Teen charged with stabbing Portslade boy – victim still in hospital

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with committing grievous bodily harm with intent after another boy was stabbed in Portslade on Saturday (10 September). The boy, from Portslade, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 12:22 pm

Public chase man after woman screams at intruder

A suspect has been arrested after the public chased a man on hearing a woman screaming in her home in Brighton. Police were called to Preston Road at around 4.25pm on Sunday (11 September) after a woman reported finding a man in her hallway. She tried to stop him as he left and...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 11:26 am

Southern’s Brighton services last to be reinstated as full restoration not expected until end of October

Another tranche of Southern services is to be reinstated next week – but these do not include many Brighton services which may not be restored for several weeks yet. The full timetable from Tonbridge and Reigate to Redhill and London Victoria/London Bridge will run from...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 11:08 am

Caroline Lucas responds to boundary changes which could cost the Greens their only seat

Caroline Lucas has hit out at today’s boundary review proposals, which suggest rejigging all three of the city’s boundaries in a way which could spell trouble for the Green’s chances of keeping her seat. The Brighton Pavilion seat would be renamed Brighton North...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 10:50 am

Brighton MP makes the case for relaxing law on cannabis

The ban on cannabis should be lifted for medical use, the Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas said today (Tuesday 13 September). She spoke out as the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drug Policy Reform published a report on the subject. Dr Lucas, who co-chairs the group, sai...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 1:30 am

Radical new boundaries proposed for three Brighton and Hove parliamentary seats

Brighton and Hove’s three seats in the House of Commons will be transformed by a review of the boundaries being proposed today (Tuesday 13 September). The biggest change will be the creation of a new Brighton East and Newhaven constituency, adding about 4,000 voters overall....
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 12:28 am
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