Wanted man believed to be in Brighton

A wanted man is believed to be in Brighton, Sussex Police said. Derek Walsh is being sought for recall to prison for breaking the terms of his release licence. The 51-year-old, who comes from Liverpool, has connections to Brighton where he has been seen recently. He was sentenced...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014 at 8:38 pm

Two Brighton police officers hurt while trying to help ambulance crew

Two Sussex Police officers are receiving medical treatment after being injured while trying to help an ambulance crew with a patient. The two PCs were on patrol in Norfolk Street, Brighton, at 9.15pm last Friday (3 October) when they stopped to help an ambulance crew. The medics...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014 at 8:24 pm

More Brighton and Hove roads to be in controlled parking zones

Dozens of streets in Brighton and Hove are to be included in controlled parking zones after a town hall meeting this week. Councillors have included roads in Baker’s Bottom and the Lewes Road Triangle, in Brighton, and more roads in Wish ward in Hove. The Lewes Road Triangle...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014 at 8:10 pm

Brighton and Hove council chiefs challenged over school places and standards

Senior figures in Brighton and Hove have been challenged over their approach to school places and standards. A report to Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Educational attainment in the city is improving but we were struck by what appeared to be limited ambition to improve...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014 at 8:00 pm

Hove handyman jailed for sexually abusing care workers

A 57-year-old Hove man has been jailed for two years after being found guilty of nine sexual offences. Paul Brown, from Clarendon Road in Hove, who worked as a maintenance man at Springfields Care Home in Hove, was convicted at Brighton Crown Court on Thursday 11 September. The...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014 at 2:42 pm

Brighton man jailed for killing homeless woman in seafront toilets

A Brighton man has been jailed for killing a homeless woman after he injected her with heroin, took her purse and left her for dead. Timothy Smythe, 52, admitted manslaughter when he appeared at Lewes Crown Court today (Thursday 9 October). Judge Anthony Scott-Gall sentenced him...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014 at 1:55 pm

Developers invited to put up plans for King Alfred in Hove

Developers are being invited to come forward with plans to build 400 homes and a new leisure centre on the site of the King Alfred on Hove seafront. Brighton and Hove City Council is placing adverts in Estates Gazette, the property trade publication, and in the Official Journal...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014 at 12:53 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion’s injured midfielder Crofts is out for the season

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Andrew Crofts is out for the rest of the season. The 30-year-old suffered a serious knee injury in the draw at Watford last Saturday (4 October). Crofts, a Wales international, had MRI scans and exploratory surgery in London yesterday...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014 at 11:24 am

Joy for Brighton Open Air Theatre supporters as plans win approval

Supporters of the Brighton Open Air Theatre (BOAT) were pleased and relieved as their project was given planning permission yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 8 October). They had been concerned about a series of conditions which threatened the viability of the project. But in a...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014 at 10:38 am

Woman raped on Brighton beach

Police are appealing for information after a 22-year-old woman was raped on the beach directly in front of the Coalition night club, Kings Road Arches, Brighton. The attack took place in the early hours of Saturday (4 October). The suspect is aged about 25, with olive skin, of...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014 at 9:45 am
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