Brighton hospital bosses urge infectious visitors to stay away after winter vomiting bug shuts wards

Brighton hospital bosses are urging infectious visitors to stay away after an outbreak of winter vomiting bug led to the closure of a number of wards. Three wards at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Brighton, were closed yesterday – Vallance, Chichester and Catherine James...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017 at 7:59 pm

Five teenage boys arrested over bike thefts in Brighton and Hove

Five teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of stealing bikes in Brighton and Hove – and police have recovered a growing haul. Sussex Police said: “Operation Ensnare has been launched by Brighton and Hove police to tackle the number of bike thefts in the city. “On Monday...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017 at 7:29 pm

Brighton radio presenter wins Alan Titchmarsh Award

Radio presenter Charlotte Petts has picked up a “new talent” award for her Growing Wild programme on the Brighton community station Radio Reverb. She was presented with the Alan Titchmarsh New Talent Award last night (Thursday 23 November) at the Garden Media Guild Awards 2017....
Posted On 24 Nov 2017 at 7:01 pm

Brighton drug dealing ‘cuckoo’ jailed for four years

A man has been jailed for drug dealing in Brighton after going on the run when he was bailed earlier this year. Padodou John – also known as Padou John, John Dodou, Dodou Papa John, Dodou John and John Padodou – was arrested in Portslade after a tip-off. His name, his...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017 at 1:03 pm

Would-be armed robber thwarted by staff at Brighton betting shop

A would-be armed robber was foiled by staff when he tried to hold up a betting shop in Brighton last night (Thursday 23 November). The knife-wielding man went into BetFred in Lewes Road last night but fled empty-handed. Sussex Police issued a plea for witnesses to come forward...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017 at 9:42 am