New appeal for witnesses to Hove rape

By Jenni Davidson An appeal has been launched for help in tracing a man who raped another man in Hove in April. Sussex Police have released an e-fit image of the suspect in the hope that it may jog the memories of potential witnesses. The 51-year-old victim was walking home from...
Posted On 02 Jul 2014 at 11:23 pm
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Burning car causes delays on A27 outside Brighton

By Jenni Davidson A car fire on the A27 outside Brighton at around 6.30pm caused severe delays this evening. The fire at the Shoreham flyover closed the westbound lane and led to delays for over two hours One passer-by posted this image of the burning car on Twitter:
Posted On 02 Jul 2014 at 11:05 pm
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Petition calls for Brighton ‘hired killers’ councillor to resign

By Jenni Davidson Over 2,000 people have signed a petition calling for the resignation of a Brighton and Hove Green councillor. The petition asks Green MP Caroline Lucas to reprimand Councillor Ben Duncan and call for his resignation as a councillor. At the time of writing the...
Posted On 02 Jul 2014 at 10:26 pm
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Brighton and Hove Albion shortlisted to host Spurs home games

Brighton and Hove Albion may host Tottenham Hotspur’s home games in 2016-17, according to a report in the Evening Standard newspaper. The American Express Community Stadium in Falmer is on a shortlist that includes Wembley, the north London club’s preferred option....
Posted On 02 Jul 2014 at 10:21 pm

Travellers to be moved from another Brighton site

By Tim Ridgway Latest TV Travellers are to be moved on from another Brighton landmark after police intervention today (Wednesday 2 July). A group of about 40 vehicles was ordered to leave Withdean Park yesterday after a legal notice – known as a section 61 notice –...
Posted On 02 Jul 2014 at 10:03 am

Bouncer hurt while breaking up fight outside Brighton hotel

A bouncer was injured as he tried to defend two men who were being attacked. Sussex Police said that two men were being attacked outside the Umi Hotel, in King’s Road, Brighton, at about 3am on Sunday 15 June when hotel staff came to their aid. The force said: “The hotel workers...
Posted On 02 Jul 2014 at 8:48 am