Brighton burglar jailed for breaking into two homes

A 23-year-old burglar has been jailed for two years for breaking into two people’s homes. Joel Elliott, who has no fixed address but who used to live in North Road, Brighton, admitted the burglaries at Lewes Crown Court. He broke into a house on Cheltenham Place in the North...
Posted On 03 Sep 2013 at 2:42 pm

Brighton man vanishes after popping out on an errand

A 59-year-old man from Brighton has been missing for nearly a fortnight. Sussex Police said that Michael Aplin, 59, was seen leaving his flat in Lewes Road, Brighton, by a neighbour on Tuesday 20 August. He went to run an errand and hasn’t been seen since. His absence was...
Posted On 02 Sep 2013 at 10:35 pm

Eleven stalls closed at bank holiday market at Brighton Racecourse

Police and trading standards officers closed stalls and seized fake goods at the bank holiday market at Brighton Racecourse. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Council trading standards staff, working with colleagues from East Sussex, Sussex Police and representatives of...
Posted On 02 Sep 2013 at 7:40 pm

Teenage pedestrian seriously injured in Brighton seafront crash

A teenage pedestrian suffered serious head injuries on Brighton seafront early yesterday (Sunday 1 September). The 19-year-old woman and an 18-year-old woman were knocked over by a Citroen C3 as they were crossing Marine Parade in Kemp Town. The 19-year-old was taken to the Royal...
Posted On 02 Sep 2013 at 7:27 pm

Five Brighton and Hove schools change their names

Five schools in Brighton and Hove will start the new term this week with a new name. Three of them are in south Portslade where infant and junior schools have been turned into all-through primary schools as part of an attempt to tackle the shortage of school places. Portslade...
Posted On 02 Sep 2013 at 7:01 pm

Brighton Digital Festival starts today

By Mila Brazzi For those of you that have been living under the Brighton pebbles this summer, Brighton Digital Festival is a month-long celebration of digital culture which takes over our city with over 140 events running throughout September. So what does that actually mean?...
Posted On 01 Sep 2013 at 10:27 pm
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