Fine for Brighton man who hacked into ex’s online accounts to snoop on her

An IT technician has been fined for hacking into his ex-girlfriend’s email and Facebook accounts to snoop on her after they broke up. Daniel Rogers, 24, pleaded guilty today to two charges of hacking into a computer on March 15 and 19 last year. The court was told that the...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 10:47 am

Beloved pet dies after mauling by stray German shepherd

A quick bedtime walk turned into a horror story for a Hove man when an out of control stray dog attacked his greyhound Mia. Paul Jackman was walking along Coleridge Street at about 10pm on Monday night when the German Shepherd attacked. Sadly, Mia’s injuries were so severe...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 10:43 am

Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving

A man has appeared at court this morning accused of causing death by dangerous driving following a crash which killed biker Ross Kirk. Joseph Onoyeyasorho, of Anderson Close, Newhaven, was driving a Nissan Juke when it crashed with Mr Kirk’s motorbike on Falmer Road,...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 10:18 am

Pankhurst fire was accidental, police say

A blaze which destroyed a block of Brighton flats on Friday night was not suspicious, police have confirmed. An investigation into exactly how it started – and spread – is still ongoing, but police say they have ruled out foul play. Scores of residents of the block at...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 9:20 am

Council accused of hiding £1m cut to school transport budget for vulnerable children

Brighton and Hove City Council has been accused of hiding its plans to cut £1 million from the home to school transport budget for hundreds of vulnerable children. Opposition Conservative councillors said that the details of the two-year cost-cutting programme had emerged only...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 8:15 am

Police officer survives being hit by vehicle on A27 at Falmer

A police officer was seriously injured when he was hit by a vehicle on the A27 at Falmer last night (Wednesday 25 September). Sussex Police said: “A police officer was seriously injured when he was hit by a passing vehicle on the A27 north of Brighton. “The eastbound carriageway...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019 at 7:32 am

Greens call emergency council Brexit debate

Four weeks before Britain leaves the European Union, Green councillors have called an extraordinary council meeting to discuss Brexit. They want to know what impact Brexit is likely to have on Brighton and Hove, what preparations are in place and what contingency plans have been...

Former Palmer and Harvey offices to become flats

The former Palmer and Harvey head office in Hove is to be turned into 92 one-bedroom flats. Stonegate Homes, a developer from Dorking, in Surrey, wants to convert P&H House, in Davigdor Road, Hove. Planning law allows owners to turn offices into homes using “permitted...

Villa see off Potter’s ‘babes’ in League Cup

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Aston Villa 3 Aston Villa paid a little more respect to the Caraboa League Cup than Albion and found plenty of gaps in the Seagulls midfield. Many Albion fans were surprised with Graham Potter’s line up which included no less than 14 current...
Posted On 25 Sep 2019 at 11:11 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion name seven under-23 players to take on Aston Villa in League Cup

In a surprise move Albion boss Graham Potter has named a virtual U23 team in this evenings match against Villa, including all seven substitutes. The only players with extensive first team experience are goalkeeper David Button and defenders Gaetan Bong and Shane Duffy. Duffy will...
Posted On 25 Sep 2019 at 7:20 pm