Hove benefit fraud suspect due in court over £107k scam

A suspected benefit fraudster from Hove is due in court next week after being arrested at Heathrow Airport. Omar Zerrouk, of Mountbatten Court, Ingram Crescent, Hove, was arrested at Heathrow Airport in April – nearly three years after failing to attend court. He was accused of...
Posted On 21 May 2014 at 7:06 pm

Crime is down, says Brighton and Hove’s main train operator

By Tatiana Aversa Sanchez Crime on the railways has fallen across the Southern Railway network, according to the latest figures from the British Transport Police. Southern, which is the main company serving Brighton and Hove, said that crime fell more than 8 per cent in the year...
Posted On 21 May 2014 at 6:57 pm

Terror police search four properties in Brighton and Hove

Four properties in Brighton and Hove have been searched by officers from Sussex Police and the South East Counter Terrorist Unit. Search warrants were issued by magistrates under the Terrorism Act 2000. One of the properties searched was the family home in Arundel Road East, in...
Posted On 21 May 2014 at 6:29 pm

Brighton pub sale put on hold

The sale of a Brighton pub has been put on hold for six months after the council listed it as an “asset of community value”. The Rose Hill Tavern, in Rose Hill Terrace, closed on Sunday (18 May). Enterprise Inns, the owner of the 144-year-old pub, put it on the market. And...
Posted On 21 May 2014 at 5:42 pm

Kemp Town Carnival organisers ask for help raising £3k

By Tim Ridgway Latest TV The organisers of the Kemp Town Carnival have started an online campaign to raise £3,000 to secure the event’s future. The carnival, which this is due to take place on Saturday 7 June, is one of Brighton’s largest free community street festivals. But with...
Posted On 21 May 2014 at 1:38 pm