Lib Dems select candidate to fight Hove by-election

The Liberal Democrats have chosen their candidate to contest the by-election in Hove next month. The party has picked Gareth Jones, who works for the NHS at Brighton General Hospital, to try to win the Westbourne ward seat on Brighton and Hove City Council. The Lib Dems have been...
Posted On 22 Nov 2011 at 10:16 pm

Fire crews save Hove man from smoke-filled flat

Firefighters saved a man from his smoke-choked flat in Hove early this morning after food that he had been cooking caught alight. They forced their way into his third floor flat in Brunswick Place where the middle-aged man was unresponsive in the open plan lounge and kitchen...
Posted On 22 Nov 2011 at 9:39 pm

Portslade man treated in hospital after intruders beat him with stick

A Portslade man was beaten with a wooden stick after several men forced their way into his flat late on Sunday (20 November). The 31-year-old was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where he was treated for an injured leg and eye. The attack happened at about...
Posted On 22 Nov 2011 at 7:33 pm

Brighton and Hove churchgoers invited to help choose next bishop

The appointments secretaries to the Archbishops and the Prime Minister are coming to Brighton tomorrow (Wednesday 23 November). They will be holding an open consultation meeting as they help choose the next Bishop of Chichester. The current bishop, the Right Reverend John Hind,...
Posted On 22 Nov 2011 at 5:18 am