Rail awards provide Southern with a platform for success

Staff at Brighton and Hove’s main train operator Southern were celebrating today after the company triumphed in four categories at the National Rail Awards. The four categories were Putting Passengers First Medium Station of the Year Small Station of the Year Innovation. The...
Posted On 17 Sep 2010 at 6:20 pm

Brighton hospital trust recruits 20 doctors from India and 30 nurses from Ireland

A Brighton hospital trust has welcomed the first of 20 doctors recruited from India and 30 nurses from Ireland this week. Dr Sumit Jain started work as a paediatrician at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Eastern Road, Brighton. He was one of a score of middle-grade...
Posted On 17 Sep 2010 at 5:33 pm

Hove MP speaks up for small shops over proposed tobacco display ban

Hove MP Mike Weatherley has spoken up for shopkeepers as officials prepare to enforce new laws brought in by the previous government. Mr Weatherley asked a parliamentary question about the proposed tobacco display ban which is due to come into force from 2013. He asked Health...
Posted On 17 Sep 2010 at 3:09 pm

Police close Preston Road after accident

This was the scene in Preston Road between Preston Circus and Ditchling Rise, Brighton, after an accident today. The road was closed at around noon today (Friday 17 September). North-bound traffic was being diverted up New England Hill. Traffic was backed up to St Peter’s...
Posted On 17 Sep 2010 at 1:06 pm

Sussex University buoyed by latest league table

Sussex University has been ranked as Britain’s 8th best university by the Times Higher Education magazine. The magazine’s World University Rankings – published today – rate Sussex as 16th in Europe and 79th in the world. The university, which has its main campus at...
Posted On 17 Sep 2010 at 9:36 am

Father and son freed on bail over murder of golf course body

Two of the three people charged over the death of a Brighton man have been freed on bail. Babak Iran, 44, and his son Navid, 23, were remanded on bail by Judge Anthony Scott-Gall at Lewes Crown Court. They were charged with conspiring to pervert the course of justice after the...
Posted On 17 Sep 2010 at 3:55 am
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