Brighton leisure centre marks 25th anniversary with free activity day

By Claire Jacobs Moulsecoomb Community Leisure Centre is celebrating its 25th birthday this weekend and is inviting the public to help mark the occasion with lots of free activities. On Saturday (23 January) between 9am and 6pm the leisure centre will have a range of free...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016 at 8:21 pm

Man left with broken jaw after vicious and unprovoked attacked in centre of Brighton

A man was left with a broken jaw after a vicious and unprovoked attack at a bus stop in Churchill Square, Brighton, Sussex Police said. The force said: “Police in Brighton are investigating a vicious and unprovoked attack on a young man in a city square. “The victim, an...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016 at 7:53 pm

Three Brighton deaths could be due to snorting heroin, council warns

Brighton and Hove City Council’s public health team is warning of the dangers of snorting heroin, following the deaths of three adults in the city in the last two months.  The public health team, which works closely with Sussex Police, is particularly concerned that these...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016 at 6:12 pm

Labour to look again at cuts to Brighton and Hove rangers

Labour said that it would look again at proposed cuts to the council’s rangers after a protest and deputation this afternoon (Tuesday 19 January). More than 60 rangers volunteers from 13 voluntary groups held a protest outside Portslade Town Hall before a meeting of a council...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016 at 5:50 pm

Brighton street cordoned off after assault

A man was slashed by a gang in a daylight attack in a quiet Brighton street today.   Newhaven Street was cordoned off after the assault, which happened at 1.45pm, while forensic officers worked at the scene. The victim is now being treated for cuts to his body in...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016 at 5:31 pm

Hove man jailed for a year for child porn

A Hove man has been sent to prison for 12 months for offences relating to indecent images of children. Giuseppe Panto, 53, a waiter, of Portland Road, Hove, was sentenced when he appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Friday (15 January), having previously pleaded guilty to two...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016 at 11:24 am

Brighton’s barefoot runner embarks on new challenge – 5k handstand walk along Hove prom

A Brighton dad who ran 80 miles barefoot is now training for his latest challenge – a 5k handstand walk along Hove promenade. Joe Addison is well known in the city for his barefoot runs, the most impressive of which was the 240-hour, 80 mile run around the Preston Park...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016 at 11:21 am

Hove man hurt in hit and run in Brighton

A Hove man is still in hospital after being knocked over in a hit and run in Kemp Town last week. Sussex Police said: “Police are investigating after a man was involved in a collision with a car in Montague Place, Brighton, at around 3.40pm on Thursday (14 January)....
Posted On 19 Jan 2016 at 10:26 am

Hove post office which thousands campaigned to save set to close next month

A last ditch meeting to save a post office earmarked for closure despite thousands of people signing a petition to save it is to be held this evening. The Brunswick post office on Western Road, Hove, will merge into Melville Road post office from Monday, 15 February, closing its...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016 at 9:17 am
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