Brighton sex therapist guilty of raping boy, 14, at King Alfred in Hove

A Brighton sex therapist faces years in prison for raping a 14-year-old boy in the toilets of the King Alfred Leisure Centre in Hove. Nick Gully, 48, was found guilty by a jury at Lewes Crown Court today (Monday 31 July) of one charge of rape and two counts of sexual assault. The...
Posted On 31 Jul 2017 at 2:33 pm

Brighton University theft suspect caught on camera

A man suspected of stealing a rucksack, laptop and headphones from Brighton University has been caught on camera. The same man is later believed to have robbed a woman in Lewes Road, Brighton, punching her in the face. Sussex Police said: “Police are seeking to identify this man...
Posted On 31 Jul 2017 at 1:28 pm

Three more Brighton drink drivers banned from the road

Three more drink drivers have been banned from the road after being caught in Brighton by officers from Sussex Police. Dagmara Dypczak, 27, an architect, of Olivier Close, Brighton, was arrested in Evelyn Terrace, Brighton, on Saturday 1 July. She was charged with driving a red...
Posted On 31 Jul 2017 at 12:27 pm

Brighton tennis club hosts unique tournament

A Brighton tennis club said that it was hosting Britain’s first genuinely open mixed singles tennis tournament. The competition is open to men and women of all ages and ability levels and started yesterday (Sunday 30 July) at the Preston Lawn Tennis Club, in Preston Drove,...
Posted On 31 Jul 2017 at 9:21 am

Report paves way for elected mayor or cabinet to run Brighton and Hove

A report has helped to pave the way for an elected mayor to run Brighton and Hove – and possibly even the wider Greater Brighton area. It is one of two alternatives being considered after a review of the way that Brighton and Hove City Council is run. The other is a return to the...
Posted On 31 Jul 2017 at 5:10 am

Wanted robber being hunted in Brighton

A convicted robber who used to live in Brighton is being hunted by police. Paul Ince, 23, formerly of Pankhurst Avenue, Brighton, is wanted for recall to prison after his licence for early release was revoked. Sussex Police said that Paul Tony Ince’s last known address was in...
Posted On 30 Jul 2017 at 11:45 pm

Two men wanted over attack in Brighton kebab shop

Two men are being hunted by police over an attack in a kebab shop in Brighton in the early hours of the morning. Sussex Police published CCTV pictures showing the suspects’ faces and urged anyone who recognises them to get in touch. The force said: “Officers were alerted to the...
Posted On 30 Jul 2017 at 11:24 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion held by Championship team Norwich City – as club saddened by death of stadium campaigner

Norwich City 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1  The Seagulls conceded their first pre-season goal as they were held at Carrow Road. Pascal Gross gave Albion the lead after 21 minutes, only for Marley Watkins to equalise for the Canaries just before half time. Although a competitive...
Posted On 29 Jul 2017 at 8:44 pm

Man suffers broken ankle in fall from first floor window in Brighton

A man was taken to hospital suffering from a broken ankle when he fell from the first floor window of a building in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “A man was taken to hospital with a broken ankle in Brighton after falling from a window in the city. “Paramedics and police were...
Posted On 29 Jul 2017 at 6:34 pm

Plans for two student houses in Brighton turned down by government inspectors

Plans for two student houses in Brighton have been turned down by government inspectors after the same developer took both cases to appeal. Rivers Birtwell was refused permission to increase the number of bedrooms from four to nine in a shared house – or house in multiple...
Posted On 29 Jul 2017 at 12:12 am