weeks after pay and display machines failed to turn up in time. The new Zone E, which includes Maldon Road, Matlock Road, Tivoli Crescent North and Tivoli Road just west of Preston Park...
Posted On 02 May 2014 at 2:06 pm
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