The Argus

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:57:59 +0000
Woman raped by man who attacked her on street bench and stole £20
Detectives are hunting for a man who raped a woman in a Sussex street.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:12:00 +0000
Gunman's confession: "I pulled the trigger. I don't want anyone to spend time in prison for what I did."
A 33-YEAR-OLD has been found guilty of attempted murder after firing a shotgun through a letterbox and shooting a man's finger off.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:16:34 +0000
Conductors on Southern Railway vote to go on strike
Conductors on Southern Rail have voted to go on strike over a "comprehensive breakdown" in industrial relations.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:03:36 +0000
Man killed in two car accident named
A driver killed in a two car crash has been named by police.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:09:14 +0000
Police urge vigilance after man robbed at gun point late at night in Brighton
POLICE are warning people to be vigilant after a man was robbed by a gunman on his way home.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:12:24 +0000
Sussex astronaut Tim Peake blasts off into space
Major Tim Peake has blasted off into orbit on board the Soyuz space capsule on his way to becoming the first British astronaut to join the crew of the International Space Station (ISS).

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:07:40 +0000
37 Brighton and Hove's restaurants get seal of approval from influential guide
BRIGHTON and Hove's reputation as a foodie hotspot has been confirmed with 37 restaurants included in the latest volume of an influential restaurant guide.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:03:32 +0000
Man arrested over rape of teenage girl in park
Police have arrested a man in connection with a rape.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:04:40 +0000
Sussex to star in new series of BBC crime drama Luther
AFTER Brighton, Hove and Shoreham played a starring role in BBC’s Cuffs it is now the turn of the Seven Sisters to hit our screens.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:05:10 +0000
Cats need a home for Christmas
THEY are the most overlooked cats in Sussex but animal rescue staff are determined to five new owners for five lonely moggies this Christmas.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:05:26 +0000
The Joy of Sussex: Countryside and fine pubs make the perfect combination
LOVERS of a fine country jaunt and proper pub are so spoilt for choice they could enjoy a different pairing every day of the year.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:18:45 +0000
Lorry sheds scaffolding on dual carriageway
A scaffold lorry has shed its load on the A23, causing three miles of queueing traffic.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:05:09 +0000
Water company's warning of Christmas bogus callers
A WATER company is warning people to beware of bogus callers during the festive period.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 07:51:11 +0000
Officers to crack down on domestic abuse in Christmas campaign
A DOMESTIC abuse awareness campaign has been launched in the run up to Christmas.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:05:17 +0000
9,000 people sign petition to save special needs services for city's youngsters
CAMPAIGNERS hope a 9,000 signature petition will be the turning point in the battle to retain existing support for special educational needs (SEN) children across the city.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:39:24 +0000
Signal problems hit Southern, Thameslink And Gatwick Express trains
Rail passengers suffered another day of travel chaos after more signalling problems on some of the country's busiest routes.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:06:31 +0000
Dance experts praise Katie Derham's Strictly moves but say winning might be a step too far
DANCE experts have rubbished Strictly star Katie Derham's chances of winning the glitterball trophy - despite making Saturday's final.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 07:58:10 +0000
Donate Lego to ill children in hospital this Christmas
FANS of a much-loved toy are being asked to make donations for poorly children this Christmas.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 07:36:09 +0000
Girl of eight has hair cut to help young patients with cancer
A LITTLE girl had 11 inches of her hair cut off so it can be used as a wig for another child going through cancer treatment.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:07:22 +0000
Mum's heroic 50 km of swims completed in the December sea
A BRIGHTON mother swam her way into her fifties after she completed 50ks worth of cold water swims for a children’s charity.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 07:26:08 +0000
Festive fun is provided by societies
A TOWN was treated to a weekend of festivities thanks to a number of different societies.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:52:08 +0000
Sussex astronaut prepares for lift off to International Space Station
A FORMER helicopter pilot is set to become the first British astronaut to set foot in the International Space Station.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:08:38 +0000
DJ Neil Fox cleared of sex and abuse charges
RADIO DJ Neil Fox broke down in tears as he was cleared of sexually and indecently abusing young fans and colleagues.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 14:48:16 +0000
Police inspector sacked with immediate effect after accepting 21 misconduct charges
A senior police officer has been dismissed after accepted 21 allegations of misconduct including that he contacted prostitutes while on duty.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:58:39 +0000
Two more police officers investigated for gross misconduct
TWO police officers have been suspended and are being investigated for gross misconduct.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:57:00 +0000
Two men robbed at gun point in Brighton street by hooded gang
TWO men were robbed at gun point in the street early yesterday.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:05:21 +0000
Four and a half years for greedy investment banker in tax fraud
AN investment banker has been jailed for his part in a plot to use the film industry to commit tax fraud.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:09:18 +0000
Radio DJ cleared of sexually and indecently abusing young fans and colleagues
Radio DJ Neil Fox has been cleared of sexually and indecently abusing young fans and colleagues.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:02:16 +0000
Rolling Stone star urged to add his voice against plans for asylum seeker centre
A ROCK star and his daughter are being called on to use their famous name to oppose plans to create a hostel for up to 200 asylum seekers in a quiet Sussex village.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:45:30 +0000
The young Whitehawk thieves who stole £200k of property
DETECTIVES have spoken about how they brought down a gang of youths who stole cars and burgled homes to the value of £200,000 have been praised for their work.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:06:18 +0000
Young disabled woman victimised on bus, claims "shaken up" and "disgusted" pensioner
A YOUNG disabled woman was refused entry onto a bus and left crying on the pavement, a "disgusted" pensioner has claimed.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:05:33 +0000
GALLERY: Ho ho whole lot of fun as more than 800 Santas dash along Hove seafront
SANTAS looked after their 'elf on Saturday with more than 800 runners pounding the streets for an annual festive frolic.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:04:42 +0000
Councils in £7.5m pay-off deals to employees
COUNCIL fat cats have been paid more than £7.5 million in golden goodbyes by their public sector employers over the past five years - The Argus can reveal.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:03:54 +0000
Council to try again to decide future of £15 million road project in face of hundreds of objections
COUNCILLORS are being asked to rubber stamp a £15 million road for a second time just months after High Court judges ruled the authority were mistaken to green light it in the first place.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:03:23 +0000
Designers set up ethical clothing brand
DESIGNER Romy Persaud and multimedia artist Harry Crampton grew up in Brighton and Hove but moved away when they went to university.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:24:01 +0000
Tim Peake anticipates space view of Earth ahead of historic launch
British astronaut Tim Peake is eagerly looking forward to his first glorious view of Planet Earth seen from space.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 10:02:10 +0000
The Joy of Sussex: County not afraid to show its feelings
EVERYONE has an opinion and in Sussex they vary enormously.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:06:12 +0000
Christmas gift buyers can now snap up a ride on the British Airways i360 for their loved ones
IF DIAMOND rings or best-selling perfumes are beyond your reach this Christmas, how about giving the one you love a chance to see Brighton and Hove from a completely different angle?

