Brighton attack suspect sought by police

Police are hunting a Brighton man suspected of leaving another man with a fractured eye socket in an attack in a shop. Sussex Police published a picture of the suspect, named as Kamil Kaminski, also known as Kamil Keen. Kaminski, of Elmore Road, Brighton, is also wanted for...
Posted On 22 Jul 2020 at 11:18 pm

Business rival opposes club’s bid to become a pub

A pub company boss spoke out about a private club being turned into a rival pub in Rottingdean at a licensing panel hearing today (Wednesday 22 July). Leo Day criticised plans to convert the Rottingdean Lounge, also known locally as the Rottingdean Club, in High Street, from a...

Brighton and Hove political parties meet privately to prepare for Green coronation

The three political parties on Brighton and Hove City Council were due to meet privately today to prepare for the expected takeover by the Greens tomorrow (Thursday 23 July). The three party leaders issued a joint statement this afternoon, emphasising the goal of a smooth...
Posted On 22 Jul 2020 at 8:23 pm

Cityclean hit by fraud, bullying, sabotaged vehicles and a £3m overspend

Fraud, bullying and sabotaged vehicles were found during an investigation of the council’s rubbish and recycling department Cityclean, councillors were told yesterday. The investigation was prompted by whistleblowing but the council’s internal auditors were so concerned that they...

Former Momentum chair suspended from Labour

The former chair of Brighton and Hove Momentum, who oversaw the slate promoting three Labour councillors now accused of alleged antisemitism, has been suspended. Brighton and Hove News understands Greg Hadfield was suspended from the party pending investigation of a series of...
Posted On 22 Jul 2020 at 2:37 pm

Brighton lifeboat crew work out what to do with a drunken sailor

The RNLI Brighton lifeboat crew rescued a man who was caught out at sea on a toy inflatable boat late last night (Tuesday 21 July). The ill-equipped sailor, who was believed to have been drinking, did have a paddle – two, in fact – as he drifted in a toy boat from...
Posted On 22 Jul 2020 at 8:06 am