Brighton and Hove private care provider nets £767k for work it didn't do

One of Brighton and Hove’s leading private health providers has made an extra £767,000 for work that it didn’t do, according to the Green Party. Care UK, which runs several NHS services in Brighton & Hove, made the money in the 2009-10 financial year. The sum relates to work...
Posted On 09 Aug 2010 at 2:23 pm

Teenager collapses in Brighton bar

A teenager collapsed in a Brighton seafront bar on Friday evening. The 18-year-old man from London was in a bar in Marine Parade when he collapsed at about 8pm on Friday, according to Sussex Police. He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, where he remained...
Posted On 09 Aug 2010 at 1:51 pm

Pride campers robbed and attacked at Brighton site

Several campers were robbed and assaulted at Waterhall playing fields on the edge of Brighton at about 11pm on Friday. The fields were being used as a temporary campsite for people coming to Brighton and Hove Pride. One of the victims was assaulted with a police-style baton....
Posted On 09 Aug 2010 at 1:45 pm

Brighton man in custody over knife attack

A man has appeared in court charged with trying to attack a man in a caravan with a knife. Peter Fittock, 47, of Springfield Road, Brighton, appeared before Brighton magistrates on Saturday accused of attempting to commit grievous bodily harm. Fittock was said to have tried to...
Posted On 09 Aug 2010 at 1:37 pm

Five suspected ecstasy dealers arrested at Brighton and Hove Pride

Five people were arrested in Brighton for having ecstasy tablets during the Pride weekend. The hundreds of tablets are believed to have been intended for Pride partygoers. All five have been bailed while detectives make further inquiries. The five were among 39 people arrested at...
Posted On 09 Aug 2010 at 1:29 pm

Brighton director's debut film on general release

A Brighton film director’s first feature-length film went on general release at the weekend. Down Terrace was directed by Ben Wheatley, the writer and director of BBC comedy sketch show The Wrong Door. The film, set and largely shot in Brighton, was shown at the Duke of York’s...
Posted On 09 Aug 2010 at 10:17 am

Brighton and Hove Pride attracts 160,000

Brighton and Hove Pride attracted more than 160,000 people at the weekend. About 56,000 arrived by train on Saturday alone, according to Sussex Police. The weather held for the biggest Pride since the event’s modest beginnings in 1992. And the parade from Madeira Drive to Preston...
Posted On 09 Aug 2010 at 7:22 am
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