Man tried to rape woman in Brighton alleyway

A man tried to rape an 18-year-old woman in a twitten in the centre of Brighton. The woman was walking in the pedestrianised part of Duke Street when she lifted off the ground by a man who took her into a nearby alleyway. Sussex Police said: “The woman screamed and the man was...
Posted On 28 Nov 2014 at 5:39 pm

Brighton health centre offers HIV tests with instant results to mark World AIDS Day

A health centre is marking World AIDS Day on Monday (1 December) with HIV tests offering instant results. Brighton Station Health Centre said that it would have extra staff on duty at its surgery in Queen’s Road, Brighton. And with the help of the Terrence Higgins Trust they will...
Posted On 28 Nov 2014 at 4:12 pm

Brighton gardener fined for flytipping

A gardener from Brighton has been fined £500 for flytipping in Hove by magistrates. Charlie Brazil, 36, of Ridgeview, Coldean, cut back a leylandii in Hangleton Manor Close in July but left loads of foliage and tree trimmings at the property. Brazil told the homeowner, Lynn...
Posted On 28 Nov 2014 at 3:19 pm

Brighton and Hove Greens warn of job cuts and protests as draft budget is announced

Job cuts and protests are likely as Brighton and Hove City Council wrestles with a £70 million funding shortfall, the Greens said yesterday (Thursday 27 November). The ruling party also confirmed that it would be seeking a 5.9 per cent council tax rise to help maintain crucial...
Posted On 28 Nov 2014 at 10:26 am

Brighton man charged with rape and false imprisonment

A Brighton man has appeared in court charged with rape and false imprisonment. Kyle Dacosta, 23, a fast food employee, of St Paul’s Street, Brighton, appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday 27 November). He was charged with the rape of a woman in Brighton on...
Posted On 28 Nov 2014 at 4:14 am

Hove parliamentary candidate urges sixth formers to register to vote

By Megan Philips and Ruby Nottidge Student Reporters Hove Park School Sixth formers were encouraged to register to vote by Graham Cox, the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Hove next May. He told Hove Park School students that they should respond to the Bite the Ballot...
Posted On 28 Nov 2014 at 3:45 am

Shadow minister visits Hove Fire Station

The Shadow Fire Minister Lyn Brown visited Hove Fire Station yesterday (Thursday 27 November). The Labour MP joined the party’s parliamentary candidate for Brighton Kemptown Nancy Platts to discuss the future of the fire service. Ms Platts has been campaigning against the loss of...
Posted On 28 Nov 2014 at 12:51 am