Wanted man from Brighton behind bars having been spotted after public appeal

A wanted man from Brighton has been arrested and remanded in custody after a public appeal for help tracking him down. Christopher McCarthy, 32, was wanted after failing to turn up to Lewes Crown Court on charges of theft and handling stolen goods last month. Sussex Police said...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018 at 2:32 pm

Police urged to investigate graffiti attack on Brighton listed building

Police are being urged to investigate a graffiti attack on a grade II listed building in Brighton. The damage to the historic almshouse terrace wall in Lewes Road could land the culprit with a six-month prison sentence. Brighton and Hove City Council said that it was...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018 at 11:56 am

Brighton Pride website goes down after Britney Spears tickets go on sale

The Brighton Pride website went down this morning after Britney Spears was announced as the headline act this year. Normal service has since been resumed as fans scramble for tickets to see a star described by the organisers as a gay icon. Her performance on Saturday 4 August...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018 at 11:30 am

Brighton boy, 14, sentenced for raping friend during sleepover

A 14-year-old boy from Brighton has been sentenced for raping a 14-year-old girl when she stayed at his house for a sleepover. The boy, who was 13 when the offence took place, was sentenced to a two-year youth rehabilitation order under the supervision of the youth offending...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018 at 10:59 am

Mental health trust for Brighton and Hove rated good – with outstanding care

The NHS trust that runs mental health services in Brighton and Hove has been rated as good overall in an official inspection. Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which is responsible for Mill View Hospital in Hangleton, was also rated as outstanding for caring – one of...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018 at 10:17 am

A second Brighton MP calls for drug consumption rooms

A second Brighton MP has called for the introduction of drug consumption rooms saying that the war on drugs had failed. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, who became the Labour MP for Brighton Kemptown at the general election last June, has taken a similar line on drugs to the Green MP for...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018 at 8:54 am

Britney Spears to open European tour at Brighton Pride

Britney Spears is to open her European tour at Brighton Pride where she will be the headline act. Thousands will see her bring her Las Vegas show “Britney: Piece of Me” to Preston Park on Saturday 4 August. She said: “I’m so excited to be kicking off my UK tour this summer at...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018 at 7:54 am