Cocaine worth £0.5m seized from Caribbean yacht in Brighton Marina

Cocaine with a likely potential value of around £480,000 has been seized from a yacht moored at Brighton Marina. Officers from Border Force first attended the marina on Sunday, 19 July. They began a search of the Tacabanda II, which had sailed to the UK from the Caribbean. On...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015 at 2:41 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion aim for good Finnish with new striker

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed Finland under-21 striker Vahid Hambo on a two-year contract. Hambo, 20, joins from Finnish first division side FC Inter Turku subject to international clearance, having completed a medical and the necessary paperwork earlier this week. Albion...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015 at 1:33 pm

Peter André’s Brighton café closes

Peter Andre’s Brighton café has closed after high rents and lack of outside seating forced it out of business. The New York Coffee Club was opened by the Australian pop star and his brother Danny Andre in 2012, after the pair had opened another cafe of the same name in East...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015 at 12:57 pm

Brighton and Hove father of four waits to hear whether infant daughter will be adopted

A father of four from Brighton and Hove is expected to learn whether his two-year-old daughter will be adopted today (Wednesday 22 July). A High Court judge, Alison Russell, must decide whether to make a permanent adoption order because the child cannot safely be entrusted to her...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015 at 12:32 pm

£3m Sussex Eye Hospital revamp starts

The Sussex Eye Hospital is undergoing a £3 million renovation to improve the facilities for patients and staff. New consultation and treatment rooms are being created as part of the work, as well as a separate waiting area for young patients. The hospital has two dedicated...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015 at 11:33 am
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