Police and council oppose late opening at trouble-free Brighton takeaway

Police said that they had never had any problems linked to a takeaway in Brighton even though they had opposed an application by the owner for a late licence. Officers had never been called to Grill 66 in Queen’s Road, even when it operated under a temporary late-night...

Brighton man charged with Pavilion Gardens attempted rape

A 23-year-old man from Brighton has been charged with trying to rape a woman in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion 10 days ago. Andrew Ford, 23, a labourer, of Bramble Way, Stanmer Heights, Hollingbury, has also been charged with false imprisonment. Ford has been remanded in...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019 at 5:27 pm

Brighton betting fraudsters ordered to hand over thousands of pounds

Two Brighton men have been ordered to hand over thousands of pounds after being convicted and sentenced for money laundering in a horse race betting fraud. Daig Head and Lee Taylor, both 41, were reckoned to have made criminal profits of about £3.5 million. But a confiscation...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019 at 4:25 pm

Missing Brighton teenager turns up safe and well

A Brighton teenager who was reported missing has turned up safe and well. Jack Winstanley, 16, had been missing for four weeks when he went to the police station in John Street, Brighton, yesterday (Monday 17 June). He had not been seen since Monday 20 May and last week Sussex...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019 at 3:24 pm

Bus stop ‘spy’ harassment left victim embarrassed and scared, court hears

A woman who was shouted at by a stranger who accused her of spying on him for the council over several months was left victimised and scared, a court heard this week. Roy Morter randomly started shouting at Helen Riddell in 2017 when was getting the bus to work at the London Road...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019 at 1:55 pm

Detectives given more time to question Brighton rape suspect

Detectives have been given more time to question a man who has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion in Brighton. Andrew Ford, 23, of Bramble Way, Stanmer Heights, Hollingbury, faces up to a further 36 hours in custody after his arrest...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019 at 1:55 pm

Binmen vote to strike over ‘anti-union’ management

Almost nine out of ten Brighton binmen who voted in a ballot say they are prepared to strike over a breakdown in relations between the union and management. GMB has accused Brighton and Hove City Council of anti-union behaviour, saying management have been building dossiers and...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019 at 10:33 am

Tributes to Brighton stonemason who died in tragic van cliff fall

The family of a Whitehawk stonemason who tragically died after his van plunged off cliffs say he’ll be remembered as the man who put a smile on people’s faces.  Dave Routhan, 42, was driving his silver Vauxhall van when it went over the cliffs east of Brighton...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019 at 10:15 am

Woman refused morning-after pill she’d paid for because of pharmacist’s ‘personal reasons’

An investigation has been launched into how a Brighton woman was being refused emergency contraception after she’d paid for it because of the pharmacist’s “personal reasons”. Siani, a mother of one from Hollingdean, was prescribed the morning after pill...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019 at 7:42 am