Brighton child sex abuser jailed after fleeing abroad with porn stash

A child sex abuser from Brighton has been jailed after he changed his name and fled abroad with a stash of child pornography. Roderick MacDonald, 77, formerly of Upper Rock Gardens, Brighton, was jailed for 44 months, having been extradited from Malta to Britain to face justice....
Posted On 23 Nov 2015 at 9:35 pm

Hotels boss highlights triumphs and challenges for Brighton and Hove

Hotel bosses were given an upbeat assessment of their sector at an awards night in Brighton. They were also reminded of some of the challenges facing the sector by Jeremy Ogden, chairman of the Brighton and Hove Hotel Association. Mr Ogden told colleagues at the association’s...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015 at 5:54 pm

Campaigners say fewer than one in five Brighton and Hove letting agents displayed fees as required by law

By Emily Yates Fewer than one on five letting agents in Brighton and Hove had their fees on view when visited during an undercover survey, say campaigners. Those that did have received congratulatory follow up visits while the others received emails pointing out their duty under...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015 at 2:05 pm

Four police officers assaulted responding to women’s screams

Four police officers were assaulted on Saturday night when they responded to calls about a woman screaming at a Brighton house. The 999 calls were made at 7.20pm after a commotion was heard in Parham Close, Brighton. Officers attended and arrested a man at the address where four...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015 at 12:44 pm

Freedom of information requests no longer published on Brighton council website

A decision to stop publishing all freedom of information requests – and the responses – on the city council website has been branded a “bad day for democracy”. For the past two years, Brighton and Hove City Council has published details of all requests...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015 at 10:11 am
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