Burglars in a red van stole £2k from Brighton pensioner

Burglars in a distinctive red van stole £2,000 from a 91-year-old Brighton man, Sussex Police said. The force said: “A distinctive red van is at the centre of a police investigation into the theft of £2,000 from an elderly man in Brighton. “On Friday 10 August three men in a...
Posted On 25 Aug 2018 at 12:09 pm

Brighton pensioner, 90, suffers broken leg in accident with 23-year-old scooter rider

A 90-year-old Brighton pensioners suffered a broken leg when he was involved in an accident with a 23-year-old scooter rider. Sussex Police said that a driver in the area – in Roedean Road – was thought to be a witness and officers wanted to trace whoever was behind...
Posted On 25 Aug 2018 at 12:02 pm

Sussex blast past Durham in T20 quarter-final clash

Sussex Sharks secured their first Vitality Blast Finals Day appearance since 2012 by defeating the Durham Jets in their quarter-final clash by five wickets at the Emirates Riverside. Fine bowling performances from Danny Briggs and Will Beer restricted the home side to 140 from...

Two held after drugs raid in Brighton

Two men have been arrested in a drugs raid in Brighton, Sussex Police said. The force said: “Police seized a large quantity of cannabis and made two arrests after carrying out a raid at flat in Brighton. “Two men aged 48 and 31 at the flat in Viaduct Road were...
Posted On 24 Aug 2018 at 8:36 pm

Brighton mainline campaign gathers support

The campaign to upgrade the Brighton mainline has more backers – and the campaign organisers want more businesses to give their support. More than a dozen councils have now signed up to the Brighton Mainline Alliance, a group of businesses and organisations urging the...
Posted On 24 Aug 2018 at 8:23 pm

Police try to trace owner of bike after thief thwarted in Brighton

Police are trying to trace the owner of a bike which was locked to railings on Brighton seafront after a thief was thwarted while trying to steal it. Sussex Police said: “Officers were driving along King’s Road on Saturday 7 July at 2pm when they noticed a man trying to cut the...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018 at 2:25 pm

Brighton and Hove schools report improved GCSE results

Schools across Brighton and Hove have reported improved GCSE results as changes continue to the way that the exams are graded. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Overall GCSE results in schools across Brighton and Hove have improved this year, according to a key new...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018 at 2:18 pm

Closure order served on Brighton flat used for drug deals

A closure order has been served on a flat in Brighton after evidence of drug dealing was presented to magistrates. The temporary order was served on Donna Watts, 39, of Rugby Court, in Bristol Gardens, Brighton, for 12 weeks. Sussex Police said: “A flat in Bristol Gardens,...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018 at 1:36 pm

Ranger finds missing Brighton woman

A missing Brighton woman was found safe by a park ranger this morning (Wednesday 22 August). Sussex Police said: “Tiina Proffitt, reported missing from her home in the Fiveways area of Brighton on Friday (17 August), has been found safe. “The 50-year-old was located...
Posted On 22 Aug 2018 at 5:07 pm

Sussex keep Championship promotion hopes alive with win over Derbyshire

Sussex beat Derbyshire by 243 runs: Sussex 440 and 353-6d, Derbyshire 389 and 161. Sussex regained second place in the Specsavers County Championship Division Two when they defeated Derbyshire by 243 runs at Hove. It was their heaviest defeat of Derbyshire in terms of runs,...
Posted On 22 Aug 2018 at 4:50 pm