Two police officers attacked and 27 arrests during protest in Brighton

Two police officers were attacked and 27 people arrested during the March for England and the protest against it in Brighton today (Sunday 27 April). Sussex Police said: “The March for England in Brighton on Sunday (27 April) passed without any major incident.”...
Posted On 27 Apr 2014 at 7:53 pm

Living wage campaign wins extra funding as Brighton care company signs up

The Living Wage Campaign in Brighton and Hove has won funding for an extra year after signing up more than 120 employers in its first two years. The campaign is being run by the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce which has urged businesses to pay staff at least £7.65 an hour....
Posted On 27 Apr 2014 at 11:40 am

Police want to return burglar with Brighton links to jail

Police want help finding jailed burglar Jamie Paris so that he can be sent back to prison. Paris was jailed for three years in March 2012 after being convicted of burglary. He was released from prison on licence in March last year but has now been recalled on suspicion of having...
Posted On 26 Apr 2014 at 5:28 pm

Have you seen missing man last spotted in Portslade?

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for a 40-year-old man who was last seen on the coast road in Portslade. Paul Stoneham left his home in Burgess Hill at about 8pm on Wednesday 23 April and has not been seen or heard from since. His green Vauxhall Astra, registration...
Posted On 26 Apr 2014 at 7:51 am

One of Brighton and Hove’s most wanted to face court

One of the most wanted people in Brighton and Hove is to appear in court charged with breaking into a home and threatening the resident with a knife. The 17-year-old boy was arrested on Sunday 13 April on suspicion of having carried out a series of burglaries and attempted...
Posted On 26 Apr 2014 at 7:43 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Flippin’ LuaLua helps put Seagulls back in play-off places

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Yeovil Town 0 By Tim Hodges from the Amex The Albion went back into the Champoinship play-off places for the time being after a hard-fought victory over now relagated Yeovil. But it wasn’t until the 78th minute that Albion got their...
Posted On 25 Apr 2014 at 10:35 pm
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A27 Brighton bypass closed after crash near Southwick Tunnel

The A27 Brighton bypass was closed this afternoon (Friday 25 April) after a crash close to the Southwick Tunnel. Drivers heading towards Shoreham were delayed and diverted after the accident just after lunchtime. Sussex Police said: “We were called at 2.05pm after the driver of a...
Posted On 25 Apr 2014 at 6:13 pm

New Hove bar and restaurant teams up with Brighton children’s charity

A new bar and restaurant in Hove is teaming up with one of Brighton most popular charities. Crafty Chooks, which recently opened on the site of the old Tin Drum in Second Avenue in Hove, has becoming a fundraising partner with the Rockinghorse sick children’s charity. It aims to...
Posted On 25 Apr 2014 at 3:10 pm

Main Brighton seafront road closed after hole appears

The main Brighton seafront road has been closed after a large hole opened up this morning during the rush-hour. Sussex Police said: “Police closed the A259 King’s Road, Brighton, shortly after 8am today (Friday 25 April) after a large hole appeared in the eastbound carriageway...
Posted On 25 Apr 2014 at 9:29 am

Decorator with Brighton links found crushed to death at recycling centre

The body of a 28-year-old decorator with Brighton links has been found in a recycling centre in West Sussex. Staff found the body of Ben Farr at Ford waste centre on Tuesday (22 April). Post-mortem tests found that Mr Farr, of Stonehouse Drive, St Leonards, died from crushing...
Posted On 25 Apr 2014 at 8:18 am