Fine for Portslade man caught with cocaine

A Portslade man who was caught with cocaine has appeared in court where he was given a £400 fine by magistrates. Mark English, 41, of St Andrew’s Road, Portslade, pleaded guilty to having cocaine when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court earlier this month. He was caught...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 6:55 am

Brighton charity wins £140k lottery grant

A Brighton charity is running one of four projects in the south east to have been awarded lottery grants totalling just over £1 million yesterday (Wednesday 24 September). The money comes from the Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities programme. The Terrence Higgins Trust will...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 5:22 am

Brighton and Hove mental health workers strike over night shift row

Mental health workers in Brighton and Hove went on strike yesterday (Wednesday 24 September) in a dispute over night shifts. Their union, Unison, said that the staff did not want to be on strike but faced having a night-time rota imposed on them which would be dangerous, unsafe...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 5:17 am

Brighton man sentenced in £1k shoplifting case

A Brighton man who shoplifted camera equipment worth almost £1,000 has been sentenced by a court. James David Danks, 38, of Clifton Street, Brighton, was given a 12-month conditional discharge by magistrates. Danks, also known as David Gary Ball, was also ordered to pay £85 in...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 5:06 am
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