Brighton man charged with drink driving

A man from Brighton has been charged with drink driving on Hove seafront at the weekend and ordered to appear before magistrates. Joseph Green, 24, was arrested at 12.45am on Saturday (28 June) after officers stopped his car on the A259 Kingsway in Hove. Green, of Bristol Road in...
Posted On 30 Jun 2014 at 10:34 pm

Brighton Pride director highlights repression abroad and charitable giving at home

By Tatiana Aversa Sanchez The director of Brighton Pride has urged people to remember gay repression abroad by highlighting the amazing day of freedom of expression that Pride brings. Writing in the current issue of the Brighton and Hove Independent, Paul Kemp, who organises the...
Posted On 30 Jun 2014 at 10:21 pm

Spill causes crash and exacerbates rush-hour queues on A27 Brighton bypass

A car crashed on the A27 Brighton bypass after skidding on what appears to have been an oil or fuel spillage. The driver suffered only minor injuries after hitting the central reservation in the Hollingbury area on the westbound stretch between Lewes Road and the turn-off for the...
Posted On 30 Jun 2014 at 6:14 pm

Woman charged with racist attack on Brighton bouncer

A woman has been charged with attacking a bouncer in the centre of Brighton and shouting racist abuse at another. Sussex Police said: “Police were called to Yates’s in West Street at around 12.30am on Friday 2 May to a report that a woman was causing problems for door...
Posted On 30 Jun 2014 at 12:23 pm

Sammy Lee leaves Brighton and Hove Albion for Southampton before he even starts

Brighton and Hove Albion are looking for an assistant manager to replace Sammy Lee who has left the club for Southampton before he even started. The 55-year-old former Liverpool and England midfielder has accepted the offer of a coaching job under new Southampton manager Ronald...
Posted On 29 Jun 2014 at 7:36 pm

Three men charged with burglaries in Brighton and Hove

Three men are due to appear at Lewes Crown Court charged with burgling properties in Brighton and Hove. Sussex Police said that the three men were arrested as part of Operation Magpie, the force’s crackdown on burglary. They are Andrew Herring, 24, of no fixed address. He has...
Posted On 29 Jun 2014 at 12:35 pm

Liam Neeson’s nephew critically injured in fall on Brighton seafront

The nephew of actor Liam Neeson is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering a head injury in a fall on Brighton seafront. Ronan Sexton, 31, fell from the top of a phone box outside the Palace Pier in the early hours of Sunday (22 June). Mr Sexton, from Worthing, was...
Posted On 27 Jun 2014 at 2:30 pm

Sammy Lee and Antti Niemi join Brighton and Hove Albion’s coaching staff

Sammy Lee and Antti Niemi have joined Brighton and Hove Albion’s coaching staff. The pair are the first appointments made by new Albion manager Sami Hyypia. They will work alongside first-team coach Nathan Jones and strength and conditioning coach Thomas Barnden, who steps up...
Posted On 27 Jun 2014 at 2:21 pm

Local regiment to parade through Brighton and Hove for Armed Forces Day tomorrow

The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment is to mark Armed Forces Day tomorrow (Saturday 28 June) with a parade in Brighton and Hove. The regiment’s 1st Battalion and the Band of the Blues and Royals will march from the Peace Statue in Hove to New Road in Brighton. The soldiers will...
Posted On 27 Jun 2014 at 1:37 pm

Brighton kitchen fire prompts safety reminder

Firefighters were called out to deal with a kitchen fire in Brighton, prompting East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service to issue a safety reminder. The fire service said that crews from Preston Circus in Brighton were called to tackle the blaze after reports of a fire alarm going off...
Posted On 27 Jun 2014 at 12:27 pm
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