Wright inspires Sussex to another victory

Friends Life T20, Chelmsford Sussex 168-6 beat Essex Eagles 151-7 by 17 runs By Jack Bradshaw England all-rounder Luke Wright smashed an unbeaten 81 to lead Sussex to a comfortable victory over the Essex Eagles at Chelmsford. Wright hit seven fours and three sixes and shared an...
Posted On 08 Jun 2011 at 11:44 pm

Brighton students to have 180 extra bedrooms

Three halls of residence are likely to be built on the Sussex University campus in Falmer. Plans for the 180 student bedrooms were approved by Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee this week. There were concerns because part of the Northfield site falls within the...
Posted On 08 Jun 2011 at 9:42 pm

Missing boy, 14, found in Whitehawk

A 14-year-old boy who was reported missing about three weeks ago has been found safe and well. Jake Decker was reported missing in the middle of May and was believed to be staying in the Whitehawk area of Brighton. Sussex Police said that the teenager, from Pevensey, was located...
Posted On 08 Jun 2011 at 8:50 pm

Brighton and Hove finance chief invites 'open data' help

Green cabinet member Jason Kitcat pledged to support moves towards Brighton and Hove becoming an open data city this evening. Councillor Kitcat said that he believed in freedom of information in principle. But he said that making available more of the data held by Brighton and...
Posted On 08 Jun 2011 at 8:16 pm

Brighton nursery saved

The future of a nursery has been secured after Brighton and Hove City Council promised to back Bright Start nursery. The nursery cares for more than 80 children. Councillor Sue Shanks, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, met the nursery advisory group this week to tell...
Posted On 08 Jun 2011 at 7:43 pm

Brighton MP contacts police about traveller allegations

An MP has urged police to look into claims of theft and criminal damage in Woodingdean at the weekend. Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, has written to Sussex Police after claims were made about the behaviour of a group of travellers. He asked what steps...
Posted On 07 Jun 2011 at 11:23 pm

Hove MP provides clinical support

Hove MP Mike Weatherley had his pulse checked yesterday (Monday 6 June) to raise awareness of the Know Your Pulse campaign. Arrhythmia Alliance, the heart rhythm charity, said that if enough people knew their pulse more than 8,000 lives could be saved each year. NHS staff and...
Posted On 07 Jun 2011 at 10:03 pm

Brighton medical student denies murder

A Brighton medical student has denied murdering her television executive boyfriend earlier this year. Trainee doctor Mundill Kaur Mahil, 19, a second year student at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, is accused of murdering Gagandip Singh, 21, the owner of Sikh TV. She is one...
Posted On 06 Jun 2011 at 10:22 pm

Woman, 21, mugged in Brighton

A woman was robbed of her handbag after she was pushed over near Norfolk Square, Brighton, in the early hours of Sunday 5 June. The 21-year-old was shoved from behind and as she fell she dropped her bag which was snatched by a man who came running up to her. He was with another a...
Posted On 06 Jun 2011 at 7:48 pm

Brighton stabbing suspect remanded

A Brighton man has been remanded in custody after being charged with stabbing another man in a fight at the weekend. Simon Sullivan, 43, of Craven Road, Brighton, appeared before Brighton magistrates today on charges of wounding with intent and having a knife in a public place...
Posted On 06 Jun 2011 at 7:42 pm