Unauthorised bungalow extension costs Brighton man £3k at court

A homeowner that carried out two extensions to his property without planning permission has been fined £2,000 plus costs by Brighton magistrates. Lewis Smith of 35 Hillcrest, built a single storey rear extension and a double upstairs dormer to the chalet bungalow in Brighton....
Posted On 28 Nov 2017 at 2:02 pm

Brighton boy, 13, convicted of rape

A boy from Brighton raped a girl, who treated him like a brother, when he was 13 years old. The boy, now 14, wept as he was found guilty at Brighton Youth Court this morning (Tuesday 28 November) by District Judge Tessa Szagun. He pinned her down on his bed during a sleepover and...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017 at 11:57 am

Seagulls captain mural defaced with red paint as Crystal Palace tags appear over town

A giant mural of Brighton and Hove Albion captain Bruno Saltor was defaced with red paint last night, just hours ahead of the team’s first game against arch rivals Crystal Palace since they joined the Premiership. As well as the red paint on the corner of Church Street and...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017 at 9:46 am