Brighton book chain in administration placing 300 jobs at risk

A Brighton-based chain of bookshops has gone into administration placing more than 300 jobs at risk. Shops owned by British Bookshops and Stationers – formerly Sussex Stationers – will stay open while the administrators try to find a buyer. The chain has its head office in...
Posted On 13 Jan 2011 at 11:59 pm

Hove historian and tour guide dies

Local historian and tour guide Michael Robins has died at the age of 64. Mr Robins, who used to live in Brunswick Terrace, Hove, worked as a British Airways steward for 28 years. But locally he will be best remembered for his passionate commitment to the preservation and...
Posted On 13 Jan 2011 at 11:51 pm

Brighton graffiti vandal sentenced by court

A Brighton teenager has been sentenced to carry out 200 hours of community service for graffiti tagging. Thomas McCatty, 18, of Compton Avenue, just off the Seven Dials, was also ordered to pay £1,000 in compensation for the criminal damage caused by his graffiti. McCatty...
Posted On 13 Jan 2011 at 3:29 pm

Fire crew rescues baby from blaze in Whitehawk flat

Firefighters helped a man, a woman and a baby to safety after a blaze in a flat in Brighton in the early hours of this morning. Crews from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service made it to the building in Whitehawk Way in Whitehawk within five minutes of receiving a call just before...
Posted On 13 Jan 2011 at 3:18 pm

Man rescued from house fire in Portslade

A man in his fifties was rescued from a fire in his home in Portslade last night. Three crews from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service turned out to tackle the blaze in Windlesham Close in Portslade. They made it to the scene within five minutes of receiving the call just after...
Posted On 13 Jan 2011 at 3:14 pm

Care given to Brighton and Hove stroke patients wins praise

The quality of care offered to stroke patients in Brighton and Hove has been rated among the best in the country Brighton and Hove City Teaching Primary Care Trust said that it had been ranked second out of England’s 151 PCTs in a review by the Care Quality Commission. The CQC...
Posted On 13 Jan 2011 at 9:42 am