Police appeal for help to catch suspected would-be Brighton phone thief

A would-be phone thief is being hunted by Sussex Police after he attacked a man in the street in the centre of Brighton. The force issued a photograph of the suspect and asked for the public’s help catching him. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for the identification of...
Posted On 24 May 2018 at 6:43 pm

Brighton and Hove police chief promises crackdown on drug dealing and aggressive begging

A robust approach to aggressive beggars and drug dealers has been promised by a senior Brighton and Hove police chief. Sussex Police said: “The new chief inspector for Brighton and Hove has pledged to tackle the issues and concerns raised by residents and traders in the St...
Posted On 24 May 2018 at 6:25 pm

Mobile phones at gigs – a distraction or a necessity? Brighton concert affected!

Now here’s a tricky subject to discuss – mobile phones at concerts! I suspect that half of you will be in favour of this and the other half deadly against it. Modern technology has moved so fast that a majority of people treat their mobile phones as an appendage and simply...
Posted On 24 May 2018 at 3:44 pm
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Firefighters flag up fears that computer failures may put lives at risk

Firefighters have flagged up their fears that a new computer system may be putting people’s lives at risk. The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) said: “There have been numerous failures to actually mobilise fire appliances.” East Sussex FBU secretary Mark Brown said:...
Posted On 24 May 2018 at 1:43 pm

Newhaven’s finest son Wreckless Eric returns home

WRECKLESS ERIC- THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 23.5.18 Have you ever heard the 1977 punk anthem ‘Whole Wide World’? I suspect that you have some time or other but possibly wasn’t sure who was behind it. The answer is Eric Goulden, who is not to be confused with Graham Gouldman of...
Posted On 24 May 2018 at 1:22 pm