Ministers could face sack for sexual harassment, PM tells Brighton MP

Government ministers found to have committed sexual harassment could lose their jobs, the Prime Minister told the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, Caroline Lucas. Boris Johnston was responding to a question from the Green MP at Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons...
Posted On 28 Apr 2022 at 7:51 pm

Sussex off to a good start against Durham at Hove

Sussex enjoyed their best day of the season in the LV= County Championship, dismissing Durham for 223 before skipper Tom Haines made his third half-century of the season as they reached 82 for one on the first day at Hove. Durham’s total represented something of a fightback after...

Potter pledges to pick strongest Brighton side in push for top-half finish

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Graham Potter said that he would pick the strongest side possible to play Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Saturday (30 April). He hopes that Albion can finish the season with a flourish even though the club looks to be safe from relegation...
Posted On 28 Apr 2022 at 6:34 pm

Man charged over two burglaries linked by leg injury

Detectives investigating a pair of burglaries in Brighton and Hove – one in which the suspect injured their leg and a second where the suspect was using crutches – have charged a man in connection with both. Police were called to a flat in New Church Road shortly after 9pm on...
Posted On 28 Apr 2022 at 5:36 pm

Brighton man charged with two burglaries

A Brighton man is due in court charged with two counts of burglary, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 28 April). The force said: “Detectives investigating a pair of burglaries in Brighton and Hove – one in which the suspect injured their leg and a second where the suspect was...
Posted On 28 Apr 2022 at 3:34 pm

Brighton lifeboat rescues drifting fishing boat

The RNLI Brighton volunteer crew rescued a struggling angling vessel on Monday (25 April). The fishing boat had a flat battery so not only could the anglers not restart the engine out but they had no radio and no lights. This left the vessel exposed to an increased chance of a...
Posted On 28 Apr 2022 at 2:28 pm

Overturned sewage lorry on A23 stems flow of traffic

An overturned sewage tanker is causing queues on the A23 coming into Brighton today. Brighton Police said: “For anyone heading into Brighton on the A23 this afternoon – be aware! “Sussex Roads Police are currently dealing with an overturned sewage tanker on the...
Posted On 28 Apr 2022 at 1:27 pm

Brighton man jailed for raping 14-year-old girl

A Brighton man has been jailed for nine years for repeatedly raping a 14-year-old girl shortly after he turned 20. Mark Hughes, 36, of Vernon Terrace, Brighton, met the girl in a pub in Lewes Road, Brighton, through friends they had in common. Hughes, formerly of Stafford Road,...
Posted On 28 Apr 2022 at 1:16 pm

New roof terrace plans for Brighton pub

A popular pub on a busy Brighton junction is planning a new garden roof terrace. Nathan Moseby, whose company El Comodin bought The Joker at Preston Circus last year, says he wants to build the terrace to its rear to make the pub more viable. A similar application in 2014 was...
Posted On 28 Apr 2022 at 1:11 pm

Brighton social club wants shutter to keep homeless out of doorway

A Brighton social club and café wants to fit an electric shutter to protect its shop front from people sleeping in its doorway. The Cowley Club, in London Road, Brighton, said that staff regularly opened the doors to find human waste and drugs paraphernalia after people sheltered...
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