Two men rob Brighton woman in her home after answering Gumtree ad

Two men robbed a woman in her Brighton home after answering a “for sale” advert that she placed on Gumtree. Sussex Police said today (Monday 3 April): “Police have released an efit of a suspect who threatened a woman with a knife in her Brighton flat. “The victim had placed an...
Posted On 03 Apr 2017 at 4:38 pm

Four in custody after joint police and immigration raids on landmark Brighton restaurant

Four people are being questioned after a joint police and immigration raid on the Regency Restaurant on Brighton seafront this morning (Monday 3 April). Police vans and cars were spotted outside the fish and chip restaurant in King’s Road from about 9am this morning. And...
Posted On 03 Apr 2017 at 3:25 pm

Southern drivers narrowly reject second proposed deal

Southern commuters are still facing rail misery today after it was announced that drivers narrowly voted again to reject a deal with rail bosses. The ASLEF union struck the proposed deal with Southern’s parent company GTR last month, the second attempt at an agreement over...
Posted On 03 Apr 2017 at 2:36 pm

Brighton man banned for being over the drug driving limit for cannabis

A man from Brighton has been banned from the road for being over the drug driving limit for cannabis. Matheus Galante, 23, of Highleigh, Grove Hill, Brighton, pleaded guilty to the charge at Worthing Magistrates’ Court. Sussex Police caught Galante as he drove an Audi along Lodge...
Posted On 03 Apr 2017 at 12:49 pm

Baldock still out and 9 other quick fire facts from Brighton & Hove Albion’s pre Birmingham press conference

1) Sam Baldock will miss the Birmingham match tomorrow (Tuesday 4 April) but may be available for Friday’s away fixture at QPR. 2) Club captain Bruno Saltor is available for selection against Gianfranco Zola’s Blues. 3) Albion boss Chris Hughton told Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 03 Apr 2017 at 12:01 pm

Blow for Madeira Terraces as Government turns down funding bid

Grand plans to restore and revamp Brighton’s crumbling Madeira Terraces have been dealt a blow with the news the Government has turned down a funding bid. Brighton and Hove council leader Warren Morgan this morning hit out at the decision, saying the Government had not even...
Posted On 03 Apr 2017 at 11:47 am

Hove school flooded by burst water pipe

A Hove school which closed today after a burst water pipe flooded its ground floor will reopen tomorrow. Parents were told by text this morning not to send their children into St Andrew’s Primary School in Belfast Street. The text read: “St Andrew’s School is...
Posted On 03 Apr 2017 at 8:35 am

Woman, 66, banned for drink driving in Portslade

A 66-year-old woman has been banned from the road after being caught drink driving along the A259 in Portslade. Patricia Coke, 66, of Hyde Lane, Upper Beeding, was disqualified for 15 months after she was stopped in a Peugeot 309 by Sussex Police. At Worthing Magistrates’...
Posted On 03 Apr 2017 at 12:08 am