Brighton robbery suspect remanded in custody after police seal off East Street

Police sealed off part of East Street, Brighton, while officers tried to track down a robber or robbers. Sussex Police said that they were responding to a report that occupants at a holiday let had been robbed. They closed part of the busy shopping street just after 5pm on...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 11:35 pm

Junior doctors’ strike called off – but Brighton patients expected to miss operations

The junior doctors’ strike scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday 1 December) has been called off at the last minute. But patients from Brighton and Hove are expected to miss out on operations having been told that they were cancelled. The same applies to outpatient appointments. The...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 10:03 pm

Hove man jailed for raping girl of 7

A Hove man has been jailed for 14 years for raping a seven-year-old girl and sexually assaulting another girl. Andrew Fluke, 47, was convicted of four sexual offences involving children in a trial last month. He pleaded guilty to online grooming and having indecent images. Fluke,...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 9:45 pm

Royal Sussex in Brighton cancels ops as junior doctors prepare to strike

The Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton has cancelled some operations and outpatient appointments as junior doctors prepare to go on strike. Junior doctors will provide emergency care only during the 24-hour stoppage which is scheduled to start at 8am tomorrow (Tuesday 1...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 3:40 pm

Brighton BrewDog flunks first hygiene inspection

The newly opened Brighton BrewDog has followed its predecessors in falling foul of the council’s regulatory services – but this time it’s food hygiene not noise which has got the venue in trouble. The craft brewers opened in Grand Parade in August, in a building...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 2:49 pm

Police donations support LGBT organisations in Brighton and Hove

Sussex Police has donated a total of £1200 to three organisations supporting LGBT communities within the city. Allsorts, Rise, and Older and Out each received a donation of £400 which comes from the Police Property Act Fund (PPAF), made up of monies received by the police from...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 2:36 pm

Man attacked on Brighton beach in early hours of the morning

Police are investigating an assault that took place in the area of The Arc and Coalition nightclubs in King’s Road Arches, Brighton. At around 2am on Sunday (29 November) the victim, a white man in his 30’s wearing a grey jumper and black trousers, was attacked by...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 2:34 pm

Brighton activists dress up as giant pills to highlight World AIDS Day

If you spot someone dressed as a giant pill in Brighton tomorrow, you aren’t seeing things – it’s all part of a stunt to highlight how people with AIDS are unable to access the life-saving medicines they need. Sussex Youth Stop AIDS activists have taken...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 2:25 pm

Brighton and Hove parking attendants set to strike every weekend until Christmas

Parking attendants in Brighton and Hove have announced they will be striking over the next three weekends in a dispute over pay – but this may not mean free parking. The GMB union said on Friday its members were intending to strike if NSL, which manages parking enforcement...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 1:25 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion double spending on football agents to £900k

Brighton and Hove Albion have more than doubled the amount paid to agents in little more than a year to £912,000, the club said today (Monday 30 November). The sum is lower than every Premiership club except Burnley which paid agents’ fees totalling £710,000. In total Premier...
Posted On 30 Nov 2015 at 1:04 pm
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