Woman robs Brighton man in wheelchair at knifepoint

A woman armed with a knife threatened a man in a wheelchair before robbing him in Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Monday 26 August). The force issued an appeal for help tracing the woman who robbed the man in his home on Bank Holiday Monday (26 August). Sussex Police sai...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 3:28 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion’s flying Dutchman joins Bundesliga side on loan

Brighton and Hove Albion have loaned Jurgen Locadia to the Bundesliga side Hoffenheim for the rest of the season. The club said today (Thursday 29 August) that the Dutch attacker would move to Germany for an undisclosed fee. Brighton’s head coach Graham Potter said: “Since I...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 1:50 pm

Brighton and Hove police to take to the water to help charity stay afloat

Police officers and staff from Brighton and Hove are due to be among the crews taking to the water next month to ensure that a local charity stays afloat. Sussex Police Charitable Trust has entered a team who will take part in the Bewl Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday 7...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 12:58 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion to take on Villa in League Cup third round

The Albion will host Aston Villa at the Amex in the League Cup third round in the week commencing Monday 23 September. It will be the first time that the two clubs have met in the 59-year history of the competition. The Seagulls will face Newcastle at St James’ Park on Saturday...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 11:21 pm

Skunk Anansie take Brighton by storm

SKUNK ANANSIE + NOVA TWINS – BRIGHTON DOME 26.08.19 Tonight sees us in the elegant surroundings of one of my favourite Brighton venues, the opulent Brighton Dome in the heart of the city, and this night the stage belongs to 90’s Brit alt-rockers (or...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 8:32 pm

Brighton bakery to host Facebook pop-up café for free privacy checks

Facebook is to set up a pop-up café in premises run by a Brighton bakery – to offer free “privacy checks”. The social media business will offer Facebook users a chance to learn how to personalise their privacy settings at the Flour Pot Kitchen on Brighton seafront. The move by...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 8:17 pm

Man charged with having a machete in Brighton

A man has been charged with having a machete in a public place after police were called to a Brighton street last Friday (23 August). Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 28 August): “A man has been charged with possessing a bladed article in public after police were called to...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 7:20 pm

Union slates private ambulance firm for walking away from staff and contract

A trade union has criticised a private ambulance firm for leaving staff in the lurch by walking away from a contract serving patients in Brighton and Hove. The GMB called on health chiefs to protect jobs and prevent Thames Ambulance form being allowed to bid for further “patient...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 6:46 pm

Former Brighton and Hove Albion striker jailed over breath test after defence fails to save him

Former Brighton and Hove Albion striker Dean Saunders has been jailed for refusing to take a breath test after his defence failed to save him.
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 6:11 pm

Fatboy Slim to open LagoonFest on Hove seafront

Fatboy Slim is on cue to open LagoonFest as the Hove seafront festival returns for a second year. DJ Norman Cook played a set there last year as the Friends of Hove Lagoon showed off the area, gave a platform to local firms and traders and raised money for improvements. This year...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019 at 5:24 pm