Sex attacker foiled after trying to rape woman in Brighton street

A sex attacker fled after being disturbed as he tried to rape a woman in a Brighton street. He befriended the drunk 19-year-old as she was walking home in St James’s Street after a night out. Detectives are appealing for witnesses to the attack which happened shortly after 2am...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015 at 9:52 pm

Portslade newsagents held up at knifepoint

Detectives are searching for a man who carried out an early morning knifepoint robbery at a Portslade newsagents. Just after 6.15am yesterday (Monday 5 January) the man entered Martins, in Valley Road, Portslade, threatened a man working there with a knife, and took £2,900 from...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015 at 3:08 pm

Brighton and Hove homeless charity thanks donors

Donors gave more than £20,000 to the Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) Christmas appeal this year – the most ever, the charity said. BHT bosses said a public thank you to all those who gave for their outstanding generosity this Christmas and for ensuring that the charity exceeded its...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015 at 12:58 pm

A quick glance at the political year ahead in Brighton and Hove

The year ahead will bring changes to the political scene. But who will win? It’s wide open and anyone’s guess … For those given to making predictions or placing a bet, 2015 offers opportunities galore locally and nationally. Not only is a general election scheduled for...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015 at 12:01 pm

More than 200 fraud cases uncovered by Brighton and Hove council investigators

More than 200 cases of fraud were uncovered by Brighton and Hove City Council investigators in the past financial year. The council’s auditors Ernst and Young said that the value of the 245 cases of fraud detected was more than £1.1 million. Almost the whole sum was made up of...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015 at 10:52 am
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