Court remands Hove stabbing suspect in custody

Magistrates have remanded a Hove man in custody after he was brought to court accused of a stabbing. Earl Martin, 32, of Salisbury Road, Hove, appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday 23 May). He was charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm. Martin is...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 4:51 pm

Developer faces investigation after Brighton community garden is trashed

The developer which reclaimed land in the centre of Brighton from community gardeners is facing investigation. Hargreaves, which is based in Littlehampton, is accused of trashing the site at The Mound in Church Street. The community gardeners have made a complaint to Brighton and...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 2:59 pm

Thug attacks woman in wheelchair in Brighton

A woman in a wheelchair suffered a broken arm and facial injuries after a brutal attack in Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 24 May). The attack happened just before 3am in Albion Street. A man who was with her was also hit with what may have been a cricket bat...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 1:02 pm

Crimewatch appeal aims to solve Hove rape

The BBC television programme Crimewatch will ask viewers to help catch a rapist who attacked a 17-year-old girl in Hove in February. The programme tonight will feature a reconstruction of the attack which happened when the girl was walking home along Dyke Road, Brighton, near the...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 12:27 pm

Eight Brighton and Hove pharmacies offer free hepatitis tests

Eight pharmacies in Brighton and Hove are working with health chiefs and a national charity to offer free hepatitis tests. Brighton and Hove City Teaching Primary Care Trust said that this was one of the first parts of the country to offer free on-demand tests for hepatitis B and...
Posted On 24 May 2011 at 2:53 am

Nash powers Sussex to successive wins

LV County Championship Division One, Hove Sussex 177 & 275-2 beat Somerset 213 & 235 by 8 wickets Sussex 19pts, Somerset 4 pts By Jack Bradshaw Sussex continued their good form with a comfortable victory over Somerset on day four at Hove. The hosts needed less than an...
Posted On 23 May 2011 at 10:34 pm

Teenage boys vandalise Brighton Jewish cemetery with acid

Three teenage boys tipped 15 litres of hydrochloric acid over the path in a Jewish cemetery in Brighton yesterday evening (Sunday 22 May). The boys broke into a storage shed at the cemetery in Meadow View, Bevendean, at about 7pm and took three bottles of cleaning fluids which...
Posted On 23 May 2011 at 8:35 pm

Two held for drugs offences after Brighton flats raided

Two people from Brighton have been arrested for drugs offences after flats were raided in Whitehawk today (Monday 23 May). A man, 26, and a woman, 21, were taken into custody as officers seized 50 cannabis plants estimated to be worth £20,000 to drug dealers. Sussex Police said...
Posted On 23 May 2011 at 7:10 pm

Former Brighton and Hove journalist to sue Met in phone hacking case

A journalist who lived in Hove and worked in Brighton has won the latest round in his battle with police over the News of the World phone hacking scandal. Brendan Montague, 36, a freelance who used to work for The Argus, is one of four claimants who were given permission to take...
Posted On 23 May 2011 at 5:53 pm

Man left with broken ankle after Brighton seafront attack

A man had his ankle broken when he was attacked in Brighton at the weekend. The 22-year-old man from Portslade was punched and kicked in what Sussex Police said was believed to have been an unprovoked attack. The victim was in King’s Road, Brighton, opposite the Ramada Jarvis...
Posted On 23 May 2011 at 2:41 pm