Brighton charity thanks former addict after fundraising run

A Brighton charity thanked a recovering heroin and alcohol addict for his fundraising efforts last night (Thursday 21 February). James Danks raised the money when he ran the Brighton Half Marathon on Sunday (17 February) as a thank you to Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) for helping...
Posted On 22 Feb 2013 at 12:18 pm

Hove handyman charged with sexually abusing Brighton care home resident and staff

A 55-year-old handyman has been charged with a string of sexual offences at a care home in Brighton. Paul Brown, 55, of Clarendon Road, Hove, worked at the home for eight years. He is accused of eight offences against staff and a resident, including a charge of sexual activity...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013 at 8:24 pm

Brighton murder suspect due back in court today

A man charged with stabbing his wife to death in Brighton at the weekend is due back in court today (Thursday 21 February). Ty Medland, 25, of Cavell Avenue, Peacehaven, appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Wednesday 20 February) charged murdering Sam Medland, 24,...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013 at 9:00 am

Brighton woman charged with stealing dog

A woman from Brighton has been charged with stealing a dog which was tied up outside a shop in the centre of town. Helen Doyle, 35, of The Crestway in Hollingdean, has been charged with theft and is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday 20 February). She...
Posted On 20 Feb 2013 at 12:15 pm

Dates set for nine months of roadworks at the Seven Dials in Brighton

Nine months of roadworks at the Seven Dials roundabout in Brighton are due to start on Monday 4 March. Letters have been sent to about 7,000 homes in the surrounding area by Brighton and Hove City Council. The council said that the work would be phased to try to minimise...
Posted On 20 Feb 2013 at 10:33 am

Capital idea for school places in Brighton and Hove

The budget for Brighton and Hove includes a proposal to spend £10 million on new and extended primary school buildings in the year from April. The building programme comes on top of £9 million allocated in the current financial year, which runs until the end of March. The sums...
Posted On 20 Feb 2013 at 10:06 am

Tribute paid to Brighton murder victim as husband is charged

A man has been charged with murdering his wife in Brighton and is due before magistrates today (Wednesday 20 February). Ty Medland, 25, of Cavell Avenue, Peacehaven, was charged after Samantha Medland, 24, was stabbed to death on Sunday (17 February). Mrs Medland, known as Sam to...
Posted On 20 Feb 2013 at 9:24 am

Man’s arm broken in attack in Brighton

A man suffered a broken arm when he was attacked at a property in Brighton on Monday night (18 February). The 57-year-old victim was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment. A 58-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault causing...
Posted On 20 Feb 2013 at 7:45 am

Brighton & Hove Albion : Polished performance – huge result

Cardiff City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 The Albion beat the Championship leaders in their own back yard with goals in each half from Andrea Orlandi and Leo Ulloa. But the star of the show was Albion goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak. The pole made superb saves from Craig Bellamy and...
Posted On 19 Feb 2013 at 10:23 pm

Hove’s ‘Green machine’ plots another election upset

In two years’ time Christopher Hawtree hopes to move from his seat on Britain’s first Green council to a seat on the green benches of the House of Commons. Although his selection as the party’s candidate for Hove appeared to have taken some by surprise, his political opponents...
Posted On 19 Feb 2013 at 6:58 pm