Police seek witnesses after customer with autism attacked at Brighton pub

Police are investigating an incident at a pub in the centre of Brighton after it was alleged that a man there abused a customer with learning difficulties. The complainant is a 24-year-old man from Hove who has learning difficulties, including autism, and who is alleged to have...
Posted On 20 Jun 2022 at 6:50 pm

Police search for wanted Brighton man Mark Turner

Police have asked for the public’s help as they try to trace a wanted Brighton man, Mark Turner. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Monday 20 June): “Police are searching for Mark Turner, who is wanted on recall to prison. “Turner, 36, had been serving a sentence for possession...
Posted On 20 Jun 2022 at 5:34 pm

Neglected seafront venues could be let out by autumn

Two long-neglected seafront venues are being renovated and could be let out by October. An invitation for bids to take on the Reading Room and Temple at Duke’s Mound has seen a strong and varied response, with potential tenants interested in turning them into cafes,...
Posted On 20 Jun 2022 at 3:51 pm

Wordsworth-inspired mural unveiled

Poem by Wordsworth inspires mural at Moda’s Hove build-to-rent neighbourhood A Brighton artist has created a mural inspired by Wordsworth’s daffodils to brighten up a Hove building site. Tom Diamantopoulo’s mural is the first in what Moda Living intend to be a series...
Posted On 20 Jun 2022 at 1:26 pm

Jury discharged in Brighton police community support officer’s rape trial

A Brighton and Hove police community support officer faces a retrial on charges of rape and sexual assault after a jury at Lewes Crown Court was unable to reach a verdict. The hung jury was discharged early this afternoon (Monday 20 June) by Judge Christine Laing, the honorary...
Posted On 20 Jun 2022 at 1:15 pm