Brighton MP given a platform to raise commuter concerns

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby wants his commuting constituents to tell him their train troubles. Mr Kirby, a Conservative, is due to meet the senior management of Southern Railway at a parliamentary reception on Wednesday week (17 November). And he is willing to bring up the...
Posted On 05 Nov 2010 at 11:34 pm

Brighton A&E team saves mother who was dragged 15ft by a car

Health chief Duncan Selbie has given a dramatic insight into the work of the accident and emergency department at Brighton’s biggest hospital. In an email to staff the chief executive of the trust that runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital described how a medical team saved the...
Posted On 05 Nov 2010 at 7:24 pm

Crowds head for fireworks displays in Brighton, Hove and Lewes

Thousands of people have headed out of Brighton and Hove to spend Bonfire Night in Lewes, their enthusiasm not visibly dampened by the autumn mist and drizzle. But a few thousand more are spending the evening at two local fireworks displays. Sussex Police helped to shut Lewes to...
Posted On 05 Nov 2010 at 6:46 pm

Bigger Vodafone protest expected in Brighton tomorrow

A fresh protest against Vodafone is expected at its Brighton store this weekend, following eight arrests and the temporary closure of the shop during last Saturday’s action. Demonstrators are angry that the Treasury has reportedly agreed to let the mobile phone giant off ...
Posted On 05 Nov 2010 at 9:56 am