Man arrested for hiding meat cleaver in his waistband

A man was arrested in Brighton after police said that they found a meat cleaver hidden in his waistband yesterday (Saturday 27 February). Sussex Police said: “At around 2pm, officers on patrol seized a knife during a stop and search of a 36-year-old man seen behaving suspiciously...
Posted On 28 Feb 2021 at 10:48 pm

7 things we’re worried about since Lee Mason initiated Brighton & Hove Albion into the farce of the season

The debate about whistles and communication with VAR officials rages on. Why did Lee Mason blow his whistle a second time? Was he briefly transported back to 1992 in Ibiza? Or did he once work on a railway platform and get confused? Either way, his clear and obvious error has...
Posted On 28 Feb 2021 at 9:39 am

Ofsted inspector who slated Brighton school helps run potential academy sponsor

An Ofsted inspector whose visit led to a Brighton primary being rated “inadequate” is a key figure at an academy trust in talks about whether to sponsor the school in Moulsecoomb. Timothy Rome joined The Pioneer Academy, a multi-academy trust, as a regional director in September...
Posted On 28 Feb 2021 at 1:12 am

Going Gaga over rise in dog thefts

In the week when an armed man dognapped Lady Gaga’s pet pooches, police chiefs are asking for people in Brighton and Hove for their views about the rising number of dog thefts. The Sussex police and crime commissioner has started a national survey in partnership with the...
Posted On 28 Feb 2021 at 1:02 am