Can you help identify Brighton burglary suspect?

A suspected burglar was caught on CCTV at a property in Brighton. Sussex Police said that officers were seeking help to identify the suspect after laptops and cash were stolen from Marina Parade in Brighton. The burglary happened on Friday 16 November when a number of rooms were...
Posted On 18 Dec 2012 at 5:51 pm

EDF executive takes over as chairman of governors at Brighton college

The chief information officer at EDF Energy has taken over as chairman of the board of governors at City College Brighton and Hove. Peter, a long-standing governor at City College, takes over from Robin Morley, who has led the board for four years. Mr Morley, who runs his own...
Posted On 18 Dec 2012 at 5:25 pm

Hove branch of Comet to close today

The Hove branch of electrical goods chain Comet is due to shut today (Tuesday 18 December). The announcement by the administrators from the accountancy firm Deloitte comes as Business Secretary Vince Cable ordered an investigation into the circumstances of Comet’s collapse. The...
Posted On 18 Dec 2012 at 4:37 pm

Brighton and Hove’s new council chief to shake up senior management

The new chief executive of Brighton and Hove City Council has written to senior staff setting out plans to reshape the executive leadership team. Penny Thompson sent the letter today (Monday 17 December) six weeks after taking over from John Barradell, who left to run the City of...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012 at 9:58 pm

Man charged with trying to rob Portslade post office staff

A 61-year-old man has been charged with trying to rob staff as they left the post office in the Old Village in Portslade. Homeless Peter Deere, 61, was due to appear before Brighton magistrates today (Monday 17 December) charged with attempted robbery and assault by beating. He...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012 at 8:17 pm

Hove Rugby Club: The return of Jordan Turner-Hall

By Tim Hodges Hove RFC welcomed back their most famous son on Sunday, when current Harlequins centre and England international Jordan Turner-Hall visited the academy teams at Hove Rec. Turner-Hall, who played for Hove as a 13-year-old, spoke exclusively to Brighton and Hove News...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012 at 7:41 pm

Six fire crews tackle 12th floor blaze in Brighton

A man from Brighton was treated in hospital after a fire broke out in his 12th floor flat in Kemp Town. Six crews were sent to tackle the blaze at St James’s House in High Street at about 4.15pm on Saturday afternoon (15 December). They spent more than two and a half hours...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012 at 3:54 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls get lost in Rain Forest!

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Nottingham Forest 0 The Seagulls drew an exciting and rather wet encounter with former European Champions Nottingham Forest at the Amex this afternoon (Saturday 15 December). The match was watched by a record crowd at the...
Posted On 15 Dec 2012 at 10:39 pm

Brighton and Hove singer wins the Voice final in Germany

A singer and songwriter from Brighton and Hove has won the German version of the TV show The Voice. Nick Howard, 30, a former pupil at Cardinal Newman Catholic School in Hove, won by a big margin last night (Friday 14 December). He sang his own song, Unbreakable, and performed a...
Posted On 15 Dec 2012 at 7:08 pm

Brighton charity Rockinghorse hopes to raise thousands from latest campaign

The Brighton charity Rockinghorse hopes to have raised £3,000 from its Dress as an Elf on the Twelfth fundraising campaign. Brighton and Hove High School, the Hilton Brighton Metropole and Austin Rees were among those taking part on Wednesday (12 December). The campaign involved...
Posted On 14 Dec 2012 at 2:56 pm