Fire chiefs issue warning to businesses

The fire service has issued a warning to businesses across Brighton and Hove and East Sussex about their responsibilities after a winning a court case. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service prosecuted shopping centre owner Genus UK after it failed to respond to a request for...
Posted On 29 Aug 2012 at 12:25 pm

Motorcyclst dies in crash in Hove

A motorcyclist died after a crash in Hove this morning (Tuesday 28 August). Police were called to the accident which involved a motorbike and a car in Davigdor Road, Hove, at 6.25am. The motorcyclist, a 34-year-old Polish man living in Brighton, died at the scene after his...
Posted On 28 Aug 2012 at 8:21 pm

Two men jailed for armed robbery at Brighton massage parlour

Two men have been jailed for armed robbery after they held up the Brighton Belles masage parlour in Montpelier Road, Brighton. Milan Mraz, 31, and Akintunde Drummond-Brown, 21, both of no fixed address were told that they would serve an indeterminate sentence of at least five...
Posted On 28 Aug 2012 at 8:16 pm

Brighton festival promises eye-watering world record attempt

The Fiery Foods Festival in Brighton next month promises a world record attempt guaranteed to make most people’s eyes water. Chris Saunders, from West Sussex, will try to eat the most jalapeno chilli peppers in a minute on Friday 14 September. He is hoping to beat the record of...
Posted On 28 Aug 2012 at 12:41 pm

Hove attack suspect arrested

A Brighton man has been arrested after a woman was attacked in Hove early yesterday (Sunday 26 August). Obert Ngwenya, 34, was arrested this afternoon (Monday 27 August) on suspicion of kidnap, making threats to kill and assault. He remains in custody. He had been the subject of...
Posted On 27 Aug 2012 at 6:14 pm

Brighton academic criticises Prime Minister’s plans for competitive sport

A Brighton university lecturer said that the Prime Minister’s Olympic-inspired plan to boost competitive sport in primary schools was “out of touch”. David Cameron wants every child at primary school to take part in competitive team sports in the hope of repeating Britain’s...
Posted On 27 Aug 2012 at 2:45 am

Brighton woman left with serious facial injuries after attack in Hove

A Brighton woman suffered serious injuries to her face in an attack in Hove early this morning (Sunday 26 August). The 25-year-old victim was attacked n New Church Road, Hove, just after 1am. She had been working at an address in New Church Road before the attack and was found in...
Posted On 26 Aug 2012 at 9:47 pm

Cancer charity to hold Brighton fashion show

The Brighton and Hove fundraising committee for Macmillan Cancer Support is holding a fashion show and afternoon tea at the Holiday Inn next month. The cancer charity said that autumn and winter fashions and accessories would be showcased, with all guests receiving a goodie bag....
Posted On 26 Aug 2012 at 8:13 pm

Foreign student attacked in Brighton

A man attacked and tried to rob a Korean student in Brighton before running off empty-handed. Sussex Police said that the victim got off a bus in The Crestway, Hollingdean and walked along Stephen’s Road before turning right into Brentwood Road. He was hit in the face by a...
Posted On 26 Aug 2012 at 12:20 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls 'cinq' Barnsley!

By Tim Hodges Brighton & Hove Albion 5 Barnsley 1 The Albion thrashed Barnsley at the Amex today (Saturday 25 August) running up their record score at the year-old stadium. With just three minutes on the clock Craig Noone whipped in a free kick which ex-Albion keeper David...
Posted On 25 Aug 2012 at 7:16 pm