Poor care at Brighton hospital highlighted by patients' charity

An elderly patient suffered shameful care at Brighton’s biggest hospital, according to a report published today (Wednesday 9 November). Joyce Jones, 82, was admitted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital after a fall in which she broke her hip. She spent ten days there last...
Posted On 09 Nov 2011 at 10:57 pm

No quick fix for Hove parking problems

Hopes of relief from parking problems in West Hove were dashed this afternoon (Wednesday 9 November). Councillor Ian Davey was asked to order an urgent review of parking in Wish ward – as he has done with three other areas in Brighton. Conservative councillor Garry Peltzer Dunn...
Posted On 09 Nov 2011 at 7:23 pm

Brighton MP feels the heat at Westminster

Brighton Pavilion Green MP Caroline Lucas is feeling the heat at Westminster – so much so she wants the parliamentary authorities to turn down the radiators. Dr Lucas said: “While I welcome Parliament’s Environmental Improvement Plan and appreciate the efforts being made by the...
Posted On 09 Nov 2011 at 6:09 pm

Fugitive jailed for sex attack on girl, 14, in Brighton

A sex atacker who went on the run has been jailed for assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Brighton. Sayed Noor, 30, of no fixed address, was sent to prison for six months for the sex attack which took place in Surrenden Road five years ago. The victim spoke of her relief that her...
Posted On 09 Nov 2011 at 5:31 pm

Hove MP calls for life-saving change to the law

Hove MP Mike Weatherley is pushing for changes to the rules on organ donations. He is due to take part in a House of Commons debate on the subject starting at 11am today (Wednesday 9 November) in Westminster Hall. Last week he tabled an early day motion calling on the government...
Posted On 09 Nov 2011 at 7:04 am
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