Brighton man jailed after spate of café burglaries

A homeless man has been jailed for two years after he admitted a spate of burglaries across Brighton and Hove. Dale Crozier, 28, formerly of Stephens Road, in Hollingdean, targeted a number of cafés during his burglary spree in October. The jobless defendant was jailed by Judge...
Posted On 03 Jan 2020 at 6:40 pm

Trial date set for boy charged with two sex attacks in Brighton

A trial date has been set for a 17-year-old boy charged with carrying out two sex attacks in Brighton. The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, denied both counts of sexual assault at Lewes Crown Court this morning (Friday 3 January). He will face a jury trial – expected...
Posted On 03 Jan 2020 at 4:14 pm

Murder investigation under way after body found in Brighton

A murder investigation is under way after a body was found in a building in Brighton yesterday afternoon (Thursday 2 January). Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder and Sussex Police said this morning (Friday 3 January) that they were still in custody. The force...
Posted On 03 Jan 2020 at 12:32 pm

Conservationists oppose plans to demolish Brighton arts and crafts house

An historic house should not be demolished, say conservationists. Plans to replace a seven-bedroom arts and crafts revival-style house in the Tongdean Conservation Area of Brighton with a five-bedroom home are recommended for refusal by councillors next week. Members of Brighton...

Detectives issue fresh appeal for witnesses to two Boxing Day stabbings in Brighton

Detectives have issued a fresh appeal for witnesses to the two stabbings on Boxing Day in Brighton. One of the victims is still in hospital after the stabbings in Western Road, near the corner of Spring Street, shortly before 2pm on Thursday 26 December. Sussex Police said today:...
Posted On 03 Jan 2020 at 10:49 am

Garage Punk/Rock’n’Roll/Surf Rock party at The Green Door Store

The New Year is already shaping up rather nicely for those of you that enjoy your music on the loud side. It seems that the Brighton music scene is buoyant as ever with the announcement of a ‘Garage Punk/Rock’n’Roll/Surf Rock’ party at The Green Door Store, which is located...
Posted On 03 Jan 2020 at 10:35 am

Neighbours oppose plans to turn Brighton house into flats

A planning application to convert a detached house into flats has been resubmitted and has won the approval of officials. But the scheme to turn Glenside, in Wincombe Road, just off Dyke Road, Brighton, into four flats will be go before councillors for a decision. A previous...

Spear Of Destiny & Theatre Of Hate frontman ‘Kirk Brandon’ announces Brighton gig

The legendary frontman of Theatre Of Hate and Spear of Destiny, Kirk Brandon, has today announced that he will be performing a special ‘aKoustiK’ set of his material at The Prince Albert in Brighton on Sunday 16th February 2020. It will be a relaxing evening, where fans of the...
Posted On 03 Jan 2020 at 8:47 am