Police investigate death of Hove girl, 14

A 14-year-old girl from Hove who died on her first day back at school did not die from an allergic reaction to nuts. She was taken the short distance from her school to the Royal Sussex County Hospital but died in the accident and emergency department. Sussex Police officers are...
Posted On 09 Jan 2012 at 11:00 pm

Fatboy Slim to mix it with Brighton students

Hove DJ Fatboy Slim is to visit students at City College Brighton and Hove next Monday (16 January). Fatboy Slim – one of the stage names of Norman Cook – will be holding a ticket-only “Ask Norman” event at City College’s Pelham Street site. He plans to tell students that they...
Posted On 09 Jan 2012 at 5:44 pm

Brighton's Open Market starts trading from temporary home

The Open Market started trading from its temporary home in Francis Street today (Monday 9 January). Traders moved as the market – between London Road and The Level – is being demolished and rebuilt. The rebuilt market will have 44 permanent covered stalls and 12 creative...
Posted On 09 Jan 2012 at 4:42 pm

Brighton and Hove fire crews collect £10k for charity

Firefighters have raised more than £10,000 for charity with their annual Christmas collection. Crews from Preston Circus fire station raised £10,707 for the Firefighters Charity during the collection which was held on Wednesday 21 December and Thursday 22 December. They were...
Posted On 09 Jan 2012 at 3:22 pm

Brighton hospital opens dedicated children's A&E

A dedicated accident and emergency department for children opened in Brighton today (Monday 9 January). The new A&E at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital aims to assess every child within 15 minutes of arrival. Previously children were assessed in the main A&E at...
Posted On 09 Jan 2012 at 3:06 pm

Worthing painter charged after fatal crash in Hangleton

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a crash in Hove in June last year. Joseph Simon Lavelle, 36, a painter, of Lyndhurst Road, Worthing, has also been charged with careless driving causing death while under the influence of alcohol. The charges...
Posted On 09 Jan 2012 at 2:32 pm

Brighton takeaway's late licence application turned down

A Brighton takeaway has been refused a licence to serve food and drink round the clock. The Sussex Grill, in St James’s Street, Brighton, wanted to serve non-alcoholic drinks and hot and cold food from 7am to 5am every day. It currently has a licence to trade from 8am to...
Posted On 09 Jan 2012 at 1:56 pm