EDL march arrests in Brighton

A march by the extreme right-wing group, the English Defence League, attracted just 200 supporters in Brighton today.

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Police hunt for man wanted for recall to prison

Police in Brighton are seeking 33-year old local man Gareth Jamieson, who is wanted for recall to prison. Jamieson is described as white, 5'10",of heavy build, with brown eyes, brown hair and is believed to have a beard.

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Gareth Jamieson is wanted for recall to prison Credit: Sussex Police

He was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for possessing an offensive weapon in August 2013 and was released on license in March this year. However he was recalled to prison soon afterwards for failing to attend his appointments with his supervising Probation Officer.

Jamieson is not thought to pose a direct threat to the general public but anyone who sees him should dial 999.

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Man charged following stabbings in Brighton

A nineteen year old is due in court charged in connection with a stabbing in Brighton. Two women were attacked in the city at the weekend.

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The two victims flagged down a police car in Western Road Credit: ITV Meridian

The women were treated for stab wounds at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, after they ran to nearby Western Road where they flagged down a police car just after 3.15am on Sunday, 30 March. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

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The two victims flagged down a police car in Western Road Credit: ITV Meridian
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The two victims flagged down a police car in Western Road Credit: ITV Meridian

Brighton and Hove Albion stars at Brighton Sea Life

Brighton and Hove Albion Stars Credit: Brighton Sea Life
Brighton and Hove Albion Stars Credit: Brighton Sea Life
Brighton and Hove Albion Stars Credit: Brighton Sea Life

They may not be heading to the World Cup but Brighton& Hove Albion stars enjoyed a taste of Brazil after all, when they visitedBrighton Sea Life Centre.

The attraction will be unveiling a new £1 million Rainforest Adventure this Saturday, and invited the Seagulls to enjoy a special preview. They were joined by actress Annabel Giles, on her first jungle experience since her appearance on ‘I’m A Celebrity'.

The £1m Rainforest Adventure will bring a slice of Amazon jungle to the EastSussex seafront, and with it a host of new and intriguing creatures including anine-foot long, 16 kilo anaconda…the world’s largest snake species

CCTV released after student's jaw is broken in Brighton

Police in Sussex have released CCTV pictures of men they'd like to speak to after a a man had his jaw broken on a night out in Brighton.

The 20-year-old victim who is an Italian student at the University of Brighton, was walking to get a bus home with his girlfriend when they were confronted by a group of men and women in Air Street at about 4am on Saturday 15 March.

One of the men began talking to the victim, who lives in Hove, before another punched the student in the face. It happened outside Evans Cycles.

The victim suffered a broken jaw and had to go to Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment.

The Duchess of Cornwall opens research centre

English wine could soon be taking on the world, thanks to the country's first dedicated research centre in Sussex - given the Royal seal of approval today.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, opened the £2 million pound facility at Plumpton College near Brighton.

It's also offering the first UK postgraduate course in winemaking.

The idea is to attract talent from all over the world and create an environment where winemaking can flourish.

Derek Johnson reports.

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Caroline Lucas MP stands trial following fracking protest

Around 100 supporters, waving banners, gathered outside a court today where the Green MP Caroline Lucas is facing charges following the anti-fracking protest in Sussex.

The MP for Brighton Pavilion is one of five defendants accused of a public order offence and obstructing the highway.

The court has been shown video footage of the demonstration at Balcombe, last August. Evidence has been heard that the MP refused to leave the site because she wanted to show solidarity with the other demonstrators. Charlotte Wilkins reports

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