Anti-rape poster criticised for pushing blame onto sex assault victims

A campaign warning women of the dangers of walking home late at night has been criticised by feminists for blaming women for rape. Sussex Police have designed posters urging people not to leave women in bars and clubs to make their way home alone. But feminists say the campaign...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015 at 11:37 pm

Rare chance to buy £4m house on Hove’s Millionaire’s Row

A beautiful art-deco home on the row of houses where Fatboy Slim, Zoe Ball, David Walliams and Adele live has come on the market – for just £4 million. The stunning beachside property is being sold by Malcolm, a retired Harley Street doctor who has renovated it to make the...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015 at 10:32 pm

Litter pickers put out in Hove to encourage guerilla street cleaning

A community activist has tied litter pickers on lamp posts along First Avenue in Hove to encourage people to clean up the area. Andy Ryder, who is standing as a Conservative councillor for Brunswick and Adelaide in the upcoming elections, placed them there on Saturday to empower...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015 at 8:37 pm

Multi-faith group to hold Brighton and Hove hustings

Ten candidates are to take part in a city-wide Faith Hustings this week. The event will be split into two panels – one for local election candidates and the other for politicians hoping to be elected to Parliament. The Question Time style hustings has been organised by Brighton...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015 at 12:07 pm

Burglars steal antiques worth £6.5k from Hove house

Antiques worth at least £6,500 were stolen in a burglary at a house in Hove. Sussex Police said: “Detectives are seeking thieves who broke into a central Hove house and stole 23 valuable items, including vases, statues and china believed to be worth at least £6,500. “In the early...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015 at 11:27 am

Car fault sparked blaze which evacuated Churchill Square

Fire investigators believe a car fire which led to the evacuation of Churchill Square shopping centre on Saturday started because of a fault in the engine compartment. The blaze, which spread to two more cars, led to thick smoke engulfing parts of the car park and belching out...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015 at 9:47 am

Teenage gang rob Portslade boy and punch him in the face

Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery of a 17-year-old boy who was attacked in Portslade on Good Friday (April 3). The victim was walking in Old Shoreham Road, having come from Applesham Way, when the attack took place at 10.15pm. He was approached by a group of four...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015 at 9:21 am

5 things to reflect on after Brighton & Hove Albion’s defeat at Rotherham

1) Albion’s last five matches couldn’t be tougher. Three are against promotion-hungry Bournemouth, Watford and Middlesbrough. The other two are against two sides battling relagation – Wigan Athletic and Huddersfield Town. The games against Bournemouth (Friday 10...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015 at 7:01 am