Two people treated for breathing in smoke after house catches fire in Telscombe Cliffs

Two people were treated for breathing in smoke as fire crews from Brighton and Newhaven tackled a house fire in Telscombe Cliffs this morning (Saturday 20 April). The fire service said: “East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service attended a serious fire earlier today. “We were called to...
Posted On 20 Apr 2019 at 10:52 pm

Ultra defensive points the way for Brighton and Hove Albion

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 Brighton and Hove Albion 0 Albion secured a vital point at Wolves as they spent almost the entire 90 minutes preventing Wolves from playing. It wasn’t pretty but it was effective. Albion were buoyed by the return of Pascal Gross who completed his first...
Posted On 20 Apr 2019 at 7:06 pm

Man arrested on suspicion of rape after woman is attacked in Hove

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault after a woman was attacked in Hove. Sussex Police said this morning (Saturday 20 April): “Police are appealing for witnesses following a report of a sexual assault in Hove around 2am on Wednesday 17 April. “The...
Posted On 20 Apr 2019 at 2:03 pm

Bogus scaffolder steals from homes in Brighton and Hove

A doorstep conman posing as a scaffolder has stolen purses, cash and cards from at least two people in Brighton and Hove. Sussex Police said: “Police are investigating three distraction burglaries where a man posing as a scaffolder has stolen from elderly victims in Hove...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019 at 7:22 pm

Positive change is possible if you vote for it

In just under two weeks we will know the outcome of the council election. Against the backdrop of broken Westminster politics, it’s clear that the political landscape has changed. Who could have predicted that a city renowned for its warm welcome would be plunged head first into...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019 at 12:10 am

Two candidates from Brighton and Hove to stand for Labour in the European elections

Two people form Brighton and Hove have been picked to stand for Labour in the European elections next month. Sussex University academic Cathy Shutt, who is also a freelance international development consultant, is second on the party list. She is joined by the former leader of...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 7:31 pm

Binmen move a step closer to strike

Binmen in Brighton and Hove moved a step closer to taking strike action today after a series of meetings at their Cityclean depot in Hollingdean. The breakdown of relations follows the suspension of a number of people at the Cityclean depot, including at least one GMB union rep....
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 7:02 pm

Missing boy from Brighton returns home

A boy from Brighton who went missing a week ago has returned home after Sussex Police issued a plea for the public’s help to find him. Sonny Clarke, 16, from Saltdean, hadn’t been seen since last Thursday (11 April). Yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 17 April) Sussex Police issued a...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 6:45 pm

Brighton man charged with having skunk

A Brighton man has been charged with having skunk and cocaine after detectives from Sussex Police raided a flat on the seafront. Petros Kondopoulos, 32, of King’s Road, Brighton, was charged with drug dealing and money laundering. He was due to be brought before Brighton...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 5:24 pm

Wanted barber faces Brighton court charged with raping a child

A wanted barber faces court in Brighton charged with raping a 14-year-old girl. Tre John Bunby is due to appear before Brighton magistrates today (Thursday 18 April). Bunby, formerly of Huddersfield Avenue, Peacehaven, was arrested after Sussex Police offered a £500 reward for...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 9:47 am