Two more people charged with drink driving in Brighton

Two more people have been charged with drink driving in Brighton during the month-long Christmas crackdown by Sussex Police. Alicia Hinton, 45, was arrested at 9.25pm on Monday (15 December). She was held after police were called to a report that a car had crashed into a parked...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014 at 10:04 pm

Hove student describes life-changing trip to Auschwitz

By Kitty Mitchell-Turner I thought I had prepared myself for our visit to Auschwitz, as much as one can for going to a museum honouring the victims of the Holocaust. But I never anticipated half the things I saw and felt there. The piles of untouched hairbrushes for hair that was...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014 at 9:06 pm

Former France captain trains with Brighton and Hove Albion

The former France captain Alou Diarra is training with Brighton and Hove Albion. Diarra, 33, joined Liverpool while Albion manager Sami Hyypia was a player there although the midfielder spent his three seasons with the club out on loan. He left West Ham United in the summer to...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014 at 8:54 pm

Motorcyclist injured in crash near Brighton hospital

A motorcyclist suffered broken bones when he crashed in Eastern Road, Brighton, at lunchtime today (Thursday 18 December). The rider, who was believed to be in his forties, was trapped under a car after the crash with a Vauxhall Astra by the corner of Sussex Square. The...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014 at 8:43 pm

Three robbers strike three times in three weeks in Hove and Portslade

Three robbers have struck three times in three weeks in Hove and Portslade. The same trio are believed to be behind another robbery – in Shoreham – in the middle of last week. Sussex Police said that two 17-year-old boys from Hove had been arrested on suspicion of robbery. They...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014 at 8:26 pm

Brighton Argus appoints new editor

The Argus has a new editor. Mike Gilson, who edits the Belfast Telegraph, will take the helm of the Brighton newspaper in the new year. Mr Gilson, a former editor of The News in Portsmouth, The Scotsman and the Peterborough Evening Telegraph, replaces Michael Beard who left last...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014 at 5:34 pm

Portslade school head leaves after investigation into fiddled figures

The head of a Portslade school has left after an investigation into fiddled figures which boosted exam results. James Fox had been under investigation since the start of the autumn term. The investigation has ended and Mr Fox will not be returning to the Portslade Aldridge...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014 at 5:06 pm

Racially abusive man banned from using Brighton and Hove taxis

A man who was jailed for a racist attack on a cabbie has been banned from every taxi in Brighton and Hove. John Michael Hughes, 50, of Dean Gardens, Portslade, was given the two-year ban under the terms of an anti-social behaviour order (ASBO). Brighton magistrates also ordered...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014 at 1:09 pm

Habitat opens branch inside Hove DIY store

Habitat is opening a concession inside the Homebase DIY store in Old Shoreham Road, Hove, tomorrow (Friday 19 December). The opening comes three and a half years after Habitat closed its branch in Churchill Square, Brighton. The brand was bought from Habitat’s administrators by...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014 at 11:22 am