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:05:25 +0000
Antiques burglars who targeted elderly and vulnerable jailed for 19 years
BURGLARS who stole sentimental antiques from the homes of elderly Alzheimer’s sufferers while they slept have been jailed for a total of 19 years.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:09:01 +0000
Murderer of Hove special needs teacher suing prison service
A killer who strangled his victim with a pair of tights after forcing her into sex is suing the Prison Service.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:04:42 +0000
New appeal for soldier who murdered Taliban fighter
THE wife of a Royal Marine jailed for life for shooting dead a Taliban fighter will launch a fresh bid this week to clear his name.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:04:29 +0000
Schoolchildren help create giant Christmas pudding
SCHOOL children created a giant mass of Christmas pudding mix enough to make 150 of the Yuletide treats.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:04:13 +0000
Child's letter urging PM not to bomb Syria found in park
A CHILD'S letter persuading the Prime Minister not to bomb Syria has been found in a park.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:04:06 +0000
Creative entrepreneurs urged to apply for rent-free workspace
CREATIVE entrepreneurs are being urged to apply for rent-free workspace at a renovated former army barracks.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:00:00 +0000
£2,600 fine for real life Del Boy discovered selling fake brands out of his car's boot
A MODERN day Del Boy who sold fake designer goods on Facebook and from the back of his car has been ordered to pay a fine of more than £2,600.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 10:38:09 +0000
Driver punched and kicked by pedestrians as he leaves Tesco car park
A DRIVER was subjected to an unprovoked attack as he left a supermarket car park.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:02:52 +0000
Eclectic mixture of music at school’s seasonal concert
CAROLLERS raised the roof when more than 100 musicians and singers held a special Christmas concert.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:02:43 +0000
Visit Santa Claus and reindeer at Christmas Cottage
CHRISTMAS has come early for the residents at Drusillas.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 05:57:10 +0000
Henry and friends star in shop's Nativity scene
NO one could accuse this shop of forgetting the true message of Christmas with this imaginative take on the nativity scene.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:31:37 +0000
The Joy of Sussex: City inspires top fashion designers
BRIGHTON and Hove is a hotbed for fashion talent.