World Hunger Day resonates rather too close to home

Today (Saturday 28 May) marks World Hunger Day, a day launched more than a decade ago to focus attention and galvanise action on the many millions of people across the globe without enough to eat. Its intention, understandably enough, is to deliver life-saving initiatives in...
Posted On 28 May 2022 at 7:14 pm

Woman thanks Brighton charity as judge jails rapist for seven years

A woman who was raped has praised a Brighton charity for the support that she has been given. She praised Survivors Network, which supports survivors of sexual violence and abuse, and described senior adviser Julia Gray as a tower of strength. Her praise for the Brighton charity...
Posted On 28 May 2022 at 11:20 am

Hove mother gave late son ‘noxious substance’ but not guilty of attempted murder

A Hove mother has been convicted of giving her late son a “noxious substance” but a jury found her not guilty of attempted murder. Sussex Police said: “A woman has been found guilty of administering a noxious substance to her 10-year-old son but found not guilty of attempted...
Posted On 28 May 2022 at 12:30 am

Police arrest 16 people in knife crackdown in Brighton and Hove

Sussex Police said that 16 people were arrested in Brighton and Hove during a week-long crackdown on knife crime in Brighton and Hove. Three shops out of 13 failed test purchases when under-age volunteers were sent in to try to buy a knife. Police visited 80 shops to given...
Posted On 28 May 2022 at 12:05 am

Change of mayor brings council committee shake up

The election of a new mayor and the recent Rottingdean Coastal by-election have led to a shake up of who chairs and sits on a number of council committees. Green councillor Lizzie Deane has taken over as mayor of Brighton and Hove from Labour councillor Alan Robins who served two...