CCTV picture of Brighton sex attacker released by police

Police hunting a man who attacked a woman in Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 22 June) have ruled out a link with a separate incident. Detectives originally thought that the two incidents may be linked but have now had the opportunity to interview both...
Posted On 22 Jun 2011 at 8:37 pm

Regiment holds homecoming parade in Brighton

People lined the streets of Brighton to greet more than 200 soldiers who have recently returned from frontline duty in Afghanistan. The 2nd Battalion The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment paraded at the Peace Statue at the border of Brighton and Hove at about noon. They then...
Posted On 22 Jun 2011 at 8:20 pm

Sex attacker strikes in Brighton this morning

A Brighton woman was sexually assaulted near Queen’s Park in the early hours of this morning. The 26-year-old was pushed to the ground in the attack before a passing cyclist chased the assailant away. The same man may have targeted another lone woman shortly afterwards but fled...
Posted On 22 Jun 2011 at 3:48 pm

Memorial to popular Hove greengrocer to be unveiled

A memorial to a much-loved Hove shopkeeper will be unveiled on Saturday (25 June) at 2pm. An olive tree in a planter with a plaque dedicated to the memory of greengrocer Tony Magdi has been paid for by donations from friends and customers. Dozens of children are expected to...
Posted On 21 Jun 2011 at 7:03 pm

Four men attack two teens after night out in Brighton

Four men attacked two teenagers in Brighton this morning, leaving them in need of hospital treatment. The two 18-year-olds were attacked at the Western Road end of Norfolk Square shortly after 3am. Sussex Police said that after the attack one of the victims followed the suspects...
Posted On 21 Jun 2011 at 6:28 pm

Brighton flasher arrested after Alfresco fight with police

A man exposed himself on Brighton seafront then attacked two police officers as they tried to arrest him. Both officers were taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton but were not detained. Members of the public helped restrain the suspected flasher who was arrested...
Posted On 21 Jun 2011 at 2:36 pm

Brighton day centre reopening after year-long refurbishment

A day centre in a listed building in Brighton is being formally reopened after a 12-month refurbishment. First Base, run by Brighton Housing Trust (BHT), has been restored, refurbished and remodelled. It was set up as a traditional day centre in St Stephen’s Church Hall in...
Posted On 21 Jun 2011 at 12:29 am

Brighton pop band reach final of contest set up by Hove MP

An unsigned Brighton band has been shortlisted for the chance to perform live for leading figures from the music industry on the terrace of the House of Commons. Echo Rain are among the five finalists in the Best Live Band category in the Rock the House competition organised by...
Posted On 21 Jun 2011 at 12:12 am

Have you seen missing Brighton woman?

Concern is growing for the welfare of a woman who has gone missing from her Brighton home. Phillippa Bradley, known as Pippa, was last seen in the Moulsecoomb area of Brighton on Wednesday 15 June and her disappearance was reported to police on Friday morning (17 June). She...
Posted On 20 Jun 2011 at 9:54 pm

Woman attacked near Seven Dials in Brighton

A woman was attacked close to the Seven Dials in Brighton in the early hours of the morning. Sussex Police today urged anyone who may have seen the attack – which happened at about 1am on Wednesday 25 May – to come forward. The attack took place in Vernon Terrace, Brighton, A...
Posted On 20 Jun 2011 at 2:21 pm