Lift rescues prompt plea from fire chiefs to Brighton and Hove property owners

Fire chiefs are urging property owners to keep their lifts in good working order after carrying out a spate of rescues in Brighton and Hove. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service also said that there should be clear instructions inside lifts on what to do in an emergency. Five...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016 at 11:51 pm

Police appeal for help tracing man who drove on to Brighton green and shouted at woman

Sussex Police issued a public appeal to find a man and a woman today (Thursday 28 July) because of concerns about their welfare. The force said: “Police are appealing for a driver and a woman who got into his car in Brighton to come forward. “At about 12.20pm on Sunday (24 July)...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016 at 10:41 pm

Defendant cleared of attempted murder in bungled Brighton shooting

A man has been cleared of attempted murder in a bungled shooting in Brighton last year when a crown court jury found him not guilty. Spencer Bowen, 25, was accused of being one of four men who went to the wrong flat in Elmore Road, Brighton, in January last year and fired a gun...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016 at 10:19 pm

Caravan and trailer crackdown to start on streets of Brighton and Hove

A crackdown on caravans and trailers left out on the street is starting this week, the Brighton and Hove City Council said today (Thursday 28 July). The council said: “A crackdown on trailers and caravans stored permanently on Brighton and Hove’s roads starts this week. “The...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016 at 4:02 pm

New doctors graduate from Brighton medical school

Medical school dean Malcolm Reed paid tribute to 121 newly qualified doctors from six countries in front of their families and friends. Professor Reed, dean of Brighton and Sussex Medical School, said: “We are immensely proud of all those graduating today. “They are the doctors,...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016 at 3:51 pm

Brighton student banned after drink driving at 124mph

A Brighton music student has been banned from the roads after being caught speeding at 124mph after drinking twice the legal amount of alcohol. Anderson Bell, 25, of Western Road, Brighton, was caught on the A23 at Albourne at the wheel of a silver Volkswagen Golf by officers in...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016 at 1:37 pm

Man wanted for return to prison has been spotted in Brighton

The police have asked for help to put a man back behind bars although they are warning the public not to approach him. Jerome Anicet, 30, has been spotted in Brighton, Sussex Police said, since the probation service sought his return to prison for breaching the terms of his...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016 at 4:00 am

Zola Budd and Mary Decker to answer Brighton audience’s questions after documentary screening

Olympic athletes Zola Budd and Mary Decker will answer questions from the audience at a Brighton cinema after a documentary about the pair is screened on Saturday (30 July). The Fall – a 90-minute film about their clash in the 3,000m final at the Los Angeles Games – brought the...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016 at 3:14 am