Rapist who took advantage of drunk Brighton clubber jailed

A Portslade man has been jailed after being found guilty of raping a woman who he took back to his flat. Following a trial at Lewes Crown Court, Narendren Pirabakaran, 35, of Station Road, was sentenced on 6 February to five-and-a-half years for rape. The court heard that he met...
Posted On 17 Feb 2015 at 11:57 am

Prime Minister visits Hove school

Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting Blatchington Mill School in Hove this morning (Tuesday 17 February). Mr Cameron is expected to tell an audience of Conservative Party supporters about his plans to make young unemployed people do community work for their benefits. Under...
Posted On 17 Feb 2015 at 10:25 am

Government minister visits Shoreham Port to see how grant is creating jobs

Coastal Communities Minister Penny Mordaunt visited Shoreham Port last week. She came to see the site where a new wharf is being built on a sliver of land that is currently hard to put to good use. The £500,000 wharf should be completed within weeks. It will enable the port to do...
Posted On 17 Feb 2015 at 10:17 am

Brighton mum appeals for help funding 4-year-old son’s weedkiller drug trial

A Brighton mum is appealing for help for a drug trial which could vastly improve her four-year-old son’s life. Jess Barnes’ son Daniel suffers from alkaptonuria, also known as AKU or black bone disease. Although his only symptoms now are dark-coloured urine, in...
Posted On 17 Feb 2015 at 8:21 am

Budget protest march is re-routed following venue change

The route for a march in protest at council cuts has been re-routed after the venue for the crunch budget meeting was changed. The Brighton Children’s Centres Campaign is asking people to join it on Thursday, February 26 and march to where city councillors will decide which of...
Posted On 17 Feb 2015 at 8:20 am
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