Brighton store boss says he will appeal after council revokes drinks licence

Councillors have revoked the premises licence for a convenience store in Brighton over concerns that the owner bought stolen alcohol from street drinkers. But the owner, Melad Sitt, 47, denied the claim and said that he intended to appeal to Brighton Magistrates’ Court to have...

Brighton burglar spared prison

A man broke into a house in Brighton, stole car keys and drove off with an axe in the victim’s orange Renault Captur, a court heard today. Emmanuel Tshibemba, 32, unemployed, of Abbotsford Road, in Tottenham, London, targeted the house, in Roedean Crescent, Brighton, on Friday 12...
Posted On 28 Aug 2020 at 7:59 pm

Air ambulance lands near Dyke Road for medical emergency

An air ambulance was called to help deal with a medical emergency this afternoon (Friday 28 August). Sussex Police said: “Police and ambulance went to an address in Centurion Road at 3pm on Friday (28 August) after a report of concern for welfare of a man taken ill there. “He has...
Posted On 28 Aug 2020 at 7:31 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder signs for Chinese Super League side

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Aaron Mooy has signed for Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG. Albion said: “Midfielder Aaron Mooy has completed a permanent move to Chinese Super League club Shanghai SIPG, for an undisclosed fee, subject to international clearance. “The...
Posted On 28 Aug 2020 at 6:26 pm

Thunderstorm warning for Brighton and Hove

The Met Office has issued a weather warning, saying: “Heavy showers and thunderstorms could bring some disruption, especially to transport.” The official forecaster said: “There is a good chance driving conditions will be affected by spray, standing water or hail, leading to...
Posted On 28 Aug 2020 at 6:01 pm

Saltdean Lido offers free swim for key workers

The Saltdean Lido is offering a free swim for 200 key workers, including NHS and emergency services staff. The Lido said: “Saltdean Lido is inviting key workers to swim for free on Thursday 10 September to say thank you for all their hard work and dedication during the lockdown...
Posted On 28 Aug 2020 at 12:51 pm

Councillors call for black and ethnic minority people to apply for key post

Council chiefs are looking to recruit someone from a black or ethnic minority background to speak up on a key decision-making committee. The deadline to apply for the influential post with Brighton and Hove City Council is today (Friday 28 August). The council said: “Are you from...
Posted On 28 Aug 2020 at 12:10 pm

More than 20,000 EU citizens apply to stay in Brighton and Hove after Brexit

More than 20,000 European Union (EU) citizens have applied to stay in Britain after the “Brexit transition period” expires at the end of December. Many work locally in the NHS, at the universities and at companies such as American Express, which has its European headquarters in...
Posted On 28 Aug 2020 at 12:01 pm