Hove smuggler jailed over haul of 600,000 cigarettes

Two men have been sentenced for their part in a plot to smuggle almost 600,000 cigarettes, worth an estimated £160,000 in lost revenue, into the UK. In April officers from Revenue and Customs watched student Alan Salih, from London, and delivery driver Karzan Ahmedi, 28, of...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 6:32 pm

Brighton cop blocks path of diesel thief

A Brighton policeman’s quick thinking prevented the theft of hundreds of pounds worth of diesel from a building site. At 9.45pm on 16 October dog handler PC Thomas Mills was on patrol in the Withdean area of Brighton with his dog Maddock when he was contacted with a report...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 6:01 pm

Man bottled at Brighton bar

A young man was attacked with a bottle in the smoking area of a West Street bar in the early hours of Sunday morning. The 22-year-old local man was set upon by two men in the Bedrock Bar at 1.20am He was treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital for head injuries believed to...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 5:09 pm

Woman smashes windscreen of passing car outside Brighton pub

A woman ran out in front of a passing car then smashed its windscreen by throwing an object at it. Police today launched an appeal for witnesses after the incident outside the Good Companions pub in Dyke Road on Saturday, 18 October at about 7.30pm The woman was white, in her...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 4:21 pm

Woman raped in seafront twitten

Police wish to talk to three men who were in Steine Street, Brighton, when a woman was raped on Saturday morning. CCTV shows three men, all walking separately, enter the twitten leading towards the seafront moments after a man had led a 27-year-old woman there and raped her....
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 4:02 pm

Brighton man jailed for vicious attack sparked by parking row

A man has been sent to prison for three years for attacking a man in a row over parking in Brighton. Robert Downs, 23, unemployed from Baranscraig Avenue in Brighton pleaded guilty to GBH with intent and was sentenced on October 23 at Lewes Crown Court. Shortly after 6.30pm on...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 3:28 pm

Extractor fan sparks Brighton kitchen fire

An extractor fan started a kitchen fire at an address in Roedale Road at last night. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called at 9.40pm and used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and carbon dioxide to quench the flames. There are no reports of injuries and the fire...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 9:38 am

Brighton housing chief wants homes built on downland

The man in charge of Brighton’s leading housing and homelessness charity wants to see homes built on some downland sites. Andy Winter, the chief executive of Brighton Housing Trust (BHT), said that the land between Bevendean and Warren Road was ripe for housing. Mr Winter made...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 9:29 am

Brighton mobility scooter user tries out tricks at skate park

A Brighton mobility scooter user has been testing out the skate park at The Level. A short video embedded on Vine – the video sharing website – has been retweeted dozens of times over the weekend. Ok, so it’s not news. But it’s very Brighton – and we thought it might make you...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 8:26 am

Portslade company presented with Queen’s Award

The Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex has presented a Portslade company with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for international trade. Lord Lieutenant Peter Field handed the award on behalf of the Queen to Blue Design, which trades as D3O, at its premises in North Street, Portslade....
Posted On 27 Oct 2014 at 8:09 am
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