Hove MP sees hope for cataract patients

Hove Conservative MP Mike Weatherley wants cataract patients to be given better information about the treatments available for them. Mr Weatherley raised the issue with Health Minister Earl Howe at a meeting, urging the minister to ensure patients had better information and more...
Posted On 20 May 2011 at 9:02 pm

Greens vote to evict travellers from Brighton site

Travellers have taken over a site on the edge of Brighton where the new county archive is being built. The site – Woollards Field at Falmer – is also home to wildlife which is legally protected and currently being moved. After an emergency meeting yesterday afternoon (Thursday 19...
Posted On 20 May 2011 at 8:41 pm

Brighton benefits cheat spared prison

A benefit cheat from Brighton has been given a suspended prison sentence for claiming more than £24,000. Russell Dent, 51, of Greenfield Crescent, Brighton, admitted 11 counts of benefit fraud. A judge at Hove Crown Court sentenced him to nine months in prison suspended for two...
Posted On 20 May 2011 at 7:53 pm

Brighton woman, 66, held on suspicion of murder

A 66-year-old Brighton woman has been arrested in suspicion of murder in the case of missing Portslade father Gary Hampson. She was taken to the cells in Hollingbury this morning while Sussex Police carried out a search and forensic examination of her home. Sussex Police said...
Posted On 20 May 2011 at 5:14 pm