Brighton drugs flat closed by police

A flat in Brighton, associated with drug misuse, anti-social behaviour, and causing a nuisance to local residents, has been shut down under a Section 80 Closure Order. The order, under the Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, was heard before Brighton magistrates...
Posted On 23 Sep 2015 at 2:39 pm

Hove drug dealer ordered to hand over £47k drugs money

A Hove man who has already received a prison sentence has now been ordered by a court to repay more than £47,000 in drugs profits. Charlie Hickey, 30, of Poplar Avenue, Hove, had been stopped by police in Brighton in August 2013, whilst driving his Audi A3. A search of him and...
Posted On 23 Sep 2015 at 1:41 pm

More homeless families set to be housed outside city

Brighton and Hove councillors are being asked this afternoon to approve a policy of housing more homeless families outside the city to cope with a perfect storm of rising house prices, benefit caps and slashed council budgets. The city council’s housing and new homes...
Posted On 23 Sep 2015 at 12:43 pm