Bruce on the Boundary – Robinson spots talent and mum’s the word

Mark Robinson has a good eye for a player. These days he’s in charge of England’s successful women’s team and is credited with spotting the potential of opening bat Tammy Beaumont. Last week she scored successive hundreds in a one-day and T20 international having been on the...
Posted On 24 Jun 2018 at 3:28 pm

Missing Brighton man may be sleeping rough

A Brighton man who went missing two days ago may be sleeping rough, Police said today (Sunday 24 June). Sussex Police said: “Police are concerned for the welfare of Clive Gasston from Brighton. “Clive, 56, was last seen in Brighton on Friday afternoon (22 June)....
Posted On 24 Jun 2018 at 11:10 am

Bruce on the Boundary – Contract news ain’t wot it used to be

The most interesting bit about Sussex’s announcement this week that captain Ben Brown had signed a new contract wasn’t the headline news itself. Brown came through the Sussex age group system and has been around the first-team squad since making his debut 11 years ago. He is...
Posted On 23 Jun 2018 at 5:28 pm

Former Brighton police chief honoured by Queen

Former Brighton police chief Nev Kemp has spoken about his surprise at being included in the latest honours list. The Brighton-born officer has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal, an honour that he described as humbling. Mr Kemp is assistant chief constable of Surrey. He took...
Posted On 23 Jun 2018 at 12:04 pm

Did you see the man who punched and headbutted someone in a Brighton street?

A man punched and headbutted another man in a Brighton street after stepping into an argument. Sussex Police said: “Police have released a CCTV image of this man they would like to trace in connection with an assault in Brighton. “The victim was having a disagreement with his...
Posted On 23 Jun 2018 at 2:42 am

Have you seen missing 12-year-old girl from Hove?

A 12-year-old girl has gone missing from Hove, Sussex Police said. The force issued a photograph and public appeal for help in finding the girl. She is believed to be in the Brighton, Hove or Shoreham area. Yesterday Sussex Police said: “Police are concerned for a missing girl...
Posted On 23 Jun 2018 at 2:06 am

Brighton burglar wanted for recall to prison

A burglar from Brighton is being hunted by police for recall to prison. Sussex Police said: “Police are trying to trace a wanted Brighton man. “John Cain is wanted on recall to prison after failing to stick to the terms of his release for an offence of burglary. “The 56-year-old...
Posted On 23 Jun 2018 at 12:35 am

400 student flats planned for Brighton bus depot and supermarket site

Two sites in Brighton have been earmarked for at least 400 student flats
 including the bus depot in Lewes Road. The bus company is expected continue to operate from the site which is near a number of other blocks of dedicated student flats. At least 250 flats are allocated for...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018 at 2:49 pm

Couple caught on camera fly-tipping fined £300

A former councillor turned detective this week after he caught a couple fly-tipping a mattress outside his home – and his quick thinking helped land them with a £300 fine. Just watched this pair of jokers drag a mattress down Sussex Square and fly tip it in Eastern Road. To...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018 at 2:14 pm

Stalkers and death threats – the dark side of being a woman politician

As I write this it is just over two years since a British MP, Jo Cox, was murdered in the street in her own constituency. Over recent years many threats of death, sexual violence and physical assault have been made across the political spectrum, with several cases reaching the...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018 at 1:17 pm