Health chiefs prescribe derelict church to host Hove medical services

A disused church in the heart of Hove is likely to be converted into a medical centre to house two doctors’ surgeries. Sackville Road and Central Hove surgeries could move into Holy Trinity Church in Blatchington Road by the end of next year if the conversion goes ahead as...
Posted On 18 Mar 2011 at 12:57 pm

Mears brothers jailed for Lapland theme park scam

Lapland theme park fraudsters Victor and Henry Mears have been jailed for their million-pound rip-off. The brothers from Brighton were each jailed for 13 months by a judge at Bristol Crown Court today. Victor Mears, 67, of Selsfield Drive, Moulsecoomb, and Henry Mears, 60, of...
Posted On 18 Mar 2011 at 12:34 pm

Police seek missing boy in Hove

A missing teenage boy has been sighted in Hove and now police are urging him to get in touch. Reece Cruz, 15, went missing from Northolt, Middlesex, six weeks ago (Wednesday 2 February), taking his Xbox with him. The Metropolitan Police said that he was seen in a café in Hove and...
Posted On 18 Mar 2011 at 12:49 am

Campaigners to save Brighton swimming pool given boost

Saltdean Lido has had its listed status upgraded. The change – from Grade II to Grade II* listed status – was announced by the Conservative Minister for Tourism and Heritage John Penrose. Campaigners to save the lido hope that it will give greater protection to the 1930s Art Deco...
Posted On 18 Mar 2011 at 12:15 am

Wikileaks journalist shares story with Brighton students

By Claire Smyth One of the journalists who broke the Wikileaks US diplomatic cables story spoke about the scoop to a group of trainee reporters in Brighton. Nick Davies, the award-winning investigative journalist and author of Flat Earth News, also talked about meeting Wikileaks...
Posted On 18 Mar 2011 at 12:12 am