Brighton designer jailed for amassing 300,000 indecent pictures of children

A respected designer has been jailed for four years for amassing a collection of more than 300,000 indecent images of children. Geoffrey Hollington, 67, widely known as Geoff, used to live in Chatsworth Road, Brighton, and live and work in Wellington Road, Portslade, before...
Posted On 01 Aug 2016 at 10:13 pm

Three bogus cops handcuff two men and abduct them from a Brighton street

Three bogus police officers handcuffed two men and abducted them from a Brighton street, it emerged today (Monday 1 August). The bogus cops told their victims that they were stopping their car for a drugs search before handcuffing them and forcing them into another car and...
Posted On 01 Aug 2016 at 9:13 pm

Brighton University sugar tax leaves bitter taste for cash-strapped students

Brighton University introduced a 10p “sugar tax” today (Monday 1 August) but it has left a bitter taste in the mouth of one student. The university said: “Brighton is the first university in the country to launch a campaign to cut sugar consumption – and it is being backed by...
Posted On 01 Aug 2016 at 5:39 pm

Student charged with GBH over homophobic attack which shocked Brighton

A man has been charged with committing grievous bodily harm after a gay man’s jaw was broken in a homophobic attack on Brighton seafront. Victim Aaron Woods, from Eastbourne, shared images of his smashed face following the assault on Madeira Drive in May. Two men were...
Posted On 01 Aug 2016 at 2:51 pm

Whitehawk teacher shares digital learning with children in Tanzania

A teacher from Whitehawk has returned from a trip to Tanzania where he shared some of the digital expertise being used to transform lessons in a Brighton primary school. Year 6 teacher Mark Richardson, leader in digital learning at the City Academy Whitehawk, taught youngsters...
Posted On 01 Aug 2016 at 3:07 am

Brighton table tennis club takes on the homeless

The Brighton Table Tennis Club is to set up coaching sessions for homeless people in league with two other local charities. The ping pong club has won a £4,000 grant from the Sussex Community Foundation to provide the regular outreach sessions. Coaches will work each week with...
Posted On 01 Aug 2016 at 12:57 am