Brighton robbery suspect captured on CCTV

A 26-year-old man was mugged in the centre of Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 29 March). The force published a CCTV image of the suspect and urged him – or anyone who recognises him – get in touch. Sussex Police said: “Police have released a CCTV image of man they...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017 at 10:05 pm

Simon Kirby asks government to relocate Channel 4 to Brighton

A city MP has formally asked the Government to consider relocating Channel 4 to Brighton. Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby has previously suggested moving the Home Office, Treasury and Department of Education down the M23 to the south coast. Unfazed by the polite refusals to...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017 at 2:38 pm

Brighton man to be sentenced for birthday affray

A Brighton man faces the prospect of a prison sentence after pleading guilty to an affray on his 20th birthday. Abdul Deghayes, of Chadborn Close, Brighton, pleaded guilty at Brighton Crown Court this morning (Wednesday 29 March). He is one of four men to have admitted their part...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017 at 2:37 pm

Westminster attacker was former Sussex student

The terrorist who carried out last week’s attack in Westminster studied at Sussex in the 1990s, it has emerged today. Khalid Masood, who killed three people on Westminster Bridge as he drove at high speed along the pavement and then stabbed a policeman to death outside...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017 at 11:48 am

New appeal to find trio who broke into Hove home and robbed occupants

Detectives have renewed an appeal to seek help in trying to identify three men who they want to speak to in relation to a robbery in Hove. Between 3.10am and 3.25am on Tuesday, February 28, three men forced the front door of an address in Kingsway, Hove. Once inside, they...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017 at 9:57 am

Jailed Brighton Marine to be freed

Jailed Brighton Royal Marine Alexander Blackman will be free in a few weeks’ time after five of Britain’s most senior judges sentenced him for manslaughter yesterday (Tuesday 28 March). Sergeant Blackman, 42, from Bevendean, was sentenced to seven years in prison for killing an...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017 at 9:08 am