Brighton and Hove’s dog owners urged to tackle pooches’ paunches

Dog owners in Brighton and Hove are being encouraged to give their dogs more exercise and a better diet. Brighton vet Andrew Ash said that he was having to treat more overweight pets and urged animal lovers to think about the way that they cared for their dogs. His remarks...
Posted On 29 Dec 2014 at 4:39 pm

Missing Brighton man dies under train

Tributes have been paid to a missing Brighton man who stepped in front of a train in Kent yesterday morning (Sunday 28 December). Joe Jensen, 28, of New England Road, Brighton, had been missing since Christmas Eve. Friends set up a Facebook page to try to find Mr Jensen, who...
Posted On 29 Dec 2014 at 4:16 pm

Two women charged with drink driving in Brighton on Christmas Day

Two women have been charged with drink driving in Brighton on Christmas Day. They are among 101 drivers to face charges after being arrested during the annual crackdown by Sussex Police. Danielle Malley, 28, was arrested at 2am on Thursday 25 December in Nuthurst Place, Brighton,...
Posted On 29 Dec 2014 at 3:19 pm

Brighton student aims to become Britain’s youngest MP

An 18-year-old Brighton student is standing for Parliament at the general election. If elected, Solomon Curtis, a Sussex University politics student, could become Britain’s youngest MP. Mr Curtis has been chosen as the Labour candidate for Wealden. The constituency includes the...
Posted On 29 Dec 2014 at 1:37 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion chief promises to move quickly to replace Hyypia

The chief executive of Brighton and Hove Albion said that the club would move as quickly as possible to replace Sami Hyypia as manager. Paul Barber said that a number of people had already approached the Albion about the job since Hyypia resigned. Mr Barber spoke to the Brighton...
Posted On 28 Dec 2014 at 5:05 pm

Brighton firefighters tackle chimney blaze

Firefighters tackled a chimney fire in Brighton on Boxing Day – one of three in the wider area on the same day. They were called out to the fire in Havelock Road shortly before 1pm and used a specialist chimney kit to put out the blaze. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said...
Posted On 28 Dec 2014 at 4:36 pm

Brighton Christmas Day murder suspect appears in court

The man suspected of stabbing another man to death in Brighton on Christmas Day has appeared in court. Oliver John Parsons, 30, of no fixed address, appeared before Brighton magistrates today (Saturday 27 December) charged with murder. He is accused of killing 24-year-old Joe...
Posted On 27 Dec 2014 at 7:51 pm

Man attacked by Brighton Station

A man suffered what police described as a serious hand injury after being attacked near Brighton Station. The 31-year-old victim arrived at the station having been to a Christmas party in London. A man came up to the victim and spoke aggressively to him so he pushed the man away...
Posted On 27 Dec 2014 at 7:45 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: A Merry Christmas two all as Glenn Murray bags another Amex brace

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Reading 2 Ex-Seagulls Striker Glenn Murray returned to haunt the Albion again as he scored twice for Reading , the first after just 35 seconds, as the Amex crowd witnessed goals in the first and last minutes of the match....
Posted On 26 Dec 2014 at 7:08 pm

Brighton burglar sentenced by court

A burglar from Brighton has been sentenced by magistrates after he admitted a break in and criminal damage. Jack Halls, 19, of Ludlow Rise, Bevendean, pleaded guilty to a burglary in Moulsecoomb Way, Brighton, and criminal damage to pictures in Horsted Court, Kingscote Way. Halls...
Posted On 26 Dec 2014 at 6:56 pm