London to Brighton line to close for nine days in February

Correction: the original version of this story said the closure will happen in January. GTR has now clarified it is actually February. The London to Brighton line will close for nine days between Brighton and Three Bridges in February so the track can be replaced. The work is...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 10:43 am

Brighton man denies encouraging terrorism over alleged comments at mosque

UPDATE: A man has denied a charge of encouraging terrorism over alleged comments about armed religious conflict at a Brighton mosque. Abubaker Deghayes appeared in person at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday where he denied a single charge of encouraging the commission,...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 10:29 am

Brighton man jailed for rape and child sex abuse

A Brighton man has been jailed for 24 years for raping and sexually abusing a young girl between 40 and 50 years ago. Robert Borrer, 71, of Birdham Road, Brighton, was sentenced at Hove Crown Court on Monday (12 July). He admitted three counts of rape and six charges of indecent...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021 at 12:55 am

Greater Brighton chiefs plan ‘green retrofit’ for thousands of council homes

Greater Brighton chiefs are planning a mass “retrofit” of tens of thousands of council houses and flats to make them greener and cleaner. If a new set of proposals is approved, the Greater Brighton Economic Board will set up a £300,000 Retrofit Task Force. But the task force will...
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