Argus journalists vote to strike

Journalists at The Argus newspaper have voted to go on strike next week over pay and the latest round of redundancies. The National Union of Journalists organised the ballot, with 82.8 per cent of members taking part. Of those, 91 per cent voted to strike. The strike is scheduled...
Posted On 10 Nov 2010 at 4:54 pm

Naked Brighton stripper hit pub owners with stiletto heel

A stripper from Brighton is accused of attacking the landlord and landlady of a village pub after they accused her of being too drunk to dance. Holly Jaswal, 23, from Langley Crescent, Woodingdean, is alleged to have knocked out the landlady and hit her husband in the eye with...
Posted On 10 Nov 2010 at 3:43 pm

Police ticket 39 cyclists in Brighton and Hove in one week

Nearly 40 cyclists have been given fixed penalty tickets in Brighton and Hove in one week as part of a police campaign to make the roads safer. The fortnight-long Brighten Up Brighton and Hove campaign ended last Friday (5 November) after police and council officers stopped 350...
Posted On 10 Nov 2010 at 3:41 pm

Brighton man jailed for stabbing his girlfriend

A man has been jailed for five years for stabbing his girlfriend after she threatened to leave him. Jason Newsom, 35, of Preston Drove, Brighton, stabbed Tyi Denton in the body, back and legs with a 10in chef’s knife. He also tried to strangle and smother her. She left the flat...
Posted On 10 Nov 2010 at 1:38 pm

Detectives arrest cyclist over road rage attack

Two of the three cyclists involved in the road rage attack on a car driver in Hove on Sunday have been interviewed by police. Detectives have issued a fresh appeal for the third man – believed to be called Paul – to hand himself in. The three cyclists are believed to be friends....
Posted On 10 Nov 2010 at 1:24 pm

Brighton MP speaks out on herbal medicine

A Brighton MP has spoken out about proposals to regulate herbal medicine after being lobbied by constituents. Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, said: “Many constituents have written to me about this issue. “I understand the uncertainty that proposals...
Posted On 10 Nov 2010 at 11:00 am

Help offered for Brighton and Hove dementia sufferers and their families

Brighton and Hove health chiefs have organised a free lunchtime event for people with dementia and their families and carers. The event lasts for four and a half hours and includes lunch, workshops and the chance to share experiences and receive information and advice. Those...
Posted On 10 Nov 2010 at 10:50 am
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