Brighton and Hove landlords snub council over affordable rented homes

Two developers want agreements to include “affordable” homes in their schemes to exclude homes for rent because housing associations say the numbers are too small. Social landlords approved by Brighton and Hove City Council have rejected taking on affordable rented flats in...

Patient attacked doctor in Brighton surgery

A doctor was attacked by a patient and has refused to return to a surgery deemed unsafe, it was revealed today. And a child with asthma had to be sent to hospital because the surgery had no nurse on duty. The problems were highlighted as health chiefs backed a decision to close a...

Wanted former prisoner may be in Brighton and Hove

A former inmate is wanted for return to prison, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Tuesday 14 August). The force said: “Police in Horsham and Brighton are searching for 19-year-old Joseph Rutigliano, who is wanted for recall to prison, and who is also suspected of involvement in...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018 at 4:11 pm

Five men treated in hospital after two related attacks in Brighton

Five men were treated in hospital after two attacks in Brighton which police believe were carried out by the same people. Sussex Police said: “Police are investigating two incidents which occurred in Brighton just after midnight on Sunday 12 August. “A man was assaulted in Castle...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018 at 3:38 pm

Homeless Brighton man given date for rough sleeper murder trial

A homeless man must stay in prison for six months as he awaits trial for the murder of a rough sleeper in the Royal Pavilion Gardens close to Brighton Museum. Sergio Lemori, 32, of no fixed address, is accused of murdering 54-year-old Andrew O’Connell last week. He appeared by...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018 at 12:14 pm

Legendary…and I mean legendary, night of punk rock

SLAUGHTER & THE DOGS + THE DERELLAS + THE REMS – CON CLUB, LEWES 12.8.18 In my preview piece for this Slaughter & The Dogs concert way back in January, I stated: “This will truly be quite an evening to remember for yours truly as I have as yet never managed to see...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018 at 12:01 am