Muggers steal Brighton man's laptop

A Brighton man was robbed on his doorstep in the early hours of yesterday morning (Friday 23 March). Two men stole a laptop and computer from the 48-year-old man as he was returning to his home in Buckingham Place just off the Seven Dials, Brighton, just after midnight. The...
Posted On 24 Mar 2012 at 6:21 pm

Bank staff raise £20k for Brighton children's charity

Staff at Lloyds Banking Group have raised more than £20,000 for the Rockinghorse Children’s Charity. And they have pledge to support the charity again in the coming year. The money will go towards the cost of buying life-saving equipment for premature babies at the Trevor Mann...
Posted On 24 Mar 2012 at 1:29 pm

Brighton sex offender jailed for 17 years

A convicted rapist from Brighton has been jailed for three sex offences committed in the weeks after he was released from prison. Michael Phillips, 35, was sentenced to 17 years in prison and told that he would have to serve at least seven years before he could apply for parole....
Posted On 23 Mar 2012 at 4:10 pm

Brighton call centre staff tackle world rowing record for Sport Relief

Staff at a Brighton call centre are trying to break a world record in aid of Sport Relief today (Friday 23 March). Two hundred employees at Domestic and General (D&G) hope to beat the record for the most people to row 100 metres on a Concept 2 rowing machine in a one-hour...
Posted On 23 Mar 2012 at 2:40 pm

Crimewatch viewers call in about wanted man who may be in Brighton

Detectives hunting a suspected drugs offender who may be in Brighton have been called by Crimewatch viewers after an appeal was broadcast last night (Thursday 22 March). West Mercia Police received five calls with significant information about the whereabouts of Robert Gamble,...
Posted On 23 Mar 2012 at 9:36 am

Health Secretary urged to release funds for £420m Brighton hospital revamp

All three political parties in Brighton and Hove have united to urge the government to release the money so that work can start on the revamp of the Royal Sussex County Hospital. A unanimous vote instructed John Barradell, chief executive of Brighton and Hove City Council, to...
Posted On 22 Mar 2012 at 9:58 pm

Budget takes bite out of Brighton and Hove café culture

Brighton and Hove’s café culture has come under attack in the budget, according to a leading local politician. Councillor Gill Mitchell, leader of the opposition Labour group on Brighton and Hove City Council, said that Conservative Chancellor George Osborne had buried a...
Posted On 22 Mar 2012 at 7:13 pm

Brighton and Hove honours former council leader

Tributes have been paid to former council leader Brian Oxley who has been made an Honorary Alderman of Brighton and Hove. Mr Oxley received the award at a special meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council after a unanimous vote by councillors of all parties. He was first elected...
Posted On 22 Mar 2012 at 3:54 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Poyet not bothered by Forest's magnificent seven

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Press Briefing Gus Poyet seemed sceptical that Albion would do any transfer business today, the last day of the loan window. The Albion boss did not envisage any more players arriving at the Amex but will wait to see how the day develops regarding any...
Posted On 22 Mar 2012 at 11:51 am

Crimewatch appeal for missing drugs suspect who may be in Brighton

A man wanted by police may be hiding in Brighton, according to detectives. Robert Gamble, 53, who is wanted in relation to drugs offences, is known to have links to the area. He absconded after a pack of cocaine worth about £8,000 was removed from his body by doctors at the Royal...
Posted On 22 Mar 2012 at 10:02 am