Peacehaven armed robbery suspect bailed until January

A Peacehaven man has been released on police bailed after being arrested on suspicion of armed robbery at a Sainsbury’s supermarket. The 49-year-old was held after staff were threatened with a gun at the store in South Coast Road, Peacehaven, on Sunday night. Sussex Police sai...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 1:51 pm

Brighton MP discusses women in politics with local sixth formers

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas spoke about the role of women in politics at a meeting of the Feminist Society at Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form College (BHASVIC). The Green MP took part in a lively debate at the college, in Dyke Road, Hove, on Friday (2 December). The...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 12:56 pm

Bin day leaflets latest victims of swingeing council cuts

Brighton and Hove City Council will not send out refuse and recycling calendars this year as it continues to do everything it can to plug a huge budget hole left by massive cuts to its Government grant. Mailing out a calendar to every household costs the council about £25,000 a...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 11:25 am

Brighton firefighters turn out after flood

Firefighters turned out to deal with flooding at a property in Brighton this morning (Tuesday 6 December). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 6.57am Preston Circus firefighters were sent to St Martin’s Place, Brighton. “There were reports of flooding affecting...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 11:01 am

Brighton teenager among 35 people arrested in Christmas drink driving crackdown

A 19-year-old from Brighton is among 35 people arrested in the first five days of the annual Christmas drink and drug driving crackdown, Sussex Police said this morning (Tuesday 6 December). He was among two people arrested in Brighton and Hove. Another driver was arrested in...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 10:52 am

Train delays – God’s on the line

Three local bishops have written to train company bosses, union leaders and the government urging them to end the “cycle of blame” in the continuing dispute affecting Southern passengers. They referred to the misery being inflicted on thousands of passengers and their families in...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 10:06 am

Peacehaven man arrested on suspicion of supermarket armed robbery

A Peacehaven man has been arrested on suspicion of armed robbery less than 24 hours after staff were threatened with a gun at a local supermarket. Sussex Police said: “Police investigating an incident that occurred at Sainsbury’s store on South Coast Road, Peacehaven, on Sunday...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016 at 9:21 am
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