Nineteen people arrested during march and demo in Brighton

Sussex Police said that 19 were arrested by officers policing the March for England and a counter-protest in Brighton today (Sunday 21 April). The force reported a number of incidents of disorder and said that they were dealt with promptly. A small number of people protesting...
Posted On 21 Apr 2013 at 8:50 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: The joy of six – Seagulls thrash Blackpool

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 6 Blackpool 1 The Albion annihilated Blackpool at the Amex on Saturday afternoon (20 April) in front of a crowd of 28,499. The Albion pinned Blackpool back in their own half from the outset with Will Buckley rampaging down...
Posted On 20 Apr 2013 at 11:35 pm

Portslade school to mark milestone in £12m revamp

A topping out ceremony will take place at the Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) on Tuesday (23 April). The ceremony will mark the completion of the first stage of a £12.7 million building and refurbishment project taking place on PACA’s Chalky Road site. The project is...
Posted On 19 Apr 2013 at 9:58 pm

Brighton football legend Peter Ward to play against Palace tonight

Brighton and Hove Albion fans’ favourite Peter Ward is to turn out for the club’s supporters in their annual charity match against those of arch-rivals Crystal Palace. The former Albion and England striker will take the field at the Dripping Pan, home of Lewes FC, for the Robert...
Posted On 19 Apr 2013 at 5:05 pm

Thieves dump Reliant Robin in Brighton park

Two men were seen stealing a Reliant Robin from a street in Moulsecoomb before dumping it in a nearby park. The pair drove off in the car after breaking into it in Moulsecoomb Way in Brighton early one morning the weekend before last. Sussex Police said that the red three-wheeler...
Posted On 19 Apr 2013 at 4:29 pm

Cleaner faces court charged with threatening to kill Brighton woman

A 22-year-old cleaner is due to appear in court in Brighton today (Friday 19 April) charged with threatening to kill a 56-year-old woman. Benjamin Breden, of Grove Hill, Brighton, has also been charged with falsely imprisoning the woman and assault. Sussex Police said that he was...
Posted On 19 Apr 2013 at 9:13 am

Campaigners plan demo outside Brighton court as squatters go on trial

Protesters are planning to demonstrate outside a Brighton court when three men go on trial next week charged with squatting in residential premises. They were the first people to be arrested under the new law which was brought in after a campaign by Hove Conservative MP Mike...
Posted On 19 Apr 2013 at 9:00 am

Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce marks centenary with conference on the business of pleasure

Business leaders are gathering tomorrow (Friday 19 April) to mark the centenary of the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce. As might be expected, it’s a working occasion even though those attending were invited to “The Business and Pleasure Summit”. The title pays homage to the...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013 at 3:59 pm

Minister rules out safe houses for drug takers after Brighton MP’s question

A cabinet minister ruled out safe houses for drug takers in Brighton in Parliament this morning (Thursday 18 April). Andrew Lansley, the Leader of the House of Commons and former Health Secretary, was replying to a question from Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013 at 2:16 pm

Brighton police use taser to arrest knife-wielding man

Police officers used a taser when they arrested a 20-year-old man armed with a knife in Brighton late last night (Wednesday 17 April). Sussex Police said: “A man was safely arrested after a violent late-night incident in a Brighton flat. “At 10.50pm police were called to the flat...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013 at 1:10 pm