Pop singer studies at Brighton to be life-saving scientist

A Hove student has switched from acid house band member to cancer research scientist in a transformation that could save lives. Cressida Bowyer, a former member of KLF, is carrying out groundbreaking research into liver cancer at Brighton University. She is working on more...
Posted On 01 Nov 2010 at 3:39 pm

Man accused of Brighton stabbing is remanded in custody

A 22-year-old man from Brighton has appeared before magistrates accused of stabbing a man in the stomach. Luke Matthew Batchelor, of Inwood Crescent, was charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm. He is accused of attacking a 20-year-old man at a student party in...
Posted On 01 Nov 2010 at 12:57 pm

Hove couple ordered to demolish illegal shed

A couple who built a shed in the front garden of their home in Hove have been told to knock it down. Giuseppe and Sarah Colasurdo, of Sackville Road, Hove, built the brick shed without planning permission. They have been served with an enforcement notice by Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 01 Nov 2010 at 12:37 pm

Delays by social workers put Brighton and Hove children at risk

Unacceptable delays in seeing Brighton and Hove children in need placed them at risk, according to an official watchdog. His findings are due to be discussed by councillors today. Another criticism was that a significant number of initial assessments by social workers locally...
Posted On 01 Nov 2010 at 6:15 am

Parking firm banned from using official information to target drivers

A controversial wheel-clamping firm with clients in Brighton and Hove has been banned from using official information to target drivers. Parking Control Services (PCS) is no longer allowed to take part in a scheme that allowed access to the DVLA database of names and addresses of...
Posted On 01 Nov 2010 at 6:10 am

Conservation group to spruce up hidden gem in Hove

A Hove conservation group is planning a work day in just under a fortnight’s time to spruce up one of the town’s hidden gems. The work day is being organised by the Friends of Three Cornered Copse. The group was set up last year and holds work days about once every couple of...
Posted On 01 Nov 2010 at 6:05 am

Hove drug dealer jailed for 30 months

A 21-year-old drug dealer from Hove has been jailed for two and a half years. Fergus Blair, 21, of Brunswick Terrace, was sentenced at Blackfriars Crown Court in Central London on Friday. He was jailed after pleading guilty to having Class A and C drugs with intent to supply. He...
Posted On 01 Nov 2010 at 12:05 am
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