Hayley Ross debut album launch gig

HAYLEY ROSS + ROBBIE SKITMORE AND THE SPANISH HARLEM INCIDENT – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 05.03.20 It is a gross day of rain and gloom in Brighton today with fears of our impending doom due to Covid-19 are drawing ever closer. There is an atmosphere of British stoicism...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020 at 11:19 pm

Brighton post office burglar jailed

A man who burgled a post office and attacked a police officer in Brighton has been jailed for five months. Anthony Black, 31, unemployed, of Percival Terrace, Brighton, broke into Hollingbury Post Office in Preston Drove, at Fiveways, where he tried to steal cigarettes. Black,...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020 at 7:13 pm

Official figures show six confirmed coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove

The first breakdown of confirmed UK coronavirus cases by local authority shows six in Brighton and Hove. The figures were released as the number of confirmed cases across the country saw its biggest jump yet, with 48 new cases bringing the total to 163. Five of the Brighton and...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020 at 5:21 pm

Brighton Morrison’s closes for emergency maintenance work

A busy supermarket has closed this afternoon for emergency maintenance work. Morrison’s in St James’s Street shut its doors at about 4pm. A worker said it hoped to open again by 6pm. Store manager Andy Davies said the store was undergoing essential maintenance, but...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020 at 5:12 pm

Street drinker banned from drinking alcohol in public throughout Brighton and Hove

A persistent street drinker has been banned from drinking in public places throughout Brighton and Hove. Brian Ward, 67, had already been banned from a small area of Brighton when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates Court yesterday for breaching a community protection order....
Posted On 06 Mar 2020 at 4:41 pm

Flooding alert for Patcham

A flood alert has been issued for Patcham following half a month’s rainfall yesterday. The government’s flood warning service issued the warning at 2pm today, saying water is already being pumped from one cellar in the area. The alert says: “Groundwater levels...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020 at 4:27 pm

Car dealer helps former Brighton police chief turned author raise money for victims’ families

A car dealership joined forces with a former Brighton police chief turned author to raise money for the families of victims of murder and manslaughter. Graham Bartlett, the former divisional commander of Brighton and Hove, gave a talk about his new book Babes in the Wood. The...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020 at 4:23 pm

Brighton waiter charged under Slavery Act over forced labour

A Brighton waiter has been arrested and charged in connection with a modern slavery investigation. It follows a report of a suspected kidnapping in Ditchling Road, Brighton, about 1pm on Thursday 5 March. Officers attended the scene, and the vehicle involved was located and the...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020 at 3:53 pm

Protests expected at extreme-right supporters’ meeting tomorrow

Anti-fascist campaigners say they will protest outside a dinner meeting of an extreme-right Italian party in Brighton tomorrow night. La Lega, led by nationalist Matteo Salvini, is selling £28 tickets for a supporters’ dinner at an unnamed venue in or around Gloucester...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020 at 2:55 pm

Man dressed as superheroes told he can’t come into courtroom

A defendant who came to court dressed as Spiderman, Superman and Wonder Woman was told he couldn’t come into the courtroom unless he dressed appropriately. David Chick, 52, was initially denied entry to the court building itself after he tried to bring in his dog with him....
Posted On 06 Mar 2020 at 11:16 am
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