Dangerous man found in Brighton

A dangerously violent man who police warned the public not to approach has been found in Brighton. Simon Wrixon, 32, disappeared from home in Poole without taking his medication on Sunday A Dorset Police spokesman said he was found at 7am this morning and is now in a “place...
Posted On 09 Mar 2010 at 10:18 pm

University of Sussex staff set to strike next Thursday

Staff at the University of Sussex are set to walk out next Thursday after a massive vote in favour of striking over proposed job cuts. The University and College Union (UCU) says the action was decided at a packed meeting, and was prompted by a refusal by the university to agree...
Posted On 09 Mar 2010 at 8:01 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion: Sky Noughts

Albion will feel this was a game they could have won. Murray, El Abd and Calderon all had great chances to score in the first half, as did Murray again a couple times in the second period.
Posted On 09 Mar 2010 at 7:15 pm

Brighton soldier unlawfully killed after 'inadequate' training, coroner rules

A coroner has slammed the training given to a Brighton soldier who died in action in Afghanistan. Special forces reservist Corporal Sean Robert Reeve died when a Land Rover he and his reservist colleagues Lance Corporal Richard Larkin, 39, and Private Paul Stout, 31, along with...
Posted On 09 Mar 2010 at 6:52 pm

Hove couple fined £18k for illegal extension

A couple who erected an extension at the front of their property without planning permission were fined nearly £18,000 yesterday at Brighton Magistrates Court and ordered to take it down. Ignacy and Krystyna Lechowicz of 30 Goldstone Way, Hove, were found guilty in their absence...
Posted On 09 Mar 2010 at 6:34 pm

Hove man hurt in hit and run

A Hove man has been hurt in a hit and run. The 28-year-old suffered a broken ankle when he was struck by a car in Church Road, Hove, at 12.15am yesterday, according to Sussex Police. The injured man, who had been trying to cross the road, was taken to the Royal Sussex County...
Posted On 09 Mar 2010 at 10:45 am

Man sees Jesus in his packed lunch

A Brighton man claims he has seen Jesus in his Thai rice packed lunch. Tom Planer, who works for social media agency Qube Media, was eating his lunch and reading about the Welsh family who had spotted an image of Jesus in a Marmite jar lid when he spotted the religious image. He...
Posted On 09 Mar 2010 at 10:19 am

Hangleton Infant school rated outstanding

Hangleton Infant School is celebrating after Ofsted judged the school to be outstanding in a recent visit. It is a remarkable achievement for the school because in 2000 they failed their Ofsted visit – and it is the more pleasing because it has been the same inspector both...
Posted On 09 Mar 2010 at 9:43 am

Public warned not to approach violent missing man

A violent man may be on the loose in Brighton, police have warned. Simon Wrixon, 32, was last seen at his home in Poole at about 6.45pm on Sunday, 7 March, and he has not been seen since. Inspector Mark Handscombe, of Bournemouth and Poole police, said: “Simon needs regular...
Posted On 09 Mar 2010 at 8:22 am