Tributes paid to popular parish priest at packed funeral in Hove

Tributes were paid to a much-loved parish priest at his funeral in a packed church in Hove today (Friday 26 January). Family, friends, fellow priests and parishioners filled St George’s Church, in Court Farm Road, for the funeral of Father David Weston. The requiem mass was...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018 at 9:30 pm

Man held after attack outside Brighton bookmakers

A man has been arrested after an attack outside a bookmakers in the centre of Brighton. Sussex Police issued an appeal for witnesses today (Friday 26 January). The force said: “The incident, involving two men, occurred in the vicinity of Paddy Power in North Street at about...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018 at 8:52 pm

Hove man sentenced for smuggling hundreds of thousands of counterfeit cigarettes

A Hove man has been given a suspended prison sentence after he admitted smuggling hundreds of thousands of counterfeit cigarettes. Mitchell Scott, 59, of Nevill Road, Hove, evaded £210,000 in duty on the cigarettes which were smuggled into Southampton Port in a container. Revenue...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018 at 7:31 pm

Arsonist sets Brighton flat alight through letterbox at 4am

An arsonist set light to a flat in the centre of Brighton posting burning paper through the letterbox shortly after 4am today (Friday 26 January). Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses following a small fire in a flat in Brighton in the early hours....
Posted On 26 Jan 2018 at 2:31 pm

Opinion – What Labour should do about Brexit

Labour’s front bench is under relentless pressure to adopt a formal position of permanently maintaining Britain in the internal market of the EU and the Customs Union. Pro-EU campaigners are engaged in a war of attrition, hoping they can grind the party down. They demand nothing...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018 at 10:41 am

Decayed or missing teeth afflicts one in six Brighton and Hove children by the age of five

Nearly one in six children in Brighton and Hove has decayed, missing or filled teeth by the time they are five years old. Yet the figure – 16.2 per cent – is one of the best in the south east. It compares well with 20.3 per cent in East Sussex and 17.5 per cent in...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018 at 1:35 am