Detectives want to quiz Brighton bus passenger about rape

Detectives investigating the rape of a woman are trying to trace a man who took a bus into Brighton with her. Today Sussex Police released a CCTV image of the man and asked him or anyone who recognises him to contact detectives. The force said: “Detectives investigating the...
Posted On 29 Nov 2017 at 5:34 pm

Albion Palace clashes were ‘return to dark days of football’ says police chief

Clashes between fans at the Brighton v Crystal Palace match last night have been described as the ‘most challenging football-related disorder that I have ever experienced’ by the man who led the policing operation for the game. Chief Inspector Simon Nelson said:...
Posted On 29 Nov 2017 at 2:19 pm

Madeira Terraces crowdfunder reaches its target

A huge donation of £50,000 from Brighton Seafront Regeneration and Soho House has pushed the Madeira Terraces crowdfunder above target. The developer, who is planning to revamp the Aquarium Terraces, made the pledge this afternoon, bringing the total raised to £466,074 –...
Posted On 29 Nov 2017 at 1:29 pm

Crystal Palace condemns fans who stormed Amex with bangers and flares

Crystal Palace has condemned ticketless fans who attempted to storm the Amex last night armed with bangers and flares “in the strongest possible terms”. 1/2: When behaving like this, can you really expect to be let into a stadium? Yes it was a minority, and the manner...
Posted On 29 Nov 2017 at 1:25 pm

Elusive off licence boss set to be stripped of licence

An off licence with an elusive manager who leaves messages on non-existent voicemails, passes on letters he hasn’t received and disappears abroad to two countries at the same time faces losing its licence. The mystery of who is actually in charge of International Food and...
Posted On 29 Nov 2017 at 12:40 pm

Madeira Terraces raffle money pushes fundraiser to 98% of target – with just two days to go

A donation of almost £17,000 raised by a community raffle has pushed the Madeira Terraces fundraiser to 98% of its target – with just two days to go. The £16,771 raised mainly by the sale of £1 tickets was added to the total this morning, bringing it to £413,421 –...
Posted On 29 Nov 2017 at 10:29 am

Flu jab take-up improves among Brighton hospital staff

A higher percentage of staff at Brighton’s main hospital have had the flu jab this year, chief executive Marianne Griffiths said this morning (Wednesday 28 November). More than four in ten staff at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust have been vaccinated...
Posted On 29 Nov 2017 at 9:36 am

Football policing to be reviewed after ‘most challenging match’

A full debrief and review of how Albion matches are policed is to be carried out after last night’s trouble, which Sussex Police’s football liaison described as “the most challenging match” he had been involved in. Many incidents tonight with what has been...
Posted On 29 Nov 2017 at 9:24 am

Two stewards treated in hospital after crowd trouble at Brighton and Hove Albion v Crystal Palace football match

Two stewards were treated in hospital after bring injured in the crowd trouble at the Brighton and Hove Albion v Crystal Palace football match last night (Tuesday 28 November). Others suffered minor injuries, according to Albion. A number of people tried to force entry to the...
Posted On 29 Nov 2017 at 1:05 am