Robbers convicted of blowing up Saltdean cash machine

Three men face being sent to prison for blowing up the cash machine at Saltdean Post Office just over a year ago. They stole £33,000 in the raid and a further £20,000 in a similar raid on a post office in Shoreham three days later. They also escaped with £54,000 from the post...
Posted On 08 Mar 2018 at 6:19 pm

Bin strike payoff as women now earn more than men at Brighton and Hove City Council

An equal pay policy which sparked Brighton and Hove’s infamous long-running bin strikes appears to have worked with the news that women are now paid more than men at the city council. In 2013, the council moved to standardise allowances and expenses in the wake of a 2010...
Posted On 08 Mar 2018 at 4:01 pm

Southern pulls ‘inspirational’ Women’s Day quote from leader accused of genocide

It was meant to be a tribute to the female wisdom to mark International Women’s Day – but an attempt by Southern Rail to bring inspiration to passengers this morning backfired when a quote from a leader accused of genocide was included. Quotes from a range of women...
Posted On 08 Mar 2018 at 2:06 pm

Brighton police arrest man suspected of stabbing 21-year-old in back

Police in Brighton have arrested a man suspected of stabbing a 21-year-old in the back. Sussex Police had been hunting for 20-year-old Andrew Prince, from Eastbourne, when they located him in Brighton. Prince, 20, from Eastbourne, has been arrested and charged with causing...
Posted On 08 Mar 2018 at 1:54 pm

Crackdown on verge parking urged by Hove councillor

A councillor is calling for a crackdown on verge parking which is blighting dozens of streets across Brighton and Hove. Grass has been worn away to leave mud. Obstacles placed by the council, such as wooden posts, have been torn out. And some verges were deeply rutted as well as...
Posted On 08 Mar 2018 at 12:28 pm

Lookout was looking at social media before collision which killed Brighton fishermen

A lookout was looking at social media on his mobile phone just before a collision which left three fishermen dead, an official report said today (Thursday 8 March). The three men who died were Mircea “Mitch” Ilie, 40, of Elm Grove, Brighton, Irinel Popovici, 41, of...
Posted On 08 Mar 2018 at 8:49 am