Brighton parliamentary candidate welcomes visit by Michael Gove

Brighton Pavilion parliamentary candidate Clarence Mitchell welcomed Chief Whip Michael Gove today (Friday 9 January). Mr Mitchell praised his fellow Conservative who served as Education Secretary for four years. He said that Mr Gove met party members in Hove and added: “I warmly...
Posted On 09 Jan 2015 at 4:13 pm

Brighton man jailed for 11 years for manslaughter

Three men involved in a fight with a man which resulted in his death have been jailed for more than 30 years at the Old Bailey this week. Jordache Smith-Challis, 20, of Bexhill Road, Brighton, was found guilty and sentenced to 11 years for manslaughter and 7 years for conspiracy...
Posted On 09 Jan 2015 at 10:40 am

Labour vows to cut parking costs in Brighton and Hove

The Brighton and Hove Labour Party has pledged to cut the cost of parking if it wins power at the local elections in May. The cheaper parking policy is aimed at small and medium-sized businesses and was announced during the visit of a shadow minister yesterday (Thursday 8...
Posted On 09 Jan 2015 at 2:16 am

‘Je suis non Charlie,’ says Brighton priest

A Brighton priest has criticised the “gratuitously insulting”, “puerile and offensive” French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Father Ray Blake wrote about the magazine on his blog yesterday (Thursday 8 January) after eight journalists, two police officers, a caretaker and a visitor were...
Posted On 09 Jan 2015 at 1:11 am

March for England brawl defendants remanded by court

Thirteen people accused of taking part in a violent brawl in Brighton after the March for England demonstration last April have been ordered to appear before a crown court judge. Just three of the defendants gave Brighton addresses while six were from Yorkshire and Humberside....
Posted On 09 Jan 2015 at 12:01 am