Brighton athlete chosen to run for England in his second Commonwealth Games

Brighton middle distance runner Charlie Grice has been selected to represent England at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia next year. Delighted to be selected for my 2nd Commonwealth games @gc2018 @officialteamengland. This time we’re doing it properly#sendfitz...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017 at 11:43 pm

Sob story fraudster from Brighton brought back to court

A fraudster from Brighton who spins sob stories to con kind-hearted strangers has been brought back before magistrates after being picked up police. Andrea Thorne, 31, formerly of Percival terrace, Brighton, faces four fraud charges when she returns to court. Sussex Police said...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017 at 10:11 pm

Urgent update sought on Aquarium Terraces development delays

An urgent update on why work to start redeveloping the Aquarium Terraces is taking so long has been demanded by council leader Warren Morgan. Permission was granted to restore and revamp the flagship seafront site to include a new branch of Soho House in April last year, and the...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017 at 2:19 pm

Owners of Rottingdean school ‘shocked’ at arson attack

The new owners of St Aubyns School in Rottingdean say they are shocked by the blaze which destroyed a wooden hut and damaged the sport hall on Sunday. Police and fire are still investigating the cause of the blaze, which is thought to be suspicious – and owners Fairfax say...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017 at 11:47 am

New site for homeless hostel also attracts opposition

Another proposed home for a council-run hostel is also running up against opposition from residents, who fear it will bring crime to their street. The West Pier Project, which was originally sited in Regency Square, was last year slated to move to Seafield Road in Hove, but...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017 at 11:20 am

Fire investigators to probe blaze at Old Steine club

A fire at an empty club which closed the Old Steine as firefighters tackled the blaze is to be investigated this morning. Several people called 999 at about 9pm last night when smoke was seen billowing out of the building next to Club Revenge, formerly Bloc and before that...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017 at 9:25 am

Brighton hot tub fraud machine jailed for six years for train scam

A Brighton train maintenance manager has been jailed for six years for a £690,000 fraud, having bought a hot tub, Harley-Davidson motorbikes and foreign holidays with his ill-gotten gains. Andrew Saunders, 52, the manager of Bombardier Transportation UK, at the Freshfield...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017 at 3:11 am