Wanted! Police start recruiting again

Sussex Police is looking for new recruits even though a senior manager bluntly said: “Policing won’t offer you an easy job.” But Adrian Rutherford, director of people services, added: “It will it offer you a career unlike any other … rewarding, varied and full of opportunities.”...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020 at 10:03 pm

Parents respond to plans to cut school intakes across Brighton and Hove

Proposals to reduce the number of classes at some of Brighton and Hove’s biggest primary schools have prompted parents to take action. At Downs Infant School, in Ditchling Road, parents and governors have started the Protect Downs Infants website to encourage people to take part...

A city of sanctuary or dispenser of rough justice to licensed fall guy?

I am a resident of Tivoli Crescent and I attended and spoke at the licensing panel hearing for Tivoli Food and Wine on Monday 9 November. Eight days later the panel published its decision to revoke the license banning Awarah Shikha from selling alcohol and tobacco on grounds that...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020 at 2:12 pm

Listed dolphins left in field raises concerns over safekeeping of city’s cast iron heritage

The safekeeping of the city’s cast iron heritage is in question after photos revealed three 174-year-old grade II listed dolphins were left in a field where they remained for 25 years. The dolphins, originally part of the Amon Henry Wilds’ grade II listed Victoria Fountain on the...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020 at 10:33 am

Nineteen people arrested during week-long knife crime crackdown in Brighton

Sussex Police said that 34 people were arrested during a week-long crackdown on knife crime – with 19 of the arrests made in Brighton. The force said that a man and a boy were held in King’s Road, Brighton, for having knives and drugs on them. The crackdown, known as Operation...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020 at 8:06 am