Brighton teenager arrested for falsely claiming to have been sexually assaulted

A 17-year-old girl from Brighton has been arrested on suspicion of wasting police time after saying that she had been sexually assaulted. Sussex Police said that detectives had carried out a thorough investigation after she claimed to have been the victim of a sex attacker. She...
Posted On 27 Feb 2012 at 5:37 pm

Young people given the chance to spend £19k in East Brighton

Youngsters in one of the most deprived parts of Brighton are being offered a £19,000 pot of money for youth projects. The proposed projects or events must be for the benefit of 13 to 19-year-olds living in the Moulsecoomb and Bevendean neighbourhoods And potential bidders have...
Posted On 27 Feb 2012 at 5:06 pm

Three arrested in Brighton after police stop suspected stolen car

Three people were arrested after police stopped a suspected stolen car on the Brighton and Hove boundary in the early hours of yesterday (Sunday 26 February). Sussex Police said that the silver Vauxhall Corsa was first spotted by officers when it was being driven erratically and...
Posted On 27 Feb 2012 at 4:19 pm

Brighton medical student faces prison over TV executive’s death

A Brighton medical student has been told that she faces a long jail sentence for her involvement in the death of a young television executive. Mundill Mahil, 20, lured Gagandip Singh to her home in Gladstone Place, off Lewes Road, Brighton, and led him to her bedroom. Lying in...
Posted On 26 Feb 2012 at 6:50 pm

Hove cyclist’s death prompts calls for safer routes

A network of safer cycle routes has been proposed by a trust set up in memory of a Hove teacher. The Jo Walters Trust said that much of the infrastructure for the network already existed or had already been planned. The trust said that it had pulled together the routes to create...
Posted On 26 Feb 2012 at 4:25 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Ipswich get the message from the Seagulls

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Ipswich Town 0 Brilliant Albion gave Ipswich a footballing lesson at the Amex this afternoon. The Tractor Boys must have wondered what had hit them as the Seagulls passed the ball around majestically to the extent that the...
Posted On 25 Feb 2012 at 11:39 pm

Court strips Hove businessman of drink licence

A Hove businessman has had his licence to sell alcohol taken away by magistrates. Salvatore Capuano, 34, of Palmeira Avenue, Hove, was convicted of breaking licensing laws for the second time in just over two months at Brighton Magistrates’ Court. On Friday 17 February he was...
Posted On 25 Feb 2012 at 11:08 pm

Researchers want people in Brighton and Hove to think about lap dancing

Academics are asking people in Brighton and Hove to share their thoughts about lap dancing clubs. University researchers are studying the impact of businesses in the night-time economy for a piece of work entitled: “Nightlife, nuisance and safety in English towns and cities.” The...
Posted On 25 Feb 2012 at 7:22 pm

Brighton shop landed with £9,000 bill for stocking fake wine

A shop that lost its licence to sell drink has failed to persuade Brighton magistrates to overturn the decision. Allsorts, in North Street, Brighton, was also ordered to pay £9,000 towards Brighton and Hove City Council’s legal costs. Hani and Sally Abadi, who run Allsorts,...
Posted On 24 Feb 2012 at 8:56 pm

Princess Anne to visit Brighton and Hove

Princess Anne is coming to Brighton and Hove a week on Monday (5 March). The Princess Royal is due to visit the Brighton and Hove Citizens Advice Bureau and the Sussex Eye Hospital. The royal visit coincides with the start of a fundraising campaign by the CAB which is staffed...
Posted On 24 Feb 2012 at 7:28 pm