Brighton MP speaks out about travellers, protesters and party houses

Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, initiated a House of Commons debate today about unathorised travellers’ sites and houses being used for commercial parties. He said: “In recent weeks constituents have become increasingly concerned about the influx of...
Posted On 15 Jun 2011 at 1:44 pm

Brighton and Hove MPs raise concerns about travellers and protesters in public parks

Hove Conservative MP Mike Weatherley has criticised the Green Party’s tolerance for travellers and protesters occupying public parks. His remarks – in a letter to Brighton and Hove City Council chief executive John Barradell – come on the day when Brighton Kemptown MP Simon...
Posted On 15 Jun 2011 at 1:12 pm

Three men pepper-sprayed in attack in Brighton

Three people waiting at a bus stop in Churchill Square, Brighton, were pepper-sprayed in the face by a man in a passing car. All three victims, two men aged 20 and one aged 21, instantly felt their eyes and faces burning. They were given medical treatment at the Royal Sussex...
Posted On 15 Jun 2011 at 12:54 pm

Brighton and Hove health chiefs given £500k grant for kidney patients

Brighton and Hove health chiefs have been given funding of £500,000 towards the cost of building a satellite kidney dialysis unit. The grant came from the British Kidney Patient Association and will help fund a unit in Eastbourne, relieving pressure on capacity at the Sussex...
Posted On 15 Jun 2011 at 12:36 pm