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
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