Four Brighton and Hove drink drive cases in first week of police crackdown

Four people have been charged with drink driving or related offences after being arrested in or around Brighton and Hove in the first week of the annual crackdown by Sussex Police. They are among 45 drivers to have been arrested by the force since the Christmas drink and drug...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015 at 9:10 pm

Brighton man fined again for walking dog in cemetery

A court has fined a Brighton man for walking his dog in a cemetery for the second time in months. Carl Wild, of Melbourne Street, Brighton, was landed with a £1,600 bill after being seen breaking the bylaw ban on dogs in cemeteries 43 times since he was previously prosecuted in...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015 at 3:04 pm

Firefighters called to blaze in Brighton flat

Firefighters have been called to a blaze in a a flat off St James’s Street this afternoon which has closed the main road to traffic. Two engines from Preston Circus and one from Roedean were sent at 2.14pm to reports of smoke issuing from above the Pomegranate Restaurant in...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015 at 2:28 pm

Challenges to vital work of Brighton homeless charity highlighted in new report

The amazing work a Brighton homeless charity does in turning round rough sleepers’ lives has been highlighted in a new report, as its bosses warn it is facing significant challenges. Brighton Housing Trust runs a range of services in the city, including the First Base...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015 at 1:58 pm

Drivers fined for using blue badges issued to people who had since died

Two drivers from Brighton and Hove have been fined thousands of pounds after being caught using disabled blue badges belonging to people who had since passed away. Lee Doe and Paul Stuart were among five drivers caught be Brighton and Hove City Council and taken to court on...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015 at 12:32 pm

Women assaulted after getting out of Hove taxi

Police are appealing for witnesses after two women were assaulted in the early hours of Friday, 27 November in Dyke Road, Hove. Police were called just after midnight to a report that the two victims were seen crying by the side of the road near the ‘Good Companions’...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015 at 12:03 pm
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