Vigil for kidnapped Nigerian girls to be held in Brighton tonight

A candlelit vigil is being held this evening (Friday 9 May) to raise awareness of the 240 missing Nigerian girls who were kidnapped from their school. Dozens are expected to gather for the silent vigil at the war memorial in Old Steine, Brighton, at 7.30pm. It is hoped that the...
Posted On 09 May 2014 at 6:08 pm

Albion fans’ stampede at Brighton Station prompts concern

A stampede by Brighton and Hove Albion fans at Brighton Station before the play-off match last night (Thursday 8 May) has prompted safety concerns. The incident has been the subject of dozens of comments today (Friday 9 May) on the fans’ forum North Stand Chat. One commenter,...
Posted On 09 May 2014 at 5:10 pm

Three Brighton and Hove benefits fraudsters convicted

Three people were convicted of benefits fraud by Brighton magistrates yesterday (Thursday 8 May). Stephen Winter Gill, 32, of Rotherfield Crescent, Hollingbury, pleaded guilty to five counts of falsely claiming benefits in a case brought by Brighton and Hove City Council. He was...
Posted On 09 May 2014 at 1:16 pm

Wealthy Lib Dem donor gives cash windfall to Brighton and Hove Labour Party

The identity of a mystery donor who has given £10,000 to Brighton and Hove Labour Party is revealed today (Friday 9 May). When the Brighton and Hove Independent disclosed in April that Sue Ruddick had made the donation, her name was unknown even to senior party members. At the...
Posted On 09 May 2014 at 12:26 pm