Brighton & Hove Albion sign Dutch international defender

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed Dutch international defender Joel Veltman from Ajax. It’s another foray into the Eredivisie for the Seagulls. The 28-year-old Dutch international, who can play in central defence or as a right-back, has joined the club on a three-year...
Posted On 29 Jul 2020 at 9:30 pm

And they’re off … Brighton Marathon’s rescheduled events to be cancelled because of coronavirus

Brighton Marathon is expected to cancel its rescheduled weekend of events in September because of continuing concerns and uncertainty about the coronavirus. Rumours have been swirling around social media with runners calling for clarity as they aim to tailor their training...
Posted On 29 Jul 2020 at 6:11 pm

Councillors share concerns about growth in face mask litter and potential bio-hazards

Too many people are failing to dispose of face masks responsibly, especially single use face masks, according to councillors. They raised their concerns about the “proliferation of face masks chucked on the floor” at a “virtual” meeting yesterday (Tuesday 28 July). And they were...

Repeat drink driver banned for three years by Brighton magistrates

A repeat drink driver has been given a three-year ban by Brighton magistrates after being caught over the limit twice in a matter of months. Kamal Tossoun, 61, unemployed, of Spatham Lane, Ditchling, and formerly of Nuthurst Close, Whitehawk, was caught at the BP garage on the...
Posted On 29 Jul 2020 at 4:06 pm

Man seriously injured as canister thieves run him down in flatbed truck

Thieves who stole canisters from a yard at Shoreham Harbour ran over a man in his seventies as he tried to stop them. Sussex Police said: “A man was seriously injured when he was run down by people he was trying to stop stealing gas canisters from a yard in Southwick. “Emergency...
Posted On 29 Jul 2020 at 3:58 pm

Man charged with assault in Brighton after police issue appeal for help

A man has been charged with attacking a woman after an incident in a Kemp Town at the weekend. Benjamin Samuels, 39, also known as Amir James, denied attacking Karen Askew, causing her actual bodily harm (ABH), when he appeared before Brighton magistrates. Sussex Police issued a...
Posted On 29 Jul 2020 at 3:07 pm

Missing teenage girl found safe and well

A missing teenage girl has been found safe and well in Peacehaven, Sussex Police said. The force issued a public appeal for help finding Nyala James on Monday (27 July). She was reported to have gone missing the day before when she bought a train ticket for Newhaven. Sussex...
Posted On 29 Jul 2020 at 2:54 pm