Brighton shop offers instant HIV tests

Superdrug is offering instant HIV tests at one of its Brighton stores. The test will be carried out by a registered nurse and a result given in 60 seconds. Trials suggest that the £79 test is 99.96 per cent accurate and requires only a fingertip blood sample. Patients found to...
Posted On 03 Mar 2010 at 6:41 pm

Students storm Sussex University building in protest at job cuts

A sit-in student protest against jobs cuts at the University of Sussex ended in violence today after demonstrators took over an administration building. Two students were arrested for assault after scores of students took over the building earlier this afternoon in protest at the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2010 at 5:59 pm

Brighton HIV drug trials to begin

Brighton’s NHS hospital trust and medical school are looking for volunteers to take part in clinical trials of a new drug designed to block infection with HIV. The trials will be run by the Clinical Investigation Research Unit of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust...
Posted On 03 Mar 2010 at 12:11 pm

Brighton and Hove election hopefuls talk business

Election candidates standing in the Brighton and Hove area have been invited to take part in a hustings organised by the Brighton Chamber of Commerce. The event, held on Wednesday, March 17 at City College Brighton and Hove, will feature hopefuls from the Conservative, Labour,...
Posted On 03 Mar 2010 at 11:42 am

Your chance to nominate Brighton and Hove's unsung heroes

Nominations are now open for this year’s Brighton and Hove’s Public Service Awards, which reward those who have contributed to civic life. Three new categories are open this year: volunteer of the year, school support champion and the sports and physical activity award....
Posted On 03 Mar 2010 at 10:50 am

Application to turn Portslade Community College into academy submitted

Brighton and Hove City Council has formally asked the Government for permission to turn Portslade Community College into an academy. Two weeks after Brighton and Hove News first reported the plans were in the pipeline, the council has announced it has submitted a proposal –...
Posted On 03 Mar 2010 at 9:05 am

First filmed Alice in Wonderland restored

The first filmed version of Alice in Wonderland has been restored after being found badly water damaged in Hove. The British Film Institute (BFI) says its copy of the 1903 film, which it believes is the only one still existing, was found in the possession of a cinema manager....
Posted On 03 Mar 2010 at 8:37 am