Draper and Man Without Country announce co-headline tour – Brighton date included

Speaking about the tour, Ryan James AKA Man Without Country said: “I can’t wait to get back on the road and perform live again as Man Without Country for the first time in almost three years. I’m looking forward to the challenge of performing solo, with multiple instruments...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018 at 8:09 pm

Help catch Kemp Town rapist, urge detectives investigating two attacks

A rapist who attacked two women in the Kemp Town area is being hunted by detectives in Brighton. Sussex Police said that forensic evidence linked the two attacks which happened just under three months apart. The force said: “Detectives are appealing to the public to help...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018 at 7:58 pm

Use carrot and stick to tackle diesel drivers, says Brighton peer

A Brighton peer has called on the government to use both carrot and stick to tackle the pollution caused by diesel cars. Jenny Jones, who sits in the House of Lords as Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb, set out her case in the Financial Times today (Thursday 1 March). The Green...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018 at 7:23 pm

Brighton cabbie landed with legal bill after fraudulently blaming bus for crash

A Brighton cabbie crashed into a bus then blamed the bus driver and sued for compensation for whiplash. But Jimi Wilson Habashi was caught out by footage from the bus’s on-board camera – and a series of similar previous claims. Mr Habashi was ordered to pay £6,800...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018 at 4:40 pm

Brighton boy, 15, appears in court charged with riding stolen 650cc motorbike

A 15-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with stealing a 650cc BMW motorbike and riding it through Brighton. Sussex Police said: “A teenager has been arrested and charged with stealing a BMW motorcycle from Preston Road, Brighton. “Police released a CCTV image...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018 at 2:37 pm

Nearly 17 out of 20 students offered place at first choice secondary school in Brighton and Hove

The number of children allocated places at their first choice secondary school has risen slightly in Brighton and Hove. First preferences were offered to 2,161 pupils, up from 2,115 last year. The year group is bigger – 2,569 children compared with 2,517 – but the...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018 at 12:45 pm