Forty call centre staff join Heroes Run

Forty staff one from one Brighton firm took part in the Heroes Run yesterday (Sunday 15 May). The team from the Domestic and General call centre raised more than £1,000 for Passing It On – the Brighton charity linked to the event and which helps to pay for schools to be built in...
Posted On 16 May 2011 at 10:56 pm

Sussex go top with impressive win

CB40, Hove Sussex 199-2 beat Derbyshire 196-8 by 8 wickets By Jack Bradshaw Sussex crushed Derbyshire at Hove to secure their third successive CB40 victory and go top of their league. The Sharks romped to a convincing eight-wicket win to replace their opponents on the day at the...
Posted On 16 May 2011 at 9:51 pm

Disabled campaigners set up Brighton anti-cuts group

A new group has been set up in Brighton to protest about the effect of government spending cuts. The inaugural meeting of Brighton Disabled People Against Cuts is being held on Thursday (19 May) at the Brighton Centre, starting at 7pm. The organisers said: “When the ConDems talk...
Posted On 16 May 2011 at 6:08 pm

Two men rob Brighton bingo hall

Two men carried out an armed robbery at a bingo hall in Brighton last night and escaped with about £1,000 cash. The pair went into Beacon Bingo in Moulsecoomb Way shortly after 7.30pm and threatened four members of staff. One of the men is believed to have been carrying a knife....
Posted On 16 May 2011 at 5:29 pm

Missing man may be in Brighton, say police

Fears are growing for a missing man who may have come to Brighton to look for work. Martin Thomas Welstead, 33, from Croxteth, Liverpool, has been missing since Good Friday (22 April). Sussex Police today issued an appeal for help finding Mr Welstead after a request from...
Posted On 16 May 2011 at 4:59 pm

Brighton and Hove firefighters on the lookout for volunteer helpers

Firefighters are looking for volunteers from Brighton and Hove to lend a helping hand. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that volunteers could, for example, help with role-playing at training activities. They could also provide support to those at a greater risk of fires...
Posted On 16 May 2011 at 4:42 pm

Courageous Brighton mother chosen to start Race for Life

When mother-of-two Amanda Woodhouse was told she had a life-threatening brain tumour, her world fell apart. The night before the operation to remove it, she spent hours sending text messages to family and friends telling them she loved them, just in case she didn’t pull through....
Posted On 16 May 2011 at 8:15 am

Strong demand in Brighton and Hove keeps house prices above average

House prices fell in the first three months of the year, according to Land Registry figures. The average price of a house or flat in Brighton and Hove fell 2.5 per cent to £216,669 from £222,242 in the final quarter of last tear. The figure was 0.3 per cent higher though than the...
Posted On 16 May 2011 at 5:52 am

Brighton climate protesters call for court support

Protesters at a squatters’ camp set up by Brighton Climate Action face an eviction hearing at Brighton County Court tomorrow (Tuesday 17 May). The original protesters said that they left the site – at the disused St Anne’s School in Lewes – on Sunday 1 May. Their departure came...
Posted On 16 May 2011 at 4:24 am

Angry creditor slates failed Brighton crisis management firm

An angry creditor has criticised the directors of a Brighton company which claimed to be expert in “identifying risks and effectively managing them” after the business went bust. Crisis Survivor, of North Road, Brighton, advertised itself as a business continuity specialist but...
Posted On 16 May 2011 at 3:23 am
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