Police hunt man over indecency claim in Brighton shopping centre toilets

Police are investigating a claim that a man behaved indecently in the toilets in Churchill Square in Brighton. Sussex Police published a photograph of the man they want to speak to about the claim. The force said today (Friday 30 August): “Sussex Police would like to trace...
Posted On 30 Aug 2019 at 11:35 am

Disgraced Brighton PC faces fresh misconduct hearing months after being found to have failed Shana Grice

A Brighton police officer faces a fresh misconduct hearing today three months after he was found guilty of gross misconduct in the case of murdered Portslade teenager Shana Grice. Sussex Police said that PC Jon Mills would “answer allegations that his conduct amount to a breach...
Posted On 30 Aug 2019 at 9:51 am

No deal puts peace in jeopardy

I’ve been talking to many people in Ireland while I’ve been here this summer. Many are unsurprisingly very anxious about the direct impact of a “no deal” Brexit on jobs and opportunities and the substantial threat to peace. Never mind any of the other disturbing aspects of this...
Posted On 30 Aug 2019 at 12:05 am

Why an incoming Labour government needs to suspend the ‘right to buy’

I was really pleased on Tuesday to welcome new tenants to new homes in Kensington Street alongside Councillor David Gibson from the Green Party. These are really good quality homes that anyone would be pleased to live in. And homes that we are proud that the council built. They...
Posted On 30 Aug 2019 at 12:01 am

‘Funk Is Back’ in town with The Brand New Heavies

The Brand New Heavies release their brand new double vinyl (single CD) album ‘TNBH’ (out on Acid Jazz) on Friday 6th September, which features guest appearances from Beverley Knight, N’Dea Davenport, Angie Stone, Siedah Garret, Laville, Angel Ricci and more. The lead single...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 7:55 pm

Bruce on the Boundary – Slam can bring people back to cricket

Luke Wright has praised Sussex’s initiative in setting up as new midweek T20 tournament which aims to get more people playing cricket. The Sussex Slam will start next summer and is designed for players who struggle to commit to longer games at the weekend but still wants to play...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 7:32 pm

Former Brighton striker freed from prison pending appeal against breath test sentence

Former Brighton and Hove Albion striker Dean Saunders has been freed from prison after one day pending an appeal against his sentence for refusing to take a breath test. Saunders, 55, formerly of Hangleton Road, Hove, was jailed for 10 weeks at Chester Magistrates’ Court...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 6:28 pm

Police arrest wanted man from Brighton

Police have arrested a wanted man from Brighton after he was reported to have broken the conditions of his licence on being released from prison. Sussex Police said today (Thursday 29 August) that Kevin Gerrish, 46, was arrested in Brighton and Hove on Tuesday afternoon (27...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 5:49 pm

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release – ‘Bones’ by Skinny Milk (Selected Video) Not an album this week...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 4:30 pm

‘Setting Sons’ album 40th anniversary – Brighton gigs announced

The Jam are one of the most iconic bands in British history. Continuing to keep the legacy of this illustrious band alive is legendary former member Bruce Foxton as From The Jam. Since forming in 2007, From The Jam have been an unstoppable force, spreading their infectious,...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 3:30 pm