Thieves escape with dozens of zimmer frames from Portslade burglary

Burglars stole dozens of zimmer frames when they broke into a warehouse in Portslade. They also stripped lead flashing form the roof of the property in Clarendon Place, just off North Street, close to Boundary Road and the seafront. The zimmer frames, which were for NHS patients,...
Posted On 28 Jun 2011 at 11:47 pm

Brighton health campaigner hopes flower protest will blossom

By Nick Owen A Brighton man who spent a day giving flowers to doctors to thank them for their work has launched a new campaign against the proposed NHS reforms. Sean de Podesta, a community worker and leader of the Not Enough Vases campaign, has declared next week as Brighton and...
Posted On 28 Jun 2011 at 10:45 pm

Brighton MP says white paper will hurt students' prospects

The Brighton Pavilion Green MP Caroline Lucas has criticised the government’s white paper on higher education which was published today. The white paper sets out plans to give students more information about universities to help them choose where to study for a degree. It also...
Posted On 28 Jun 2011 at 5:41 pm

Rundown Hove property landed with council tax bill

A rundown seafront building in Hove is being charged council tax after the town’s Conservative MP Mike Weatherley intervened. Mr Weatherley has raised the state of Medina House in King’s Esplanade a number of times since his election last year to the House of Commons. He wrote to...
Posted On 28 Jun 2011 at 4:53 pm

Two men attacked while asleep on Brighton beach

Two men were attacked as they slept on the beach in Brighton early this morning. The men, aged 27 and 28, were kicked by three men near the Fishing Museum at about 2.30am. The 27-year-old suffered a serious eye injury and is being treated at a specialist eye hospital. The...
Posted On 28 Jun 2011 at 2:55 pm

Driver who died on Brighton bypass at Hangleton is identified by police

The 58-year-old man who died on the A27 Brighton bypass at Hangleton last week has been named by Sussex Police as Alf Filer. Mr Filer was believed to have been standing next to his broken down Vauxhall Astra when a Peugeot 306 crashed into it. The collision is thought to have led...
Posted On 28 Jun 2011 at 2:47 pm