Hove Lib Dem signs Times letter as parties wrangle about council cuts

A Hove Liberal Democrat was among 88 members of his party in local government to write to The Times about cuts in council budgets. Councillor Paul Elgood, who represents Brunswick and Adelaide on Brighton and Hove City Council, accepted the need for cuts but disagreed with the...
Posted On 10 Feb 2011 at 7:04 pm

Wanted man shot dead by police in Brighton

A man has been shot dead by armed police officers in Brighton. Sussex Police said that the man was shot at 1.03pm today and died at the Royal Sussex County Hospital shortly afterwards. The shooting happened in Upper Rock Gardens, Kemp Town, after armed officers were sent there to...
Posted On 10 Feb 2011 at 3:03 pm

Friends of Hove greengrocer to plant olive tree in his memory

A memorial to Hove greengrocer Tony Magdi is expected to be in place by the middle of May. An olive tree is likely to be planted close to his home and shop in Portland Road, with brass plaques on the planter. The plaques will include information about Mr Magdi and pictures of...
Posted On 10 Feb 2011 at 2:52 pm

Police shooting in Brighton

A person has been shot by police during what was described as “a pre-planned operation”. Armed officers were deployed by Sussex Police in Kemp Town at lunchtime today (Thursday 10 February). The person is receiving hospital treatment.
Posted On 10 Feb 2011 at 2:22 pm