Hove man's death from mephedrone furthers call to ban deadly legal high

A Hove man was confirmed as the fifth known victim of the deadly legal high mephedrone today. John Sterling Smith, 46, collapsed at a party in the early hours of February 7 and died shortly afterwards. His brother, businessman Roger Smith, 51, told The Argus: “I had no idea he...
Posted On 18 Mar 2010 at 8:28 pm

Historic Royal Alex Hospital saved

The main building of Brighton’s former Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital is set to be given extra protection against developers thanks to Brighton and Hove City Council. The council has just issued new planning guidance, which will provide the basis of any decision over future...
Posted On 18 Mar 2010 at 7:37 pm

Strike at Sussex University begins

Hundreds of staff at the University of Sussex are on strike today in protest at plans to cut about a hundred jobs. The action has been called by the The University and College Union (UCU), which says the action was prompted by a refusal by the university to agree to talks or lift...
Posted On 18 Mar 2010 at 8:29 am

Residents parking for Hanover and Elm Grove on the cards

Parking permits could be implemented in Hanover and Elm Grove by next summer – but only if enough residents and businesses give the go ahead. Last autumn, 70% of people responding to a survey in the area said parking was a problem, and more than half said commuter parking...
Posted On 18 Mar 2010 at 8:13 am
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