Man suffers broken eye socket after being attacked in Brighton street

An unprovoked attack left a 50-year-old man with a fractured eye socket. The victim was walking in St James’s Street, Brighton, at about 2am on Friday (8 August) when he was approached by a man who asked him for a cigarette. Without warning, the attacker then punched the...
Posted On 13 Aug 2014 at 10:45 pm

Biscuits prove a kneady time for Brighton baker Kate

A family of biscuits sitting around the tea table were a show-stopping challenge for Brighton mum Kate Pritchard as she spent her second week on the Great British Bake Off
Posted On 13 Aug 2014 at 9:00 pm
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Guitar man could be key witness to Brighton slash attack

Police are trying to trace a man with a guitar who they believe could be a key witness to a fight that left a 22-year-old critically injured. The victim was assaulted in Castle Square, Brighton, shortly before 5am on Sunday (10 August) and left fighting for his life. The suspect...
Posted On 13 Aug 2014 at 5:31 pm
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Racist thug hurled abuse at Hove man

A man who racially abused his Asian victim in the street has been given a 12-month conditional discharge. Unemployed Darren Arnold, 30, of York Road, Woking, hurled abuse at the 29-year-old man in Blatchington Road, Hove, at about 5pm on 2 April. Arnold, also known as Steven...
Posted On 13 Aug 2014 at 2:10 pm
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Have you seen missing Brighton woman?

Police are growing more concerned for a woman from Brighton who they think may have gone on a trip to her former haunts yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 12 August). Margaret Humphrey, 69, of Victoria Place, has Alzheimer’s and left her home around 4pm and has not been seen...
Posted On 13 Aug 2014 at 2:01 pm
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‘Oasis’ to be created off London Road

Work will start next Monday on permanent improvements to the public space in front of St Bartholomew’s Church in Brighton. A package of measures being carried out by Brighton & Hove City Council will include opening up Providence Place Gardens for people to sit and relax, a...
Posted On 13 Aug 2014 at 1:58 pm
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Labour members in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean urged to join discussion on suspended councillor

Labour members in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean are being urged to attend a ward party meeting this evening (Wednesday 13 August) to discuss the suspension of a local councillor. An email from ward party chairman Robert Brown to the three ward councillors and Labour’s...
Posted On 13 Aug 2014 at 11:13 am

Woman arrested after knife attack on man in Brighton

A woman has been arrested after a 22-year-old man was attacked with a knife in Trafalgar Street, Brighton, on Saturday 2 August. The victim was with friends near the corner of Trafalgar Court when he was attacked at about 8pm. Sussex Police said: “He was slashed with a...
Posted On 13 Aug 2014 at 6:41 am

Brighton detectives want to trace taxi driver who took attack suspect to Worthing

A Brighton taxi driver picked up a man who is believed to have left another man bleeding seriously after a fight in the town centre. Sussex Police said that detectives were now trying to trace the cabbie who is thought to have taken the suspect to Worthing. The 22-year-old victim...
Posted On 13 Aug 2014 at 5:50 am