Homeless man robbed at knifepoint in Brighton

A homeless man was robbed at knifepoint by three people in the centre of Brighton. He was knocked to the floor in the stairwell of a car park and had a knife held to his throat. The attack happened as he walked through the NCP car park, in Church Street, Brighton, having just...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015 at 5:54 pm

Record fines for two unregistered Brighton landlords

Two Brighton landlords have been ordered to pay record fines for failing to register a “house in multiple occupation” (HMO). Sarah Jordan, 45, was convicted of failing to register 32 Stroudley Road, near Brighton Station, as an HMO in a case brought by Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015 at 2:15 pm

Brighton university boss honoured by Prince William at Windsor Castle

The former vice-chancellor of Brighton University has been made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire at a ceremony at Windsor Castle. Julian Crampton, who retired at the end of last month, was presented with the insignia by Prince William at an investiture earlier this...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015 at 2:06 am

Brighton shopkeeper fined for selling out of date food

A Brighton shopkeeper has been landed with a bill for thousands of pounds for leaving out of date food on sale. Trading standards officers found the out of date items, including one that was more than six weeks past its use by date, when they visited Easy News, in Trafalgar...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015 at 1:33 am

Brighton man jailed for attacking four police officers

A man has been jailed for six months attacking four Brighton police officers. John Cummins injured them after they responded to reports of a woman screaming. Cummins, a 44-year-old mechanic, of Bowring Way, Brighton, lashed out when the officers tried to arrest him on suspicion...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015 at 12:57 am

Travellers clean up Brighton park after causing damage

Travellers went back to a Brighton park to clean up, having caused criminal damage there, Sussex Police said. The force said: “Brighton and Hove police asked a group of travellers to return to Preston Park and do unpaid work after they caused criminal damage. “The group arrived...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015 at 12:44 am