Police release e-fit after Brighton doorstep con

Detectives have released an e-fit of the doorstep conmen who have been targeting vulnerable people in Brighton, Peacehaven and across Sussex. The bogus callers have been fraudulently claiming to be from the gas board. They have been knocking on doors across the area telling those...
Posted On 03 Jun 2011 at 4:00 am

Robbers headbutt victim in Hove raid

Two men robbed a man in his home in Hove after headbutting him and threatening him with a broken bottle. Detectives have now released e-fits of the two men suspected of carrying out the robbery in Poynings Drive, Hangleton. The two suspects pushed past the 58-year-old victim as...
Posted On 03 Jun 2011 at 3:21 am

Brighton and Hove council scrutiny team wins award

A team of officials at Brighton and Hove City Council has picked up an award for its work on scrutinising policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions. The council’s Scrutiny Team won the Innovation category at the Centre for Public Scrutiny annual awards. The Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 03 Jun 2011 at 1:40 am

Naved gets Sussex off to a winning start

Friends Life T20, Hove Sussex Sharks 173-4 beat Essex Eagles 141 by 32 runs By Jack Bradshaw  Sussex Sharks got their Friends Life T20 campaign off to a winning start this evening after a comfortable victory over Essex Eagles at Hove. Rana Naved starred with the ball, taking 5-17...
Posted On 02 Jun 2011 at 11:11 pm

Brighton – the alternative rebellious super city tipped to help the economy recover

Brighton is the capital of Britain’s rebellious alternative economy, according to market research commissioned by a leading bank. The research also described Brighton as the “alternative economy super city” – one of seven super cities that will prove to be a vigorous centre for...
Posted On 02 Jun 2011 at 8:37 pm

Brighton and Hove children sign up for beach cricket tournament

Four Brighton and Hove schools are due to take part in a beach cricket competition as part of a national campaign to promote the sport. Children from the four primary schools will be given guidance by a professional cricketer at the Yellowave Beach Sports Venue in Madeira Drive....
Posted On 02 Jun 2011 at 5:46 pm

MP asks to meet minister to discuss Brighton Marina

Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, is seeking urgent talks with the Planning Minister, Bob Neill, to discuss changes to the Brighton Marina Act. He said that the interpretation of the act, until recently, suggested that only minor small-scale developments...
Posted On 02 Jun 2011 at 2:40 pm

Latest stage ends in search for missing Portslade father

Detectives trying to find the body of missing Portslade father Gary Hampson have completed the latest stage of their search. They thanked the public for their support and renewed their appeal for information about a possibly crucial clue. Detective Inspector Phil Mays said: “I...
Posted On 02 Jun 2011 at 12:03 pm

Tykes hold out for draw at Hove

LV County Championship Division One, Hove Sussex 548-4 drew with Yorkshire 273 & 314-8 Sussex 10pts, Yorkshire 5pts By Jack Bradshaw Yorkshire batted out the final day to rescue an unlikely draw against Sussex at Hove. The visitors began the day 29-2, still trailing Sussex by...
Posted On 01 Jun 2011 at 11:29 pm

Albion formally handed the keys to Falmer stadium

Brighton and Hove Albion have been formally handed the keys to the club’s new stadium at Falmer. But even as the 22,500-seat stadium is ready for the first football fixtures – from the Sussex Senior Cup Final to the friendly against Spurs and the first Championship match – the...
Posted On 01 Jun 2011 at 3:30 pm