Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder joins Swindon on loan

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Rohan Ince has joined League One side Swindon Town on loan until the end of the season. Albion said this afternoon (Tuesday 31 January): “He passed a medical at the County Ground earlier today and will be available for Swindon’s local derby...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017 at 6:18 pm

Prosecutors asked to decide whether to charge Sussex police commissioner over statement about expenses during election

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has asked prosecutors to decide whether to charge the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne with making a false statement during her election campaign. The IPCC said today (Tuesday 31 January): “The Independent Police...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017 at 5:21 pm

Brighton Station pub closes after trade plummets during strike

Brighton Station’s pub has been forced to close after the number of customers it attracted more than halved during the recent industrial action. The Cyclist Refreshment Rooms was one of a clutch of new shops and eateries to open when the station was refurbished in the...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017 at 2:29 pm

Sales rep pretended to be teenage boy to lure girl to Brighton for sex

A 25-year old man has been sent to prison for sexual offending in Brighton against a 13-year old girl who he met online, claiming that he was 15. David Warrener (pictured), 25, a sales representative from Kent, was sentenced to a total of four years and eight months imprisonment...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017 at 2:20 pm

Council to charge brokerage to people needing home care

People who need care in their own home could be charged a “brokerage” fee in ongoing efforts to bridge the gap in the city’s social care budget. Brighton and Hove’s health and wellbeing board are due to discuss the proposal this afternoon, which would...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017 at 2:15 pm

Driver of light coloured hatchback may hold clue to fatal Brighton hit-and-run

Police investigating the death of a pensioner in a hit-and-run incident in Brighton three weeks ago have made a specific appeal for the driver of a light-coloured hatchback to come forward. Sergeant Richard Hornsey from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said:...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017 at 2:11 pm

Murray completes permanent move to Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the signing of Glenn Murray from AFC Bournemouth on a permanent transfer, on undisclosed terms. Murray has scored 15 goals in 28 appearances since his loan arrival from the Cherries this summer and has agreed a deal until June 2019. Manager...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017 at 2:11 pm

Calls for fines for A-road litterbugs

Brighton and Hove councillors are urging the Government to grant them new powers to fine people who throw litter onto grass verges along A roads – and the funding to use them. The move has come after the city’s Tory leader Geoffrey Theobald tabled a motion at last...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017 at 1:15 pm

Woman jailed for 10 years for pimping out girl in Hove

A mother of two has been jailed for 10 years for pimping out a 13-year-old girl to have sex with a man at her home in Hove and six other sexual offences. Karen Potter, 36, was jailed with two men – Neil Oxlade and Daniel McCaw – by Judge David Rennie at Brighton Crown Court today...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017 at 1:14 pm

Friday could bring gale force winds across south, Met Office warns

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for winds of up to 80mph across exposed coastal areas of south England on Friday. The warning, issued this morning and in place from 6am to midnight on Friday, 3 February, says: “There remains considerable uncertainty...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017 at 12:12 pm
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