Pathetic pirates ‘steal’ Palace Pier cannon

A band of pirates stormed the Palace Pier in Brighton yesterday on a mission to steal its cannon. But fortunately, they didn’t get very far – as being actors rather than genuine sea rovers, they didn’t have the necessary strength to shift several tonnes of cast...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015 at 11:31 am

Election watchdog tells Greens to stop proxy votes campaign on university campus

The Electoral Commission halted the campaign by the Green Party to persuade Sussex University students to sign over their votes to a proxy. The watchdog’s intervention was reported by a political rival, the Liberal Democrat commentator and public relations expert Mark Pack, on...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015 at 12:46 am

Brighton supermarket manager charged with stealing cigarettes worth £16k

A Brighton supermarket manager has been sent for trial by jury after he was charged with stealing thousands of packets of cigarettes. Garry Crossley, 27, worked at the Brighton Marina Asda. He was arrested earlier this year on suspicion of stealing cigarettes worth in exce...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015 at 12:13 am