Freedom Eubank jailed for dangerous driving

Brighton boxer Freedom Eubank has been jailed for dangerous driving after a police chase through Brighton. Eubank, 28, of St Helen’s Road, Brighton, was given a 15-month prison sentence by Mr Recorder Adrian Chaplin at Hove Crown Court yesterday (Friday 22 March). He had denied...
Posted On 23 Mar 2019 at 7:42 pm

Police appeal for help tracing missing Hove man

A man from Hove has gone missing, prompting Sussex Police to issue an appeal for help finding him. The force said: “Police are very concerned for the welfare of a man who has been missing from Hove since Thursday lunchtime (21 March). “Frederick Nash, 21, is believed to have...
Posted On 23 Mar 2019 at 2:49 pm

Fewer than half of knife crimes were recorded, Sussex Police admits

Fewer than half of knife crimes over three years were recorded, a senior Sussex Police said during a meeting with police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne. Deputy Chief Constable Jo Shiner said that the real figures were more than two and a half times higher because of a “system...

A Green future for Brighton and Hove

On Thursday 2 May, Brighton and Hove residents will have the opportunity to say who they want to represent them on the city council. The elections take place against Brexit chaos and the climate emergency while Tory austerity continues to fail our communities, with our city...
Posted On 22 Mar 2019 at 12:03 am

Labour stands ready to deliver for the many not the few in Brighton and Hove

This city is facing a series of huge challenges over the coming years. To protect the most crucial roles of the NHS and the council, while facing £100 million of Tory funding cuts, we have to update the delivery of all 700 council services to make them fit for the 21st century....
Posted On 22 Mar 2019 at 12:01 am

Six Brighton and Hove men charged after drug raids

Six men from Brighton and Hove have been told they will stay behind bars as they wait to go on trial charged with drug dealing. Three other men from Southampton are also in prison on remand as they await trial. They were among 15 people to be arrested in a series of drug raids...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 8:16 pm

Time running out to sign King Alfred deal as project bosses weigh up options

The search is already under way to find an alternative option for redeveloping the King Alfred. The deadline for Crest Nicholson to sign a development agreement with Brighton and Hove City Council is just a week away. But the stalling Brexit negotiations may yet see everything...

Hundreds attend vigil in Hove for Christchurch mosque shooting victims

Hundreds of people attended a vigil in Hove this afternoon (Thursday 21 March) for the victims of the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand. They held a minute’s silence in memory of the 50 people who were killed last Friday (15 March). Fifty more were injured when an...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 7:55 pm

Brighton night club’s move wins approval

Music fans will have a larger version of a Brighton night club to enjoy now that it has been given permission to carry out a conversion of its new premises. The Haunt will take over the former Days Oriental restaurant in East Street, with Grosvenor Casino taking over The...

Put it to the people

I woke up on the morning of Friday 24 June 2016 shocked and devastated by the result of the Brexit Referendum. Like the 69 per cent of our city and the 81 per cent of voters in Preston Park – the ward I am proud to represent – I voted Remain, as I did in the first Referendum,...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 9:12 am