Did someone fail a bench test outside Hove shop?

A new bench outside a supermarket in Hove has rapidly proved to be something of a talking point – and the butt of dozens of jokes and quips. A few feet from the Co-op shop window in The Parade, in Hangleton Road, the bench faces the store from close quarters. Dog walker Kelly...
Posted On 31 Aug 2018 at 8:55 pm

Jail for Brighton kidnap suspect who left girl, 8, with post-trauma stress

A Brighton man who was charged with trying to kidnap and carry out a sex attack on an eight-year-old girl has been jailed for 11 years. Michael Belhawla, 24, of Auckland Drive, Bevendean, grabbed the terrified girl from behind, bundled her to the floor and put his hand over her...
Posted On 31 Aug 2018 at 7:18 pm

Sussex come up short against Middlesex in County Championship

Middlesex v Sussex Result: Middlesex (169 and 232) beat Sussex (171 and 175) by 55 runs. Sussex faltered and Middlesex broke into the race for promotion from the Specsavers County Championship second division with the hosts’ fourth victory in five matches at Lord’s today (Friday...

A23 to reopen in Brighton as nine-hour rooftop siege ends

The A23 was closed to traffic during the rush hour as police tried to coax a man down from the roof of a building in Brighton. The nine-hour siege – on top of the Brewdog pub building in Grand Parade – ended shortly after 9am. Two police cars were damaged as the man...
Posted On 31 Aug 2018 at 9:27 am

The SoapGirls haven’t murdered anybody

THE SOAPGIRLS + HERE ARE THE YOUNG MEN & UNCLE PEANUT + PENNY BLOOD – PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 29.8.18 On my journey into Brighton to see The SoapGirls, I had a good inkling of what to expect, having heard some of the hype and snippets of banter. The sisters, Noemie and...
Posted On 31 Aug 2018 at 12:16 am
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