Brighton man jailed for 20 years for raping man and woman on same night

A Brighton man has been jailed for 20 years for raping a man and a woman on the same night. Judge David Rennie said that Louis Thomas, 35, was a “vicious and sadistic individual” at the end of his trial at Hove Crown Court. Thomas, unemployed, of Lower Rock Gardens, Brighton,...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014 at 7:22 pm

Two people suffer critical injuries in Ditchling Beacon crash

Two people suffered critical injuries in a car crash at Ditchling Beacon this morning (Friday 24 October). They were being treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. The crash happened at about 11am when their car left the road and hit a tree. Sussex Police sai...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014 at 7:00 pm

Labour to select third Moulsecoomb and Bevendean candidate tomorrow

The Labour Party is to select a candidate to replace Councillor Leigh Farrow in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean ward at a meeting tomorrow morning (Saturday 25 October). Councillor Farrow, 59, has been deselected and the Moulsecoomb and Bevendean Branch Labour Party is currently...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014 at 6:24 pm

Brighton man sent for trial on drugs charges

A 38-year-old Brighton man has been sent for jury trial charged with having six different types of drugs and with diverting electricity. Barry Kenneth Mansbridge, of Bonchurch Road, Brighton, is accused of dishonestly causing electricity to the value of £4464.12 to be wasted or...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014 at 4:45 pm

Have you seen missing Brighton teenager?

Police are looking for a 15-year-old boy from Brighton after he was reported missing from a care home in Manchester. Sussex Police said that Jordan Ash, who went missing last Saturday (18 October), has since been seen in Brighton. He was reported to have been seen in Old Steine...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014 at 10:20 am

Woman, 59, held after cannabis farm found in Brighton loft

A 59-year-old Brighton woman has been arrested after a drugs raid in Hollingdean. Sussex Police said that officers found about 18 cannabis plants after executing a drugs warrant in Wolverstone Drive on Tuesday (21 October). The force said: “On going into the property (officers)...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014 at 10:16 am

Man asks Hove boy, 12, to get in his car

A man asked a 12-year-old boy on his way to a school in Hove to get in his car. The driver was in Fox Way, Portslade, when he spoke to the Hove Park School pupil. Austen Hindman, head of Hove Park’s Valley Campus or lower school, wrote to parents on Tuesday (21 October). He said:...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014 at 1:28 am