Brighton and Hove doctor warns about overuse of antibiotics

A leading Brighton and Hove doctor is urging patients to think before asking for antibiotics. Dr Tom Scanlon said that over winter family doctors tend to be inundated with requests for antibiotics. He warned that as a result more bacteria were becoming resistant to the drugs,...
Posted On 20 Nov 2010 at 9:05 pm

Brighton church to hold vigil for victims of transgender hate crimes

An event to mark the transgender day of remembrance takes place in Brighton tomorrow. The Clare Project is hosting the event at Dorset Gardens Methodist Church from 2.30pm to 5pm. Brighton and Hove City Council said that there would be a candlelit vigil when the names of...
Posted On 20 Nov 2010 at 8:48 pm

Work begins around Southwick Station on Monday

Work starts at Southwick Station on Monday to relay Station Road and refurbish the drop-off and pick-up areas. The work is part of a £5 million scheme to try to improve the route between Shoreham and Brighton and Hove along both the A259 seafront road and the railway line....
Posted On 20 Nov 2010 at 8:38 pm

Brighton and Hove primary school teacher sacked for incompetence

Teachers accused of incompetence face a “disciplinary lottery”, according to The Times Educational Supplement (TES). In Brighton and Hove, the newspaper reports, just one teacher has been sacked for incompetence in the past five years – a 31-year-old primary school teacher....
Posted On 20 Nov 2010 at 5:48 pm