Gillespie to leave Sussex at the end of the season

Jason Gillespie is to leave Sussex County Cricket Club at the end of the season after three years at Hove. The club said this evening (Tuesday 18 August): “Sussex Cricket have announced that Jason Gillespie will leave the club at the conclusion of the 2020 cricket seaso...
Posted On 18 Aug 2020 at 8:54 pm

Council sets up graffiti hotline

Brighton and Hove City Council has set up a hotline to report graffiti, it was announced today (Tuesday 18 August). The council said: “If you see someone tagging or have evidence against anyone daubing graffiti, you can now report it though our environmental enforcement hotlin...
Posted On 18 Aug 2020 at 7:33 pm

BT prepares to scrap five phone boxes across Brighton and Hove

BT is preparing to scrap five phone boxes across Brighton and Hove after the monthly number of calls made from each payphone dropped into single figures. The phone operator said that at one of the boxes no one made any calls in an average month. It has started a public...
Posted On 18 Aug 2020 at 7:00 pm

Thug who was jailed for racist attack in Brighton is back behind bars for beating up mum

One of the thugs who was jailed for a racist attack on a Korean student in Brighton has been sent back to prison for beating up his own mother. Louis Barrett, 20, pleaded guilty at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday 17 August) to attacking Sarah Cox. Barrett, of Temple...
Posted On 18 Aug 2020 at 5:16 pm

Rio Ferdinand banned for speeding on A27 Brighton bypass

Former footballer Rio Ferdinand has been banned from driving after being caught speeding on the A27 Brighton bypass. Ferdinand, 41, admitted driving his Mercedes at more than 80mph along the Hangleton stretch of the bypass, in Hove. The former Manchester United and England...
Posted On 18 Aug 2020 at 3:51 pm

Brighton and Hove police community support officer charged with rape

A police community support officer from Hove has been charged with two counts of rape. Jamal Robinson, who was based in Brighton, faces court charged with raping and sexually assaulting a woman just before Christmas last year. Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 18 August): “A man...
Posted On 18 Aug 2020 at 2:57 pm

Brighton shopkeeper denies buying stolen wine from street drinkers

A Brighton shopkeeper denied having bought stolen wine from street drinkers at a review to decide whether he should lose his licence to sell alcoholic drinks. Melad Sitt, who runs Churchill’s Supermarket, in Air Street, Brighton, said that he was looking after the 10 bottles of...