Hove paedophile jailed for 12 years

A paedophile from Hove has been jailed for 12 years for 17 counts of abusing seven boys over 14 years. Michael Green, 75, of Aldrington Close, Hove, is already serving a nine-year sentence for similar offences. Green, a former sports coach, was regarded as a friend and mentor by...
Posted On 21 Sep 2018 at 6:58 pm

Plans to replace landmark Brighton building go on show

Plans to redevelop the landmark Vantage Point high-rise block near Preston Circus, in Brighton, went on public display yesterday (Thursday 20 September). The owner Periworld wants to replace the nine-storey block in New England Road, along with Circus Parade, a three-storey...

Caterer puts case for drinks licence for Brighton office building

Concerns about drinking culture have been raised as a catering company sought to sell alcohol in a Brighton office building. NSK Foods, trading as Soul Deli, in the Regus Spaces building Mocatta House, in Trafalgar Place, applied for a licence to serve alcohol from 7am to 11pm...

Hove drink driver given suspended prison sentence

An engineer from Hove has been given a suspended prison sentence for drink driving after being caught having had four times as much alcohol to drink as the law allows. William Stuart, 52, of Chartfield, Hove, was arrested in Olliver Acre, Wick, Littlehampton, on Tuesday 10 July....
Posted On 21 Sep 2018 at 12:16 pm

Coroner criticises Brighton hospital trust over misleading material about patient’s death after drinking floor cleaner

A hospital trust has been criticised by Brighton and Hove coroner Veronica Hamilton-Deeley for sending out a misleading letter about the death of a patient. She said that it was the third time that the trust had acted in a way that could be perceived as misleading since the start...
Posted On 21 Sep 2018 at 11:27 am

Investigation into how seven homeless people died at single housing block in two years

The deaths of seven people in a single temporary accommodation block in two years have prompted an urgent call for more information. Five of the seven deaths have happened in the past few months, according to a cross-party motion passed by members of Brighton and Hove City...

Brighton rapist facing lengthy jail sentence

A man with links to both Brighton and Worthing has been found guilty of four counts of rape. Joseph Warren, 37, formerly of St James’s Avenue, Brighton, was found guilty of the offences by a unanimous jury at Hove Crown Court on Monday 10 September following a six-day trial. On...
Posted On 21 Sep 2018 at 10:28 am

Band of the moment Estrons are going to be playing Green Door Store in November

The hotly-tipped Welsh searing alt-rock outfit Estrons have announced their much-anticipated debut album ‘You Say I’m Too Much, I Say You’re Not Enough’. Coming October 5th, the record is the culmination of over two years hard touring and honing of a sound that has...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 11:25 pm

Brighton Wetherspoon workers to stage company’s first strike next month

Workers at two Wetherspoon pubs in Brighton are to strike next month – the first walkout in the national chain’s history. Staff from the Bright Helm and Post & Telegraph will join workers from branches of McDonalds and TGI Fridays in a walkout on October 4. They...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 2:07 pm

Inquest jury criticises Brighton hospital bosses over death of patient who drank cleaning fluid

An inquest jury has criticised bosses at a Brighton hospital over the death of a patient who drank cleaning fluid. Joan Blaber, 85, drank Flash cleaning fluid left in a jug by her bedside at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in September last year. She died six days later from...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018 at 12:29 pm