What Happened July 27th? Brighton News Roundup

Lip-Biter jailed

25-year-old Patrick Doran has today been jailed for four and a half years for biting another man during a fight on Brighton seafront last August. His victim’s injuries were so severe he had to be taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital for emergency treatment and latterly required surgery at Eastbourne District General Hospital.

Jailed: Doran

Jailed: Doran

Sussex Police have described the attack as a “violent assault” which left a lasting impact.

Gates successfully launches tea brand in BrightonYesterday, pop sensation Gareth Gates visited Brighton to launch his new tea brand, ‘Cuppanut’. Gates who personally created the drink chose a coconut infusion and hidden ingredients to form his caffeine free recipe.

Punters have been going coco for Gareth's tea.

Punters have been going coco for Gareth’s tea.

Gareth Gates

The former Pop Idol star said: “Spurred on by my love of coconut and my continuing desire for a healthy lifestyle I often experimented in my kitchen for fun, never thinking that one day my teas could become a reality.”

The tea which comes in bio-degradable tea bags comes in three different flavours (Coconut, coconut and cranberry, and coconut, ginger and turmeric) and has taken Holland and Barrett by storm with punters flocking to the store to stock up.

Brighton’s gone coco for this new tea sensation.

Brighton’s youngsters outgunned by Southend
Buchman (left) is hoping for big things from his young Seagulls

Buchman (left) is hoping for big things from his young Seagulls

A thrilling under 18s game saw the Albion’s young guns narrowly defeated by Southend. Southend who had started the game in full flight, storming into a 4 goal lead were pegged back by the valiant young Seagulls who fought back to 4-3. Despite a sustained period of pressure in the closing minutes on the Southend goal the ‘shrimpers’ held on to record the win. Ian Buchman manager of the under 18s will undoubtedly be pleased with his sides fighting spirit but will be looking to address the slow start his young Seagulls had endured. It’s now of course just over two weeks until his side takes its bow in this years Premier League South away at Leicester City.

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