Brighton student dies after being run over

A 21-year-old university student from Brighton has died after being hit by a car. Rebecca Long was knocked over in the early hours of Thursday morning (11 June) and died in hospital on Saturday. Her death was reported in the Cambridge News which said: “Her family were with her...
Posted On 15 Jun 2015 at 7:35 pm

Rescuers unable to save 22-year-old man pulled ashore in Brighton

Rescuers were unable to save the life of a 22-year-old man who went into the sea in Brighton early on Saturday morning (13 June). The RNLI Brighton lifeboat and coastguard rescue teams brought the man ashore near Peter Pan’s Playground but he was declared dead at the scene. An...
Posted On 15 Jun 2015 at 6:01 pm

Brighton University graduate to run local college

A Brighton University graduate has been chosen to be the new chief executive of City College Brighton and Hove. Nick Juba joins City College on Monday 21 September from the University of the Arts London, Europe’s largest arts school. He is currently the director of t...
Posted On 15 Jun 2015 at 5:49 pm

Do you recognise men suspected of £1,500 cashmere theft?

Police have asked for help tracing two men suspected of 13 stealing cashmere sweaters worth £1,500. The men are believed to be from the Brighton area although the theft took place from a shop in Chichester in April. Sussex Police issued a CCTV image showing the suspects today...
Posted On 15 Jun 2015 at 4:56 pm

Former Brighton and Hove planning officer sentenced for pretending to be a barrister

A former Brighton and Hove City Council planning officer faces has been spared a prison sentence after faking her qualifications and pretending to be a barrister. Monika Juneja, 36, was given a 14-month prison sentence suspended for two years at the Central Criminal Court, better...
Posted On 15 Jun 2015 at 4:40 pm

Hangleton Bottom ruled out as temporary travellers site

Hangleton Bottom has been ruled out as a possible location for a temporary site for travellers. Councillor Gill Mitchell said that the site was ruled out at a meeting of the Labour group on Brighton and Hove City Council last week. Opposition Conservative councillors were...
Posted On 15 Jun 2015 at 3:51 pm

Sainsbury’s looks to innovation in Hove branch to revive supermarket chain’s fortunes

The supermarket chain Sainsbury’s hopes that an innovation introduced in its West Hove branch could herald a revival in the company’s fortunes. The branch is one of three to include an Argos concession – all opened over the past three months – and seven more are planned in the...
Posted On 15 Jun 2015 at 1:04 am

Chinese academic from Hove thrilled by Queen’s birthday honour

A Chinese academic who lives in Hove said that she was thrilled to have been honoured by the Queen. Dr Hong Lu, 48, of Davigdor Road, Hove, was made an OBE in the Birthday Honours List “for services to the Chinese community in the UK and community relations between the UK and...
Posted On 15 Jun 2015 at 12:33 am
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