Queen names people from Brighton and Hove in honours list

A photographer and a physics professor are among the people from Brighton and Hove recognised today in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Photographer Bill Wisden, from Brighton, becomes an MBE for services to art. Mr Wisden became a member of Brighton and Hove Camera Club in...
Posted On 11 Jun 2011 at 6:31 am

Two arrests in Brighton and Hove in drink-drive crackdown

Two people have been arrested by Brighton and Hove divisional officers in the first ten days of an annual drink-drive policing crackdown. Both suspects were aged over 25 and one of them was arrested after a crash. They were among 60 arrests made across the county by Sussex...
Posted On 10 Jun 2011 at 11:23 pm

Sussex edged out in thriller

Friends Life T20, Hove Middlesex Panthers 164-5 beat Sussex Sharks 163-8 by 5 wickets By Jack Bradshaw Sussex Sharks lost their first T20 game of the year to Middlesex who got over the line with only one ball to spare in a thrilling encounter at Hove. The defeat brought an end to...
Posted On 10 Jun 2011 at 11:22 pm

Knifeman slashes Brighton woman's face

A man slashed a Brighton woman across the face with a knife last night leaving her with a deep cut to the cheek. The 42-year-old man was arrested at the scene of the attack in Grand Parade, Brighton, on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm. He and his 32-year-old...
Posted On 10 Jun 2011 at 5:29 pm

Spanish protest in Brighton to be debated in Parliament

The Spanish protest camp at the Old Steine is to be raised in the House of Commons next week. It will be discussed along with unauthorised traveller sites and “party” houses in a debate in Westminster Hall on Wednesday (15 June). Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton...
Posted On 10 Jun 2011 at 5:07 pm

Detectives issue e-fit in search for Brighton robbery suspect

Detectives have a released an e-fit of a man suspected of committing a street robbery in Brighton. The 21-year-old victim from Hove was headbutted by a man at the junction of Prince Albert Street and Meeting House Lane at about 12.50am on Monday 20 May. Three other men looked on...
Posted On 09 Jun 2011 at 11:26 pm

Soldiers to stage homecoming parade in Brighton and Hove

More than 200 soldiers will march through Brighton and Hove having recently returned from combat in Afghanistan. Many of the soldiers have local connections and will be exercising their regiment’s right to parade having been granted the Freedom of Brighton and Hove. The Second...
Posted On 09 Jun 2011 at 11:10 pm

Police scale down team examining life of Brighton and Hove killer Peter Tobin

The team investigating the background of a murderer who lived in Brighton and Hove is to be reduced in size. The decision follows extensive efforts to establish whether the killer Peter Tobin took the lives of any more victims. In a statement Sussex Police said: “The...
Posted On 09 Jun 2011 at 9:56 pm

Spanish protesters to end their camp in Brighton

The Spanish protesters camped at the Old Steine in Brighton have promised to leave on Sunday (12 June). They set up camp on Saturday 21 May in sympathy with protesters – mostly students and young people without jobs – in Madrid. There are currently more than a dozen...
Posted On 09 Jun 2011 at 2:00 pm

Brighton man faces contempt trial

A Brighton man is to stand trial for contempt of court after threatening a barrister during a case. Henry Mears, 60, of Coombe Road, Brighton, is alleged to have made the threat at Bristol Crown Court. Mears was on trial there over the Lapland theme park fiasco with his brother...
Posted On 09 Jun 2011 at 1:26 pm