Family blames Brighton and Hove social workers for death of popular but troubled boy of 17

The family of a popular but troubled 17-year-old boy from Brighton have blamed social workers for his death, according to a review. Their views are at odds with the professionals who were responsible for his care and those who contributed to a serious case review published...
Posted On 27 Sep 2016 at 10:23 pm

No Suffolk punch for Albion after drab draw at Ipswich

Ipswich Town 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The Seagulls stay third in the Championship after a goalless draw at Portman Road. A game with few chances saw the home side get the ball in the net early on, only to see the effort disallowed for offside. Lewis Dunk and David Stockdale...
Posted On 27 Sep 2016 at 10:11 pm

Three homes handed back to Brighton and Hove council after tenant fraud found

Three homes have been handed back to Brighton and Hove City Council after investigators found “tenancy fraud” was being committed. A report said: “Three properties have been returned to the council following investigations into housing tenancy fraud. “This is lower than the 10...
Posted On 27 Sep 2016 at 5:50 pm

Hove man jailed for raping 13-year-old girl

A roofer from Hove has been jailed for raping a 13-year-old girl in Shoreham 23 years ago. Jason Podesta, 47, was arrested two years ago after the victim reported that she had been raped by Podesta, of Portland Road, Hove. He was jailed for eight years after being convicted by a...
Posted On 27 Sep 2016 at 5:19 pm

Brighton company director jailed for bribing fire service manager

A Brighton company director has been jailed for bribing an IT manager at East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. Wesley Mezzone, 35, of Ridge View, Woodingdean, was jailed for 20 months after being found guilty of bribery and corruption at Brighton Crown Court. Mezzone was working...
Posted On 27 Sep 2016 at 2:16 pm
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