Man arrested after Hove armed robbery

A man has been arrested after an armed robbery in Hove this morning. It is not known whether he was the knifeman who held up the Co-op in Church Road, Hove, or whether he is suspecting of committing a related offence. News of his arrest comes shortly after Sussex Police issued a...
Posted On 24 Sep 2010 at 4:39 pm

Suspected Brighton flasher to face court

Brighton detectives hunting a flasher have charged a 39-year-old man who was arrested after an appeal on the BBC TV programme Crimewatch. Sussex Police said that Paul Goodenough, 39, of Sandes Place in Leatherhead, Surrey, faces three charges. He faces two counts of knowingly or...
Posted On 24 Sep 2010 at 10:53 am

Armed robbers escape with cash from Hove bank

Two armed robbers held up a bank in Hove and escaped with a sum of cash. The robbery happened as staff were delivering cash to the Santander branch in George Street, Hove, at around 11.30pm last night. The robbers threatened the staff with what is believed to have been a gun,...
Posted On 24 Sep 2010 at 10:30 am

Robbers strike at Hove shop

Robbers are believed to have struck at the Co-op in Church Road, Hove, at about 5.30am today. Sussex Police issued a statement saying: “Officers are currently on scene investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.” The robbery was reported just after 7am. Last night...
Posted On 24 Sep 2010 at 10:22 am

Bungling thieves thwarted in cash machine raid

Four bungling thieves tried to steal a cash machine from outside a Hove shop but were spotted. As they escaped – in two four-wheel drive vehicles – they managed to crash into each other. The men tied a rope to the cash machine in front of the Iceland shop in Blatchington Road,...
Posted On 23 Sep 2010 at 3:23 pm

Attacker breaks woman's jaw outside Brighton kebab shop

A woman suffered a broken jaw when a stranger punched her in the face outside a kebab shop in Brighton. She was trying to stop two men from attacking her boyfriend. Sussex Police urged the good Samaritan who gave her first aid to come forward. The attack happened outside City...
Posted On 23 Sep 2010 at 3:13 pm

Armed robber steals cash from Hove post office

An armed robber made off with cash after holding up a Hove post office this morning. The man robbed the post office in Melville Road, just off Dyke Road and near the Seven Dials, shortly after 10am. Sussex Police said that he appeared to be armed with a handgun and was seen...
Posted On 23 Sep 2010 at 3:01 pm

Brighton teenager arrested after racist attack

A teenage girl from Brighton has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out a racist attack. The 15-year-old is believed to have hit a 26-year-old woman from Spain in the face, breaking her nose and leaving her with two black eyes. The Spanish woman was attacked at the bus stop...
Posted On 23 Sep 2010 at 2:46 pm

Brighton supermarket seeks to extend drinks licence

A Brighton supermarket has asked the council to be allowed to sell alcohol from 6am to 11pm seven days a week. Morrisons in St James’s Street, Brighton, is currently open from 8am to 9pm from Monday to Saturday and from 11am to 5pm on Sundays. It has applied to Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010 at 4:32 pm

Teacher training in Brighton moves nearer the top of the class

Sussex University has risen to 12th from 28th in the latest edition of the annual Good Teacher Training Guide. The guide, published on Friday (17 September), is the only league table of teacher training. It rankings are based on national data for entry qualifications, Ofsted...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010 at 4:15 pm