Portslade paramedic struck off for failing to help dying man

A paramedic from Portslade has been struck off for failing to help a man who had a heart attack and then lying about it afterwards. Karl Harris, 46, of Tophill Close, Portslade, was jailed earlier this year over the same incident for perverting the course of justice. His 12-month...
Posted On 30 Sep 2010 at 11:00 pm

Child abuse website supports Brighton and Hove's new disclosure regime

Campaigners have set up a website to help tackle child abuse a day after police in Brighton and Hove began operating a diluted version of “Sarah’s Law”. The Home Office backed website is called Parents Protect and is run by a campaign group called Stop It Now! The site went live...
Posted On 30 Sep 2010 at 7:41 pm

Southern scoop community rail prizes

Brighton and Hove’s main train operator has picked up two top awards. Southern picked up the awards at the Community Rail Awards run by ACoRP (the Association of Community Rail Partnerships). It won the Passengers Matter Award for its Priority Seat Card. The card is a first for...
Posted On 30 Sep 2010 at 7:21 pm

Hove nursery boss wins two national awards

A Hove nursery manager has won two national awards. Louise Lloyd-Evans, a director of Young Friends Nursery in Holland Road, Hove, won the prizes at the Nursery World Awards. She came top in the Early Years Professional of the Year and Business Development of the Year categories....
Posted On 30 Sep 2010 at 7:01 pm

Brighton faces traffic chaos

The centre of Brighton is likely be snarled up for days as roadworks are scheduled for key sites at the same time. Western Road is being repaired and resurfaced in front of Churchill Square – between Regent Hill and Dyke Road in both directions. Workmen are due to carry out the...
Posted On 30 Sep 2010 at 4:35 pm

Martha Lane Fox to address Brighton conference

Martha Lane Fox is coming to Brighton next month to try to spur IT managers as part of her drive to help more people benefit from the internet. The lastminute.com founder will give the closing speech to the Society of IT Managers conference at the Hilton Brighton Metropole. As...
Posted On 30 Sep 2010 at 4:03 pm

Protesters rally against cuts in Brighton and Hove

Demonstraters marched from the council offices in Hove to Brighton Town Hall this afternoon as part of day of Europe-wide protests about government cuts. Those taking part included politicians, union members and community groups. Their day of protests in Brighton started outside...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 7:11 pm

Brighton and Hove council shake-up costed at £580k

Brighton and Hove City Council has issued a statement spelling out the cost of its recent senior management shake-up. The council said that the restructure cost £586,000 – a figure it reached after deducting savings of £138,000. A statement said that the savings came because the...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 6:45 pm

Brighton and Hove truants land parents in court

Three Brighton and Hove parents have been taken to court for failing to ensure their children attended school. In both cases the teenage children concerned had missed more than eight out of ten lessons over three months this year. Brighton and Hove City Council brought the cases...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 5:18 pm

Rockinghorse gears up for circus ball

Expect some clowning around at the annual Rockinghorse ball in November. The sick children’s charity has adopted a “big top” theme for the fundraising event which is being held at the Hilton Brighton Metropole on Saturday 20 November. The Rockinghorse Circus Ball starts with a...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 4:58 pm
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