Ex-Littlehampton mayor to face fraud trial next year

Malcolm Belchamber, a four-time former mayor of Littlehampton, arrives at Worthing Magistrates Court. He denied two counts of fraud. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-160609-115027001

Malcolm Belchamber, a four-time former mayor of Littlehampton, arrives at Worthing Magistrates Court. He denied two counts of fraud. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-160609-115027001

A four-time former mayor of Littlehampton will stand trial over fraud allegations next year.

Malcolm Belchamber, 69, of East Ham Road, Littlehampton, appeared at Hove Crown Court on Monday for a case management hearing.

Belchamber, a current Independent town councillor for River ward, denies two counts of fraud.

His trial is listed for Monday, June 12 at a location yet to be fixed.