Have you seen wanted robber? Police say he may be in Brighton

A convicted robber is being hunted by police and they have asked people in Brighton to look out for him. Jack Rainsford, 22, was released from prison last month (July) part-way through a four-year sentence for robbery. But today (Monday 11 August) Sussex Police said that...
Posted On 11 Aug 2014 at 5:55 pm

Brighton MP criticises censored official report on how fracking hits house prices

The Green MP for Brighton Pavilion Caroline Lucas has criticised the government for censoring an official report into the effects of fracking. Among the findings were that shale gas extraction – commonly known as fracking – had hurt house prices near drilling sites in America....
Posted On 11 Aug 2014 at 4:02 pm

Brighton motorcyclist crashes on A27 Shoreham flyover

A motorcyclist from Brighton suffered several broken bones when he crashed on the A27 at the Shoreham flyover at the weekend. Sussex Police said that the man was on the cloverleaf where he was heading towards the eastbound section of the main road when the accident happened. The...
Posted On 11 Aug 2014 at 3:27 pm

Man and woman mugged for 30p

A man and woman who were robbed for pocket change escaped their muggers when a Brighton family helped them into their garden. The 20-year-old victims were sitting on a bench at Duke’s Mound when they were approached at about 8.30pm on Thursday 31 July by two men. The men...
Posted On 11 Aug 2014 at 1:17 pm
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Brighton’s main train company says sorry after long wait for Albion fans on Saturday

Train company Southern has apologised after long queues delayed Brighton and Hove Albion fans travelling to the club’s opening League fixture at Falmer on Saturday (9 August). Almost half of the 26,993 fans who attended 1-0 defeat by Sheffield Wednesday passed through Brighton...
Posted On 11 Aug 2014 at 12:45 pm

Housing group plans nine storeys of offices and flats in Hove

A housing association has applied to put up a nine-storey building containing 76 flats and 7,500 sq ft (700 sq m) of offices in Hove. Hyde Housing wants to demolish its existing offices – an inefficient two-storey 1990s office building in Davigdor Road, Hove, near the junction...
Posted On 11 Aug 2014 at 12:28 pm

Will Buckley sign for Albion – West Bromwich Albion – or go back to Gus?

Will Brighton and Hove Albion winger Will Buckley sign for West Bromwich Albion? Or will he follow Liam Bridcutt and join former boss Gus Poyet at Sunderland? Poyet paid £1 million to sign Buckley for the Seagulls from Watford in June 2011. The winger’s impending departure has...
Posted On 11 Aug 2014 at 9:26 am
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