Brighton restaurant boss jailed for blaming speeding offences on former staff

A Brighton restaurant boss has been jailed after he falsely blamed former members of staff for a series of speeding offences. Mukith Rahman, 49, who owns Bayleaf, in St James’s Street, was jailed for eight months at Lewes Crown Court for eight counts of perverting the course of...
Posted On 16 Apr 2021 at 11:34 pm

Tributes paid to Portslade motorcyclist who ‘had the biggest of hearts’

Tributes have been paid today to a motorcyclist from Portslade who died in a crash in Hassocks earlier this week. Nigel Peters, 62, from Portslade, was riding his blue Suzuki motorcycle when it was in a collision with a dark blue Vauxhall Zafira on the A273 Brighton Road at about...
Posted On 16 Apr 2021 at 7:32 pm

China Crisis set to make welcome return to the Ropetackle

China Crisis have announced that they will be making a welcome return to the Ropetackle Arts Centre in Shoreham. The band last played here on 12th January 2019 and the Brighton & Hove News Music Team were present – Read our review HERE. This time around, the current...
Posted On 16 Apr 2021 at 5:23 pm

Scouting For Girls performing at ‘Foodies Festival’ in Preston Park, Brighton

Foodies Festival – the biggest gourmet food, drink and music festival series in the UK – returns to Brighton in a new venue this September, featuring MasterChef and Bake Off champions and chart-topping favourites Scouting For Girls! Tom Rhodes, recently crowned champion of...
Posted On 16 Apr 2021 at 3:56 pm

Killer was free to attack again after Brighton woman’s perjury, court told

The lies told by a Brighton woman, who is on trial for perjury, helped leave a murderer free to attack again, a jury was told at Lewes Crown Court this afternoon (Friday 16 April). Jennifer Nancy Johnson, also known as Jennifer Robinson, 55, of Saunders Park View, Brighton, lied...
Posted On 16 Apr 2021 at 3:19 pm

The Wildhearts announce Brighton gig as part of 18 date UK tour

The Wildhearts will hit the road again this September for an 18 date UK tour. They will be performing at CHALK on Saturday 11th September 2021. Grab your tickets HERE or from your usual ticketing agent.  They were last seen in Brighton on 5th October 2019, when they played the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2021 at 2:32 pm

Babes in the Wood murderer’s girlfriend to rely on defence of duress in perjury trial

The Brighton woman charged with perjury and perverting justice will rely on a defence of duress over evidence that she gave to the first Babes in the Wood murder trial. Jennifer Nancy Johnson, also known as Jennifer Robinson 55, of Saunders Park View, Brighton, denies both...
Posted On 16 Apr 2021 at 12:26 pm

Prosecutor opens Brighton woman’s trial for perjury and perverting justice

The perjury case against Babes in the Wood murderer Russell Bishop’s ex girlfriend Jennie Johnson has opened at Lewes Crown Court. This is what Alison Morgan, prosecuting, told the jury about the case against Jennifer Nancy Johnson, also known as Jennifer Robinson, 55, of...
Posted On 16 Apr 2021 at 10:56 am

Former Sussex cricketer dies aged 85

A former Sussex cricketer has died at the age of 85. Terry Gunn played for the county for seven years in the 1960s as a wicket-keeper and right-handed batsman. Gunn was restricted in the number of appearances that he made mainly because England wicket-keeper Jim Parks was also a...
Posted On 16 Apr 2021 at 10:21 am