Brighton nightclub orders drink lids after spiking reports

A Brighton nightclub has ordered disposable lids for glasses after a number of students reported their drinks were spiked there last week. Pryzm said it has also spoken to its staff after the young women emailed the venue. The move comes amidst a campaign to boycott the...
Posted On 21 Oct 2021 at 1:40 pm

Rogue trader threatened couple over driveway work, court hears

A rogue builder pressured a Brighton couple into handing over thousands of pounds after he ripped up their garden then doubled his bill, a court heard. Myley Connors, 19, pleaded guilty to defrauding Dr Arsinah and Dr Ambrose Boles at Brighton Magistrates Court on Tuesday. The...
Posted On 21 Oct 2021 at 12:48 pm

Brighton driver jailed for crash which left motorcyclist disabled

A Brighton driver who deliberately stopped a motorcyclist from overtaking, causing him to crash and suffer serious injuries, has been jailed. Samuel Markwick, 31, admitted causing serious injury by dangerous driving when he appeared at court for a plea hearing on September 2,...
Posted On 20 Oct 2021 at 3:51 pm

More props for Madeira Terraces

Two more bays along the Madeira Terraces are being given extra support to stop them collapsing – including one at the bottom of the Royal Crescent steps. Work on the restoration of the first phase of the Grade II* listed terraces between Concorde 2 and the Royal Crescent...
Posted On 20 Oct 2021 at 12:49 pm

Neighbours disgusted after refuse truck driver throws bag of wee into road

The first day of refuse truck drivers returning to the roads drew mixed feelings in one Brighton road on Monday when a driver was seen throwing a bag of wee into the road. The driver was in Riley Road in the Bear Road area when residents saw him apparently weeing into the plastic...
Posted On 20 Oct 2021 at 12:24 pm

Brighton pub wins national award for meals on wheels service

A Brighton pub has won a national award for delivering meals to its regulars during lockdown. The Bevy was already planning a home delivery service for more vulnerable members of the community when coronavirus hit the UK in early 2020. This meant it was able to launch the service...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 4:22 pm

Man charged with false imprisonment and rape

A man has appeared in court charged with sexually assaulting two women in Brighton. Mohammadi Shokor, 18, unemployed, of Queens Park Road, Brighton, appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court on Friday 15 October, charged with false imprisonment and sexually assaulting a...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 10:41 am

Man seriously injured by e-scooter thieves

A man has been seriously injured after being tripped up by one of three teenagers who had stolen his e-scooter on Hove seafront. Police have released these pictures of three people they want to talk to in connection with the theft on Tuesday, September 7. The victim, a...
Posted On 14 Oct 2021 at 2:49 pm

Tailbacks on A27 after fuel spillage

A fuel spillage has caused significant tailbacks on the A27 this afternoon. A27 Hollingbury westbound just west of Carden Avenue Lane 1 closed due to a fuel spillage after debris caused a ruptured fuel tank. Lane 2 is open but there are significant tailbacks.@SussexTW...
Posted On 14 Oct 2021 at 2:32 pm

Builder dumped rubble and threw paint on house over disputed invoice

A Brighton builder attacked a house by throwing paint and dumping rubble in a dispute over an unpaid bill. Armando Muca, 32, has been given a restraining order preventing him from contacting two of his clients and ordered to pay compensation for the clear-up bill. But the...
Posted On 14 Oct 2021 at 10:56 am