Brighton man charged with road rage attack on Hove driver

A 35-year-old man from Brighton has been charged with attacking a car driver in Portland Road, Hove, last Sunday (7 November). Paul Lambeth, 35, of Stafford Road, Brighton, has today been charged with assault. Sussex Police said that he is due to be appear at Bright...
Posted On 12 Nov 2010 at 4:32 pm

Brighton man to be tried for murder of Gordon Stalker

A man from Brighton is due to stand trial next week charged with the murder of Gordon Stalker. Stephen Dunne, 41, of Chates Farm Road in the Hanover area of Brighton, is accused of killing Mr Stalker in February. Mr Stalker, 51, died after being stabbed in the chest and the side...
Posted On 12 Nov 2010 at 2:23 pm

Portslade boy, 12, knocked down on way to school

A 12-year-old schoolboy from Portslade was knocked over on his way to school this morning and left with a broken elbow. The boy, believed to be a pupil at Portslade Community College, was walking along the pavement in the Old Village when he was hit. He was clipped by the wing...
Posted On 12 Nov 2010 at 2:03 pm

Family thank those who helped Hove victim of road rage cyclist

The family of a Hove man who was attacked by a cyclist have thanked police, medical staff and the community for their overwhelming support. Greengrocer Tony Magdi, 52, was knocked out and suffered serious head injuries when he was attacked in Portland Road, Hove, on Sunday. He is...
Posted On 12 Nov 2010 at 1:21 pm

Brighton MP defends plan to raise university fees for students

A Brighton MP has given his backing to plans to charge higher student fees less than 24 hours after students stormed his party’s headquarters. Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, said that he supported the government’s higher education funding plans. Those...
Posted On 12 Nov 2010 at 1:57 am

Window crashes from four floors up into busy Brighton street

By James Milnes Shoppers had a lucky escape yesterday evening after glass fell from a fourth floor window into Western Road, Brighton. Officers from Sussex Police cordoned off the section of pavement outside Sainsbury’s and the CEX Entertainment Exchange just after 4pm. Andre...
Posted On 12 Nov 2010 at 1:30 am

Conman tries to cash in on remembrance in Brighton

A bogus caller tried to collect cash for a non-existent charity for soldiers yesterday as Brighton and Hove remembered the sacrifice of our war dead. This report also includes a round-up of remembrance services and ceremonies on Sunday in and around Brighton and Hove.
Posted On 12 Nov 2010 at 1:23 am