Two kebab shops fined thousands for dumping waste

Two Brighton takeaways have been fined more than £1,000 each for dumping their waste on the street and in resident’s bins. Brighton Magistrates fined Ahmet Yumusak, owner of the AA Charcoal Grill, 41 Lewes Rd, a total of £1,330 after rubbish from his kebab shop was fly-tipped on...
Posted On 28 Nov 2019 at 3:49 pm

Sex strangler found guilty of attempting to choke partners

An abusive boyfriend has been found guilty of strangling his sexual partners for kicks. Neil Scott-O’Connor’s Brighton girlfriend and a 17-year-old one-night-stand both made separate complaints to the police – both of which he denied. Today, a jury found him guilty...
Posted On 28 Nov 2019 at 3:16 pm

Face-tattoed thug breaches Brighton ban within days

A thug with a face tattoo who was banned from the centre of Brighton for two years was caught by police breaching it within days. Tobias Denyer, was given the ban by district Judge Tessa Szagun on Monday 21 October. Police released his mugshot on 31 October – and the same...
Posted On 28 Nov 2019 at 3:13 pm

Brighton concert door money to go to ‘Meningitis Now’ charity

Christmas is on the way and the season of goodwill kicks off in Trafalgar Street next week. We have learned that all the door money for the Thursday 5th December Spearmint concert at the Prince Albert in Brighton will be donated to the charity Meningitis Now. Learn more about the...
Posted On 28 Nov 2019 at 2:33 pm

Scrapping zero-hour contracts would hurt those who need work to be flexible

The incredible news that the country is currently enjoying its highest ever employment rate is often tainted by some negative voice or other suggesting that the situation is somehow invalid because of zero-hour contracts. Zero-hour contracts are regularly projected as a means by...
Posted On 28 Nov 2019 at 1:02 pm

Parents call for cars to be banned from school streets at drop off and pick up

Parents fearing for their children’s safety have asked for a ban on cars outside their school. Mum Sarah Kingdom spoke on behalf of parents at Westdene Primary School in Bankside, Brighton, who want to see timed “School Street” closures as pioneered by Hackney...

Two OAPS arrested in Brighton over 1981 murder

Officers investigating the cold-case murder of a woman nearly 40 years ago have arrested a man and woman in Brighton. Carol Morgan’s body was found at Morgan’s Store in Finch Crescent, Linslade, Bedfordshire on 13 August 1981. She was 36 years old at the time. Yesterday, a man...
Posted On 28 Nov 2019 at 10:04 am

Man admits grooming girl, 13, and having sex with her on Brighton beach

A paedophile has admitting grooming a 13-year-old girl online before meeting up with her in Brighton where he had sex with her on the beach. Kieren Rudland, 24, also pleaded guilty to inciting the girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, in a toilet on board a train to London...
Posted On 28 Nov 2019 at 9:28 am